February 22, 2022
There are fewer than 20 days left in the Florida Legislative session and some of the bitterest battles are now being fought. Democrats are too few in number to stop several major policy issues around how schools deal with LGBTQ students and teach about race and culture issues. But, as Lynn Hatter reports, they’d determined NOT to let them go through without a fight.
Proposed legislation that aims to expand high-speed internet access across Florida is moving closer to passage. As Valerie Crowder reports, the Senate’s version of the measure would no longer allocate millions of dollars in funding, while the House version keeps those dollars in the bill.
Trayvon Martin’s death 10 years ago impacted the world and changed the lives of many. For this week’s series marking a decade since his death, WMFE’s Talia Blake talked with Orlando activists who helped organize the city’s 2020 protests over George Floyd. They share how the Martin case impacted their lives and the role of social media.