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05/07/15: State Legislative Session; Public Television; WJCT's Relax Radio; Kerry Speckman

After abruptly adjourning three days early, the Florida House and Senate have tentatively agreed to a special session in June to hash out lingering budget issues. But will the two chambers be able to resolve their lingering dispute on health care funding? We speak with Marty Fiorentino, principal at the Jacksonville government relations firm The Fiorentino Group.

Association for Public Television Stations CEO Pat Butler joins us to discuss the organization's new strategic plan for helping local public television stations better tell local stories and increase their impact in the community.

We speak with WJCT music director David Luckin about our new Relax Radio HD radio station.

And contributor Kerry "The Specktator" Speckman joins us with a look at events happening around town this weekend.

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Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.