Access Reference Guide- Provides a brief description of access to public records, public meetings, and court proceedings.
Florida Government in the Sunshine: A Citizen's Guide (PDF Format) - Covers both state and national laws that give the public access to government information and meetings. Contact The Brechner Center to request a copy of the Citizen's Guide.
Florida Government in the Sunshine: A Citizen's Guide (Video Format) - A 12-minute video overview of the state's open government laws and how they work. This video will help you understand your right to access public records and public meetings and will explain Florida's Sunshine and Public Records laws. Copies of the DVD are available for reference libraries and educational purposes. Contact The Brechner Center to request a DVD copy.
Florida Public Records Request Letter- A sample letter requesting information from a government agency under Florida's Public Records Laws.
FOIA Request Letter- A sample letter requesting information from a government agency under the Freedom of Information Act.
Frequently Asked Questions -Answers to the most common questions regarding The Brechner Center's activities, history and experts; freedom of information, open meetings, and public records.