Tag: open government
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Associated PressJune 26, 2017
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16min190
Half of Florida’s legislators failed or nearly failed in a review of their support for public records and meetings given by Florida newspapers and an open-government group after this year’s legislative sessions. In a “scorecard” produced by the Florida Society of News Editors and based on information provided by Florida’s First Amendment Foundation — which tracked a priority list of […]

Jim RosicaJune 20, 2016
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5min368
Update: Later Monday, the Justice Department released a full text of one of the shooter’s calls, saying it wanted to “provide the highest level of transparency possible under the circumstances.” Click here for the statement and transcript. Gov. Rick Scott Monday called on federal authorities to release more from the 911 calls made by the Orlando shooter. […]

Peter SchorschJune 15, 2016
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5min247
Editor’s note: Extensive Enterprises Media reporter Jim Rosica made the following inquiry Wednesday of Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office. The question itself is noteworthy. An answer from Bondi’s office would be more so.  In an interview with CNN Tuesday, Attorney General Pam Bondi told Anderson Cooper she “was sworn to uphold the constitution of the state […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 20, 2016
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5min219
Despite the Florida House of Representatives’ frequent complaint of judicial overreach, a House panel Wednesday OK’d a measure that would put more power in the hands of judges as it possibly weakens the state’s public record law. The Government Operations Subcommittee by a 12-0 vote approved the bill (HB 1021) that gives judges discretion whether to award attorney […]


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