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

  • Legislators returned to Tallahassee for the first week of committee meetings before session, with several meetings dominated by hurricane issues.
  • An emergency rule requiring nursing homes to install backup generators was reviewed by a Senate committee and challenged in administrative law court.
  • Lawmakers discussed the enormity of the opioid crisis in Florida and proposals to help prevention and recovery.

2004 Hurricane Season 2017 Hurricane Season 2018 Legislative Session Adam Putnam Amy Baker Anitere Flores assisted living/nursing homes Bobby DuBose debris removal Dennis K. Baxley EDR - Office of Economic & Demographic Research elder affairs/ senior citizens Florida citrus Florida Keys generators/generator safety Holly Raschein homeowners insurance/property insurance Hurricane Irma Hurricane Matthew Jeanette Nuñez Kelli Stargel Larry Lee Jr. Martin Senterfitt Molly McKinstry Monroe County Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills revenue estimating Steven Bahmer Wes Maul