The Florida Senate will decide the fate of former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel — and it looks like a partisan vote, meaning he probably won’t be getting his job back.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— As for those Ukrainian businessmen associated with Rudy Giuliani, who have been accused of funneling foreign money into U.S. elections — Ron DeSantis says one of them sought an appointment to his transition team.
— Several former death row inmates who were exonerated visited Tallahassee to ask the Governor to spare the next inmate scheduled to die in Florida.
— A contentious bill that, if passed, would force girls to get parental permission before getting an abortion has cleared its sole committee in the Florida House. Opponents claim its part of a campaign to roll back abortion rights for everyone, not just minors.
— The latest in Florida Man news: Investigators in Boynton Beach are searching for a man who managed to steal more than one thousand dollars’ worth of scotch from a liquor store — by smuggling the booze in his pants.