Capital Report

Fridays, 6:30 pm ET & 9:00 pm ET

WFSU/Florida Public Radio reporters, as well as reporters from public radio stations across the state, bring you timely news and information from around Florida. Whether it's legislative maneuvers between legislative sessions, the economy, environmental issues, tourism, business or the arts, Capital Report gives information on issues that affect the lives of everyday Floridians.

Capital Report is broadcast each Friday at 6:30 pm and 9:00pm ET on 88.9FM - WFSU Tallahassee, 5:30 pm CT on 89.1FM -WFSW Panama City and on public radio stations across the state (check local listings).

During Florida Legislative Session: Weekdays 6:30 pm & 9:00 pm ET - 88.9FM WFSU Tallahassee & Weekdays 5:30 pm CT - 89.1FM WFSW Panama City and on public radio stations across the state (check local listings).

Capital Report: 07-24-2015

Jul 24, 2015

In about two weeks state lawmakers will gather in Tallahassee to redraw Florida’s congressional borders.  And as Nick Evans reports, the scope of those changes is turning races across the state into a game of musical chairs.

One Year After HB 851, There is Still Work to Be Done

Jul 24, 2015

It’s been over a year since HB 851 was signed into law, letting undocumented students pay in-state tuition at Florida public universities. Two undocumented brothers, one a student, the other an activist, speak on how it’s working and what’s expected in the future. 

Capital Report: 07-17-2015

Jul 17, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court may have upheld the Affordable Care Act for the second time, but the ruling hasn’t made President Obama’s signature healthcare law any less controversial. Lynn Hatter reports now in its third year, the law continues to change the American healthcare system—but there are growing concerns about the costs involved.

Capital Report: 07-10-2015

Jul 10, 2015

A special legislative session will be in the works again after Thursday’s congressional map redistricting decision by the Florida Supreme Court. As Caitie Switalski reports, the resulting outcomes of changing the gerrymandered maps for the second time – could affect Florida’s current congressional districts in a big way.

While South Carolina lowers the flag that’s flown on its Capital grounds for decades, Regan McCarthy reports communities across Florida are having their own conversations about what to do with their flags.

Capital Report: 07-03-2015

Jul 3, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Florida are locked in a fight over a new abortion waiting period provision.  So how does the law stack up to restrictions in other states?  Nick Evans has more.

As more people gain insurance under the Affordable Care Act, they’ve been running into problems with medications and finding doctors. Now as Lynn Hatter reports, an old practice--one put in place to address the rising cost of medications, is becoming increasingly burdensome for doctors, patients and pharmacists.