Florida court clerks predict delays in civil, traffic filings due to budget cuts

By DARA KAM

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Updated: 1:07 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012

Posted: 7:19 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2012T

TALLAHASSEE — If couples are in a hurry to get a divorce, they might want to consider seeking an end to their marriage outside Florida in the coming year.

Divorces are just one of the many types of civil cases that county clerks of courts say will almost certainly be delayed . . . → Read More: Florida court clerks predict delays in civil, traffic filings due to budget cuts

‘Big Brotherish’ blunder

By THE PALM BEACH POST
Updated: 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
Posted: 7:12 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012

Three weeks ago, one of West Palm Beach’s senior planners was accused of violating city rules. Her sin: revealing “confidential city information.”

For this supposed offense, the city planner, Linda Mia Franco, was recommended for termination, and the bid to have . . . → Read More: ‘Big Brotherish’ blunder

Palm Beach Post: Reopen governor’s office; let new gatekeeper have new attitude

EDITORIAL

Gov. Scott has named a new director of his Office of Open Government, a department that in the early days of his administration seemed a misnomer but lately has gotten better marks from journalists and open-government advocates. Bonnie Hazelton will be responsible for providing the best public access to government records, but to deliver she must . . . → Read More: Palm Beach Post: Reopen governor’s office; let new gatekeeper have new attitude