Episode 378



April 9th, 2021

28 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

Another spike in COVID-19 cases, the most in almost two months.

Also on today’s Sunrise:

— Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody filed suit against the federal government to get cruise ships back in business.

— Legal experts say it's not likely to work, but from a political standpoint, it already has.

— The House votes to impose the sales tax on online purchases using the $1 billion annual windfalls to fix the unemployment system. But critics say they fixed a part that wasn't broken and ignored the real problem.

— The Senate signed off on the final changes, and the bill is now headed for the Governor.

— The House also voted to abolish the Lawton Chiles Endowment Fund, much to the dismay of Rep. Joe Geller.

— Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried tells the U.S. International Trade Commission that Mexican imports of cucumbers and squash cost Florida farmers millions of dollars and thousands of jobs

— And finally, a Florida Man is accused of stealing a car from the Kansas Highway Patrol and leading officers on a 100-mile-an-hour chase … while his hands were still cuffed behind his back.