Time and time again we see studies that point to politics in Florida as being corrupt but this is something that may be or may not be hard to prove. However, a study of state senators points to their wealth as having grown some $800,000 since taking office.
Some Florida lawmakers see wealth rise while in office
However, corruption is not always what it seems because the legislature is writing the laws: ‘….“We’ve posted gifts, more than 100 thousand dollars worth of gifts public officials have received this year,” said Dan Krassner, the President of Integrity Florida.
The gifts range from the extravagant to the mundane, and they’re all legal because they aren’t from lobbyists….’
Integrity Florida: Corruption Risk Report