By Yvette C. Hammett
TAMPA — Airport attorney Gigi Rechel is being investigated to determine if she violated the Florida Sunshine Law by failing to archive dozens of text messages between herself and a former board member.
The Florida Bar Association is investigating a complaint that Rechel broke the law by not ensuring that the messages were saved. When text messages are used to discuss official government business in Florida, they become public record and must be archived.[Read More]