Episode 6: Revenge The Rotunda
THE ROTUNDA - We hear the story of Florida State University student Carly Hellstrom, a victim of revenge porn and how she managed to get lawmakers to advance measures to make the practice a felony if passed. As Governor Rick Scott backs away from his support for Medicaid expansion, Senate President Andy Gardiner denies claims that his chamber is being vengeful by delaying confirmation of Department of Health Secretary John Armstrong.

Despite a big pitch by Jimmy Buffett, the power of the Parrot Heads weren’t enough to sway lawmakers to spend Amendment One money to purchase environmentally sensitive land, as they’d hope. Gomes talks with Everglades Coalition CEO Eric Eikenberg, President of the Florida Wildlife Federation Manley Fuller as they react to the lack of momentum. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy makes a stop in Tallahassee to pick up endorsements from Mayor Andrew Gillum and Rep. Alan Williams in his bid for US Senate when Marco Rubio vacates his seat.

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A weekly podcast focusing on the people and stories shaping Florida politics produced by Trimmel Gomes an award-winning journalist and former statewide news director of Florida Public Radio. Gomes hosted its flagship program "Capital Report" and created the public affairs program "It's About Florida." Gomes is political commentator and regular political contributor to WTXL ABC 27 in Tallahassee.


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