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April 9, 2014

Message from the CFO on Fiscal Integrity
News of Interest
A- Grade for Florida for Transparency in PIRG’s 2014 Following the Money Report
Jacksonville Beach Man Arrested on Charges of Insurance Fraud
Man Convicted of Misappropriating More than $900,000, Including State Funds
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

April 2, 2014

Message from the CFO on Financial Literacy
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

March 26, 2014

Message from the CFO on Proposed Workers' Compensation Legislation
News of Interest
Accused of Defrauding More Than 270 Floridians, Weston Man Is Under Arrest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

March 19, 2014

Message from the CFO on the Insurance Claims Process
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

March 12, 2014

Message from the CFO on the 2014 Legislative Session
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

March 5, 2014

Message from the CFO on Fraud Prevention Month
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

February 26, 2014

Message from the CFO on Recovering $253 Million
News of Interest
Law Enforcement Officer/Investigator of the Year Honorees Lauded
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

February 19, 2014

Message from the CFO on Florida Saves Week
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

February 12, 2014

Message from the CFO on Consumer Services
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

February 5, 2014

Message from the CFO on 'Operation Flames and Floods'
News of Interest
Two Arrested for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance Fraud
Ongoing Fraud Investigation Known as 'Operation Leaky Pipes' Yields 12 Arrests
Serial Arsonist Arrested in Polk County
Florida Economic Briefs
Florida's Bottom Line

January 29, 2014

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

January 24, 2014

Message from the CFO on Florida Thrift Week
News of Interest
Be Scam Smart Workshops for Seniors
Couple Arrested for Insurance Fraud
Florida's Bottom Line

January 17, 2014

Message from the CFO on Property Insurance Rates
News of Interest
2014 Series of Be Scam Smart Workshops for Seniors to Kick Off
Florida Economic Briefs

January 10, 2014

Message from the CFO on Tax Identity Theft
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

January 3, 2014

Message from the CFO on Saving and Spending
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

December 27, 2013

Message from the CFO
News of Interest

December 20, 2013

Message from the CFO on Online Shopping
News of Interest
Attorney Charged With Stealing Personal Injury Settlement Money
Fort Myers Chiropractor Linked to PIP Fraud Arrested
Winners of Florida’s Financial History Challenge Announced
Florida Economic Briefs

December 13, 2013

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Property
News of Interest
Undercover Investigation Leads to Nine Arrests for Workers Compensation Fraud
Florida Announces a $12.6 Million Multi-State, Multi-Agency Life Claim Settlement Agreement with Lincoln
Florida Cabinet Selects Bruce Meeks as the First Citizens Property Insurance Inspector General
Florida Economic Briefs

December 6, 2013

Message from the CFO on Identity Theft
News of Interest
Clay County Woman Arrested for Disability Insurance Fraud Scheme
Florida Economic Briefs

November 29, 2013

Message from the CFO for Thanksgiving
News of Interest
Arrest for Check Cashing Scheme
Read the Latest Issue of Florida's Bottom Line

November 22, 2013

Message from the CFO on Entrepreneurs' Day
News of Interest
Growth Outlook Bright for Small Businesses
CFO Atwater and the Florida Cabinet Recognize Accomplishments of Detective Dwight Murphy
Florida Announces $4 Million Multi-State, Multi-Agency Life Claim Settlement Agreement with Aviva
Florida Economic Briefs

November 15, 2013

Message from the CFO on Holiday Planning
News of Interest
Read the Latest Issue of Florida's Bottom Line

November 8, 2013

Message from the CFO on Fraud Awareness
News of Interest
Steve Burgess Returns as Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate
Arrest for Failure to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Florida Economic Briefs

November 1, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line about Aerospace and Aviation
News of Interest
CFO Asks for Analysis of Property Insurance Rates
Five Arrests in Accident Clinic Sweep

October 25, 2013

Message from the CFO on Saving for Retirement
News of Interest
New York Life Settlement Agreement
Florida Economic Briefs

October 18, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Fallen Firefighters
News of Interest
Clinic Owner Convicted in PIP Fraud Ring
Insurance Agent Arrested for Fraud
Florida Economic Briefs

October 11, 2013

Message from the CFO on the State Fire Marshal
News of Interest
Insurance Fraud Arrest Made in Fake Carjacking
Florida Economic Briefs

