The Jacksonville Ethics Commission has released a Resolution on Senate Bill 80. Please click here to view the resolution.
Miami Herald by Mary Ellen Klas March 23, 2017 The Florida Senate on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a compromise proposal aimed at cracking down on “gotcha” public records requests while preserving the attorney fees leverage the public has against public officials who violate Florida’s Sunshine laws. The bill, SB 80, by Sen. Greg Steube, […]
The Senate next week could approve a bill that seeks to resolve a long-running debate about awarding attorney fees in public-records lawsuits. State law requires judges to award attorney fees to people who successfully file lawsuits against government agencies that have improperly withheld public records. Local governments contend the law is being abused by people […]