01/13/16 – By Amy Bennett Williams
Instead of ending a high-profile lawsuit over two Hendry County monkey farms, a judge has ruled the case will go to trial.
A jury will decide whether county officials broke the law by approving both facilities, which house thousands of macaques for biomedical research.
The controversy hinges on whether county staffers broke the Sunshine Law by permitting two huge monkey farms without telling the public or giving it a voice in the matter. [Read More]