Is Florida Driving Us Crazy?

Jan 25, 2013

On the Florida Roundup: From immigration reform to gay rights, we’ll discuss how the president’s inauguration speech resonated here.  

Florida is one of only 11 states that don't have a ban on texting while driving.
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The Dolphins win the first battle in their fight for public funding to renovate Sun Life Stadium, with the Miami-Dade County Commission agreeing to ask the state for an increase in the hotel tax.  But Florida state lawmakers might not be receptive.

Will the state ever pass laws to prohibit texting while driving?  We ask you whether that’s one of the big reasons Florida is driving us all crazy.  Plus, Marketplace’s Jeremy Hobson tells us what he learned from his week in Miami.

Join Phil Latzman Friday at noon as he speaks with Greg Allen of NPR and Dara Kam of the Palm Beach Post.