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

  • Governor Rick Scott unveiled a $180 million tax cut package.
  • House and Senate committees got updates throughout the week on the continuing impact of Hurricane Irma.
  • The Public Service Commission approved a settlement agreement with Tampa Electric Company that will keep base rates unchanged for 4 years.

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