For about an hour, things actually got exciting in the Legislature as a tornado touched down near the Tallahassee airport. The National Weather Service warned us all to take shelter in the basement — as if there are actual basements in Florida houses.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— After days of sniping back and force between Washington and Tallahassee, Gov. Ron DeSantis says enough of the politics, let's focus on vaccinations.
— The Florida Department of Health reported 169 additional COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday, with nearly 8,500 new infections.
— Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees made a virtual appearance before a legislative committee to provide a COVID-19 update, but lawmakers who wanted to ask questions were told to zip their lips.
— A Senate committee votes for a bill that could eventually kill off the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.
— A conversation with Boca Raton Sen. Tina Polsky, who wants to make it harder for fraudulent candidates to appear on the ballot.
— And finally, a Florida Man faces federal charges of interfering in the presidential election of 2016 and tricking thousands of people into wasting their votes.