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10/16/2018

Gov. Scott Releases Updates on Hurricane Michael Response in Calhoun County

Governor Rick Scott has been in constant communication with local officials and emergency management in Calhoun County. The following information has been reported to the State Emergency Response Team and includes specific actions the state has taken to aid the residents of Calhoun...

10/16/2018

Gov. Scott: Disaster Relief Employment Available to Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida has been awarded federal National Dislocated Worker Grants to provide temporary employment to Floridians affected by Hurricane Michael. The federal National Dislocated Worker Grant, administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity...

10/16/2018

Gov. Scott: Alabama, Georgia Offer Prescription Medication Refills for Families Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Today, Governor Scott thanked Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal for their action to authorize pharmacies in their states to offer prescription refills to those that have been impacted and displaced by Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott also requested the activation of the...

10/16/2018

Gov. Scott: Telecommunications Companies Should Treat Floridians Fairly

Governor Rick Scott today laid out his expectations for telecommunications companies that are experiencing prolonged service outages in the areas impacted by Hurricane Michael. Due to these outages, families are having a difficult time communicating with loved ones, first responders have faced...

10/15/2018

Gov. Scott: FLOW Mobiles Providing Driver License, DMV Services to Families Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) will deploy a Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) vehicle tomorrow, October 16th, in Liberty County to provide driver license and other motor vehicle services to families impacted by...

10/15/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response 10/15/18

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving everything they need. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael...

10/15/2018

Gov. Scott Thanks Businesses for Hurricane Relief Donations

Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked the following businesses for their generous donations to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Michael. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida...

10/15/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving everything they need. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael...

10/15/2018

Gov. Scott: FEMA Approves Sheltering Assistance for Bay

Governor Rick Scott today highlighted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision, following his request, to approve Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for families in Bay County. TSA provides FEMA funded short-term lodging in hotels and motels for eligible disaster survivors who...

10/14/2018

Gov. Scott & CFO Patronis: Consumers Must be Protected Following Hurricane Michael

Today, Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier to take every action authorized pursuant to Executive Order 18-276 to provide additional protections to support recovery efforts in the areas of the state impacted by Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott and...

10/14/2018

Gov. Scott: Thousands Working to Restore Cellular Service

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that more than 2,000 telecommunications professionals working in 200 Communication Technician Repair Crew Strike Teams are fully mobilized in impacted counties working to restore cellular service. AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile have deployed mobile...

10/14/2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure the state is prepared to respond to Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael and is providing updates on...

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