2020 Constitutional Amendment 3 - All Voters Vote in Primary Elections for State Legislature Governor and Cabinet 2020 Constitutional Amendment 4 - Voter Approval of Constitutional Amendments 2020 election absentee ballot/vote by mail Alissa Lotane assisted living/nursing homes Aubrey Jewett Bill Cowles broadband access Carol Weissert Casey DeSantis Chris Sprowls Chuck Shaw Coronavirus – COVID-19 cyber-security David Withun Denise Rock DOC - Department of Corrections DOH - Department of Health DOS - Department of State DOT - Florida Department of Transportation early voting elder affairs/ senior citizens Electoral College Florida Constitution Florida's economy Fred Piccolo Jr. FWC - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission guardianship/caregivers Holocaust Iran Jeb Bush John Ratcliffe Jonathan Webber Jorge Colina Kevin Rader Kevin Thibault Laurel Lee Lori Edwards M-CORES - Multi-use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance Mark Fontaine Mary Bridges masks mental health/mental illness Mike Bennett online education/distance learning Paul Ortiz restoration of rights/felon voting rights Richard Corcoran Robert Weissert Ron DeSantis School District of Palm Beach County Scott Rivkees state prison visitation substance abuse/drug addiction suicides/suicide prevention supervisors of elections SUS - State University System TJ Pyche tolls/toll roads UF - University of Florida voting/voter registration
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- Polls opened for early voting with some issues, including intimidating emails and plans to add more law enforcement in some counties.
- A new study shows the number of people seeking help for depression has reached an all-time high since the pandemic started.
- The Governor and Education Commissioner said school closings are off the table as a future response to COVID-19.