Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:   

  • The Department of Health is investigating more than 100 businesses, local governments and even state agencies for possible violations of Florida’s ban on vaccine passports.
  • A top wildlife manager told lawmakers manatees are expected to once again die of starvation this winter – especially in the Indian River Lagoon.
  • The statue of Mary McLeod Bethune headed to Statuary Hall in DC makes a pit stop in Daytona Beach.