Gov. Ron DeSantis plucks victory from the jaws of defeat after his Republican Party of Florida announced they were postponing a big fundraising dinner. It’s back on.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— DeSantis is asking lawmakers to pass a bill requiring private employers in Florida to use the federal E-Verify system to screen all new hires and make sure they’re in this country legally. But some of the biggest industries in Florida or looking to stop it.
— The NCAA saw the writing on the wall after the Governor said he supports a new bill that would allow college athletes to make money on their own images and likenesses.
— Attorney General Ashley Moody wants the legislature to crack down on vaping, saying it is now showing up in elementary schools.
— Adventures with Florida Girl: Deputies in Collier County say a 14-year-old girl walked up to a man dressed as Donald Trump and punched him in the jaw — while her friends recorded it.