Valerie Crowder - WUSF
Valerie Crowder hosts and produces state and local newscasts during All Things Considered. Her reporting on local government and politics has received state and regional recognition. She has also contributed stories to NPR newscasts. Before moving to Tallahassee, she was a freelance reporter in Panama City. Her public radio journey began at WAER-FM in Syracuse, New York. She has a bachelor's degree in newspaper online journalism and political science from Syracuse University.
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February 19, 2024

Florida kids speak out against social media restrictions

Facebook, Instagram and TikTok would likely become off-limits under a proposed ban on social media accounts for anyone under 16.

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November 1, 2023

Appellate court considers North Florida redistricting

The court is expected to rule by Nov. 22 the elimination of a Black-majority district stretching from Jacksonville to Gadsden County.

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October 4, 2023

Trial ends early on North Florida’s congressional lines

A federal three-judge panel is set to issue a decision on the constitutionality of North Florida’s congressional districts by early next year.

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September 26, 2023

Federal trial underway on Florida’s congressional map

Several civil rights groups argue that the map intentionally discriminated against Black voters.

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August 21, 2023

Hearing set this week on North Florida redistricting

A judge will decide whether state lawmakers must reinstate Congressional District 5, a Black majority district that included Jacksonville.

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