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

  • The House and Senate differ in their approaches to the state budget, now that spending demands are growing after Hurricane Irma.
  • An administrative law judge rejected the state’s emergency order that all nursing homes and ALFs install emergency generators.
  • House and Senate committees got details on the hurricane’s impact on agriculture, housing, transportation and more.

2017 Hurricane Season agriculture/crops Arnett Girardeau Ax Handle Saturday bees/beekeeping/beekeepers Bill Galvano Bobby Powell Christian Bax Christina Daly Dana Young David Register Dennis K. Baxley DJJ - Department of Juvenile Justice Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Florida State Parks FPL - Florida Power and Light Frederica Wilson George Cavros Hurricane Irma hurricanes/tropical storms Jack Latvala Jeff Brandes Jeff Clemens Jessica Cano Joe Negron Judith Mandela Julie Jones juvenile detention centers juvenile justice Kathleen Passidomo Kindness Rocks Maclay Gardens medical marijuana/cannabis Michael Grant OPC - Office of Public Counsel Pitbull power outages PSC - Public Service Commission Puerto Rico Richard Corcoran Rick Scott Stephanie Morse Tampa teacher pay teachers Terri Messler trade secrets Vic Torres Jr. Wes Maul