News Release: Florida Governor Rick Scott launches public records website with searchable state employee salary database
Date Published: 03-17-2011
The following news release on the launch of a new website providing access to public records as well as a state employee salary database was issued by the Office of Florida Governor Rick Scott on March 17, 2011. To access the website, click here:
Governor Scott Launches Website and Opens State Salary Database to the Public
Tallahassee, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott today 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.
"This useful tool enhances public access to government records so taxpayers can see how their tax dollars are being spent," said Governor Scott.