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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Board of Education approved former House Speaker Richard Corcoran as the next Education Commissioner.
- State economists forecast extra revenue to consider in next year’s state budget, largely due to greater tax revenues during a healthy economy.
- State Legislators met with constituents in delegation gatherings across the state, to listen to concerns they want lawmakers to address in the next session.