Issues has responded to the community’s need for in-depth representation of local concerns for almost 30 years, bringing together local leaders and journalists to discuss the important topics facing South Florida. The weekly half-hour public affairs and news program provides the type of extensive and probing analysis that addresses the community’s continuous concerns.
The voter registration deadline for Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties is today, Monday, July 26th. The primary election is being held August 24, 2010. If you're not registered yet, visit the Florida Division of Elections to find out more information on where and how to register.
Friday, July 23 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, July 25 @ 12:30 PM
ISSUE ONE: 2010 Florida Amendment Four on Property Rights and Land Use If passed, Amendment Four would require municipalities to seek voter approval in order to change their existing comprehensive land-use plans. Advocates say it will reduce uncontrolled growth, while opponents say it will hurt one of Florida’s vital industries. We discuss the pros and cons of this amendment.
Guests: Bett Willett, Florida Hometown Democracy Clarence Anthony, Citizens for Lower Taxes and a Stronger Economy
ISSUE TWO: Oil Drilling Special Session Tuesday’s Legislative special session on oil drilling lasted less than two hours and ended without a vote. What was behind this political theatre, which cost taxpayers $50,000?
Candidates: Frank Carollo Guillermo “Willie” Chacon Antonio “Mico” Colmenares Pedro R. Diaz Mavel Lopez Luis Morse Beba Sardiña-Mann
COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 4
Candidates: Manolo Reyes Denis Rod Oscar Rodriguez-Fonts Francis Suarez
COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 5
Candidates: David Chiverton Michelle Spence-Jones Jeff Torain
COCONUT GROVE VILLAGE COUNCIL MEMBERS
Candidates: Heather Bettner Kate Callahan David B. Collins Liliana Dones Felice Dubin Rose Fountain William Furry Javier Gonzalez Scott Janowitz Giana M. Leyva Stephen P. Murray Michelle Niemeyer Sylvia Quinn Renita Ross Samuels-Dixon Patrick Sessions Adam Weirich David Eric Wells
City of Miami Beach
Candidates: Matti Herrera Bower Raphael Herman Laura Rivero Levey
GROUP I – COMMISSIONER
Candidates: Jerry Libbin Oddy Segui
GROUP II – COMMISSIONER
Candidates: Jorge Exposito Maria Mayer Sherry Roberts
GROUP III – COMMISSIONER
Candidates: Alex Fernandez Michael Góngora Gabrielle Redfern