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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled his $91 billion dollar budget proposal.
- Lawmakers and other statewide leaders previewed their priorities for this session at an annual media day event at the Capitol.
- University of Central Florida administrators faced the Board of Governors again as they deal with the fallout over improper use of state funds for a new building.