2018 Constitutional Amendment 13 - Prohibition on Racing of and Wagering on Greyhounds 2018 Constitutional Amendment 6 - Rights of Crime Victims; Judges 2018 Constitutional Amendment 8 - School Board Term Limits and Duties; Public Schools 2018 Election Adam Putnam Andrew Gillum Ashley Moody Barbara J. Pariente Ben Atkins Bill Nagy C. Alan Lawson Casey DeSantis CFO - Chief Financial Officer Chad Chronister charter schools Chris King CRC - Constitution Revision Commission crime victims DOACS - Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services education k-12 Eric Schwartzreich fishing Florida Supreme Court gaming/gambling Gary Farmer Greyhounds/Greyhound racing/dog racing guns/ weapons/ firearms Gwen Graham HECC - Higher Education Coordinating Council higher education/post-secondary education Imani Thomas Jaimie Ross Jeremy Ring Jimmy Patronis Jordan Pratt Jorge Labarga Judicial Circuit Court Kamia Brown Loranne Ausley Major B. Harding Matt Caldwell medical marijuana/cannabis Melanie Surber Nikki Fried Philip Levine police officers/law enforcement police-involved shooting proposed constitutional amendments racing/parimutuel wagering red tide Rod Duckworth Ron DeSantis Rosa Perez Ryan Torrens school safety/school security Sean Shaw self defense slots/ slot machines Stand Your Ground Law Trulieve Vincent Lovko voting/voter registration
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Team coverage of primary results, including winners and losers in races for Governor, Attorney General, and Agriculture Commissioner.
- The Florida Supreme Court decided to hear oral arguments on lower court rulings that ordered proposed constitutional amendments on education and crime victims’ rights off the ballot.
- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a Stand Your Ground case involving a Broward Sheriff’s Deputy.