The Tallahassee Democrat by Jeffrey Schweers
February 14, 2018
The producer of Florida-based TV shows for Emeril LaGasse won a major legal victory over House Speaker Richard Corcoran when a Leon Circuit judge quashed subpoenas demanding the producer’s financial and tax records.
Circuit Judge Karen Gievers Wednesday issued an order throwing out the two sets of subpoenas issued by Corcoran and the House Public Integrity and Ethics Committee chaired by Rep. Larry Metz, R-Yalaha.
In doing so, she also said the House overstepped its authority in seeking the financial information and tax records of MAT Media and its owner, Charles “Pat” Roberts, and exaggerated how much time it could place him in jail for failing to comply with the subpoena. [READ MORE]