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

  • Reaction to the announcement that Florida’s Department of State will comply with the Trump Administration’s request for information on Florida voters, to the extent the information is already publicly available.
  • The Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission meets to discuss fishing regulations and a high water emergency in the Everglades.
  • The St. Johns River Water Management District approves a plan funded by the Legislature to restore the Keystone Heights chain of lakes.

2017 HB 477 Controlled Substances 2017 HB 7069 Education Adam Putnam Amy Baker Ben Wilcox Bobby Payne CFO - Chief Financial Officer charter schools Chris Moore Denise Potvin DHSMV - Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles DOS - Department of State driver's license EDR - Office of Economic & Demographic Research education funding Emily Jaynes Winograd Enterprise Florida Everglades fentanyl FHP- Florida Highway Patrol Florida Bay fraudulent credit card skimmers/scanners fuel/gasoline/gas pumps FWC - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Herbert Hoover Dike illegal drugs J. Layne Smith Jack Campbell James Erskine Jeff Bissainthe Jeff Clemens Jimmy Patronis Joe Negron Lake Okeechobee Mike Sole Nick Wiley PSC - Public Service Commission Rick Scott Rob Bradley Ron Bergeron Schools of Hope SJRWMD - St. Johns River Water Management District snakes substance abuse/drug addiction Teacher of the Year telecommunications Thad Altman Tom Carella venomous reptiles Vivian Katz voter fraud voting/voter registration water policy/water management water pollution/water quality water storage/reservoirs