Capital Report: 01-09-2018

Jan 9, 2018

Governor Scott delivered his 8th and final State of the State address to Florida lawmakers on the first day of Session and Tom Flanigan has the highlights along with the two Democratic responses.

Florida Senate President Joe Negron and House Speaker Richard Corcoran outlined their priorities before their members Tuesday morning.  Lynn Hatter and Nick Evans were following the action.

After Florida’s Republican leaders laid out their plans Tuesday, the state’s liberal-leaning advocates and lawmakers outlined their priorities. Kate Payne reports.

A new feature on Capital Report this session comes to us from our sister operation, the Florida Channel.  Bob Brooks is keeping a running daily tally of where various important bills are in the legislative process.

A bill making texting while driving a primary offense passed its first House committee Tuesday. As Sascha Cordner reports, it also drew some concerns.