2020 Legislative Session 2020-2021 state budget/appropriations alternative energy/renewable energy/clean energy Anthony Sabatini assisted living/nursing homes Audrey Gibson beaches C. Alan Lawson Cary Pigman Clay Yarborough Clearwater Aquarium coronavirus mobile testing Coronavirus – COVID-19 Darryl Rouson David Simmons DEM - Florida Division of Emergency Management Dianne "Ms Dee" Hart DOACS - Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services DOE - Department of Education DOH - Department of Health DOS - Department of State education k-12 elder affairs/ senior citizens Evan Jenne Florida Supreme Court Florida Unemployment Rate Gary Farmer Gillian Gregory Governor veto HBCU - Historically Black Colleges and Universities higher education/post-secondary education Jared Moskowitz Jose R. Oliva Kelley Smith Burk Kionne McGhee Laurel Lee Michael Adkinson National Guard Office of Energy online education/distance learning PPE - Personal protective equipment Presidential primary primary elections public schools/traditional public school quarantine/self isolation Randolph Bracy restaurants/restaurant industry Rob Bradley Ron DeSantis school lunch sea turtles Sine Die spring break Summer Breakspot Program SUS - State University System Tom Lee unemployment assistance
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Legislature unanimously approved the budget – in unusual circumstances and during an extraordinary public health crisis.
- The Governor continues to update Floridians on the state’s response to skyrocketing coronavirus cases – which surpassed 500 by the end of the week.
- The Supreme Court rejected the Attorney General’s challenge of a constitutional amendment seeking to change Florida’s primary elections system.