Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 4.17.19
It promises to be a very busy day at the Capitol. In addition to it being Seersucker Day, there’s all this and then some:
Taking a stand against pre-emption — A diverse group of Florida organizations will stand together in front of the House of Representatives Chamber doors Wednesday morning to “urge legislators to oppose policies that would remove local ability to pass laws stronger than the state’s own laws.”
The group includes the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, Equality Florida, Florida Association of Counties, Florida Council of Churches, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Organize Florida and Surfrider Foundation
Speakers include Democratic state Rep. Nick Duran of Miami, Leon County Commissioner and President-Elect for the Florida Association of Counties Nick Maddox, Florida Government Relations Director for the American Heart Association Mark Landreth, Organize Florida and Florida Immigrant Coalition spokeswoman Ida Eskamani, and Matt Jordan, Florida Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
They will stand against the “state overreach” found in more than 35 bills this session — pre-emption policies that “block