Issues of Interest

HURRICANE UPDATE Hurricane Reimbursements. Since January 8th, the Florida Department of Emergency Management has awarded more than $766 million in recovery funds for Hurricanes Michael, Irma, Matthew and Hermine. Two years after Hurricane Irma crashed into the Florida Keys, total losses of $2.63 billion triggered an increase in the federal cost share from 75 percent to Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Issues of Interest

HURRICANES The Office of Insurance Regulation estimated insured losses from Hurricane Irma are over $6.55 billion, with almost 866,000 claims as of December 18th. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it would send $616 million from its community development block grant-disaster recovery program help. Governor Scott sent a letter to Majority Leader Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

A Message from CFO Atwater

After last week’s storm, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater wants to remind you about his Mock Insurance Village which will be set up next Thursday in Tampa. The post-disaster, on-site insurance village demonstrates the CFO’s hurricane preparedness plans.  More information may be found here. If you were impacted by Hurricane Hermine and are having difficulty  filing your claim, call Read more about A Message from CFO Atwater[…]

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season officially began on June 1st. Tropical storm Colin, the third-named storm of the season, made landfall on June 6th making most of the central part of the state a soggy mess. Mild to moderate flooding occurred along the west coast but fortunately, the winds were light. It was a clear reminder that hurricane Read more about Hurricane Season[…]