Eric Barton was a guest on “Here and Now” to discuss his story FCIR “Florida’s Toll Lane Boom.”
Published on October 17, 2014.
Published on October 10, 2014.
A news organization seeking information about foreclosure policies in Florida got slammed with a prohibitively high fee for its public records request.
Published on September 25, 2014.
Aaronson will be responsible for FCIR’s day-to-day operations, especially for growing the nonprofit organization’s journalism and revenue. This newly created position gives Aaronson an ex-officio seat on the board of directors.
Published on September 17, 2014.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting has received a grant from the Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation.
Published on September 8, 2014.
The New York Times reported last week that the state of Florida is not prosecuting police when they use lethal force. In fact, according to the Times, “in the past 20 years, not a single officer in Florida has been charged with using deadly force.”
Published on August 30, 2014.
Mary Ellen Klas of The Miami Herald has revealed another round of documents that shows Gov. Rick Scott’s office routinely used private email accounts, thus skirting the state’s public records laws. This time there’s a paper trail showing Scott’s people took a project out of the public eye.
Published on August 20, 2014.
A Scripps-owned newspaper covering Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties published an in-depth look at Gov. Rick Scott’s environmental record during the past few years. The report looks at the effect of deregulation on the state’s ecology.
Published on August 11, 2014.
Fourteen media organizations have filed an amicus brief backing the Brevard County Clerk in a case regarding whether a local public/private economic development agency’s documents are subject to the state’s public records laws.
Published on June 2, 2014.
According to The Miami Herald, a branch of the Florida Department of Children and Families began hiding a paper trial of 30 children’s deaths when the newspaper started reporting on the agency’s failures to prevent hundreds of deaths of children it was monitoring.
Published on May 21, 2014.
A new investigative report from The Miami Herald this week profiles a prison in Miami-Dade County where employees have been accused of abusing mentally-ill inmates for “sport.”