Humane Society of the Treasure Coast audit finds contract deficiencies, lack of transparency

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Clerk’s audit of the $560,000-a-year contract between Martin County taxpayers and the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast has finally been released. It is clear why the County delayed the release for more than two months, since the report discloses serious problems with the contract and compliance issues … Click here to read more

Audit warns that safety at Florida prisons is compromised by staffing concerns

From The Miami Herald: “Florida’s prisons are infiltrated by drugs, tobacco and cellphones, dependent on outdated security systems, run by inexperienced and overstretched staff, and are housing inmates who are staying longer – and returning just as frequently. Nearly $1 million is spent on training staff that leaves within two years … Click here to read more