Florida’s Supreme Court is taking up an issue with huge political implications — do former felons have to pay all their fines and make restitution before having their voting rights restored?
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Two Central Florida lawmakers are filing bills to protect roofers, farmworkers, landscapers and others who work outdoors from heat-related illnesses. The bills include providing cool water, shade and regular breaks.
— State Rep. Dane Eagle has become the first Republican to officially announce he’s running Florida’s 19th Congressional District, currently held by Frances Rooney, who plans to retire from Congress. Part of the reason, Eagle says, is to defend Donald Trump.
— Speaking of Trump, a new poll from Florida Atlantic University shows the President is in trouble with Hispanic voters in the Sunshine State. Sunrise’s in-house polling expert Steve Vancore stops by to parse the numbers.
— And the continuing adventures of Florida Man — or men, as the case may be — who stole Bigfoot.