Monday, 25 September 2017 00:00

Episode 122: Taking The Knee

THE ROUNDA - NFL players take a knee after Trump’s call for a boycott. Also, is Florida a “State of Denial?” Despite Florida’s vulnerability to sea-level rise and extreme weather events, state employees are discouraged from using the term “climate change.”  Gomes chats with Ken Berlin, president of the Climate Reality Project founded by Al Gore. Plus, Joan Alker who heads the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families warns Florida’s progress on insuring children is in jeopardy if Congress doesn’t act soon to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP.
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Monday, 06 April 2015 00:00

Episode 5: Budget Breakdown

THE ROTUNDA - The budget battle in the Legislature gets intense with huge a spending gap between the House and Senate over Obamacare. The showdown over the $2 billion Low Income Pool program causes Joan Alker, executive director at the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University, to lash out against Florida officials via Twitter. 
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Friday, 26 June 2015 00:00

Episode 17: Vindication 

THE ROTUNDA - We’re tracking how Florida politicians are reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare. Gomes talks with Joan Alker, executive director at the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University and Damien Filer with Progress Florida about the impact of the ruling.
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POLITICS - The Legislature adjourned for the year without expanding Medicaid to provide health insurance for 800,000 poor Floridians. But the debate is far from over. Joan Alker, executive director for Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families who has closely monitored the debate in Florida, is featured in Episode 17: Vindication. 
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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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