Capital Report: 03-22-2019

Mar 22, 2019

In the shattered remnants of the old Florida Department of Commerce came a number of public-private partnerships back in the mid-1990s.  One of them, the tourism marketing corporation called Visit Florida.  In recent years, that organization has attracted more and more general revenue help from the Florida Legislature.  But now there’s a possibility both that money and the organization itself could be coming to an end.  Unless, as Blaise Gainey tells us, the Florida House and Senate can reach some agreement to keep the corporation in business beyond its sunset date in October.

Differences abound between the House and Senate education budgets, but Ryan Dailey reports at least a few public educators are finding reasons to be hopeful.

The head of the FBI between 1993 and 2001 is not a big fan of imported prescription drugs because of what he says is the potential for counterfeit medications to infiltrate the distribution chain.  Louis Freeh shares his concerns with Tom Flanigan.

The Florida legislature could shield video, audio, or images of death from mass violence from the public record. Robbie Gaffney has more.