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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- A live report from Mexico Beach, where people who evacuated ahead of Hurricane Michael are now returning to scenes of devastation.
- State agencies are trying to figure out how to clear thousands of tons of fallen trees knocked down by the hurricane in state parks.
- The Florida Supreme Court ruled that the Governor elected in November – not Governor Scott – will fill three upcoming vacancies on the court.