Darryl Rouson

State Sen. Darryl Rouson

A trial over the constitutionality of Florida’s Senate districts is set for 2025

A lawsuit, filed in April, alleges that Senate District 16 and Senate District 18 in the Tampa Bay area were racially gerrymandered in 2022.

State legislators gather to address community concerns ahead of upcoming legislative session

Listen: State legislators that represent Hillsborough County and beyond met Tuesday to hear from the public about a wide range of issues prior to the start of the next legislative session. The meeting took place...

Labor notes with Jim Junecko, and catching up with Sen. Darryl Rouson

Drivers for the United Parcel Services will continue to be the top-paid delivery drivers in the country, after UPS and the Teamsters union came to a tentative agreement and averted what could have been the...
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Tampa Bay Democratic legislators slam bills passed during the 2023 session and how the session unfolded

The Florida Legislature wrapped up its regular session this month -- we look back at bills that passed and bills that didn’t.

State Senator Darryl Rouson presents an alternative Congressional map

Florida’s Special legislative session to redraw Congressional maps begins. Darryl Rouson presents maps to consider at Special Session.

Legislature did little on criminal justice reform in 2021

In the 2021 legislative session dozens of bills were introduced that would have done everything from shortening the sentences of inmates with good behavior to creating a registry of police misconduct.  But barely anything passed....

MidPoint for Thursday, Jan 4 – State Sen. Darryl Rouson and Marijuana Policy Project’s Morgan Fox

With the announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he is rescinding an Obama-era policy that had discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges of marijuana-related crimes in states that have legalized sales of the drug,...

MidPoint for Thursday, May 18 – Political strategist Barry Edwards

St. Petersburg backed political analyst Barry Edwards was our guest. The local St. Petersburg Mayoral race was one of many topics we discussed; Donald Trump’s latest issues. Robert Mueller, Darryl Rouson, Mike Huckabee and the...

State Senator Darryl Rouson joins Thursday’s Midpoint

Florida Democratic state Senator Darryl Rouson (SD 19) joined the program for the entire hour. Criminal justice reform, transportation and voting rights were just some of the topics discussed during the program. Rousson represents parts...
Florida Senate District 19 forum

Florida Senate District 19 Democrats face off

The Republican National Convention began Monday; on MidPoint we continue our look at this year’s election with audio from candidates running for a Florida Senate seat that covers parts of four counties. Four Democrats are running...

Candidates for state senate seat all want to tackle poverty; just differently

Four Democrats are running for a State Senate seat that includes parts of Hillsborough and South Pinellas Counties. They faced-off at a forum in the Enoch Davis Center in St. Petersburg. But the pre-screened questions...
Tampa International Airport

Should new Tampa-area infrastructure come from American manufacturers?

In order to compete with other coastal cities Port Tampa Bay recently purchased two giant, Chinese-made cranes to unload the new massive container ships that can take advantage of the Panama Canal expansion that opens...

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