Tag: Center for Public Integrity

Study rates Florida ethics, ‘corruptibility’

Updated: Monday, 19 Mar 2012, 6:35 PM EDT Published : Monday, 19 Mar 2012, 3:44 PM EDT TAMPA – Florida received a grade of C-minus, but that was still good enough to tie for 18th best with three other states in a first-of-its-kind assessment of corruptibility released Monday. The report praises Florida’s open-records and open-meetings “Sunshine” laws. It faults…
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When it comes to lobbying, Florida Sunshine laws are dark

Florida’s Sunshine Law does not shine fully on the sometimes shadowy world of lobbying, a new report found. BY TOLUSE OLORUNNIPA HERALD/TIMES TALLAHASSEE BUREAU TALLAHASSEE — Florida has some of the nation’s most expansive open records policies, but its Sunshine Law does not adequately regulate the sometimes shadowy role of lobbyists, according to a national report…
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