Florida Matters: 2017 Legislative Roundup
It took them three days longer than it was supposed to, but Florida lawmakers have finally passed a new state budget.
This week on Florida Matters we’ll take a look at what’s in the $83 billion spending plan along with a few other issues decided during the 60-day session.
Our guests include:
- Lynn Hatter, Florida Public Radio reporter and News Director at WFSU in Tallahassee
- Dr. Susan MacManus, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration and Political Science at the University of South Florida
You can read the entire budget in detail – if you dare – by clicking here.
Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1
Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.
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