Alberto Carvalho alligators/crocodiles aquaculture/fisheries Ashley Moody Bay County charter schools David Scharf Diana Greene DOE - Department of Education Duval County Public Schools Eric Draper FAMU - Florida A & M University Florida Caverns State Park Florida Forest Service food insecurity Fresh from Florida Glen Burhans Hillsborough County Public Schools Hurricane Irma Hurricane Michael inmate recidivism Jacob Strickland Jay Trumbull Jr. Jeff Eichwort Jimmy Patronis JR Kelly Kevin Musgrove Marianna Mark Earley Mary McLeod Bethune medical marijuana/cannabis mental health/mental illness Miami-Dade schools Michael Adkinson MMTC - Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers National Statuary Hall Nikki Fried oysters/ oyster harvesting Peoples Gas System Peter Harris pine trees proposed constitutional amendments PSC - Public Service Commission Queen Bruton Richard Corcoran Robert Webb Ronald Rubin school grades Southern Pine Beetle Toby Erwin Tommi Lyter Tommy Ford
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Department of Education released its annual list of school grades, showing more A and B schools and fewer rated F.
- Florida A & M University held a forum to answer questions and update the public on medical marijuana research and rules.
- The Florida Forest Service is working to track and control the Southern pine beetle, which has ravaged pine stands in parts of the state.