Monday, 15 May 2017 00:00

Episode 106: In Debt

THE ROTUNDA - The wait continues as Gov. Rick Scott reviews the Legislature’s $82.4 billion state spending plan. Despite passing a balanced budget, why is Florida still $9.9 billion in debt? Truth and Accounting, a nonprofit that aims to educate taxpayers on government finances, releases the first analysis of Florida’s latest financial report showing each taxpayer would have to cough up $1,600 to help pay the bills. Gomes interviews Truth in Accounting founder, Sheila Weinberg. What’s next for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown? Plus, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam jumps in the race for governor in 2018.   
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Saturday, 05 December 2015 00:00

Episode 39: Abort

THE ROTUNDA - In the wake of the deadly shootings at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs, John Stemberger, president of the Florida Family Council tells Gomes why he’s postponing his capitol rally to defund the organization. Meanwhile Planned Parenthood’s Missy Wesolowski explains why they are not backing down from their efforts to provide reproductive health care. 
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Friday, 06 November 2015 00:00

Episode 36: Change For Peace

THE ROTUNDA - Florida Sen. Jack Latvala sits down for a one-on-one interview hours before the Clearwater Republican conceded in a bitter fight for Senate President. Latvala tells Gomes why he feels he was the best person for the job. Rep. Gayle Harrell, R. Stuart, chair of the House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, is calling for more focus on the state’s mental health crisis. She tells Gomes what needs to be done to get to the root of the problem. And for those familiar with the Capitol Courtyard, you’ll notice some big changes below the feet thanks to the Florida Veterans Foundation. Hear the plan to honor Floridians who served, brick by brick.
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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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