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).

Tallahassee, FL – A bill allowing local governments to implement stricter regulations on dog owners cleared a Senate committee Thursday. James Call reports opponents fear it will lead to a ban on specific breeds like pit bulls.

Tallahassee, FL – The Chair of the House Finance and Tax Council provided an overview Wednesday of the House Legislative agenda to the Capital City Republican Club. James Call reports the Tallahassee group gave a warm welcome to Broward County's Ellyn Bogdanoff.

"Thank you all very much. Actually, I didn't think there were this many Republicans in Leon County."

Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff calls herself a policy nerd, but she talks like a regular person.

Tallahassee, FL – Senate President Jeff Atwater opened the 2010 Legislative Session telling lawmakers it was time to move away from the banquet table and toward the kitchen table. That's political speak foreshadowing state budget cuts. James Call reports both Atwater and House Speaker Larry Cretul say Floridians expect state government to live within its means.

Tallahassee, FL – The professional managers who oversee much of Florida's housing want more clout when it comes to dealing with the bad apples in their ranks. The Council of Community Association Managers has decided to have its case taken before state lawmakers this year.

If you live in a condominium, large housing development, time share, or mobile home park, Tim Vaccaro says there is a better than even chance that there's a professional community association manager in your life.

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