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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- A bill that would require parental consent before a girl could get an abortion was held up by procedural issues and proposed amendments in a Senate committee.
- House and Senate committees questioned experts about biosolids and other contaminants that feed Florida’s algae blooms.
- Governor Ron DeSantis went to Panama City to launch a ship named for an American soldier who gave his life saving an ally.