Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, a law firm serving as city attorney in 19 municipalities, is asking the governor to exempt public agencies from the Government in the Sunshine Law to allow officials to attend meetings remotely due to the coronavirus.

A letter mailed Tuesday to Gov. Ron DeSantis asks for an emergency exemption to allow meetings to take place when a quorum is present electronically rather than physically, which has been the traditional interpretation of the law.

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