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    On tonight’s program: Florida Democrats say they weren’t getting direct answers during a confirmation hearing for Florida’s surgeon general, so they walked out; Is proposed legislation against so-called “wokeness” intended to open up school and workplace discussions on race and gender? Or will it tamp those discussions down?; It would seem the efforts of some Florida lawmakers to involve more parents in the nuts and bolts of public school education has a companion effort in neighboring Georgia; A move is filed to help shrink the number policies covered by Florida’s insurer of last resort; And a prominent Florida medical educator suggests it’s not only future doctors and nurses who need medical education. He says many patients do, too.
  • On tonight’s program: Florida Democrats say they weren’t getting direct answers during a confirmation hearing for Florida’s surgeon general, so they walked out; Is proposed legislation against so-called “wokeness” intended to open up school and workplace discussions on race and gender? Or will it tamp those discussions down?; It would seem the efforts of some Florida lawmakers to involve more parents in the nuts and bolts of public school education has a companion effort in neighboring Georgia; A move is filed to help shrink the number policies covered by Florida’s insurer of last resort; And a prominent Florida medical educator suggests it’s not only future doctors and nurses who need medical education. He says many patients do, too.
  • On tonight’s program: Florida lawmakers advance greater parental involvement in the state’s public school curricula decisions. The reviews are mixed; Florida lawmakers are continuing their efforts to expand access to high-speed internet...; Florida doctors may soon have more leeway in prescribing controlled substances remotely; Lawmakers want to ensure babies born with hearing loss are screened for a virus known as CMV; The sunshine state is no longer a prime destination for film and TV productions. At least some state and local officials would like to change that; And while Florida may have a lot more assisted living facilities than North Dakota, it seems that state is doing a lot better job of making sure the residents of such facilities receive COVID vaccine booster shots.
  • On tonight’s program: Florida lawmakers advance greater parental involvement in the state’s public school curricula decisions. The reviews are mixed; Florida lawmakers are continuing their efforts to expand access to high-speed internet...; Florida doctors may soon have more leeway in prescribing controlled substances remotely; Lawmakers want to ensure babies born with hearing loss are screened for a virus known as CMV; The sunshine state is no longer a prime destination for film and TV productions. At least some state and local officials would like to change that; And while Florida may have a lot more assisted living facilities than North Dakota, it seems that state is doing a lot better job of making sure the residents of such facilities receive COVID vaccine booster shots.
  • On tonight’s program: A redistricting plan advances in the Florida House…; A severe personnel shortage hits Florida’s schools so what will – or can – the state legislature do about it?; Lawmakers and advocates say a measure on access to abortion is personal; A proposal would change the way state agency heads are appointed; And Florida’s manatees are starving for lack of seagrass. And opponents fear a pro-development bill advancing in the legislature could make things even worse
  • On tonight’s program: A redistricting plan advances in the Florida House…; A severe personnel shortage hits Florida’s schools so what will – or can – the state legislature do about it?; Lawmakers and advocates say a measure on access to abortion is personal; A proposal would change the way state agency heads are appointed; And Florida’s manatees are starving for lack of seagrass. And opponents fear a pro-development bill advancing in the legislature could make things even worse
  • On tonight’s program: When a young person threatens on social media to shoot someone, maybe they should be taken seriously and stopped before they shoot someone; Governor Ron DeSantis' proposed congressional map is drawing backlash because it would eliminate two of the state's majority African American voting districts...; Florida law could impose new restrictions on what can and can’t be talked about in public school classrooms; Why are so many Florida lawmakers eager to get involved in local school board matters? A seasoned Capital reporter will provide some context; And after years of management by a charter school firm, a North Florida county’s school system will once again be run by the public sector.
  • On tonight’s program: When a young person threatens on social media to shoot someone, maybe they should be taken seriously and stopped before they shoot someone; Governor Ron DeSantis' proposed congressional map is drawing backlash because it would eliminate two of the state's majority African American voting districts...; Florida law could impose new restrictions on what can and can’t be talked about in public school classrooms; Why are so many Florida lawmakers eager to get involved in local school board matters? A seasoned Capital reporter will provide some context; And after years of management by a charter school firm, a North Florida county’s school system will once again be run by the public sector.
  • On tonight’s program: A Florida redistricting expert offers a birds-eye view of what the congressional district maps under consideration could mean for voters and state politics....; State agencies are grappling with Florida's worker shortage; Lawmakers are looking into ways to get more peer specialists certified in the state. Experts say they’re an essential part of the substance abuse recovery process; Loss of seagrass is affecting Florida's manatee population, and lawmakers are considering legislation to resolve that problem; And a veteran Capital Reporter shares his insights as the end of the session’s second week approaches.
  • On tonight’s program: A Florida redistricting expert offers a birds-eye view of what the congressional district maps under consideration could mean for voters and state politics....; State agencies are grappling with Florida's worker shortage; Lawmakers are looking into ways to get more peer specialists certified in the state. Experts say they’re an essential part of the substance abuse recovery process; Loss of seagrass is affecting Florida's manatee population, and lawmakers are considering legislation to resolve that problem; And a veteran Capital Reporter shares his insights as the end of the session’s second week approaches.
  • More traffic enters Tallahassee through the U.S. 27/North Monroe Street gateway than anywhere else. But the corridor has slid downhill in recent years, prompting a push by Leon County to address the issues that contribute to those problems. Leon County Commissioner Rick Minor, whose district encompasses the corridor, appears with some members of the citizens’ task force that worked on the project over several months: former FSU Transportation Expert Jo Penrose; Big Bend Continuum of Care’s Johnna Coleman; and former state government staffer/now entrepreneur Ron Goldstein.
  • More traffic enters Tallahassee through the U.S. 27/North Monroe Street gateway than anywhere else. But the corridor has slid downhill in recent years, prompting a push by Leon County to address the issues that contribute to those problems. Leon County Commissioner Rick Minor, whose district encompasses the corridor, appears with some members of the citizens’ task force that worked on the project over several months: former FSU Transportation Expert Jo Penrose; Big Bend Continuum of Care’s Johnna Coleman; and former state government staffer/now entrepreneur Ron Goldstein.