State Sen. Kelli Stargel’s controversial bill requiring parental consent for minors to obtain an abortion clears another Senate committee … just barely.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— A bill to legalize the sale of fireworks on national holidays — but not Memorial Day — clears the Senate Rules Committee.
— Good news if you like to slather on sunscreen without reading the label first. A bill preempting the right of local governments to ban certain types of sunscreen is ready for the Senate floor.
— Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a deal to buy a 20,000-acre piece of land described as the “heart” of the Everglades so to prevent the current owners from drilling for oil.
— Democratic Minority House leader Kionne McGhee of Cutler Bay talks about leading the charge for bills that would allow college athletes to make money off their images and likeness without losing their athletic scholarships.
— Today’s Florida Man story features a guy accused of stealing merch from more than 1,000 Walmart stores nationwide.