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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

01/14/15: Rep. Janet Adkins On Jacksonville's Pension; Berry Good Farms; 'Time Stands Still'

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State Representative Janet Adkins joins the show to discuss Jacksonville's Police and Fire Pension Fund. Adkins and other officials have asked Governor Rick Scott to launch an investigation into whether or not the fund has broken any laws. She will be leading a workshop about the city's pension reform efforts on Thursday.

In our Going Green segment, we speak with Ellen Hiser of the North Florida School of Special Education's Berry Good Farms. This garden program provides produce to the community and local restaurants while teaching valuable skills to students with intellectual disabilities.

And Theatre Jacksonville executive director Sarah Boone tells us about their production of the Tony-nominated drama Time Stands Still. This show explores the impact of covering the Iraq War on a photojournalist.