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, May 24 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, May 26 @ 12:30 PM
Miami Loses Super Bowl Bids The Miami Dolphins lost their bid to host Super Bowls L and LI after a failed attempt to get public financing for repairs to Sun Life Stadium. In response, Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford commented on his blog that the deal had "three strikes against it." But did it?
Guests: Sean Foreman, Ph.D., Barry University
State of Florida’s Economy We invited two economists to discuss the state of Florida’s economy and to offer their suggestions for diversification and entrepreneurial growth.
Guests: Manuel Lasaga, Ph.D., StratInfo Albert Williams, Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
Friday, May 17 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19 @ 12:30 PM
Media and Obama Administration The Obama administration has come under scrutiny this week for several stories, including Department of Justice seizing the phone records of journalists working for the Associated Press. Are there circumstances where freedom of the press is not guaranteed?
Guest: Sam Terilli, University of Miami
Property Rights Supreme Court Case The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to rule this summer on a case pitting an individual’s property rights versus governmental regulations. We discuss the implications of this important Florida-based lawsuit.
Guest: Kerri Barsh, Esq., Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Miami-Dade’s Sewer Repairs On Thursday, Miami-Dade officials held a meeting to deal with the looming crisis surrounding the County’s aging sewer pipes. We discuss this and other local stories.