The documents provided so far indicate that Cabinet officials communicated about FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey's ouster and replacement.
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).
Ahead of a resolution of whether county clerks statewide can issue gay marriage licenses next week, an anti-gay rights group sued “a county clerk of courts, Orlando's mayor and a judge in an effort to stop them from helping same-sex couples get married in Florida next week,” the Associated Press reports.
Even though a recent ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States opens the door for gay marriage in the Sunshine State starting Jan. 6, same-sex marriage might still be rare in Florida.
Two laws the state has been defending met their end in an appeals court this week.
The New York Times published another story looking into Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s entanglements with a corporate law firm and one of its lawyers.