VISIT FLORIDA is looking for support in the legislature. The state will abolish the tourism marketing agency later this year if lawmakers don’t act.
Also, on today's Sunrise:
— Headed for the House floor after clearing all its committees is a bill to increase penalties for bear poachers.
— Also House-floor-bound is a bill that says insurance companies cannot get access to your genetic code.
— Republican leader Dane Eagle — in his term-limited last year in the House — tells Sunrise his job is a bit like herding cats. He’s currently running for a seat in the U.S. House, where we’re sure it’s nothing like that.
— An automotive edition of Florida Man features a carjacker armed with a lighter and a DUI suspect busted with a load of poop in his pants.