City of Tallahassee, Democrat forge settlement agreement over public records suit

Tallahassee Democrat by Jeffrey Schweers January 2, 2018 City of Tallahassee and Tallahassee Democrat attorneys have negotiated a settlement over a lawsuit alleging city officials violated the Florida Public Records Act that could set a precedent for other local governments across the
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Hall of Fame welcomes Tallahassee Democrat legend Bill Cotterell

Tallahassee Democrat by Gerald Ensley August 11, 2017 Bill Cotterell never enters newspaper contests. He says journalists “spend too much time handing out awards for, basically, doing their jobs.” But just as Major League Baseball has an MVP trophy and
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Press organizations file brief in workers’ compensation rate hike appeal

by Saint Petersblog’s Michael Moline January 26, 2017 The Associated Press, Florida Press Association, and Florida First Amendment Foundation have entered the legal battle over whether the state’s Sunshine Law covered the organization behind the state’s workers’ compensation premium increase.
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Open records group appeals Susan Chapman case

by Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Zack Murdock November 20, 2016 Citizens for Sunshine has appealed a judge’s ruling last summer clearing City Commissioner Susan Chapman of any Sunshine Law violations for a private meeting she and another Sarasota city commissioner attended more
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Media groups shut out of prison newspaper fight – Tampa Bay Business Journal

May 18, 2016 – The News Service of Florida A federal appeals court has turned down a request by media groups to file a friend-of-the-court brief in a dispute about whether the Florida Department of Corrections can ban a publication
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