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Florida Roundup: Marijuana Fines, Jeb Bush To Announce Presidential Bid

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Today on the Florida Roundup, Miami-Dade County moves forward with a proposal to issue a $100 civil citation for possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana. The plan is part of a broader one to curb arrests in low-income areas as well as allowing for police to prioritize their patrolling. Miami Beach's Commission is considering a similar measure.

JEBIO 2016

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush prepares to enter the 2016 race for the White House. Bush's past will soon come under more scrutiny, as presidential contender Marco Rubio can attest to. Rubio's finances are under the microscope.


The Florida Legislature is still deadlockedover the state budget with one week left in the legislative session. For-profit hospitals in Florida charge patients high prices for health care. 

Host Tom Hudson is joined by Miami Herald Miami Beach reporter Joey Flechas, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman, Miami Herald politics reporter Patti Mazzei, Steve Eder of the New York Times, Ge Bai professor at Washington and Lee University and Tampa Bay Times Tallahassee bureau chief Steve Bousquet. 

Listen below to the sounds of South Florida this week, and every Friday at wlrn.org/thisweek.

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