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Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- Governor Ron DeSantis announced restrictions on visits to nursing homes and ALFs because of coronavirus, and more universities announced they’re switching to online courses.
- The chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee said lawmakers will try to save $100 million in spending and tax cuts to add to the budget reserve to deal with coronavirus fallout.
- The full House gave final approval to a water quality improvement bill, which will now head to the Governor’s desk.