Commissioners arrested for not fulfilling records request

Florida – Two Martin County commissioners, and one former Martin County commissioner were arrested Tuesday for violating public records law, confirmed a spokeswoman with Martin County Sheriff’s Office. Current commissioners Sarah Heard, Edward Fielding and former commissioner Anne Scott turned themselves in. They were booked under similar circumstances and released according to MCSO. The case…


TX: Public access to records opposed by Webb County Commissioners

The Webb County Commissioners Court has joined over 90 counties across the state in opposing a state proposal that would provide public access to court documents online through a statewide database.

Concerns include sensitive information being released to the public and a loss of revenue to the county. The Webb County Clerk’s Office currently charges $1 per page for copies.