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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- State economists reported a revenue shortfall of almost $880 million in April alone because of the COVID-19 crisis..
- Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Renatha Francis and John Couriel – both from South Florida – to the Supreme Court.
- The Governor said he would appeal a federal judge’s ruling that parts of the law implementing the felons’ voting right amendment are unconstitutional.