Capital Report: 07-07-2017

Jul 7, 2017

Federal funding that provides insurance for nearly 340,000 low-income Florida kids will expire in September unless Congress acts. Lynn Hatter has more.

Local officials and cannabis advocates are chafing under Florida’s latest medical marijuana legislation.  But Nick Evans reports they’re reacting to the new regime in different ways.

The FBI is investigating Tallahassee’s community redevelopment agency, while questions of cronyism swirl around city hall. The state’s CRAs missed the chopping block this legislative session, despite previous reports of mismanagement. Kate Payne reports on how the agencies’ loose structure is fueling their current predicament. 

A Florida judge calls legislative changes to the state’s Stand Your Ground law unconstitutional.  As both sides weigh in, Sascha Cordner reports on what statewide impact this could have on the controversial legislation.

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have reached a settlement deal over the tribe’s ability to offer games like black jack in its casinos. Regan McCarthy has more....

A Florida woman from the Capital City swims away from the National Senior Games with more than a few awards, as we hear from Morgan Danford.