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FLCGA in the News

DeSantis conceals his travel records from public scrutiny

Orlando Sentinel by Jeffrey Schweers With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Ron DeSantis concealed his travel records – past, present and future – from public scrutiny at the same time he’s made frequent trips outside the state as a prelude to a possible presidential campaign...

Esserman Knight Journalism Awards 2023

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 WINNERS OF THE ESSERMAN-KNIGHT JOURNALISM AWARDS! Knight Foundation The Awards recognize some of South Florida’s most impactful investigative stories and have become an honored tradition in the local journalism scene. The 2023 Awards...

Public Access Initiatives

Citizens for Government Accountability/
Southwest Florida

Citizens for Government Accountability/SW Florida, an FLCGA affiliate, is a non-partisan government watchdog organization dedicated to fostering and promoting government accountability and transparency in Southwest Florida. FLCGA and CGA/SWFL collaborate on investigating, reporting, publishing and promoting issues relating to government accountability and transparency and on public record requests critical to the investigative process. Read more…