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Sean Shaw endorses Charlie Crist; Jacksonville’s supply chain issues; Cathedral Arts Project supports tax millage; LOL Jax Film Festival

Sean Shaw, Democratic candidate for Attorney General, is suing his opponent in the primary Ryan Torrens.
Sean Shaw, Democratic candidate for attorney general, is suing his opponent in the primary, Ryan Torrens.

Florida Democrats will choose their nominee for governor this month, and early voting gets underway next week.

As former Gov. Charlie Crist and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried campaign for those votes, we continue our conversations with some of the biggest primary contests on the August ballot.

Guest: Sean Shaw, former Florida state representative, 2018 Democratic nominee for attorney general.

Jacksonville’s supply chain issues

Jacksonville is at the national epicenter of supply chain issues, according to a new report. The data shows that 33% of small businesses in Jacksonville say they will need new suppliers within six months.

Guest: Christian Worstell, senior staff writer, HelpAdvisor.com.

Cathedral Arts Project supports tax millage

The Cathedral Arts Project is throwing its support behind a proposed property tax increase to give local teachers a raise. The referendum measure on the August primary ballot would increase funding for teacher pay plus art, music and athletic programs.

Guests:

  • Dr. Lucy Chen, vice president of advocacy and community engagement at Cathedral Arts Project.
  • Henry Franklin, a CAP String Orchestra alumnus and an incoming freshman at the University of North Florida.

LOL Jax Film Festival

The LOL Jax Film Festival takes the stage this weekend right here at WJCT Studios. The comedy film fest focuses on local stand-up comedians, local musicians and local businesses.

Guest: Monique Madrid, festival co-creator, LOL Jax Film Fest.

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Florida Roundup Associate Producer Katherine Hobbs can be reached at khobbs@wjct.org or on Twitter at @KatherineGHobbs.