News Release: Florida Governor Rick Scott launces Public Records Website with Searchable State Salary Database

Mar 17, 2011

The following news release was issued by the Office of Florida Governor Rick Scott on March 17, 2011:

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.