Episode 43



November 11th, 2019

12 mins 26 secs

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About this Episode

Happy Veterans Day!

Good news for Northwest Florida. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn’t offer crop insurance on trees, they’ve agreed to nearly $400 million to help growers who suffered huge losses from Hurricane Michael.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— The Florida Legislature may have a reputation for being gun-friendly. But Lake County Commissioners make Tallahassee lawmakers look downright amateurish in comparison.

— Speaking of veterans; State Sen. Janet Cruz and Rep. Adam Hattersley are filing legislation to allow veterans with service-related disabilities to obtain or renew their medical marijuana cards at no cost. Usually, the cost to obtain a card is between $200-$400.

— As lawmakers in Washington talk about “saving Medicare,” some seniors in Florida call that double-speak for gutting the program that provides healthcare for older Americans. And they’re vowing to fight back.

— The latest update on Florida Man; someone who never seems to take a day off.