Members of the House Education Committee approved a bill to turn New College into a branch campus of Florida State University and Florida Polytechnic goes to the University of Florida.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— The House and Senate take up their respective budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. The Senate wants to spend about $1.5 billion more than the House.
— Lawmakers spent a lot of time in the first half of the Session talking about regulating vaping, but the House has just come up with a new plan NOT supported by either the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
— Rep. Chip LaMarca talks about compensation for college athletes, butts on the beach, the size of wine bottles and being a red representative in a bright blue county.
— A Florida Man who stopped a deputy to ask for directions ends up in jail.