COUNTY COMMISSIONER SUED

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill is being sued by David Bear, vice president of The Lewis Bear Company. In his lawsuit Bear says the commissioner failed to fulfill several public records requests related to his Facebook accounts. The lawsuit includes Escambia County as a defendant, alleging the county failed to respond to the second and third records request. Underhill has participated in public discussions on county policy from both his personal and public accounts. Bear’s lawsuit argues that Florida law considers public official’s social media pages to be subject to Florida open records law.

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Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

  If you or a family member are showing signs of symptoms, you can call the hotline in your state.  Alabama Covid-19 Hotline: 1-888-264-2256   Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline: 1-866-779-6121  The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.    Mississippi Covid-19 Hotline: 1-877-978-6453     To view all…