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

  • Voters gave Republicans a clean sweep of statewide executive offices, re-electing Governor Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and CFO Jimmy Patronis, and electing Senate President Wilton Simpson as Agriculture Commission.  .
  • Voters also gave Republicans a supermajority in the state House and Senate.
  • The State University System Board of Governors gave final approval to Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse as the new president of the University of Florida.