Episode 27

Lawyer up


October 17th, 2019

15 mins 35 secs

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About this Episode

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.