Nick Evans

Reporter/Producer

Nick Evans came to Tallahassee to pursue a masters in communications at Florida State University.  He graduated in 2014, but not before picking up an internship at WFSU.  While he worked on his degree Nick moved from intern, to part-timer, to full-time reporter.  Before moving to Tallahassee, Nick lived in and around the San Francisco Bay Area for 15 years.  He listens to far too many podcasts and is a die-hard 49ers football fan.  When Nick’s not at work he likes to cook, play music and read.

Barrel Room at the St. Augustine Distillery
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A Senate panel has approved a measure allowing craft distillers to sell more spirits directly.  The idea is garnering support from unlikely sources.

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The Florida House has approved a plan to give bonuses to teachers and principals.  But critics take issue with handing out money based on test scores that are sometimes decades old.

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A North Miami police officer is facing charges for shooting a behavioral therapist in high-profile incident last year.

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Senate Democrats are huddling to discuss proposed changes to nursing home funding.  Nick Evans reports the chamber’s spending plan alters the way Medicaid dollars flow to facilities.

Four Star Freightliner President Jerry Kocan at the worksite of his new location.
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The Florida House wants to eliminate Enterprise Florida, an agency responsible for recruiting businesses to the state.  But some worry the House’s crusade against one agency could hamper broader economic efforts.

Then Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-Ocala).  He now serves in the Florida Senate.
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The Florida Senate has unanimously approved a statewide standard for eyewitness identification.

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The Florida House is forging ahead with a measure funneling millions of dollars to a pregnancy support organization that opposes abortion.  The move could sideline Planned Parenthood.

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House lawmakers voted unanimously to establish statewide standards for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.  Nick Evans has more.

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The Florida House is advancing its plan for cutting taxes.  On top of nearly $300 million in reductions, lawmakers want to increase the homestead exemption by half.

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The ball appears to finally be rolling for medical marijuana in the Florida legislature.  After tacking on a handful of amendments, legislation is advancing in the state Senate.

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