Episode 88



January 27th, 2020

13 mins 56 secs

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About this Episode

The House and Senate have each scheduled a floor session for Wednesday, where lawmakers will vote on bills overturning Key West’s ban on chemical sunscreens and a bill prohibiting insurance companies from using genetic information to set rates or deny coverage.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— Florida’s unemployment rate has reached a historic low … just don’t ask about why wages are still low.

— The new conservative majority on the Florida Supreme Court upends the death penalty process. It could be a while before we know the true impact of this decision.

— The state’s Agriculture Department wants to repay Lee County homeowners for citrus trees cut down to prevent the spread of citrus canker, but they say it can’t happen until lawmakers come up with the money.

— Florida Man update, which includes someone who wears an Easter Bunny costume as he tries to escape the law.