Florida may hide DeSantis travel records

Florida legislators are pushing a law to prevent the public from knowing about the travel of Governor Ron DeSantis, his family and staff. They cite security concerns in granting a public records exemption for transportation records. (Miami Herald, March 22, 2023, by Mary Ellen Klas)

The proposed legislation would keep the travel records of the governor, their families and staff from public scrutiny and also retroactively shield recent trips by DeSantis, his family and staff. Florida has strong freedom of information laws in their constitution. (The New York Times, March 24, 2023, by Nick Corasaniti)