MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried is demanding answers after a health department employee was fired.
Rebekah Jones accuses her supervisors of trying to hide information on the department's coronavirus dashboard.
Commissioner Fried, is calling for a cabinet meeting, later this month.
She requested that the surgeon general and the Department of Health officials answer questions about her firing.
In a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis, she says that these actions undermine public trust in our government, are extraordinarily dangerous to public health.
During a news conference, the governor said Jones was fired for 'insubordination' and for allegedly showing blatant disrespect for the professionals on the team.
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