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Intersection: Legislative Roundup


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Florida lawmakers struck a deal on the state budget, but the legislative session is set to extend into the weekend after they missed the Tuesday deadline.

The focus in the final weeks of the session has been on school safety and gun legislation, so where does that leave other big issues like healthcare, the environment, housing and higher education?

Political analysts Dick Batchelor and and Chris Carmody join Intersection for a look at what lawmakers agreed on and what’s left out of the budget. 


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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