News & Public Affairs07/20/10 Kate Bradshaw
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Tags: BP oil spill, BP oil disaster, Charlie Crist, Larry Cretul. Jeff Atwater, Jeff Atwater, Darryl Rouson, Paula Dockery, Paige Kreegel, Rob Schenk, Ron Saunders, Florida House of Representatives, Florida Senate
Today in Tallahassee, a special legislative session to discuss a constitutional ban on oil drilling in state waters ended without a vote. The Florida House adjourned in less than an hour, and Democrats are calling foul.
Gov. Charlie Crist called the session to put a drilling ban on the ballot in November. Many Republicans, like House speaker Larry Cretul, say there’s already a ban on the books, and that a constitutional amendment isn’t necessary. This is despite the House passing a bill ov...Be the first to comment
07/19/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
This morning you may have woken up to word that a new breach occurred at the Deepwater Horizon disaster site. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says that officials are monitoring seepage at the top of the well and about two miles away from it. One Democratic US Senator was not so pleased today during an appearance in Downtown Tampa.
Just four days after BP successfully tested the latest cap on the still-gushing oil well, the recent discovery of a breach may mean they have to remove ...Be the first to comment