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.

Tags:
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