The Wednesday edition of The Rotunda Podcast hosted by Trimmel Gomes tracks the contentious confirmation hearing of Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo as Democrats tried to get the state’s top health official to disclose his vaccination status.
The Monday edition of The Rotunda Podcast hosted by Trimmel Gomes zeroes in on Florida’s budget as newly proposed House and Senate budgets will get tweaked this week before each chamber votes on the spending plans. The Senate proposal is $108.6 billion, while the House proposal is nearly $105.3 billion.
The Wednesday edition of The Rotunda Podcast examines the bill by Miami Springs Republican Rep. Bryan Ávila that would ban public schools and private businesses from inflicting “discomfort” on white people during lessons or training about discrimination. On Tuesday, Florida Republicans also advanced a voting law package that would establish a police unit for election crimes, honoring a request by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The Monday edition of The Rotunda Podcast hosted by Trimmel Gomes features the newest member of the Florida House, Mr. Daryl Campbell, a 35-year-old mental health specialist. He was elected on Jan. 11 to represent Florida House District 94, and he shares his journey with Gomes ahead of his official swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday on the House Floor.