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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Governor released his budget proposal for the Legislature to consider for the 2020 session.
- Governor Ron DeSantis joined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the groundbreaking of St. Augustine’s Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and other state agencies honored missing children and their families during an annual ceremony at the Capitol.