Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request for a law implementing federal the E-Verify system for all new hires is running into some trouble in Tallahassee.
Also, in today’s Sunrise:
— There’s also trouble brewing at the Florida State University College of Medicine after being slapped with a warning from the group responsible for the accreditation of medical schools in the U.S. and Canada. The dean of the FSU College of Medicine hopes to have things straightened about before the accreditation team returns in the spring.
— Budget wonks in The Capitol say a new proposal to cut the state commercial rental sales tax by 10 percent will cost the state quite a bit — more than $800 million over the next five years.
— State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis issues a holiday safety warning in a most unusual way, by setting a Christmas tree on fire. With it comes a lengthy list of do’s and don’ts for your tree.
— A Florida Woman tells the 911 operator that she had no intention of stopping for two deputies because they had guns, and she didn’t want to get shot. Spoiler alert: They shot her anyway.