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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Commissioners Reject Social Media Policy


Last updated 3/20/2019 at 8:25am

The Lake Wales City Commission at their March 19 meeting shot down a proposed city policy that attempted to regulate their ability to comment freely on social media.

City Commissioner Curtis Gibson said he supported a clear social media policy for employees but said he felt including elected officials was "out of bounds."

"Frankly, as the youngest member of the commission and the one who uses social media the most, I feel targeted by this proposed policy," Commissioner Gibson said. "I resent any attempt by the City Manager to limit my right to free speech."

Gibson pointed out that section C...

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