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The Scoop: Thu., May 2, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Housing affordability One of the main issues Floridians face is housing affordability. Community and industry leaders came together today(Wednesday) at the Florida Housing Summit in St. Petersburg Wednesday to discuss problems and solutions in housing....
Pro-choice rally

6-week abortion bill gives millions to uncertified crisis centers

The 6-week abortion bill will be voted on by the full Senate, and the bill provides support to non-medical anti-abortion centers.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2023

Orlando shooting leaves three dead Three people, including a journalist and a child, were killed in a series of shootings Wednesday in an Orlando suburb. Spectrum News 13 reporter Dylan Lyons was killed and his...
Roe vs. Wade demonstration

How Florida’s 2022 elections could be impacted by voters concerned about abortion access

Several states have passed restrictions on abortion procedures. People in Florida and elsewhere are weighing how officials running for office may affect access to abortion.

Local abortion rights groups rally to help Texans, push back on a Florida heartbeat bill

Local reproductive rights advocates are rallying to help people in Texas seeking now-outlawed abortions. Abortion Funds in Florida and around the country are helping women travel and perform self-managed abortions while gearing up to fight...

Women’s Show 3/16 – Trumpcare and Planned Parenthood

Trumpcare is Rigged! Not to worry – health care is and always has been available for all – if you can afford it.  If you can’t, don’t get sick.  It’s hard to imagine after 8...
Jolly Crist Congress

Jolly and Crist differ on guns, campaign money & Clinton

A closely-watched race for Congress in Pinellas County, Florida could be an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a House seat; Republican Congress member David Jolly faces an uphill battle in his newly-redrawn district against former Florida Governor Charlie...

Florida This Week on Radioactivity: Attorney General in hot water over Trump donation, county devises solution to chronic flooding

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Monday we listened back to the latest episode of Florida This Week, a political talk show from local PBS station WEDU that is also hosted by Rob Lorei. This week...

MidPoint for Thursday, April 4 – Planned Parenthood’s Barbara Zdravecky

It hasn’t been an easy year at all for Planned Parenthood. Florida Gov. Rick Scott last month ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood clinics in the state following an antiabortion group’s release of undercover videos of Planned Parenthood...
Anna Eskamani of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

Planned Parenthood criticizes new Florida law

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill last week that prohibits state funds from going to Planned Parenthood and adds new restrictions on abortions; it requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Anna...
Kathy Castor

Tampa area Dems want Rubio and Senate to vote on SCOTUS nominee

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk is breaking with leaders of his Republican Party and meeting Tuesday with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Most Republican leaders say they won’t hold hearings or vote on Garland but Kirk is...

Florida Passes Anti-Abortion Bill -tune in for a discussion on From a Woman’s PoV

During last weeks show we discussed Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Texas omnibus bill the Supreme Court is currently debating. Florida has followed in Texas’ footsteps and passed Senate Bill 1722, an anti-abortion bill...

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