A two-thirds majority was required for the Florida House to approve a bill that would let two public officials speak privately about public business. The Sunshine Law now allows officials like Miami-Dade County commissioners Jean Monestime, left, and Barbara J. Jordan to confer during public debate, but they can’t discuss public business outside of public meetings.
A two-thirds majority was required for the Florida House to approve a bill that would let two public officials speak privately about public business. The Sunshine Law now allows officials like Miami-Dade County commissioners Jean Monestime, left, and Barbara J. Jordan to confer during public debate, but they can’t discuss public business outside of public meetings. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
A two-thirds majority was required for the Florida House to approve a bill that would let two public officials speak privately about public business. The Sunshine Law now allows officials like Miami-Dade County commissioners Jean Monestime, left, and Barbara J. Jordan to confer during public debate, but they can’t discuss public business outside of public meetings. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

‘The public won’ — Florida House rejects letting local officials meet secretly

May 02, 2017 06:12 PM

UPDATED May 03, 2017 08:07 AM

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