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Miami New Times: Rick Scott’s Administration Really Hates Sunshine Laws

Miami New Times: Rick Scott’s Administration Really Hates Sunshine Laws

BY KYLE MUNZENRIEDER

“Are there things we don’t want you to know? Yes,” Brian Burgess, Rick Scott’s communication director (or misdirector in many cases) tells the Times/Herald’s Tallahassee Bureau. “There are things we don’t want to broadcast to our opponents.”

Florida’s Sunshine Laws are supposed to foster an open and transparent government, but time and time again, Scott’s administration has seemingly tried to skirt such laws, and an investigation by the Times/Herald reveals that few members of the administration use their public email addresses and prefer to communicate through their own private email accounts.

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