Florida public records laws are often called among the toughest in the nation. But that was b4 txt msging.
The state updated its public records rules last year to advise that text messages, Facebook comments, Tweets and other communications on "emerging communications technologies'' might be public records, depending on their content.
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Opinion from Las Vegas Review-Journal:
There is one, overriding reason why Nevada has such a clear, strong public records law: A democracy can't survive without transparency. The public won't have confidence in government institutions or elected officials if the records that document the public's business aren't open to inspection. Secrecy begets tyranny.
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From Open Channel on MSNBC:
It appears it was legal for Mitt Romney's aides, on their way out of the governor's office in Massachusetts in 2006, to write personal checks for $65 each to buy the hard drives from their state office computers, taking with them government emails and other records of his administration, including information about the birth of the Romney health care insurance mandate.
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