Lynn Hatter

News Director

Lynn Hatter is a  Florida A&M University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Lynn has been a member of the WFSU news team since 2007 with education and health care issues as her key coverage areas.  She is an award-winning member of the Capital Press Corps and has participated in the NPR Kaiser Health News Reporting Partnership and NPR Education Initiative.  When she’s not working, Lynn spends her time watching sci-fi and action movies, writing her own books, going on long walks through the woods, traveling and exploring antique stores. Follow Lynn Hatter on Twitter: @HatterLynn.

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A meeting on a proposed community school in Southern Tallahassee was abruptly canceled Thursday. It's the latest in the fight between school superintendent Jackie Pons and City commissioner Gil Ziffer over the plan.

Local officers, school district representatives at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a healthcare center at Rickards High School, Feb. 2016
Ashley Tressel / WFSU News

A healthcare clinic that was supposed to open at Rickards High School is past due. But district administrators say they’ve got everything they need, and the office should open this Summer.

Office of Gov. Rick Scott

Governor Rick Scott is asking for party unity ahead of the Republican Nominating convention later this summer. In a facebook post, Scott reiterated his support for Donald Trump, and is asking state Republicans to do the same.

Round two of a fight over Florida’s tax credit scholarship program gears up next month. And the scholarship-funding group Step Up For Students, continues to press the state’s teacher’s union to drop its lawsuit against the program.

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown announces her federal lawsuit to block new district maps.
Catherine Welch / WMFE 90.5

A new poll of North Florida’s Fifth Congressional District shows Jacksonville-based Congresswoman Corrine Brown with a five-point lead over her challenger, former state Senator Al Lawson.