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This Week in South Florida: Perry Thurston and Ana Maria Rodriguez

The Florida Legislature officially begins its annual 60-day session this week and a pair of state lawmakers joined TWISF to discuss.
The Florida Legislature officially begins its annual 60-day session this week and a pair of state lawmakers joined TWISF to discuss.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The Florida Legislature officially begins its annual session this week, though lawmakers have been working for months in committee meetings on new bills.

They are faced with a budget shortfall and an economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, as well as several controversial bills championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Two South Florida lawmakers joined This Week in South Florida to discuss.

State Senator Perry Thurston, a Democrat from Fort Lauderdale, and state Senator Ana Maria Rodriguez, a Republican from Miami-Dade County, joined TWISF hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney.

Their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter.