Episode 5

Back To Work


September 16th, 2019

16 mins 37 secs

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About this Episode

Summer vacation has long been over. And now, the Florida Legislature gets back to work for committee week in Tallahassee — which means lots of workshops, bill filings — and fundraising.

— Sunrise talks with the man scheduled to take over next year as Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, who filed a resolution to condemn white nationalism and white supremacy.

— A committee in the Florida Senate will start looking into issues related to mass violence, hearing from law enforcement, academics and mental health experts.

— Do you want face time with the Governor, you’d better like golf and have deep pockets. One hundred thousand dollars gets you one-on-one on the links with the DeSantis.

— Drama at the Able Trust: Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is threatening to shut them the agency charged with helping find employment for persons with disabilities. Sunrise talks with reporter Ana Ceballos, who broke the story.

— Adventures of Florida Man: 30-year-old Okaloosa Island man Justin James Wilson attacked several cars with rocks and a belt buckle, doing about $30,000 in damages to vehicles at the Holiday Inn Resort. Wilson told police he did it because Donald Trump owes him “1 trillion dollars.”