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Former Florida governor laid to rest in Pensacola today


Today one of Florida's most influential and effective Florida governors will be laid to rest here in his hometown of Pensacola.

The graveside service for former governor Reubin Askew  will begin at 11 a.m. at Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery. It is open to the public.

Askew is credited with reforming the tax system and creating the Florida Sunshine Law. He  was also the first governor to win successive terms in 1970 and 1974.

He passed away last week at the age of 85.