House lawmakers advanced a bill requiring a mandatory minute of silence before school. Bill sponsor Kim Daniels downplayed the religious aspects of her bill by calling it a moment of silence or meditation.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— A Senate committee advanced a proposed constitutional amendment to impose eight-year term limits on members of the local school board.
— A house committee passes a bill designed mandate that pedestrian crossings use flashing red lights … or none at all.
— The annual fight over alimony reform will play out in a House subcommittee.
— State Sen. Manny Diaz discusses his bill that seeks to eliminate any local regulations over vacation rental platforms like Airbnb. Diaz believes it’s the state’s responsibility.
— The latest on Florida Man, who is getting a mental health exam after threatening to assassinate the President.