2016 Orlando nightclub shooting/Pulse Nightclub Ashley Moody assault weapons background checks Bahamas Bill Montford charities/charitable giving Elizabeth Grieger EOC - Emergency Operations Center FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant Tarpley Greg Foster guns/ weapons/ firearms hospitals/hospital funding Hurricane Dorian hurricane evacuation shelter hurricanes/tropical storms Jason Wheeler Jeanette Nuñez juvenile justice Kionne McGhee mass shooting/mass violence mental health/mental illness National Guard price gouging PSC - Public Service Commission revenue estimating Ron DeSantis Ron Draa SERT - State Emergency Response Team Shevrin Jones solitary confinement state prison storm/hurricane preparedness telecommunications
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- As Hurricane Dorian moved north to the Carolinas, Florida’s Emergency Operations Center downgraded their activation level.
- The Governor and other state officials provided relief efforts to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian devastated parts of the island nation.
- State economists continued analyzing the potential financial impact of a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would place a ban on assault weapons.