Author: Lydia Harvey

Sunshine Recognitio​n Luncheon: Seats still available!

As you know, the First Amendment Foundation sponsors an annual Sunshine Recognition Luncheon during the legislative session.  The Sunshine Recognition Luncheon honors previous winners of the Pete Weitzel/Friend of the First Amendment Award, and is a great opportunity to associate your organization with the Foundation’s efforts, to invite your local legislators to lunch, and to…
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Scott imposes fees for Fla. public records copies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is imposing fees on public records request to pay for staff time and the cost of making copies. In announcing the fees Thursday, the new Republican governor cited a sharp increase in such requests since he took office in January. Citizens making requests will be provided with cost…
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The Florida Times-Union: Margaret “Peg” Dow, retired copy editor (1924-2011)

BY JESSIE-LYNNE KERR Margaret “Peg” Dow, who edited copy for The Florida Times-Union’s features pages for 20 years, died Tuesday of metastatic adenocarcinoma at the Hadlow Center for Caring of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. She was 86. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Episcopal Church, 245 Kingsley Ave., Orange…
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