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Tropical Storm Elsa; Freedom to Fly Act & Essential Caregivers Act; Caregivers for Compromise founder

On This Week in Jacksonville, we discuss the response to and impact from Tropical Storm Elsa, with State Senator Audrey Gibson and Congressman John Rutherford. We also look ahead to 2022, talking with Sen. Gibson about her endorsement of Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor. Rep. Rutherford gives us an update from Washington, talking about the Freedom to Fly Act and the Essential Caregivers Act. And, we talk with Mary Daniel, a local advocate for senior care. Her husband, who has Alzheimer’s, resides at a memory care facility, and she couldn’t see him during the first months of the pandemic. Hear how her experiences during that time led her to take action and push for change.
On This Week in Jacksonville, we discuss the response to and impact from Tropical Storm Elsa, with State Senator Audrey Gibson and Congressman John Rutherford. We also look ahead to 2022, talking with Sen. Gibson about her endorsement of Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor. Rep. Rutherford gives us an update from Washington, talking about the Freedom to Fly Act and the Essential Caregivers Act. And, we talk with Mary Daniel, a local advocate for senior care. Her husband, who has Alzheimer’s, resides at a memory care facility, and she couldn’t see him during the first months of the pandemic. Hear how her experiences during that time led her to take action and push for change.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On this edition of “This Week in Jacksonville,” we discuss the response to and impact from Tropical Storm Elsa, with state Sen. Audrey Gibson and U.S. Rep. John Rutherford.

We also look ahead to 2022, talking with Gibson about her endorsement of Democrat U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist in the race for Florida governor.

Rutherford gives us an update from Washington, D.C., talking about the Freedom to Fly Act and the Essential Caregivers Act.

And we talk with Mary Daniel, a local advocate for senior care and the founder of Caregivers for Compromise. Her husband, who has Alzheimer’s, resides at a memory care facility, and she couldn’t see him during the first months of the pandemic. Hear how her experiences during that time led her to take action and push for change.


About the Author:

Kent Justice co-anchors News4Jax's 5 p.m., 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts weeknights and reports on government and politics. He also hosts "This Week in Jacksonville," Channel 4's hot topics and politics public affairs show each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.