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.
Watch the latest installment of Issues' new investigative series, Issues Reports - Smuggling: Baseball's Open Secret, Friday, September 19th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, September 21st, at a special time, 11:00 AM on WPBT2
Friday, September 12 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, September 14 @ 12:00 PM
Miami-Dade County: Police Body Cameras & Budget Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has called for all county police to wear body cameras; making this camera plan a centerpiece of his public agenda. With the support of the local NAACP and push-back from the police union, commissioners still need to approve the purchase of the devices in the coming months.
Guest: Carlos Gimenez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Domestic Violence Video of former NFL player Ray Rice beating his then girlfriend – whom he later married - has brought the issue of domestic violence to the forefront of the American consciousness. We discuss why this incident sparked a national conversation on social media and why some victims find it hard to leave.
Guest: Ellen G. Cohn, Ph.D., Florida International University
Opposition to Soccer Stadium Plan There are many who have been vocal about their reservations to a water front location for the proposed soccer stadium. Greg Bush from the Urban Environment League joins us to discuss why he and his group so strongly oppose what they call a “hastily drawn plan”.