Tag: Public Records

The News-Press: Florida public records rule a wonder

BY BETTY PARKER With all the attention given a Florida law that exempts community college employees’ evaluations from being subject to the public records law, there’s some question over how such a narrow, specific exemption came into being. No other groups in all the education world were exempted, just those in community colleges. And how…
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Times/Herald: U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson cites boot camp death in opposition to bill that would keep videos of murders from public

BY PATRICIA MAZZEI TALLAHASSEE — Don’t tell U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson that videos of murders should be kept from the public. The video of the brutal death of 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson at the hands of security guards at a juvenile boot camp in 2006 prompted Wilson and other lawmakers to close all of the…
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Open government contacts by agency

Open government contacts by agency can be found at flgov.com/open-government-contacts-by-agency. Agencies include the Executive Office of the Governor, the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Office of Financial Regulation, the Agency for enterprise Information Technology, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, the…
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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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