Proposed Gas Tax; Suddath; WJCT’s Earth Day; National Stress Awareness Month

Apr 19, 2021

A proposed 6-cent gas tax to fund long delayed infrastructure improvements across the city has sparked debate. Should some of that money go toward a revamp of the downtown Skyway?

Ennis Davis and Mike Field from The Jaxson joined us to discuss that proposed gas tax and to answer listeners' questions.

Suddath

Suddath, a moving and logistics company with their headquarters located in Jacksonville, has launched new logistics webpages. CEO Michael Brannigan joined the show to explain how the company's new webpages are helping customers.

WJCT’s Earth Day

Tomorrow evening, WJCT will host a virtual ADAPT panel discussion on the varied roles parks and green space can play in the fight against climate change. WJCT News’ Brendan Rivers joined the show with a preview of the event and to talk about WJCT joining the Covering Climate Collaborative, a new nationwide collaboration that will help participating newsrooms focus on covering the local impacts of climate change and how communities are responding to it.

National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness month. First Coast veteran and renowned yoga and meditation teacher Dan Nevins joined the show with some meditative practices and advice to help relieve stress that's built up over the course of the pandemic.

Michael Gonzalez can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org.