Capital Report: 02-10-2016

Feb 10, 2016

The Florida House has moved forward with a proposal to reduce the cost of school construction and steer more dollars to charter schools. Lynn Hatter reports over the objection of superintendents, the House Appropriations Committee approved the bill. But it could face challenges in the Senate.

The third time was not the charm Tuesday evening for advocates of a lesbian gay bisexual and transgender civil rights measure.  Nick Evans reports senators remained deadlocked—effectively precluding any chance of passage this session.

A proposed gaming agreement between Florida and the Seminole Indiana tribe is moving forward, but Regan McCarthy reports legislative leaders don’t expect discussions surrounding the bill to end soon.

A renewed effort in the House to make changes to Florida’s Retirement System is getting some mixed reviews among public employee unions. Sascha Cordner reports.

Some Florida lawmakers want to change the way home owners manage insurance claims and Ashley Tressel has that story.

State lawmakers want to put Florida back on the silver screen by rebooting the state’s film incentives program. Kate Payne reports lawmakers are tired of watching films about Florida being shot in other states.