Episode 55

No cruelty


November 27th, 2019

12 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

President Donald Trump signed a new law providing harsh penalties for animal cruelty. The prime sponsors of the bipartisan bill are Florida men Ted Deutch and Vern Buchanan.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— A new audit says the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is doing a bad job accounting for the people they fly around the state. But FDLE says that doesn’t really matter, they’re not doing anything improper.

Andrew Gillum, who narrowly lost the Governor’s race in 2018, is donating $150,000 to the Florida Democratic Party in an attempt to flip some House seats in districts he carried last year.

— A Miami lawmaker is filing the Florida Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, to have businesses make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees.

— Sunrise bids adios to the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. While it was the fourth worst on record, Florida dodged a bullet this year.

 — Two Florida women sue a strip club for discrimination after they were refused admission — because they were not with a man.