FCIR Makes Jeb Bush’s Email Archive Searchable

FCIR Makes Jeb Bush’s Email Archive Searchable

December 29, 2014

FCIR is making available Jeb Bush's email archive in a reader-friendly, searchable format.

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Published in Government, Politics

FCIR Executive Director on HuffPost Live Panel

FCIR Executive Director on HuffPost Live Panel

March 2, 2015

Trevor Aaronson joined former FBI Special Agent Peter Ahearn and law professor Wadie Said in a discussion about the FBI's use of informants in counterterrorism operations.

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Published in Blog, Government, Justice

Federal Judge Dismisses Injured Postal Worker’s Claim

Federal Judge Dismisses Injured Postal Worker’s Claim

February 27, 2015

A federal judge in New York threw out a lawsuit on Feb. 26 filed by an injured U.S. Postal Service worker from Orlando who became seriously ill after handling a package that was leaking a noxious chemical.

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Published in Blog, Environment, Government, Health, Justice

ACLU Releases Florida StingRay Documents

ACLU Releases Florida StingRay Documents

February 23, 2015

The document reveals the scope of secret surveillance in Florida using secret StingRay technology.

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Published in Blog, Justice

FBI Informant Cops to Sex, Fraud Charges

FBI Informant Cops to Sex, Fraud Charges

February 14, 2015

Robert Childs said he moved to the Florida Keys for fresh start.

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Published in Government, Justice

Palm Beach County Town Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Martin O’Boyle, Citizens Awareness Foundation

February 13, 2015

The Town of Gulf Stream filed a class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court on behalf of state municipalities, municipal agencies and their contractors.

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Published in Government, Open Records

Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist

Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist

February 12, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget for the new fiscal year includes $1.3 billion for Florida hospitals providing care to uninsured people. However, that pool of money might stop existing this summer.

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Published in Blog, Economy, Government, Health, Insurance, Politics

Warning Sounded on Heavy Metals in Chocolates

Warning Sounded on Heavy Metals in Chocolates

February 11, 2015

A consumer group is taking legal action against an array of major chocolate manufacturers and retailers, saying they’ve failed to warn consumers about the potentially harmful levels of lead and cadmium in their products.

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Published in Business, Health

Whistleblowers Pushback Against New DOC Gag Order

February 10, 2015

The new leadership at the troubled Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) is working to ensure no one speaks out about problems at the state agency. However, whistleblowers in the state are looking to block this new policy.

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Published in Blog, Government, Justice, Open Records, Politics

DCF Defends Child Death Reporting

February 5, 2015

State lawmakers grilled child welfare officials about troubles with child death reports coming out of their agency.

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Published in Blog, Government, Health, Open Records, Politics

AP, Florida Newspapers, Lawyers File Sunshine Lawsuit Against Gov. Rick Scott And Cabinet

AP, Florida Newspapers, Lawyers File Sunshine Lawsuit Against Gov. Rick Scott And Cabinet

February 4, 2015

News organizations have teamed up with lawyers and open records advocates to file a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet over the firing of the former chief of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

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Published in Blog, Government, Open Records, Politics

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