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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- The Governor extends the state of emergency while more businesses make plans to open back up.
- A court bid to legally require the state pay all unemployment benefits to Floridians who applied is dismissed by a Leon county judge.
- Local and state elected leaders respond to wildfires in the Panhandle, which caused evacuations and road closures.