Episode 31



October 24th, 2019

24 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Unsurprisingly, the Florida Senate voted to uphold Ron DeSantis’ removal of Scott Israel as the elected Broward County Sheriff. The decision brought relief to Parkland parents, but also set a troubling precedent of expanding the Governor’s executive powers.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— The Florida Department of Health is tracking 70 cases — with one death — of the mysterious illness caused by vaping. Surgeon General Scott Rivkees says the real culprit is still unknown.

— The state’s Silver Alert system is celebrating its 10th birthday, with over 2,000 alerts issued over the past decade.

— A conversation with Peter Schorsch, founder and publisher of FloridaPolitics.com.

— More Florida Women hijinks: A Pasco County woman is facing a variety of criminal charges, accused of trying to burn down a man’s tent while he was trapped inside. Another woman, 18, was arrested for handing out flyers for a homecoming party in Flagler County, offering $2 shots and $4 mixed drinks.