2020 Hurricane season absentee ballot/vote by mail Adam Moskowitz agriculture/crops Amelia Pons Anicia Robinson Anna-Kay Hutchison aquaculture/fisheries Audrey Gibson beer/breweries BOG - Board of Governors Bonnie White Clearwater Aquarium contact tracing Coronavirus – COVID-19 Curtis Young David Szymanski DEO – Department of Economic Opportunity Division of Cultural Affairs DOE - Department of Education DOH - Department of Health DOT - Florida Department of Transportation Dylan Jackson education k-12 Emancipation Proclamation/Emancipation Day farms/farming/farmers FCC - Florida Citrus Commission fishing Florida Council on Arts and Culture Florida League of Women Voters Florida's economy food banks FPL - Florida Power and Light FPU - Florida Polytechnic University Francis Hinson high school graduation I-4 (Interstate 4) Janet Cruz Jason Shoaf Jimmy Patronis John Weiss Jonathan Satter José Javier Rodríguez Julia Shear Kirk Bailey Laila Jade Wilson Laurel Lee Lori Berman mental health/mental illness Michael Deichen Nikki Fried Orlando Paul Talley Phillip Reynolds PSC - Public Service Commission Ron DeSantis Sandy Shaughnessy Shamarial Roberson Shannon Shepp Stephen Basore SUS - State University System Terry Parker theme parks Tom Brady Tom Gwaltney transparency transportation infrastructure unemployment assistance UNF - University of North Florida vacation rentals Vaughn Wilson
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Florida’s unemployment rate rises to nearly 13 percent as companies and elected officials make plans to reopen and restart more business and activities.
- The firing of a Department of Health coronavirus dashboard manager causes questions about the transparency of reported data.
- University trustees are working on details as they figure out how to safely reopen campuses for the fall semester.