Recent Florida Matters episodes

Florida Matters: Energy in Florida (February 17, 2015)

This week on Florida Matters, we're continuing our preview of the upcoming Florida Legislative session. State lawmakers have filed a half-dozen bills dealing with how your power company operates in Florida. What are the chances that changes are...

Florida Matters: Amendment One (February 10, 2015)

Back in November, voters overwhelmingly passed Amendment One, which sets aside millions of dollars for land and water conservation.This week on Florida Matters, we'll take a look at where exactly that money might go.

The amendment takes...

Florida Matters: Mental Health Funding (February 3, 2015)

Florida ranks at or near the bottom when it comes to per capita funding for mental health services in the U.S.

This week on Florida Matters, we'll take a look at just how that's playing out in Florida, along with the push for more funding...

Florida Matters: Same-Sex Marriage in FL (January 27, 2015)

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Florida since Jan. 6, 2015, and to mark the occasion, Hillsborough County Clerk Pat Frank held a group wedding at a park across the street from the courthouse. The issue is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court...

Florida Matters: Gasparilla Pirate Invasion & Parade (January 20, 2015)

When the famous and infamous Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates invades Tampa on Saturday, Jan. 31, it will be the 100th such procession along Bayshore Boulevard and the streets of downtown Tampa. Many people across the country – and even here in...

Florida Matters: Identifying the Remains of Dozier Victims (January 13, 2015)

For years, claims of abuse, beatings, rapes and murder of students by staff have come from those who survived the Dozier School for Boys, the now-closed state-run reform school in the Florida Panhandle.

Many families are still wondering...

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