Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government.  Topics include:

  • The State University System Board of Governors met in Tampa for three days, reviewing university plans and performance funding.
  • Governor Rick Scott went to Connecticut and New York on a business-recruiting tour.
  • The Board of Governors of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation voted to recommend an increase in property tax rates for most Citizens’ customers.

2017 HB 7069 Education 2017 Legislative Session 2017 SB 1726 Industrial Hemp Pilot Projects 2017 SB 2512 Capitol Complex Advisory Council 2018 Legislative Session Aaron Bean agriculture/crops Barry Gilway Barry Richard Bill Montford BOG - Board of Governors Boys State Capitol Complex Improvement Project Cedrick Graham charter schools Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Columbia County Dannel Malloy DOACS - Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services DOC - Department of Corrections economic development Ed Morton education k-12 FAMU - Florida A & M University financial aid/student loans flood insurance Florida citrus Florida Gateway College FWC - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Gary Aubuchon Gary Farmer goliath grouper hemp higher education/post-secondary education homeowners insurance/property insurance Jay Adams JJ Scott jobs/employment Jodi James Jordan Motley Judy Genshaft Julie Jones Kent Fuchs Latresia Wilson Lawrence Barrett Leon County schools marijuana/cannabis Martha Saunders performance funding police officers/law enforcement Rick Scott Rocky Hanna Schools of Hope SUS - State University System The Grove Tom Kuntz UF - University of Florida