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6:24 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Capital Report: 02-15-2012

Florida executed its third convicted killer in nine months Wednesday, prompting the age-old debate over capital punishment. Jessica Palombo of member station W-J-C-T in Jacksonville reports that both supporters and opponents of the death penalty say they rely on their faith to guide them.

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6:36 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Capital Report: 02-14-2012

Senate President Mike Haridopolos has been one of the biggest proponents in the prison privatization debate. Sascha Cordner takes a look as to why the Merritt Island Republican feels so strongly about privatizing the state correctional facilities in South Florida as well as his tactics in an all-out attempt to accomplish that. 

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4:22 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

It's About Florida: Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho

As Florida legislators  are working to draw new voting district maps, Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho talks about how the process is often use to manipulate election outcomes.
 

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6:34 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Capital Report: 02-13-2012

A move to stop a prison privatization plan from moving forward failed to pass out of the Senate Tuesday. As Sascha Cordner, this comes ahead of Tuesday’s vote on the effort where both sides have been making a last ditch effort to plead their case.

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6:23 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Capital Report: 02-10-2012

Battle lines are being drawn in Florida. Democrats filed a lawsuit against a congressional redistricting map immediately after it was approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature.  The Democrats contend that map and ones approved for the Florida House and Senate    violate new anti-gerrymandering standards. And James Call tells us, they and non-partisan groups that worked to pass the new law say the maps are attempts to circumvent the law and manipulate the political process.   

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