Open government and Florida’s Project Sunburst

From Sunlight Foundation:

Two weeks, Florida’s Governor Rick Scott held a press conference, announcing the launch of an ambitious project that will allow online access to much of his email correspondence and that of 11 members of his leadership team.  Project Sunburst.


Media companies sue to open records in Zimmerman case


A host of media companies, including Gannett Co. Inc., the parent company of the Tallahassee Democrat, and the Florida First Amendment Foundation, have joined forces in an attempt to unseal records in the high-profile George Zimmerman case in Sanford.