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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- In a rare Special Session, the Senate voted to uphold the Governor’s order removing Broward Sheriff Scott Israel from office after two mass shootings in that county.
- A House committee approved a bill that would require parental consent before a minor could have an abortion, sending it to the full House.
- Governor Ron DeSantis announced his support for legislation that would allow college athletes to be paid for the use of their names and images.