On this Heard in Central Florida, you’ll hear an assessment on the effectiveness of the recently adjourned 2010 session of the Florida legislature from the perspectives of three local subject matter experts—Deidre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida; Mark Simpson, public radio journalist for 90.7 WMFE-FM; and, Dick Batchelor, a locally recognized political analyst and business consultant. The league invited State Senator Lee Constantine to present. Senator Constantine did not respond to their invitation. The presentation portion of this feature runs 41-minutes. It is followed by 20-minutes of answers to audience questions. This event — known as the League of Women Voters of Seminole County’s Hot Topic Luncheon — was recorded Thursday, June 24, 2010 at Sergio’s Italian Restaurant in Sanford, Florida. The event drew more than 40 league members and members of the public. Deana Schott, immediate past president of the League of Women Voters of Seminole County hosted the event.
Feature Length — 01:11:49
President, League of Women Voters of Florida
Public radio journalist, 90.7 WMFE-FM
Locally recognized political analyst and business consultant. Dick Batchelor Management Group, Inc
Immediate Past President, League of Women Voters of Seminole County
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Additional Feature Information
This presentation marks the 6th in a series of collaborations Carroll McKenney Public Media has initiated with the League of Women Voters of Seminole County Florida through a series of on-going events produced by the League addressing a range of important voter issues.
As you listen to each speaker, please note that below is relevant and helpful information regarding each speaker including their resumes and links to their web site. Additionally, there are still pictures of the event included in an on-line slide show.
While at the Heard in Central Florida Web site you may listen to this growing archive of previous Seminole League events featuring…
- A profile in their own words of candidates standing for election as judges in Seminole County
- A debate about an amendment to the state’s constitution known as amendment 4 or Hometown Democracy
- The status of homeless students in Seminole County
- A forum on school funding priorities, and…
- A presentation regarding youth substance abuse.