Capital Report: 01-19-2018

Jan 19, 2018

The plight of immigrants brought to the United States as children reverberated throughout national politics this week. But DACA sparked lively debates in Florida as well. Kate Payne catches us up on the program, which is slated to expire in March.

Florida lawmakers appear to be fast tracking a controversial bill that seeks to regulate the state’s pregnancy crisis centers. As Sascha Cordner reports, the measure that wades into the abortion debate has already passed the Florida House and is now heading to the Senate floor.

Tom Flanigan discusses the legislative week just past and what may be happening in the weeks to come with Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau Chief Mary Ellen Klas.

Florida Felons have been fighting for the right to vote for years now, and while a grassroots petition movement within the state has spurred interest in the issue, two proposals in the Constitution Revision Commission look to tackle the controversy from another angle, as Andrew Quintana reports.

The Competitive Workforce Act would prohibit discrimination for L.G.B.T. individuals working for businesses in Florida. Davondra Alston (Day-Von-Jra All-Stun) has more.

A measure to give Floridians more flexibility when paying back consumer finance loans has made its way to the House Floor. Regan McCarthy has more...