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February 2, 2022

An effort to further the rights of grandparents to see their grandchildren is back in Tallahassee. The legislature has given them a little leeway in recent years, but Gina Jordan reports the law remains firmly on the side of parents.

Apartment renters showed up in force at the state Capitol today (Wednesday) to oppose a plan by out-of-state companies to help landlords charge a new fee to their tenants. But as Steve Bousquet reports, industry forces had the votes.

Florida District 8 State Representative Ramon Alexander has been leveling pointed criticism at his Republican colleagues in the Legislature. His outspoken comments during a recent committee meeting on a bill to ban racially-sensitive topics in public classrooms and private businesses have attracted lots of statewide and even national attention. He shared some of those thoughts with Tom Flanigan.

Brett Rutherford has been following legislation to improve the lot of Florida’s timber producers.