Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government.  This week’s special edition of Capitol Update highlights bills that took effect this week, including:

  • The state budget, including changes in education, environmental and economic development funding.
  • Several education bills, including HB 7069, a legislative “train” that includes provisions from more than a dozen other education bills.
  • Spending on the Keystone Heights project to save a chain of dying lakes in Clay County.

2017 HB 1237 Condominiums 2017 HB 15 Educational Options 2017 HB 371 Assistive Technology Devices 2017 HB 7069 Education 2017 HB 7077 Gulf Coast Economic Corridor 2017 SB 10 Water Resources 2017 SB 1052 Justifiable Use of Force 2017 SB 2500A Appropriations 2017 SB 436 Religious Expression in Public Schools 2017-18 state budget/appropriations assistive technology devices Audrey Gibson charter schools Cissy Proctor Darryl Marshall Darryl Rouson David Simmons Dennis K. Baxley DEO – Department of Economic Opportunity DOC - Department of Corrections economic development education funding education k-12 FCS - Florida College System FHP- Florida Highway Patrol Florida Bright Futures Scholarship FRS - Florida Retirement System FSU - Florida State University Herbert Hoover Dike higher education/post-secondary education hospitals/hospital funding Janet Cruz jobs/employment Joe Negron Jose Felix Diaz José Javier Rodríguez Joseph Geller Julie Jones Keystone Heights Kurt Browning Lake Okeechobee Loranne Ausley Manny Diaz Jr. Matt Caldwell Michael Bileca Rich Templin Richard Corcoran Rick Scott Rob Bradley Rocky Hanna Schools of Hope Shevrin Jones Stand Your Ground Law State Employee Health Insurance state employees Visit Florida William Smith