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The governor signed into law ethics legislation to keep politicians clean and enacted a campaign-finance law to increases contributions.
Miami Herald
We thank Gov. Scott for his role in improving state government by trying to rid the Capitol of corruption and signing the ethics reform bill into law.
Pensacola News-Journal
Kudos to Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday for signing into law ethics and campaign reform bills, both represent important steps forward for Florida politics.
Panama City News Herald
HB 569, and the ethics legislation, SB 2, now head to Gov. Rick Scott's desk after the House voted unanimously to pass it.
Bradenton Herald
With its part-time schedule, low pay and term limits, the Florida Legislature seems to be a perfect mold to create citizen-lawmakers.
Fort Meade Leader
Ethics reform, once proclaimed a high priority by the leaders of the Florida House and Senate appears now to be nothing more than a bargaining chip.
Key West Citizen
Ethics reform, once proclaimed a high priority by the leaders of the Florida House and Senate appears, now to be nothing more than a bargaining chip.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Why would Collier County Commission want to swap a stringent local ethics ordinance for an uncertain, under-construction set of state rules?
Naples Daily News
Some of the ethics reforms proposed by the Florida Legislature would be a step back instead of forward.
Florida Times-Union
Floridians' faith in Tallahassee and local governments must be strengthened.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Florida Legislature is about to adopt the most sweeping changes to government ethics law in 36 years, and yet the changes don't go far enough.
Orlando Sentinel
The Florida Legislature is about to adopt the most sweeping changes to the government ethics law in 36 years, and yet the changes don't go far enough.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
How proud McBurney, R-Tattletale, must feel for ruining a law enforcement officer's career over a run of the mill speeding ticket, or lack thereof.
Tampa Bay Times
Collier ethics rules be embraced statewide as a sustainable solution in the public interest to a public problem.
Naples Daily News
To hear local politicians tell it, state ethics laws are so over the top, they can't even accept a cup of coffee from a constituent.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
We urge continued vigilance. Open government is a fundamental right, its defense a fundamental duty.
Lehigh Acres Citizen
The list of local public officials who have found themselves in trouble for violating the public trust for personal gain is lengthy.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Letter To The Editor

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Osceola News Gazatte

There is really no way...

Lakeland Ledger

In the commissioner-at-large race, District 7, candidate Betsy Benac recently said, "I will do nothing to harm Manatee County." However...

Bradenton Herald

Op Ed

Recently, the First Fraternal Order of Police and the Florida Professional Fire Fighters announced their support of Florida Supreme Court Justices...

News Press of Fort Myers

The Florida Commission on Ethics has proposed a number of important ethics reforms to the Florida Legislature this year, and I’d like to talk...

Florida Political Press

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Tampa Bay Times

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News Press of Fort Myers

Last week I spent almost four hours gathering personal information to properly fill out my financial disclosure form. I'm happy to do this...

Hernando Today

It's a cop's job to protect law-abiding citizens. Thus, there may be occasions when profiling is warranted.

TCPalm