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

  • Updates throughout the week from Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders urging people to leave South Florida, and agency efforts to try to keep traffic moving.
  • House and Senate leaders called off committee meetings next week because of the hurricane, and House Speaker Richard Corcoran warned lawmakers to be prepared for a special session in case legislative action is needed.
  • Attorney General Pam Bondi activated the state’s Price Gouging Hotline, and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam warned people to investigate charities before making hurricane relief donations.

2004 Hurricane Season 2005 Hurricane Season 2017 Hurricane Season Amy Zubaly Bryan Koon Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Craig Fugate DOC - Department of Corrections emergency management energy/utilities EOC - Emergency Operations Center Frances Baker fuel/gasoline/gas pumps Herbert Hoover Dike homeowners insurance/property insurance Hurricane Irma hurricanes/tropical storms Lake Okeechobee Leon County Marion County Mark Sexton Michael Peltier Pam Bondi Paul Bloom price gouging Rick Scott state prison storm/hurricane preparedness Walt McNeil