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October 17, 2016: FAF announces an evening with Carl Hiaasen & Dave Barry, moderated by Scott Maxwell

Derision 2016: A No-Holds Barred Review of American Politics One Night Only! The First Amendment Foundation presents an evening with Carl Hiaasen & Dave Barry, moderated by Scott Maxwell Carl Hiaasen, Photo by Quinn Hiaasen Where: Orlando Museum of Art
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Trump Foundation more secretive than Clinton Foundation, report says

September 23, 2016 – Palm Beach Post by James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau A philanthropy oversight group says the Clinton Foundation is more transparent than the Trump Foundation in providing detailed information about its recipients and activities. While the Trump
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Deferred Prosecution For Task Force Members; State Still Contends Century Violated Sunshine Law

September 22, 2016 – The four individuals accused of violating Florida’s Sunshine Law won’t be prosecuted, but the State Attorney’s Office remains steadfast that a violation occurred and has the put the Town of Century on notice. The former
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Proposed workers’ comp rate hike created outside the Sunshine

This op-ed on the proposed workers’ comp rate hike published by the Tallahassee Democrat was drafted by Sachs Media.  The draft given to FAF President Barbara Petersen was entirely based on a response Petersen sent August 23 to the Office
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Pinellas Commissioner Ken Welch accuses CareerSource Pinellas CEO Ed Peachy of violating rules

September 21, 2016 – Tampa Bay Times by Mark Puente Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch accused the leader of CareerSource Pinellas of terminating a contract with an accounting firm without approval from the agency’s 29-member board. Welch lodged the complaint
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Opinion: Proposed Worker’s Comp Rate Hike: Floridians Deserve Transparency

September 20, 2016 – First Amendment Foundation by Barbara Petersen Florida’s extraordinary tradition of open government is founded on the simple but essential concept that the people have a right to know how and why the government makes decisions on
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