Why the secrecy at the hurricane command post?

Tallahassee Democrat by Bill Cotterell September 13, 2017 Gov. Rick Scott has been more visible than ever in the past week, touring disaster sites and being interviewed on network news shows during the preparation and recovery from Hurricane Irma. His
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Does Gov. Rick Scott’s tight control of information matter in an emergency?

Miami Herald by Mary Ellen Klas, Steve Bousquet, and Kristin M. Clark September 12, 2017 Floridians aren’t just facing a traffic bottleneck as they attempt to return home after mandatory evacuations from the storm, they are also facing an information juggernaut
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Editorial: Pitbull fiasco and transparency

Now that Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has brought Miami-based rapper Pitbull to heel, it’s time for the Florida Legislature to put a tighter leash on how state agencies spend taxpayer dollars. by Ocala Star Banner’s Editorial Team December 21,
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Why Are These Religious Leaders Challenging a Florida Abortion Law?

On Dec. 12, 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a suit challenging a component of a Florida law set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017, that would require any person or organization that advises a person
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EDITORIAL: Pitbull fiasco shows need for transparency

Now that House Speaker Richard Corcoran has brought Miami-based rapper Pitbull to heel, it’s time for the Florida Legislature to put a tighter leash on how state agencies spend taxpayer dollars. Guest Editorial by Northwest Florida Daily’s sister paper the
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Pitbull fiasco, Gov. Rick Scott, Visit Florida and transparency

Now that Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has brought Miami-based rapper Pitbull to heel, it’s time for the Florida Legislature to put a tighter leash on how state agencies spend taxpayer dollars. by the Ocala Star Banner’s Editorial Staff December
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Secret deal with Pitbull costs state tourism agency head his job

Secret terms of a contract with Miami music star Pitbull to promote Florida beaches has cost the head of the state’s tourism agency his job. by Miami Herald’s Naked Politics, Jeremy S. Wallace December 16, 2016 Florida Gov. Rick Scott
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Did legislators expand the trade secret law to include contracts?

Just months ago, Gov. Rick Scott and legislators passed legislation to expand trade secrets and potentially keep more business deals with entertainers from public view. by Tampa Bay Times’ Mary Ellen Klas December 16, 2016 The governor signed and all
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Gov. Scott no champion of state transparency

The latest twist on the amazing Pitbull payment saga comes from Gov. Rick Scott, who on Friday called for Visit Florida’s CEO Will Seccombe to resign for trying mightily but vainly to keep secret the terms of a contract with
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