St. Lucie County’s website earns A+ rating for transparency

Erick Gill
Posted March 13, 2012 at 2:47 p.m., updated March 13, 2012 at 2:47 p.m.

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FORT PIERCE — The St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners was one of seven county governments in Florida to be recognized . . . → Read More: St. Lucie County’s website earns A+ rating for transparency

Bringing More Sunshine to the ‘Sunshine State’

By William Mattox

Weather patterns in the Florida Panhandle have not changed much since last March.
Nevertheless, the citizens of Jackson County have benefitted from a significant increase
in “sunshine” over the last year. That’s because their local officials have made “proactive
disclosure” of county government activities a higher priority.

As a result, Jackson County earned the distinction of having Florida’s . . . → Read More: Bringing More Sunshine to the ‘Sunshine State’

Miami Herald: Florida gets a B for transparency in government websites

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That’s according to a study by the Sunshine Review, a nonprofit  organization  that analyzes state and local government websites using a transparency checklist.

The  group recognized several local entities for having outstanding  government websites that provide information on budgets, elected  officials,  open meetings laws and taxes, among other criteria.
Read . . . → Read More: Miami Herald: Florida gets a B for transparency in government websites