Capital Report: 03-08-2019

Mar 11, 2019

The Capital Report reporters, Blaise Gainey, Lynn Hatter and Ryan Dailey, discuss some of the highlights of this week in the 2019 Florida Lawmaking Session.

Former North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham and former Florida Emergency Management Director Bryan Koon talk about Hurricane Michael recovery efforts in the Panhandle under the auspices of a partnership called “Rebuild850.”

Tom Flanigan reports state lawmakers are moving ahead with hurricane recovery funding in excess of $300 million.

A pair of Senate and House Bills looks to address maternal deaths from what legislators say are preventable complications during pregnancy. Ryan Dailey reports women of color die in childbirth at significantly higher rates than white women.

Gina Jordan looks ahead to the first full week of action at the Florida Capitol.

While cities say they’re excited about new transportation options associated with so called “micro-mobility devices,” some are worried the state is trying to scoot by with yet another home rule exemption. Regan McCarthy has more….