Florida's recap – Highlights from around the state – June 27th
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- The first of the two-part Democratic Presidential debate played out with ten candidates in Miami led by Senator Elisabeth Warren
- Governor DeSantis signed legislation that establishes a database of pimps and related sex and human traffickers. It also contains a mandate that hospitality workers are to report suspicious activity they witness which will include training. A support organization for trafficking survivors is also created under the new law
- Governor DeSantis signed a law that expands health treatment options for veterans suffering with PTSD to include accelerated resolution therapy; equine therapy; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; music therapy; and service animal training therapy
- The state-wide needle exchange program originally tested in Miami-Dade was signed into law state-wide. Palm Beach County intends to use the program.
- DeSantis also signed a law that protects the first person who contacts authorities during a hazing incident in the hope to put an end to college hazing issues
- Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony fired deputies Edward Eason and Joshua Stambaugh for violating protocol at Stoneman Douglas during the attack as a result of an internal affairs investigation