Allan Bense Andrew Pollack Anna Eskamani Apalachicola Bay Ashley Moody Bill Galvano BOE - Board of Education Brock Long Carlos Guillermo Smith Charles Dupont Curtis Gruwell Cyrena Duncan Dane Eagle Daniel Andrews David Altmaier debris removal DEP - Department of Environmental Protection endangered or imperiled species/ecosystems Everglades FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency flood insurance floods/flooding Fort Myers George Hardy government shutdown Hurricane Irma Hurricane Michael hurricanes/tropical storms Janet Bartos Jimmy Patronis John Morgan Jose R. Oliva Malcolm Thomas Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Matt Dunagan Matt Gaetz medical marijuana/cannabis mental health/mental illness Nikki Fried Orlando oysters/ oyster harvesting performance funding Richard Corcoran Robert J. Luck Robert Runcie Ron DeSantis school safety/school security sex offenders/sexual predators sexual assault/rape SRO - school resource officer St. Joseph State Park storm surge teacher pay teachers Triumph Gulf Coast Tuskegee Airmen unemployment water and wastewater utilities water policy/water management water pollution/water quality
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Governor Ron DeSantis suspended the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, appointed Judge Robert Luck as Supreme Court Justice, and called for the Legislature to legalize smokable medical marijuana.
- Former House Speaker Richard Corcoran attended his first Board of Education meeting as Education Commissioner.
- The Department of Environmental Protection held a public meeting on restoration of the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, the state park hardest hit by Hurricane Michael.