Now in its second year, the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and the Bradenton Herald are launching a discussion about the important issues facing the state of Florida. We’ve assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians from a variety of industries and perspectives who will offer their views through the end of the year. Meet our Influencers and see how they responded to our initial question:

As the Florida Legislature meets for its annual session, please share what you think is the top issue facing Florida and some possible solutions state leaders should be exploring to address that problem.