Tag: Sunshine Review

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. YourNews This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com Contribute your own story FORT PIERCE — The St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners was one of seven county…
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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…
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Miami Herald: Florida gets a B for transparency in government websites

Naked Politics Blog 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 more here.