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

• Tens of thousands of Floridians stood in line for hours to receive food benefits a month after Hurricane Irma.
• Lawmakers held delegation meetings across the state as they gear up for the 2018 Legislative Session.
• The Public Service Commission discussed the future of electric vehicles and how Florida will accommodate them.


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2017 HB 7069 Education Affordable Care Act agriculture/crops assisted living/nursing homes autonomous vehicle technology/driverless cars Bill Marquardt Carlos Beruff charter schools cost recovery CRC - Constitution Revision Commission Daisy Baez David Altmaier DCF - Department of Children and Families debris removal Donald Polmann education k-12 energy/utilities EV - electric vehicles Florida Constitution Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Florida Unemployment Rate Food for Florida Program FPL - Florida Power and Light free speech FWC - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Gary Chartrand generators/generator safety goliath grouper hate crimes/hate speech health insurance Hershel Lyons homeowners insurance/property insurance Hurricane Irma Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria evacuees Jasmine Wilcox Jay Rosen Joe Tannerhill Jr. John Harrell Kathleen Passidomo Linda Stewart Mark Delegal Mark Sexton Miami-Dade schools NCCI - National Council on Compensation Insurance nuclear power OIR – Office of Insurance Regulation Pam Stewart Patricia Medlock protests/demonstrations PSC - Public Service Commission public school racism/prejudice recycling Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills Richard Spencer Rick Scott Schools of Hope SNAP - Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program Steve Palmer\ Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station UF - University of Florida Workers' Compensation