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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- As COVID-19 cases jumped, the Governor went to the Board of Education meeting to support plans to reopen schools in the fall.
- Florida’s unemployment rate dropped in June by more than 3 points.
- The U.S. Supreme Court refused to lift a stay on Judge Robert Hinkle’s order that felons who’ve done their time should have their voting rights restored.