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: 07-01-2016

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Three provisions in a wide ranging abortion measure passed earlier this year are on hold after a federal judge intervened late Thursday evening.  Nick Evans reports the case comes on the heels of a major abortion ruling in the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Capital Report: 06-24-2016

Jun 24, 2016

Senator Marco Rubio is running for reelection to the U.S. Senate. It’s a reversal from what the senator has been saying for months. And as Tori Whitley reports, both the senator’s supporters and detractors say he has to prove he wants the job.

A state board has narrowed the field to three in a bid to replace a statue of confederate general Edmund Kirby Smith in Washington D.C.  Nick Evans reports the state Legislature will now choose among a grocer, an environmentalist, or an educator.

Capital Report: 06-17-2016

Jun 17, 2016

Here’s a sonic portrait of how Floridians across the state have been uniting in a show of support for victims and community members impacted by the devastating attack in an Orlando club.  Regan McCarthy prepared this audio montage.

Human drama was everywhere the night of the Orlando shooting. Patience Carter and her friend had made it out of Pulse. But as the shots rang out in the night they realized a third friend was missing. Together they went back inside. Amy Green from member station WMFE in Orlando reports on what happened next.

Capital Report: 06-10-2016

Jun 13, 2016

It’s been just a little more than a week since the official start of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season.  But already there have been three named storms formed in the Atlantic this year.  That includes a tropical storm that hit the Gulf Coast this week.  Local emergency management directors worry that the 11 years without a landfall major hurricane has made residents complacent. Tori Whitley reports.

Capital Report: 06-03-2016

Jun 3, 2016

You’ve heard it before. Hurricane Season is here. And it’s time to get ready. But Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says there’s more to hurricane prep than one might think. Regan McCarthy reports…

Hurricane season may have just started, but Florida officials are also warning Floridians about the increased risk of wildfire danger around this time of year. Sascha Cordner reports.

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