Hendry County didn’t break Sunshine Law in monkey farm suit, Florida appeals court rules

The News-Press by Amy Bennett Williams October 11, 2017 A Florida appeals court has quashed a lawsuit against Hendry County over two of its monkey farms once and for all. The initial 2014 suit charged that Hendry County had illegally approved a
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Cloud cover at Hillsborough School Board committee meeting

Tampa Bay Times by Marlene Sokol August 28, 2017 In the midst of a tense budget season, the Hillsborough County School Board’s finance committee met last week. No prior notice of the meeting was given to the media or public.
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City joins Sunshine investigation of BBP&Z members

The Islander by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes August 8, 2017 The city of Bradenton Beach is joining a legal investigation of several planning and zoning board members who allegedly violated Florida’s Government-in-the-Sunshine Laws. At an Aug. 3 city meeting, commissioners and
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Probe of alleged Sunshine Law violation at DeBary City Hall won’t lead to charges, prosecutors announce

Orlando Sentinel by Susan Jacobson June 29, 2017 After a year of investigation, the State Attorney’s Office has decided it doesn’t have enough evidence to prosecute DeBary officials for alleged violations of Florida’s Sunshine Law. The decision was made after
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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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Fort Myers lays groundwork for police chief selection – The News-Press

May 10, 2016 – Cody Dulaney Some members of the Fort Myers police chief selection committee have been concerned about next month’s interviews being open to the public. When City Manager Saeed Kazemi announced the open interviews last week, some of
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