October 4, 2013

Message from the CFO on 'Operation Safe'
News of Interest
Tropical Storm Karen Threatens Florida
Scammer Convicted in $1 Million Financial Fraud Scheme
'Operation Dirty Money' Arrests
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

September 27, 2013

Message from the CFO on Flood Insurance
News of Interest
About Life Insurance Awareness Month
CFO Atwater Offers ‘Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt’ Webinar
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

September 20, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Battle Against Fraud
News of Interest
CFO Atwater Offers ‘Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt’ Webinar
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

September 13, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Affordable Care Act
News of Interest
IASIU Awards 2013 Public Service of the Year Award to Florida Investigator
Settlement Agreement with Transamerica
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

September 6, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Financial History Challenge
News of Interest
Elizabeth Burch Appointed to FSBDC Network's State Advisory Board
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

August 30, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida’s AAA Credit Rating
News of Interest
Auction Breaks Record at $1.67 Million
First Conviction of Staged Motor Vehicle Accident in Lee County
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

August 23, 2013

Message from the CFO on Preparing for a Storm
News of Interest
Florida Cabinet Approves Business Plan for FIU in Miami
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

August 16, 2013

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Property
News of Interest
Be Wary When Buying or Selling Pension or Settlement Income Streams
'Be Scam Smart' Workshop for Seniors
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

August 9, 2013

Message from the CFO on Property Insurance Rates
Florida Has Reduced Its Outstanding Debt
News of Interest
'Be Scam Smart' Workshop for Seniors
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

August 2, 2013

Message from the CFO on Financial Planning
News of Interest
'Be Scam Smart' Workshop for Seniors
Five Arrested, Accused of More than $130,000 in Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

July 26, 2013

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Property
Operation S.A.F.E. Workshops to Protect Florida’s Seniors from Financial Fraud
News of Interest
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

July 19, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida Travels
Economic Briefing: Housing Sentiment Index Highest Reading Since January 2006
News of Interest
Innovation Drives Florida's Economy

July 12, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
News of Interest

July 5, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Fourth of July
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

June 28, 2013

Message from the CFO on the State Fire Marshal
Anti-Fraud Reward Program Awards Four
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

June 21, 2013

Message from the CFO on Small Business
News of Interest
South Florida Man Arrested for Stealing More Than $78,000 in Public Assistance
Florida's Bottom Line

June 14, 2013

Message from the CFO on Road Trip Highlights
Flag Day Commemorates the U.S. Flag
Unclaimed Property Auction Raises More Than $1 Million for Public Schools
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

June 7, 2013

Message from the CFO on UPCIC
Bond Refinancing Saves Florida Money
Tropical Storm Andrea Arrives in Florida
Unclaimed Property Auction in Tampa Sat.
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

May 31, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Unclaimed Property Auction
A Win for Florida’s Insurance Consumers
Prepare Financially for Hurricane Season
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Is Transparency

May 24, 2013

Message from the CFO on Disaster Preparedness
Arrests Made in ‘Operation Christmas Tree’
Find Out If You Have Hidden Treasure
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency

May 17, 2013

Message from the CFO on the American Dream
Check for Your Unclaimed Property before the Statewide Auction on June 8
Operation S.A.F.E. Workshops Scheduled
Tune In to a Small Business Disaster Preparedness Webinar
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency

May 10, 2013

Message from the CFO on Cabinet and Lake Nona Medical City
Operation S.A.F.E. Workshops Scheduled
Tune In to a Small Business Disaster Preparedness Webinar
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency
SFM Recognizes Arson Awareness Week

May 3, 2013

Message from the CFO on Sine Die
Legislation Signed to Automate Unclaimed Property Claims
Misused Funds Returned to the Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Operation S.A.F.E. Initiative Is Launched
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?

April 26, 2013

Message from the CFO on Financial Literacy
News of Interest
Legislative Agenda
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?

April 19, 2013

Message from the CFO on Strength in Tragedy
In Support of Tax Parity for Floridians
Florida’s Financial History over 500 Years
News of Interest
Arrests in ‘Operation Dirty Money’ Scheme
Legislative Agenda
Florida's Bottom Line Shows Transparency
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?

April 12, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
Consumer Awareness Week Brings New Educational Resources for Consumers
News of Interest
Scammer Convicted for Insurance Fraud
Legislative Agenda
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?

