Mental health in Florida: Are cases on the rise?

How is mental health being treated in Florida? Are we seeing more cases -- and why? Tyler Davis, Orlando Health's Behavioral Health President, stopped by Orlando Matters to discuss how Florida's mental health numbers compare to the national numbers, as well as the "stigma" that still exists around mental health.

Florida State Attorney Andrew Bain interview

FOX 35's Ryan Elijah sits down with Florida State Attorney Andrew Bain regarding the criminal justice system, the changes he's implemented, and his response to those who believe its broken. Bain was appointed to Florida State Attorney by Gov. Ron DeSantis after DeSantis suspended then-State Attorney Monique Worrell.

Home sales decrease in Orlando. Here's why

Home sales decreased slightly in Orlando in July, compared to June. Lisa Hill, president of the Orlando Regional Realtors Association, joins Orlando Matters to discuss why. Plus, we get a first look at Beep, an autonomous shuttle coming to downtown Orlando, and new cruises are coming to Florida's Port Canaveral.

Space travel? A look inside the futuristic capsules

Soon enough, people visiting Florida's Space Coast to watch SpaceX's rocket launches to the International Space Station may be able to visit space themselves – or at least the edge of it. Space Perspective is betting on balloons – massive balloons – to lift people to the very edge of space, more than 100,000 feet above the Earth's ground – and the latest venture in commercial space travel and exploration.

Disney's big investment in Walt Disney World

On this week's Orlando Matters, we take a look at the economic impacts of Hurricane Idalia, Disney's big investment plans for Walt Disney World and its international theme parks, the latest in politics, and the pros and cons of booking trips and vacations with third-party websites.

Inside Brightline's Orlando-Miami train ride

After months of construction, Brightline's newest train servivce -- Orlando to Miami -- has launched. We take you inside the terminal and on the train to check out all the amenities and services.

Feds sending help to Florida after Idalia

On this week's Orlando Matters, we look at the damage, cleanup, and resources being sent to Florida after Hurricane Idalia. Plus, we get a sneak peek at "Magic Dining" around Orlando.

State Attorney Monique Worrell suspended. What's next?

Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended State Attorney Monique Worrell, citing derelict of duty, and immediately appointed Judge Andrew Baine to the role. Baine has since released his 100-day plan. Defense attorney Bob Fisher joined Orlando Matters to discuss the overall situation, plus possible next steps. Could this head to court?

Fewer visitors to Orlando - How come?

FOX News Business contributor Gary Kaltbaum joined Orlando Matters to discuss the Central Florida tourism tax numbers, the decline, and what it could mean for summer travel in Florida.

Orlando Matters: Pat Williams, Orlando Dreamers

There is a renewed push to build a major stadium in Orlando with the goal of luring a MLB baseball team to Central Florida. FOX 35's Ryan Elijah talks with Pat Williams, who owns the Orlando Dreamers, about his plans.

Orlando Matters: Disney vs. DeSantis feud

As the fight between Gov. DeSantis and Walt Disney World continues, FOX 35's Ryan Elijah talks with Mark Johnston, a professor at Rollins College about the various business implications of this ongoing dispute.

Florida sheriffs on new permitless carry law

A new law in Florida will allow gun owners to carry a concealed weapon without the need for an additional permit. Orange County Sheriff John Mina, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd share their thoughts on the new law.

Sen. Rick Scott talks gun control, gun violence

Florida Sen. Rick Scott joined Orlando Matters to discuss the ongoing gun control debate following the deadly school shooting in Nashville, Tenn., as well as shared his thoughts on sentencing for people convicted in school shootings. "These people ought to be put to death when convicted," he said.