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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Residents and visitors on Florida’s east coast take precaution as red tide strikes the Atlantic for the first time this year.
- The Attorney General launched a statewide tip site related to a sex abuse investigation involving Catholic churches in Florida.
- The Legislature this week responded to a complaint from a Senate aide who claims she was retaliated against after filing a sexual harassment report.