2016 Orlando nightclub shooting/Pulse Nightclub 2019 HB 1113 Health Insurance Savings Programs 2019 HB 19 Prescription Drug Importation Programs 2019 HB 311 Autonomous Vehicles 2019 HB 5 Ballot Measures 2019 SB 168 Federal Immigration Enforcement 2019-20 state budget/appropriations algae/algae blooms Audrey Gibson autonomous vehicle technology/driverless cars ballot initiatives Bill Galvano bill signing BOG - Board of Governors Carlos Guillermo Smith Charles Rehwinkel charter schools Crystal Bullock Devil's Milhopper Geological State Park Donal O'Shea Duke Energy education funding FAMU - Florida A & M University FSU - Florida State University Gail Schwartz Gina Duncan Girls State Governor veto guns/ weapons/ firearms Haley Campbell Hurricane Michael immigration Jacel Delgadillo Joe Gruters John Thrasher Joseph Burby Judy Genshaft Kent Fuchs Kiyan Michael LGBTQ+ issues Lisa Rinaman Marshall Criser III McKinlee Williams medical marijuana/cannabis Nikki Fried Paul Renner performance funding prescription drugs PTSD - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Robert Dampman Rocco Testani Ron DeSantis sanctuary city/county Schools of Hope services for the deaf/hard-of-hearing St. Johns River Steve Brannock Sydney Kitson Tom Frazer UCF - University of Central Florida Walter Bryan "Mike" Hill Wendy Graham
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Legislature delivered the state budget to Governor Ron DeSantis.
- The Governor signed several bills, including one that bans sanctuary cities and another that starts the process of allowing the use of prescription drugs from Canada in Florida.
- The State University System Board of Governors approved performance funding allocations for universities.