In wake of the secretive hiring and recent firing of Miami’s police chief, city leaders may reconsider the city’s hiring process. The Miami Herald reports that the city manager, Art Noriega, met with Art Acevedo in secret before naming him police chief. As Joey Flechas explains, Acevedo’s firing is expected to renew debate on a […]
A Tampa city council member has been sued over the public records law. As Charlie Frago of the Tampa Bay Times reports, a development consultant claims council member John Dingfelder failed to respond to a public records requests, supplying only some of the requested emails. Read the complaint here.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Department of Health is investigating potential violators of the state’s new COVID “vaccine passport” law. Reporters sent DOH a public records request in September. In response, the department provided a list of 120 cases “under review.” Notably, DOH complied after a lawyer for the Orlando Sentinel contacted the agency’s […]