Florida Senate http://wlrn.org en Senate Film Industry Incentives Include Charges To Local Governments http://wlrn.org/post/senate-film-industry-incentives-include-charges-local-governments <p>Dramatic increases in state incentives to lure film and entertainment production to Florida may be on the way. But this time, local governments would have to pay to play. A bill approved in the Senate Commerce and Tourism&nbsp;Committee would charge counties where&nbsp;the productions take place 10 percent of the face amount of the producers' tax incentives.</p><p>Click below to hear the full story.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:07:38 +0000 Rick Stone 30445 at http://wlrn.org Senate Film Industry Incentives Include Charges To Local Governments Florida Dems Honor Senator And Former Civil-Rights Protester http://wlrn.org/post/florida-dems-honor-senator-and-former-civil-rights-protester <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Arthenia Joyner is an African-American, Democratic state senator from Tampa, but 50 years ago she was a college student getting arrested for being a nonviolent protester just minutes from the state capitol in Tallahassee.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Everything was segregated. You couldn’t go anywhere,” Joyner said. That’s why she was protesting outside Tallahassee's Florida Theater, the whites-only theater where she was arrested.</span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:53:32 +0000 Jordan Michael 23308 at http://wlrn.org Florida Dems Honor Senator And Former Civil-Rights Protester