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9:00 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

It's About Florida: Representative Scott Randolph

As Florida legislators  are work to balance a sinking budget without raising taxes,  Representative Scott Randolph talks about why the state’s current tax system is not working.

WFSU Program Feed
6:10 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Capital Report: 02-03-2012

The House sponsor of a bill to bring three major casinos to South Florida folded his hand Friday. James Call reports the Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee voted to table the proposal which would have introduced high-stakes Vegas-style casinos to the state.

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WFSU Program Feed
6:11 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Capital Report: 02-02-2012

Does a bill to privatize about 30 South Florida prisons have enough traction in the Florida Senate? As Sascha Cordner reports, several senators weighed in on the future of the legislation. 

Redistricting is headed for final action in the Republican controlled Florida Legislature. James Call reports, the House began floor debate Thursday with a final vote expected Friday.

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WFSU Program Feed
1:27 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Perspectives: Freedom Riders

Fifty-one years ago, fewer than 500 “Freedom Riders” changed the course of American history forever.  Author Ray Arsenault’s book was the first full account of these civil rights pioneers.  We talk to him, along with former Florida A&M University student Stephanie Burton who accompanied last year’s Freedom Riders re-enactment.

WFSU Program Feed
6:31 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Capital Report: 02-01-2012

Today (Tuesday), Republican Senator Mike Fasano of New Port Richey was removed of his chairmanship on the Senate Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Committee by Senate President Mike Haridpolos. Political insiders agree it was all because Fasano was against efforts to privatize Florida’s prison system, a priority of Legislative leadership. I decided to give Fasano a call to find out what really happened…

       

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