Corcoran unhappy with Visit Orlando response, will seek more info

Orlando Sentinel by Gray Rohrer October 11, 2017 House Speaker Richard Corcoran’s quest for transparency at Visit Orlando and other local tourism marketing groups throughout the state will continue, despite a letter from Visit Orlando on Tuesday disclosing details about
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Florida House Speaker demands information from Visit Orlando

Orlando Sentinel by Gabrielle Russon October 3, 2017 Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran sent a letter Tuesday to Visit Orlando, demanding the agency disclose whether taxpayer money was spent on advertising or naming-rights deals with WOFL-Fox 35. Corcoran has been pushing
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First Amendment Foundation backing Richard Corcoran on transparency

Saint Petersblog by Jim Rosica August 29, 2017 The Tallahassee-based First Amendment Foundation, the state’s public records and open meetings watchdog, says it is supporting House Speaker Richard Corcoran’s “efforts on (tourism money) transparency and accountability.” In a letter to Corcoran sent Tuesday by
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Jacobs seeks transparency for Visit Orlando

Orlando Sentinel by Steven Lemongello August 29, 2017 Five days after state House Speaker Richard Corcoran vowed a crackdown on Visit Orlando and other tourism agencies, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is calling for the group to change course and disclose details of
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House leader wants answers from local tourism agencies on spending

Tallahassee Democrat by Arek Sarkissian August 25, 2017 House Speaker Richard Corcoran wants a dozen tourism offices to show how they spent more than $550 million in locally collected taxpayer dollars after they stepped away from VISIT FLORIDA to avoid new
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Visit Orlando hides spending records for millions of tax dollars

Orlando Sentinel column by Scott Maxwell August 25, 2017 Three decades ago, local leaders wanted to do more to promote Orlando as a vacation destination. Basically, the tourism industry was tired of paying for all its own advertising. So chamber-of-commerce
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