Five years after voters approved the Florida Water and Land Legacy Amendment, conservation groups are urging the Legislature to finally obey that amendment and spend more to preserve environmentally sensitive lands.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— It’s election day in Saint Petersburg, where nonpartisan City Council races have become about as partisan as it gets.
— Although she leads in the polls in the polls, state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto of Fort Myers said she will not be running for the Congressional seat being given up by U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney.
— Florida Politics is adding veteran reporter AG Gankarski to the Tallahassee team. Gancarski stops by the studio to talk about the upcoming Legislative Session.
— More from Florida Man with a couple of stories featuring a Chihuahua and more than a thousand pythons.