2018 Constitutional Amendment 4 - Automatic Restoration of Rights 2018 Parkland school shooting 2019 HB 19 Prescription Drug Importation Programs 2019 SB 7066 Election Administration 2019 Senate Special Session 2019-20 state budget/appropriations Aaron Bean affordable housing algae/algae blooms Anton Marino Ashley Moody Barbara Lagoa Bill Galvano Bill Montford Bob Gualtieri cancer Carlos G. Muñiz Casey DeSantis Cathy Jordan charter schools CON - Certificate of Need Darryl Rouson DOACS - Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Dudley Goodlette ECB - Executive Clemency Board edibles/edible marijuana education funding Fentrice Driskell firefighters Florida Cabinet Florida Supreme Court fracking Governor veto Grady Judd Groveland Four health care hemp/cannabis Hurricane Irma Hurricane Michael ICE - Immigration and Customs Enforcement immigration inauguration Indian River/ Indian River Lagoon industrial hemp Israel James "JW" Grant Jay Trumbull Jr. Jeb Bush Jennifer Sullivan Jimmy Patronis Jose R. Oliva Joseph Geller Josephine Cannella-Krehl Lauren Book Lee Hoffman Manny Diaz Jr. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission mass shooting/mass violence medical marijuana/cannabis MMTC - Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers Mohammad Jazil Nicholas Primrose Nikki Fried OFR - Office of Financial Regulation opioids/opioid abuse Perry Thurston Jr. prescription drugs Randy Fine restoration of rights/felon voting rights Rob Bradley Robert Hinkle Robert J. Luck Ron DeSantis Ronald Rubin sanctuary city/county school choice school marshals/school guardians school voucher programs Scott Israel sea level rise Senate Special Master sexual harassment/misconduct SFWMD - South Florida Water Management District Shevrin Jones Sonny Perdue SRO - school resource officer telehealth/telemedicine Thomas Greenlee timber industry Tom Lee voting/voter registration water and land conservation
This is a special edition of Capitol Update: 2019 Year in Review. Topics include:
- The year got started with the inauguration of a new Governor and Cabinet.
- The Legislature had to have a brief special session to approve the $91 billion budget.
- The first bill passed in the 2019 regular session allows patients to use the smokable form of medical marijuana.