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9/21/2017

FLORIDA COMMUNITES RECEIVE INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE SUPPORT FOLLOWING HURRICANE IRMA

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA disaster recovery personnel have engaged with Floridians across the state to help them apply for federal Individual Assistance (IA) in historic numbers, resulting in over one million successful registrations to date. Through Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) and Disaster...

9/20/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott is meeting with state and local officials in Monroe and Lee Counties to discuss Hurricane Irma response and recovery efforts. The Governor also visited a Hurricane Irma shelter in Monroe County with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary...

9/20/2017

Gov. Scott: Disaster Relief Employment Available to Floridians Affected by Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the state has been awarded federal Dislocated Worker Grants to provide temporary employment to Floridians affected by Hurricane Irma. The Dislocated Worker Grants, administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, provide disaster...

9/20/2017

Gov. Scott Directs FWC to Ease Regulations, Waive Fees for South Florida Commercial Fishing Industry Following Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to implement several changes to help South Florida’s commercial fishermen recover from the effects of Hurricane Irma and get back to work. The elimination of these regulations combined with the...

9/19/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott visited the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to thank local law enforcement, emergency management officials and first responders for their commitment to Florida families before, during and after Hurricane Irma. He will also be meeting with local...

9/19/2017

Tolls return Thursday Morning

FORT LAUDERDALE—Tolls on a vast majority of Florida’s Turnpike system, all Florida Department of Transportation roads and bridges, and all regional toll facilities throughout the State will be re-instated this Thursday, September 21st at 12:01 a.m. Tolls were suspended on Tuesday, September 5th to...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott: Florida Virtual School Available for Students Displaced by Hurricane Irma

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) will provide remote access to educational resources to all Florida students who were displaced by Hurricane Irma. Additionally, FLVS will provide access to digital educational materials to help the hardest hit...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott: Counties Must Aggressively Prioritize Debris Clean-Up As We Recover From Irma

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed every county impacted by Hurricane Irma to submit a detailed debris clean-up plan to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) by noon on Tuesday, September 19th. Following a major storm like Hurricane Irma, it is incumbent on each Florida...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott met with HHS Secretary Tom Price and state and local officials in Monroe County to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and...

9/17/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott is touring communities impacted by Hurricane Irma in Collier County. The Governor has met with officials in Highlands County, Key West and Marathon and will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency management...

9/16/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

SEBRING, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott will meet with local officials in Highlands County to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor has also met with officials in Key West and Marathon and will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency...

9/16/2017

Gov. Scott: I Am Aggressively Fighting To Keep Vulnerable Floridians Safe During Emergencies

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, following the tragic deaths of eight people at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Broward County, Governor Rick Scott is directing Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Justin Senior and Florida Department of Elder Affairs Secretary...

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