Florida Matters News Roundtable: 2018 Legislative Session

Florida Matters News Roundtable: 2018 Legislative Session
Florida Matters News Roundtable: 2018 Legislative Session

The state’s lawmakers are hard at work in Tallahassee as the 2018 legislative session continues. This week on the latest edition of our monthly Florida Matters news roundtable series we’re talking about some of their priorities and how they could affect residents.

Our guests include:
Zac Anderson, reporter with the Sarasota Herald Tribune
William March, longtime political journalist

What issues are you most concerned about this session? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook, tweet @FloridaMatters or email FloridaMatters@wusf.org

Original Broadcast Date: 
01/24/18

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Host:
Carson Cooper

It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and colleague Carson Cooper has died following a long illness. As a host of Morning Edition for 18 years, Carson was the voice of WUSF in the morning for radio listeners across the area. He was a warm and engaging host, and an important part of the WUSF team. During his time with WUSF, he reported on a variety of important issues in the community, including growth, education, transportation, affordable housing, public health and the environment.

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Host:
Robin Sussingham

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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