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

  • The Governor signed or vetoed bills in the last batch from the 2017 Legislative session.
  • The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case over the Governor’s decision to remove capital cases from a State Attorney who said she would not seek the death penalty.
  • The state paid tribute to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Parker Lee McDonald, who died Saturday at the age of 93.

2017 HB 1A Economic Programs 2017 HB 3A Florida Education Finance Program 2017 HB 653 Community Associations 2017 HB 937 Specified Warnings for Lottery Games 2017 SB 396 Student Loan Debt 2017 SB 800 Medication Sychronization Affordable Care Act Amanda Nalley Amit Agarwal Aramis Ayala CFO - Chief Financial Officer death penalty/capital punishment elder affairs/ senior citizens financial aid/student loans Florida Supreme Court FWC - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Governor veto health care health insurance Hurricane Matthew hurricanes/tropical storms Jacksonville Janet Cruz Jeff Atwater Jimmy Patronis Jorge Labarga Mark Brady Markeith Loyd Monica Corbett Parker Lee Mcdonald Paul Renner pharmacies/pharmacists prescription drugs R. Fred Lewis Rick Scott Roy Austin scallops sea turtles shellfish shore birds