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Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran declared that schools are now fully open, with 60% of the state’s public school students in classrooms.
- Governor Ron DeSantis restored visitations to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, with some safety limitations in place.
- The Governor appointed Rep. Dane Eagle as the new head of the Department of Economic Opportunity, after Ken Lawson’s resignation.