Ron DeSantis lawyers up to press his case that former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel should go. The Governor brought on George Levesque, an attorney with GrayRobinson and was a finalist for one of two openings on the 1st District Court of Appeal as well as a former general counsel of the Senate.
Also, on today’s Sunrise with Jim Rosica, filling in for Rick Flagg:
— Lawmakers keep going in the first of two back-to-back committee weeks.
— A second House panel (in as many days) is contemplating legalized recreational cannabis.
— And two new judges were picked for the state’s premier appellate court.
— A talk with On3PR President Christina Johnson, who is the former Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of State, Communications Director for DBPR and Comms Director for then-Senate President John McKay.
— And the latest in Florida Man hijinks: The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has a message for one 911 caller: Stop calling. The man keeps calling the emergency line to complain about his roommate’s stealing his marijuana.