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Capital Report: 03-02-2020

Two bills that would require public employers to check the immigration status of new hires using the federal E-verify database are on their way to the House and Senate floors. Some say the move could help protect immigrants. Others argue it puts them at greater risk.  Regan McCarthy has more…

For more than two decades, Florida has graded its public schools from "A" to "F." It was a key element of former Governor Jeb Bush's A-plus plan, and it has been controversial ever since. Now the Legislature wants to take the concept a big step further and apply letter grades to every Florida city and county. Steve Bousquet reports.

Today (Monday) the Center for Disease Control announced that two Floridians have tested positive for Coronavirus. This comes after Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference this morning talking about the virus. Blaise Gainey has details.

Bills afoot in Tallahassee would transfer the primary regulatory mechanism for vacation rentals from local government to the state. Ryan Dailey has been following both the movement of that legislation as well as the objections of those who believe hometown regulation of these properties is more effective.

Florida’s primary election is just two weeks away. WUSF has banded together with public media partner WMFE in Orlando... to cover stories along the I-4 Corridor this election season. The stories from the I-4 Votes collaboration are based on what you consider the most pressing issues in the 2020 presidential election. This week, we're taking a deep dive into a survey of people living in this region of Florida - a critical part of a key swing state. I-4 Votes reporters Steve Newborn in Tampa and Abe Aboraya kick us off. First up: Abe visits Daytona Beach.

What lies ahead for the Florida Legislature?  Let’s look ahead twenty-four hours or so with Gina Jordan.

A man wrongfully imprisoned for more than 40 years could be awarded about 2 million dollars if his claim clears the Florida House and Senate. Robbie Gaffney reports two bills moving alongside that claim could help other people found innocent.