The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to protect health care companies from being sued over the COVID-19 crisis. Backers of the bill say it protects the health care heroes. Opponents say it only protects employers … especially the bad ones.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Gov. Ron DeSantis travels to the Venice Community Center to announce new vaccination sites — and do a victory dance of sorts. The Governor says he was right and other states got it wrong.
— Unions representing police, firefighters, teachers, and other public employees are under attack in the Legislature again. AFL-CIO lobbyist Rich Templin questions the timing … and intent.
— The simple answer is that most Florida lawmakers are anti-union, taking great delight in poking the hornet's nest.
— And finally, police jailed a Florida Man for threatening to kill his girlfriend and her children after she dumped him while they were on vacation.