2018 Hurricane Season agriculture/crops Amy Coltharp Angela Uballe Bay County Bay County Schools Ben Weeks Bud Baggett cotton Coy Pilson Dan Rowe David Fairbanks DCF - Department of Children and Families debris removal energy/utilities farms/farming/farmers George Showman Gulf Coast State College higher education/post-secondary education holidays homeowners insurance/property insurance Hurricane Michael hurricanes/tropical storms Ilea Faircloth Jackson County Jason Hart John Holdnak Karen Hagan Ken Lawson Marianna Mark McQueen Mexico Beach Michele Miller Mike Jones Panama City persons with disabilities/unique abilities Ralph Yoder Rick Scott Ron DeSantis Rudy Martinez Salvage Santa Scott Cawthron tourists/tourism industry US Military/Veterans Visit Florida Wilma Johnson Zarnetus Williams
This special edition of Capitol Update reviews the impact of Hurricane Michael on the state and updates recovery efforts. Topics include:
- A return to ground zero, Mexico Beach, where Michael made landfall.
- A progress report on jobs and agriculture recovery in rural inland areas.
- A recap of the struggles schools in the Panhandle faced to reopen after the storm, and how many are still struggling to rebuild.