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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.

Florida Republican Party; Obamacare In The Sunshine State

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

On Friday’s program, we took a closer look at Florida’s Republican Party with  , author of   The Modern Republican Party of Floridaand  George Will, a columnist and the author of  The Conservative Sensibility.

We also discussed the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - in the Sunshine State with  Justine Griffin, a medical reporter with the Tampa Bay Times, as health insurance sign-ups begin at many companies.

Heather Schatz can be reached at , 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.

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