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11:18 am
Fri February 24, 2012

It's About Florida: Representative Lori Berman

As several measures that would make it harder for women to get abortions move through the legislature—proposals some say attack women’s rights—Representative Lori Berman talks about increasing equality for women.  

WFSU Program Feed
6:25 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Capital Report: 02-23-2012

Members of the Florida Legislature are hammering out the last pieces of the state’s budget. The Senate version totals 71.2-billion dollars, which is about 2-billion dollars higher than the House proposal. But Regan McCarthy reports concerns about cuts, especially in higher education are at the forefront of many senators’ minds. 

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WFSU Program Feed
1:04 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Perspectives: 50-LARGE

The 50-Large organization refers to itself as a “family” that adopts young men who are in trouble, or headed in that direction.  Family members taking part in the discussion are:  Larry Thompson, 50-Large coordinator; Tallahassee Police Lt. Steve Outlaw, who sits on the 50-Large steering committee; Kelly Seay with the Florida Department of Education, who coordinates the 50-Large reading program; and 50-Large Operations Manager William “B.J.” Fletcher.

WFSU Program Feed
6:18 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Capital Report: 02-22-2012

Florida’s charter schools are looking for some extra money this year, and they’ve set their sights on traditional public schools to get it. Lynn Hatter reports the charter groups held a rally in Tallahassee Wednesday to urge the legislature to pass bills that would give them both enrollment and financial boosts. 

 

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WFSU Program Feed
6:21 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Capital Report: 02-21-2012

Hundreds of government workers rallied in Tallahassee to protest what they call a war on the middle class.  James Call reports members of the labor union representing state county and city employees roamed the halls of the state Capitol to talk to lawmakers about policies they say favor the wealthy at the expense of working people.

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