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Water District Wants Records Exemption for $10 Million Start-Up Fund

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· Story link The South Florida Water Management District wants to take $10 million in tax dollars to jump-start “clean…

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The South Florida Water Management District wants to take $10 million in tax dollars to jump-start “clean technologies” to cleanup the Everglades – and keep the information on how it’s spent confidential. The district board agreed to ask the Legislature to exempt records of a new capital venture fund from the state’s public records law because they believe businesses will be gun shy if the contracts are public. (12/13/07)