Charles Crites, a member of the Florida Tea Party, in Tallahassee for the opening day of the 2011 Florida legislative session. Tea Party members lobbied lawmakers for cuts in state spending. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

toggle caption Chris O'Meara/AP

In Florida, Budget Cuts Spark Rallies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/134371373/134371365" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A man gets a checkup from Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine in January. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images

To Cap Medicaid, Florida Looks To Managed Care

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/134332422/134354307" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Miami's Education Success Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/134288533/134288522" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he is opposed to a prescription drug database because it is an invasion of privacy. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

toggle caption Cliff Owen/AP

The 'Oxy Express': Florida's Drug Abuse Epidemic

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/134143813/134188078" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tea Party-Backed Lawmaker Meets With Constituency

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/134003970/134003949" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A for sale sign hangs in front of a Homestead, Fla., home. In certain places more than half of the homes sold are in one stage of foreclosure or another. J. Pat Carter/AP hide caption

toggle caption J. Pat Carter/AP

In Fla., It's A Great Time For Canadian Homebuyers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133864976/133871768" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Florida Targets Big Cuts In Education

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133860415/133860399" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fla. Governor Rejects High-Speed Rail Funds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133831829/133831796" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The "bath salts," which are being snorted and smoked to produce a cocaine- and meth-like high, have sent dozens of users to emergency rooms after violent behavior and hallucinations. Florida and Louisiana have banned the sale of the product. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

toggle caption Rogelio V. Solis/AP

Florida Bans Cocaine-Like 'Bath Salts' Sold In Stores

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133399834/133583943" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Florida Governor Unveils Budget Proposal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133571693/133575981" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rep. Allen West (R-FL) speaks to constituents at a town meeting in Deerfield Beach, Fla., on Thursday. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Greg Allen/NPR

Tea Party Firebrand Backs Hard Choices At Town Hall

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133308153/133311365" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

New Rules Further Loosen Cuba Travel Restrictions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133218509/133218648" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Red Flame grapefruit affected by the disease known as citrus greening, which leaves fruit sour, malformed and unusable -- and eventually kills the tree. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Greg Allen/NPR

Abandoned Citrus Groves Produce Problems In Fla.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133048536/133061509" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Bruce Weber

Portraits Of Haitians In Miami

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132834050/132924380" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

U.S. To Deport Haitians With Criminal Records

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132882265/132882288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript