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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Florida’s Secretary of the Department of Corrections acknowledged that the prison system has serious problems, including violence, drugs and a need for higher pay for employees.
- The Governor, Cabinet members and other state leaders met with reporters to lay out their legislative priorities for the upcoming session..
- Secretary of State Laurel Lee is recommending that judges get more involved in the process of restoring voting rights to felons who have served their time.