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).

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WFSU Program Feed
6:08 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Capital Report: 09-12-2014

Florida recently finished rolling out a new way of providing care to more than 3.5 million low-income Floridians. Nearly all of them, adults as well as children—are now enrolled in managed care plans. The state agency that runs Medicaid—the system that pays for it all, recently released a series of comments from various players in the industry praising the rollout. But as Lynn Hatter reports, some groups say the new system is plagued with problems, new and old.

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8:57 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Capital Report: 09-05-2014

A win by Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist would not only make state history, it would be big for Democrats, who haven’t had a member of their own party serve in the gubernatorial seat since the late 1990s. So, as Sascha Cordner reports, what would an Attorney General win mean for the party and the Crist ticket?

Florida’s Office of Compassionate Use held its final hearing Friday in Tallahassee to discuss rules for low-THC marijuana.  Nick Evans reports implementing the law passed in the last legislative session has not gotten easier.

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WFSU Program Feed
6:16 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Capital Report: 08-29-2014

This week a state teachers union, school board association and other groups filed a lawsuit over Florida’s tax credit scholarship program. The program has been in place for nearly a decade, but as Lynn Hatter reports, the groups say the state has gone too far with it.

This week’s Florida primary election attracted lower turnout than the midterm primary did in 2010. Jessica Palombo takes a look at factors keeping people away from the polls, what some counties did to buck the trend —and why Democrats might need to worry heading into November.

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WFSU Program Feed
6:01 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Capital Report: 08-22-2014

Here’s the latest on a story we’ve been following for many weeks. Lawmakers, lawyers and the League of Women voters converged on a Leon County Courtroom this week to argue the merits of Florida’s newly revised congressional districts.  Nick Evans reports parties to the case did not see eye to eye in testimony leading up to the judge’s decision.

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WFSU Program Feed
6:22 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Capital Report: 08-15-2014

The Florida Department of Health is sticking with a plan to award marijuana licenses to growers through a lottery system. Lynn Hatter reports the department issued its final draft for the proposed rule this week as critics maintain the lottery is unfair.  

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