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.
Friday, October 26 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, October 28 @ 12:30 PM
Final Presidential Debate The last presidential debate of the 2012 election season focused on foreign policy and was held Monday at Lynn University in Boca Raton. We discuss this debate and what swing states will be critical in this year's election.
Guests: Rudy Fernandez, Romney for President Ray Ruga, CVOX Group
Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, December 11 @ 12:30 PM
Marlins Garage Property Tax A contractual clause and the interpretation of state law may leave the City of Miami owing millions of dollars on property taxes for the parking garage built next to the Miami Marlins stadium. We discuss this and the federal investigation over the stadium's financing deal.
Guests: Tim Elfrink, Miami New Times Michael Lewis, Miami Today Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald
Rothstein Deposition The long awaited deposition of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been scheduled to begin next week. Daily Business Review’s Julie Kay explains what new information may be made public.
Friday, November 5 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, November 7 @ 12:30 PM
Decision 2010: Post-Election Analysis Voters expressed their anger towards President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party at the polls this week, electing a new Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. In Florida, Republicans already held control of the legislature, but their wins will gain them a supermajority and an all-Republican cabinet, topped off by the gubernatorial win of political outsider Rick Scott. We gathered a panel to analyze Tuesday's election results.
Guests: Anthony Man, SunSentinel Tim Padgett, TIME Magazine Joy Reid, The Miami Herald Beth Reinhard, The Miami Herald
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?