Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Examining the Breadth of Sunshine in the Sunshine State
A Florida representative has asked the state attorney general to determine if a regional economic development organization is subject to the state's open records and meeting laws.
Florida's Great Northwest, an economic development group designed to push workforce development in 16 northwest Florida counties, was not created by law or public agency, but it does receive federal and state money. The group maintains that it is exempt from the open meeting and open records law.
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