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Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- A House committee approved a bill that would allow Florida to import cheaper drugs from Canada.
- The Governor and Cabinet got a briefing from the Florida Park Service about the potential for catastrophic fires if timber debris from Hurricane Michael is not cleared more quickly.
- House and Senate committees approved bills that would crack down on local government wastewater treatment operations that allow sewage to overflow into Florida’s waterways.