The Florida Roundup
12:00 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Why An FBI Investigation Probably Won't Stop Immigration Reform

On the Florida Roundup: New immigration reform proposals are put on the table in Washington. How could a path to citizenship be traveled in immigrant-rich South Florida?   Plus we get the latest update on the FBI raid of a West Palm Beach eye doctor with connections with U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, a sponsor of a bipartisan immigration reform plan.

GOP opposition to immigration reform has been tempered by their loss of the Latino vote in the 2012 election.
Credit Anuska Sampedro

Things are ramping up in Tallahassee where the Governor presented his new budget plan, which includes an extra billion dollars plus for education, much of it for Florida's public school teachers.  After months of complaining about Citizens Property from the sidelines, are South Florida legislators likely to get any bill passed to limit the state-run insurer?   We talk about an issue that will be highlighted at our Feb. 25 Town Hall.

Surprise, surprise! A South Florida steroid ring is connected to some of baseball's top players, and local institution, Specs Records, closes down for good.

Host Phil Latzman speaks with panelists Jim Defede of CBS4, Sergio Bustos of The Miami Herald and John O’Connor of StateImpact Florida.

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