Florida House Democrats are trying to engineer a Special Session on coronavirus. Rep. Evan Jenne says enough lawmakers have now submitted a formal request to the Secretary of State — and she is legally required to poll the entire Legislature.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Senate Democrats hold an online news conference to demand more changes in the state unemployment system. Sunrise talks with five of them to hear why.
— Despite spending more than $100 million to try to patch the system together, Florida’s unemployment compensation system is still leading to anger, frustration, tears — and even a lawsuit. New numbers from the U.S. Labor Department show more Floridians filed first-time unemployment claims last week than any other state in the nation.
— Two stories featuring Florida Man and Woman, including a judge who’s in trouble for defending her son.