Regan McCarthy

Senior Producer/Assignment Editor

Regan McCarthy is the Assignment Editor and Senior News Producer for WFSU News/ Florida Public Radio. Before coming to Tallahassee, Regan graduated with honors from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. She worked for several years for NPR member station WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., where she covered local and state government and produced feature and community stories. She has also worked for the London Business Matters Magazine and the Rochester Sentinel, a daily local newspaper. She is the recipient of six professional broadcast awards including first-place Best Radio Feature from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  When she isn’t tracking leading newsmakers she spends her time knitting, reading, strolling through the woods and brunching at new restaurants.  Follow Regan McCarthy on Twitter: @Regan_McCarthy

Office of Gov. Rick Scott

Governor Rick Scott is continuing his tradition of trying to lure business from Democratically led states. Scott is targeting California, but  it doesn’t look like he’s getting a warm welcome.

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Scott released a radio ad in advance of his trip. It claims a minimum wage increase in California will lead to 700-thousand lost jobs.

Florida House of Representatives

Tallahassee Democratic Representative Alan Williams has qualified for his next campaign: The Leon County Supervisor of Elections.

Canopy road
Freestone Wilson via Flickr

Leon County Commissioners are scheduled to consider a change to the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency during their regular Tuesday meeting.

State of Florida / myflorida.com

With hurricane season approaching, Florida officials are working to hire a new state insurance commissioner.

Leon County Government

Agency contracts will get a closer look during Leon County’s upcoming budget workshop Tuesday. Commissioners want to be efficient without unnecessarily duplicating services.

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