TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Almost a decade after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, government agencies are still spending millions of dollars to restore the Gulf of Mexico. The Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group is planning to spend about $130 million over the next seven years to study, restore and manage deep sea habitat, including coral communities in the Gulf.
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Monday, 30 October 2017 00:00

Episode 125: Legislative Affairs

THE ROTUNDA - The big story behind incoming Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Clemens’ abrupt resignation. Intrepid Politico reporter Alexandra Glorioso tells Gomes how she first broke the news of the affair between Sen. Clemens, a Lake Worth political consultant, and former Martin County lobbyist Devon West. Glorioso also explains the attempted cover-up by legislative leadership. Plus, a discussion on how “dark money” is negatively impacting Florida’s democratic institutions, colleges, and universities. Ralph Wilson, co-founder of Unkoch My Campus along with the organizations Jack Porter, are guests. To view the latest report from Unkoch My Campus, visit unkockmycampus.org.    
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Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Episode 27: The Lawman Willie Meggs

THE ROTUNDA - This episode is all about the life and career of longtime Tallahassee prosecutor Willie Meggs. With his office giving one of the best views of Florida’s Capitol complex, even better than Gov. Rick Scott’s office; the lawman talks with Gomes about throwing the book at state lawmakers for taking freebies from lobbyists and his high-profile probe into rape allegations against FSU star quarterback Jameis Winston.
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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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