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By Phil Latzman - WLRN on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 6:09 pm
Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott spoke with Miami Herald/WLRN reporter Phil Latzman while he was in Miami this week about a wide variety of issues including the his hopes for this legislative session, his political turn to the left, his support of Medicaid expansion and teacher raises, the issue of internet cafes; plus how to choose a new lieutenant, guns, jobs, the texting-while-driving ban and more.
By Phil Latzman - WLRN on May 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:34 am
Hurricane forecasters, state officials, as well as disaster preparedness experts and exhibitors have gathered at the Broward County Convention in Fort Lauderdale this week. They’re there to talk about the upcoming storm season at the Governor’s Annual Hurricane Conference. Governor [...]
By Phil Latzman - WLRN on November 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm
Upon his return from Brazil Florida’s Governor Rick Scott spoke with Florida Public Radio’s Phil Latzman about trade and other hot button issues including gambling expansion, federal money and education reform.
By Phil Latzman - WLRN on August 11th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:07 pm
In the latest Quinnipiac poll Florida Governor Rick Scott has the highest “dislike” percentage of any other governor in any state surveyed in 2011. The Quinnipiac poll also revealed 57 percent of those polled disapprove of Scott’s management of the state budget. In recent months [...]
By Phil Latzman - WLRN on July 6th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm
The long fourth of July holiday weekend was a difficult one for tourism interests in oil-stained northwest Florida. Phil Latzman has this perspective on the Panhandle’s problems.