September 13, 2016 – AP
Florida taxpayers paid nearly $153,000 for renovations to the reception area outside of Gov. Rick Scott’s office.
State officials say the changes, which include placing bulletproof material in the reception desk, were prompted by security concerns.
But the changes also included putting in new carpet in the waiting area. And they included placing Scott’s Office of Open Government behind a locked door that is accessible by employees only. That’s the office that is supposed to respond to public records requests. [READ MORE]