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Century Commission (February 8, 2008)
Century Commission Logo

This week on Florida Matters; the Century Commission was created by state lawmakers several years ago to help map out a blueprint for ways to accommodate Florida's growing population while maintaining quality of life. It just released a new...

The Year Ahead (February 1, 2008)
Florida State Seal

This week on Florida Matters, a look at the year ahead. Join Carson Cooper and his guests, Columnist Howard Troxler of the St. Petersburg Times, and Political reporter William March of the Tampa Tribune.

Florida Amendment One (January 25, 2008)
House made out of money

Florida voters will head to the polls this Tuesday to decide the fate of amendment one which would increase the homestead exemption, make the Save Our Homes cap on tax increases portable and offer up more modest caps on non-homestead property....

Florida's Energy Future (January 18, 2008)
Tampa's Big Bend  Power Plant

Florida's major electric utilities say it will take a lot to keep the lights on in the coming years. But just how will they do it? More power plants? Is nuclear energy the answer? And how does the effort to reduce greenhouse gases play into all...

Plant City Gangs (January 11, 2008)
gang tattoos

This week, the intersection of immigration, crime, race and gangs in rural Florida. The problems in Hillsborough County's Plant City echo what's happening throughout the state.

Film Industry (January 4, 2008)
Reels of Film
Film Industry

State officials are hoping more car chases and boy-meets-girl stories are filmed in Florida. The hope is big screen exposure can diversify the economy and boost the state's image with national and international audiences. But does Florida have...

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