Episode 125

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March 19th, 2020

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Florida lawmakers are back in town to approve the budget and finally put an end to the 2020 Session — and not everyone is pleased. They’re worried that all those people coming in from every corner of the state could spread the coronavirus.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida takes a big jump, nearly 100 in a single day, including another fatality.

— Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is getting pushback on his plan for dealing with coronavirus. Some critics call it an illegal power grab.

— Officials in South Florida predict a tsunami of unemployment claims resulting from businesses that are shutting down for coronavirus. Florida has the worst jobless benefits in the country, but the Governor can change that with an executive order.

— The state’s “event industry” has taken a huge hit from the virus and want to be a part of any upcoming bailout.

— In 2020, there were winners and losers — here are some of the high-profile bills that went down in flames during Session.

— And the latest in Florida Man, who felt the best way to deal with an auto crash was to get naked.