Capital Report: 03-13-2019

Mar 13, 2019

Two days ahead of the governor’s deadline, Blaise Gainey tells Tom Flanigan that the Florida House and Senate have agreed on medical marijuana legislation.      

Florida lawmakers are one step closer to adding a work requirement for Medicaid eligibility. Shawn Mulcahy has more.

Advocacy groups, formerly incarcerated people and those with family members who are serving time held a rally at the Capitol Wednesday. Ryan Dailey reports they came together to petition lawmakers for reforms to a criminal justice system they say is broken.

Are Florida’s public universities promoting intellectual freedom? Some state lawmakers don’t think so, and they want to survey schools on the issue. Lynn Hatter reports it’s part of a broader bill aimed at tweaking the way the schools are run and funded.

Tomorrow will essentially be the final full day of legislative activity this week, as the weekend approaches.  Gina Jordan has this preview.

Community Redevelopment Agencies, known as CRAs have come under fire as some question whether the agencies are really doing what was intended when they were created. Regan McCarthy has more…