Do You Know About Florida's Sunshine Law ?

It's why the craziest things seem to happen there!

March 22, 2019

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"Florida Man" was trending on social media this week, and had everyone googling "florida man" followed by their birthdate...so for example: google "Florida Man September 17th" (Amy's birthday) and you'll find the headline:

"Florida Man Loses “Tug of War” with Tow Truck"

But there's a reason why the craziest things seem to happen in Florida! It's because of their Sunshine Law. And according to another Google search, the Florida Sunshine Law is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to the public records of governmental bodies in Florida. The law was first enacted in 1995. The original statuses state:...sec 286) governs the extent to which public meetings are open to the public.

Basically, there are crazy people everywhere. Florida is the only state that isn't hiding it from you. So, what's your "Florida Man" headline?!