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

  • Team coverage of the back to school season, including a look at the state’s sales tax holiday and college funding.
  • An update on applications for funding under the new Florida Job Growth Fund.
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission staff is meeting with the public to get input on a possible limited harvest of goliath grouper in state waters.

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