Capital Report: 04-24-2015

Apr 24, 2015

After much hand-wringing, mud-slinging and finger-pointing, there’s a new development in the delicate budgetary ballet now playing out in the Florida Legislature.  Lynn Hatter brings us the latest.

A controversial abortion bill is now headed to the Governor, after receiving final passage from the Florida Senate Friday. Sascha Cordner reports.

A feud between the Department of Juvenile Justice and several Florida counties has been going on for years, but as Matthew Seeger reports, a Judge’s ruling gives the counties’ side with hope for a resolution.

Despite what some lawmakers call an outcry from home owners associations and the companies that manage them, a bill that would help buyers get a better handle on any fees associated with buying a condo, is not likely to be estoppeled now.  What in the world does “estoppeled” mean?  Regan McCarthy tells us.

With the third-largest military veteran population, Florida wants to make itself the most “veteran friendly” state in the nation. As Jim Ash reports, lawmakers are do everything they can this year to honor a vet.

There’s just one week of session left and lawmakers are pulling out every trick in the book to get their bills across the finish line.  So this week Nick Evans sat down with one lawmaker to get an inside look at parliamentary procedure.