The Orange-Osceola State Attorney continues to look into the Florida "textgate" scandal that surrounds Orange County authorities. The incident involves the removal of text messages from cell phones on Sept. 11, 2012 during a meeting and the subsequent vote. Council members opposed the sick-time measure initiative although about 50,000 voters wanted the measure placed on the ballot. The council members and other opponents texted each other about the vote during the meeting. While the texts were on personal cell phones, the messages that concern government business can be considered public records. The text messages allegedly violate the open-information requirements of the meetings. The case has made its way to civil court. While the mayor initially felt it was too soon to conduct an investigation, she has since changed her mind. She expressed her desire for transparency in the government and believes that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) will provide that for the people.