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Broward Health Commission Considers Ignoring the Sunshine Law Again!

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Lynn Barrett (photo: Floridabulldog.org)

Someone at Broward Health still doesn’t understand that it is a public health care system.

Public, as in county taxpayers paid $140 million last year plus millions in grants and other goodies to run it.

That tax money gives the public certain rights. Like the right to know how the system is being run.

Despite all the turmoil in the past months concerning state and federal investigations into Broward Health’s no-bid contracts approved behind closed doors, commissioners will consider at tonight’s meeting doing important business in private. They will consider evaluating Broward Health General Counsel Lynn Barrett out of the Sunshine.

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, for SouthFloridaReporter.com, April 27, 2016 

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Buddy Nevins has been a South Florida journalist for over 40 years. His columns appeared in the Fort Lauderdale News and then the Sun-Sentinel. Nevins now writes for his own website, www.browardbeat.com. The opinions expressed by Buddy Nevins are strictly his own and not those of the SouthFloridaReporter.