Capital Report: 03-13-2015
Conservative Republicans made a startling, and compelling detour to the left this week. As Jim Ash reports, a mostly symbolic proposal to lift Florida’s 1977 ban on gay adoptions won over some unlikely support.
Florida is among the states with the worst human trafficking problems in the county, but Regan McCarthy reports lawmakers are working this session to kick the industry to the curb.
Florida lawmakers have a spate of charter school bills on the agenda this year. Many of them are continuation of issues about accountability that have cropped up in the past. Now, as Lynn Hatter reports a Senate panel is considering what to keep, what to toss, and whether the proposals should be merged together.
Ever since the gulf oil spill, conservationists have had their work cut out for them. As Matthew Seeger reports, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is planning their gulf cleanup plans for 2015.
This week, lawmakers let their hair down at a Tallahassee watering hole to inaugurate the brewing liberty caucus. Nick Evans reports the informal coalition is hoping to make lasting changes this session.