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The Florida Roundup
The Florida Roundup is a live, weekly call-in show with a distinct focus on the issues affecting Floridians. Each Friday at noon, listeners can engage in the conversation with journalists, newsmakers and other Floridians about change, policy and the future of our lives in the sunshine state.Join our hosts, veteran journalists from our partner public radio stations: WLRN’s Tom Hudson, broadcasting from Miami and WJCT’s Melissa Ross, broadcasting from Jacksonville.

1/11/19: Gov. DeSantis’ First Days in Office; Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Deaths

Governor Ron DeSantis
Governor Ron DeSantis

This week on  The Florida Roundup, we discussed Governor Ron DeSantis’ first few days in office – and what lies ahead – with Jim Saunders, Executive Editor for News Service of Florida and Ana Ceballos, who covers state government and politics for the USA TODAY NETWORK.

We also took a closer look at a USA TODAY NETWORK - FLORIDA investigation into nursing home neglect and abuse deaths with Melanie Payne, one of the reporters covering the story, and William Scott, an attorney specializing in Florida elder abuse cases.

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