October 31, 2014

Florida: Online Databases: "Gov. Rick Scott Launches Website and Opens State Salary Database to the Public"

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From Florida Newswire:

Governor Rick Scott [has] launched a new website that will serve the public by providing access to frequently requested public records and other information, including a state employee salary database.

The new website is located at www.FloridaHasARightToKnow.com and contains the following information (and more):

+ Public access to state employee salary information.

+ Contract records, including approved, denied and “under review” contracts.

+ Information on rulemaking status and procedures.

+ Annualized retirement benefit calculations of $100,000 and more for state and local employees (personal information redacted).

+ Links to other open government resources.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.