Florida Politics correspondent Noah Pransky gives an exclusive report that should cause some soul searching at the Florida Department of Transportation and the Governor’s office over the SunPass snafu.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— The 2020 census is coming, and Florida is one of only five states that has failed to set up a statewide committee to help ensure everyone is counted. Billions of dollars are at stake.
— A new group backed by the national medical marijuana industry was created in Florida to fight proposed constitutional amendments to allow adults to use pot without getting a medical marijuana card.
— Now that two Florida Supreme Court justices have been promoted to the federal courts, Gov. Ron DeSantis must replace them; a nominating commission is meeting today for the first time to start the process.
— Dominic Calabro of Florida TaxWatch, which is celebrating 40 years in business, stops by with a lot to say.
— A Gainesville man was arrested for masturbating — or, as he called it, “praying to his penis” — in front of police officers.