State and Local news discussed on WEDU’s Florida This Week
Sunshine Week and the erosion of Florida’s open governments laws
Transgender activist takes shots at Florida bathroom bill
Senators and Representatives are seeking to inspect and evaluate the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and eventually repeal it if it doesn’t show solvency.
CAIR Florida on FBI lawsuit and controversial film
Florida This Week analyses the state legislative session, State environmental protection bans the term “Climate Change”
Governor Scott wants feds to keep funds flowing for low-income heath care
Listen to Governor Rick Scott’s annual State of the State address
WEDU’s Florida This Week discusses Florida governors past and present, and job growth led by low wage service work
In Tampa, Florida Cabinet addresses Gerald Bailey ouster
The Fairness Doctrine with Jennifer Sullivan, and the Resignation of FDLE commissioner Gerald Bailey
Last Call with Daniel Ruth, award-winning columnist for the Tampa Bay Times
Greenpeace to put coal in Duke’s stockings at St. Pete rally
Florida environmental land group holds rare meeting in Bradenton
On Thursday morning, a parking lot off Manhattan Avenue became a pulpit for campaign speeches. Standing outside the Platt Library, Pat Kemp thanked her campaign volunteers. The lawyer is running for Hillsborough County Commission.
Army reservist sues Gov. Scott saying he was illegally fired after being deployed to Afghanistan
Previewing the Florida Primary Election
A 100 or so Crist supporters were on hand Saturday to help launch a new St. Petersburg campaign office.
Governor Rick Scott’s wife, Ann Scott, supports lack of action toward Medicaid expansion
State Representative Kathleen Peters announced Tuesday morning, from Pinellas Park, she is one of six people running in the special election to replace Bill Young in Congress.
Today more than a dozen small business owners gathered to hear financial advice form the state’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink. At the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Sink heard some of their struggles and optimism, while giving suggestions for improving Florida’s economy, and galvanizing job creation. Small businesses play an important part in Florida’s… Read more »
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina still haunts America, as many recall the failure of FEMA, the levees, and government response to the disaster. Now other coastal cities like Tampa are learning from the tragedy, and are investigating how to prevent a similar collapse of communication and infrastructure from happening in the future. Today planning officials… Read more »