Episode 172: Reopening Florida Episode 172: Reopening Florida
THE ROTUNDA – On this episode, Governor Ron DeSantis outlines his plan for reopening Florida this week. Gomes talks with Debra Bennett, Florida state organizer for the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, who highlights the growing number of COVID-19 cases at the Department of Corrections.

Other guests include, Leon County Commission Chairman Bryan Desloge as the National Association of Counties calls on Congress to steer more COVID-19 relief funds to local governments.  Plus, as the need for local news increases, Jean Kiddoo, with the Federal Communications Commission, joins the program to discuss the national switch of TV station frequencies impacting several Florida cities this week.

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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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