2018 Constitutional Amendment 4 - Automatic Restoration of Rights 2019 HB 7117 Medical Use of Marijuana 2019-20 state budget/appropriations Adam Hattersley AHCA – Agency for Health Care Administration Amy Mercado Audrey Jennings Hudgins Barbara Watson Bill Galvano Bobby Powell Calhoun County Carlos Guillermo Smith charter schools CON - Certificate of Need Cyndi Stevenson Dianne "Ms Dee" Hart education funding education k-12 Emily Slosberg Enterprise Florida Erica Racz FEFP - Florida Education Finance Program Firefighter Memorial firefighters fires/ fire safety/fire prevention Florida panhandle Geraldine Thompson hospitals/hospital funding Hurricane Michael James "JW" Grant James Eifert Jason Fischer Jimmy Patronis Joe York John Cortes Jose R. Oliva Kelli Stargel Kevin Rader Mary Mayhew medical marijuana/cannabis Nikki Fried Randy Fine restoration of rights/felon voting rights Rob Bradley Ron DeSantis school marshals/school guardians school safety/school security Senate confirmation Tanya Bailey texting while driving/distracted driving Tom Frazer
Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- At the halfway point in session, the House and Senate each passed their own budget plans, setting the stage for budget conferences to reach agreement.
- A House committee approved a bill that would require former felons to pay all fines and costs associated with their sentence before gaining the right to vote under Amendment 4.
- The Governor announced several new appointments this week while the Senate reviewed some of his first appointees for the confirmation process.