Episode 110

Citizens

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February 27th, 2020

32 mins 6 secs

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After clearing the Rules Committee, a bill making it harder for citizens to amend the state constitution heads for the Senate floor.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— The House approves a bill to keep sex offenders who victimize children from being released from jail while appealing their conviction.

— A bill to crack down on indecent exposure also clears the Rules Committee and is ready for the Senate floor, as well as advanced a bill allowing college-athletes to profit to cash in on their fame without losing their scholarships.

— A House budget committee is taking a “see no evil, hear no evil” approach to discrimination against LGBTQ students at private schools that receive state money.

Rich Templin of the AFL-CIO talks about his opposition to bills making it harder to place a citizen’s amendment on the ballot and allowing more secrecy when universities search for a new president.

— In on all-female version of Florida Man, a woman is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head and another arrested on a murder charge when her boyfriend died after being zipped into a suitcase for hours.