Recent Florida Matters episodes
Property taxes continue to be an issue of concern for Floridians. Some lawmakers have suggested doing away with property tax on homestead properties in lieu of a larger state sales tax. What can be done to address the tax problem? We discuss...
Could Tampa Bay residents be taking the train to work someday? Would light rail help reduce traffic jams and save energy? We discuss the future of a commuter rail in the Bay Area, with this week's guests.
The 2007 Florida Legislative Session begins on Tuesday, March 6th. This week on Florida Matters we discuss the major issues that the legislature will be facing as well as how new Governor Charlie Crist will influence the process.
Some local governments — including Tampa — have considered banning convicted sex offenders from living in certain areas. How do we best deal with “sexual offenders?” More treatment? More jail time? More of both?
Governor Crist has signed the insurance reform package into law. Now what? Will the insurance market in Florida stabilize? Will your rates go down? By how much? More importantly - what happens after the next big storm hits?