Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and the question, “What are the biggest issues facing your… read more

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and the question, “What are the biggest issues facing your state?” The Miami Herald's Mary Ellen Klaas spoke by phone about the top issues in Florida and the priorities Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to push in 2013. She also talked about the economy, health care, immigration, and Governor Scott’s recent announcement that he wants Florida teachers to receive a pay raise. Amanda Vinicky, Illinois Public Radio Statehouse Bureau Chief, spoke via Skype about the political dynamics and issues in Illinois. She also talked about the budget problems pensions are causing Illinois, education funding, taxes, and social issues such as gay marriage and gun control. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also read news headlines. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Open Phones

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Program ID:
310627-2
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2013

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  • Jan 27, 2013 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 27, 2013 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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