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This episode of Policy Matters is a conversation with Makaziwe Mandela, the eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela, and Khalil Osiris, a board member of the Nelson Mandela Family Foundation and the CEO of Reflecting Freedom.
In the November episode of Policy Matters host Rick Mullaney, director of Jacksonville University's Public Policy Institute, spoke with Jacksonville Jaguars president Mark Lamping about the plans owner Shad Khan has for the redevelopment of the Shipyards and other projects at or near the Sports Complex.
He also spoke with former Congressman Jason Altmire (D-PA) about his book “Dead Center” which deals with political polarization in America and what can be done about it.
Policy Matters is quarterly program hosted by Rick Mullaney, director of the Public Policy Institute at Jacksonville University. The latest edition included interviews with Rep. Al Lawson (D-Fl) and Jacksonville City Council President Anna Lopez Brosche.
Lawson talked about his first seven months in office and his thoughts on the job being done by President Trump.
Brosche discussed her proposal to remove Confederate memorials from public places and place them in a museum.
On the March 2017 edition of Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney speaks with Jacksonville City Council President Lori Boyer about capitalizing on one of the city’s greatest assets: an abundance of water.
Listen to the interview that aired on 89.9 WJCT-FM
On the February 2016 edition of Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney discusses civic engagement, the environment and other issues with former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and Chris Hand, who served as Chief of Staff for former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown.
On the December 2015 edition of Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney speaks with Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams about public safety issues in Duval County, including violent crime, the Jacksonville Journey program, and more.
On the June 2015 edition of WJCT's Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney speaks with Greg Anderson, incoming President of the Jacksonville City Council, about the top issues facing the city and his priorities for the council in the next year.
Policy Matters: Jacksonville City Council President Greg Anderson
On the March 2015 edition of WJCT's Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney speaks with nationally renowned water resource and marine life experts James G. Workman, writer and Deputy Director of the Environmental Defense Fund's Catch Share Design, and Dr. Quint White, Director of Jacksonville University's Marine Science Research Institute.
The rollout of the national online Health Insurance Exchange under the Affordable Care Act in October has caused political strife for President Obama and increased uncertainly for those seeking insurance.