A judge once again shuts down the Governor’s attempt to block local mask mandates. But even before the judge’s ruling, Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed that he would fight back through appeal and win.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried touted the safety of vaccines during her COVID-19 briefing, but issued a statement calling on news outlets to stop broadcasting “the Governor’s misinformation without immediate editorial correction with the facts.”
— And Florida’s largest teachers’ union weighs in on the judge’s mask ruling against the state.
— On the Sunrise Interview, Andrew Spar, President of the Florida Education Association, says they are prepared for the Governor's appeal as they continue the fight to keep teachers and students safe.
— And finally, a Florida Man fed up with a private road in poor condition near his Southwest Florida business produced a novel solution: plant a banana tree in a pothole to warn motorists away.