Stephanie Porta requested public record after public record from Orange County, Fla. She did so while shepherding county-charter amendment petitions. She was looking for details of the county's opposition. The public records revealed hidden methods of communication by county officials and resulted in the group suing the county successfully.
Stephanie Porta requested public record after public record from Orange County, Fla. She did so while shepherding county-charter amendment petitions. She was looking for details of the county's opposition. The public records revealed hidden methods of communication by county officials and resulted in the group suing the county successfully. Rob Bartlett AP
Stephanie Porta requested public record after public record from Orange County, Fla. She did so while shepherding county-charter amendment petitions. She was looking for details of the county's opposition. The public records revealed hidden methods of communication by county officials and resulted in the group suing the county successfully. Rob Bartlett AP

A look at five ‘sunshine citizens’ and their pursuit of public records

March 14, 2015 8:01 PM