2019 HB 107 Texting While Driving 2019 HB 259 Comprehensive Health Education 2019 HB 7111 Constitutional Amendments 2019 HB 839 Higher Education 2019 Legislative Session 2019 SB 168 Federal Immigration Enforcement 2019 SB 7070 K-12 Education 2019-20 state budget/appropriations Aaron Bean Amber Mariano Annette Taddeo Audrey Gibson Ben Diamond Bill Montford Bobby DuBose BOE - Board of Education Carlos Guillermo Smith Casey DeSantis charter schools Chris Latvala Cindy Polo CRC - Constitution Revision Commission Darryl Rouson debris removal Delores Hogan Johnson Democratic caucus education funding Evan Jenne Everglades Family Empowerment Scholarship Program FAMU - Florida A & M University farms/farming/farmers Florida Supreme Court Florida Virtual School FPL - Florida Power and Light fracking health care hemp/cannabis higher education/post-secondary education hospitals/hospital funding human trafficking Hurricane Michael immigration James "JW" Grant Jay Trumbull Jr. Jeff Brandes Jennifer Webb Jimmy Patronis Joe Gruters José Javier Rodríguez Manny Diaz Jr. Margaret Good Mike Beltran Nikki Fried Patricia Williams Perry Thurston Jr. public schools/traditional public school Ralph Massullo Rob Bradley Ron DeSantis Sam Killebrew sanctuary city/county Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day texting while driving/distracted driving timber industry Tom Lee Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station W. Keith Perry Wilton Simpson
Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- The Senate approved a complex education bill that includes the use of more tax dollars for charter schools.
- The full House approved a bill that would impose new rules and requirements for Constitutional Amendments to make the ballot by citizen initiatives.
- The Senate unanimously approved a bill to establish a state industrial hemp program.