2018 Parkland school shooting 2019 SB 60 Tax Exemption for Diapers and Incontinence Products 2019 SB 82 Vegetable Gardens algae/algae blooms Ashley Moody Audrey Gibson Barbara Lagoa Beverly Robinson Bill Galvano BOG - Board of Governors Brenda Snipes Brian Lapointe C. Alan Lawson Casey DeSantis child abuse/child abuse prevention climate change court death penalty/capital punishment Duke Energy ECB - Executive Clemency Board education funding environmental preservation Everglades FDLE - Florida Department of Law Enforcement Florida Supreme Court food banks fracking Gregory James Groveland Groveland Four health care health insurance Henry Wells Hurricane Irma hurricanes/tropical storms immigration inauguration Jeanette Nuñez Jimmy Patronis Jose R. Oliva judges/justices Lake Okeechobee Manny Diaz Jr. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mark Earley Marlynn Stillins Medicaid medical marijuana/cannabis Nikki Fried Okaloosa County Parkland racism/prejudice Ray Rodrigues red tide restoration of rights/felon voting rights Rick Scott Ron DeSantis scholarships school choice school marshals/school guardians school safety/school security Scott Israel septic tanks sexual assault/rape shootings/active shooter situation Summer Breakspot Program taxes/tax cuts Thomas Greenlee Travis W. Cummings UCF - University of Central Florida voting/voter registration water policy/water management water pollution/water quality
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Ron DeSantis was sworn in as Governor, along with a new Lieutenant Governor and members of the Cabinet.
- The Governor and Cabinet, in their capacity as Clemency Board, voted to grant posthumous pardons to the Groveland Four.
- Governor DeSantis appointed Judge Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court, and announced a 20-point water policy reform package.