2018 Constitutional Amendment 13 - Prohibition on Racing of and Wagering on Greyhounds 2018 Election 2018 On the Ballot Abby Turner Alan Levine Alex "Lundy" Lundmark algae/algae blooms Amy Baker Andrew Gillum Bob Gualtieri Bob White Chad Chronister Charles Schneider Chris King cyber-security Danielle Neely David Menist David Stafford DEP - Department of Environmental Protection EDR - Office of Economic & Demographic Research Eman El-Sheikh environmental preservation Florida Veterans Hall of Fame Florida's economy gaming/gambling Greyhounds/Greyhound racing/dog racing Gwen Graham health insurance Jack Cory Jeff Greene John Hunkiar Kate MacFall Lake Okeechobee Maduyan Wells Mote Marine Laboratory plastic drink straws proposed constitutional amendments red tide revenue estimating Rick Scott Robert Runcie Ron DeSantis sales tax holiday school marshals/school guardians school safety/school security self defense Sherry Carpenter SRO - school resource officer Stand Your Ground Law Tami Fillyaw Tracy Smith Vincent Lovko water policy/water management water pollution/water quality
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- State and local government response to the intensifying environmental crisis from green-blue algae and red tide.
- A look at what elections supervisors are doing to defend the voting process from cyberattack.
- The Department of Environmental Protection has launched an initiative to limit the use of plastic straws.