Capital Report: 02-20-2018

Feb 20, 2018

A group of law enforcement officials from across the state was looking into how to prevent future mass school shootings during an all-day Tallahassee workshop today (Tuesday). Sascha Cordner reports. 

Tom Flanigan reports a second all-day workshop at the Florida Department of Children and Families headquarters today focused almost exclusively on better ways to keep people who have violent-tendency mental health issues from obtaining firearms.

Educators from across Florida are aiming to make schools safer in the wake of last week’s Parkland shooting. As Shawn Mulcahy reports, the Florida Department of Education hosted a roundtable Thursday to prevent future school massacres.

A key Florida Senate committee has stripped language from an omnibus education bill that threatened the survival of the state’s teachers unions. Lynn Hatter reports critics of the plan say it’s unfair that only teachers were targeted.

Florida lawmakers are once again looking for ways to help the sunshine state reclaim its title at the Hollywood of the South.  Regan McCarthy has more...

Cannabis Advocates and Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith want to re-classify misdemeanor criminal offenses for marijuana possession. It would make possession under 20 grams to a civil violation. Davondra Alston reports.