April 5, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Davis Productivity Awards
News of Interest
Legislative Agenda
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

March 29, 2013

Message from the CFO on a Great Grade
Passover and Easter Note
News of Interest
Legislative Agenda
Got an Insurance Claims Story to Share?
CFO’s Top Dimwitted Fraud Criminals
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

March 22, 2013

Message from the CFO on the Fire Service Awards
Legislative Agenda
News of Interest
Insurance Consumer Forums Being Held
CFO’s Top Dim-Witted Fraud Criminals
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

March 15, 2013

Message from the CFO on FLAIR
Legislative Agenda
News of Interest
Insurance Consumer Forums To Be Held
CFO’s Top Dim-Witted Fraud Criminals
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

March 8, 2013

Message from the CFO on Chemo Parity
News of Interest
Pensacola Woman Charged with Stealing More Than $68,000 in Public Assistance
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

March 1, 2013

Message from the CFO on Medicaid Reform
Financial Frontlines Launched For Military
News of Interest
Fire and Arson Investigations Reaccredited
Arrest in ‘Operation Dirty Money’ Scheme
Florida's Bottom Line on Financial Health

February 22, 2013

Message from the CFO on Legislative Priorities
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line on Florida Finance

February 15, 2013

Message from the CFO on Tax Parity
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line on Florida Finance

February 8, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida Economy 2012
News of Interest
Cabinet at the 2013 Florida State Fair
Florida's Bottom Line Is the Inside Track

February 1, 2013

Message from the CFO on State Contract Auditing
News of Interest
February is Black History Month in Florida
Florida's Bottom Line Is the Inside Track

January 25, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida’s SNAP
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line Is the Inside Track

January 18, 2013

Message from the CFO on Martin Luther King
News of Interest
Resolution Recognizes Thrift Week

January 11, 2013

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
News of Interest
Search New Unclaimed Property Accounts Worth More than $25 Million

January 4, 2013

Message from the CFO on Permanent Tax Relief
News of Interest
Seventeen Arrests in Accident Clinic Sting

December 28, 2012

Message from the CFO on the New Year
News of Interest

December 21, 2012

Message from the CFO on Giving Back
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line
December is Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

December 11, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Fiscal Cliff

December 7, 2012

Message from the CFO with Holiday Greetings
Pearl Harbor Day Lives On in Infamy
News of Interest
Winter Fire Safety for the Holidays
Florida's Bottom Line
Teen Essay Contest Deadline Coming Up

November 30, 2012

Message from the CFO on Home Loans
News of Interest
Teen Essay Contest Deadline Extended
Florida's Bottom Line

November 23, 2012

Message from the CFO on Giving Thanks
News of Interest

November 16, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Firefighters' Memorial Statue
FACAP Investigator of the Year
Teen Essay Contest Deadline is Near
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line
A Small Business Owner's Tax Guide

November 9, 2012

Message from the CFO on Veterans Day
Enter Florida Students Save Essay Contest
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line
A Small Business Owner's Tax Guide

November 2, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Right to Vote
A Tax Guide for Small Business Owners
Unclaimed Property Phone Bank Event
News of Interest
Hurricane Sandy Leaves a Trail of Disaster
Florida Students Save Essay Contest
Florida's Bottom Line

October 26, 2012

Message from the CFO on Debt Reduction
DFS: $61 million in Settlement Money
Unclaimed Property: Have You Checked?
News of Interest
Hurricane Sandy Skirts the Florida Coast
Florida's Bottom Line
Florida Students Save Essay Contest

October 19, 2012

Message from the CFO on Holocaust Fee Waiver
DFS: Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses in Florida
News of Interest
Economic Issues Affect Small Business
Florida Students Save Essay Contest
Tax Facts for Small Business Owners

October 12, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
Tax Facts for Small Business Owners
News of Interest
Florida Students Save Essay Contest

October 5, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Essay Contest
Nemours Opens 3rd Hospital for Children
Economic Brief: Consumer Confidence
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

September 28, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Housing Market
South Florida Small Business Innovators
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

September 21, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Next Fiscal Year
'Registration of Emergency Contact Info' & 'Financial Planning' Resolutions in Cabinet
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

September 14, 2012

Message from the CFO on PAF
Volunteer Firefighter Training Weekend
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

September 7, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Forum
September 11 Designated as Patriot Day
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

August 31, 2012

Message from the CFO on Labor Day
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

August 24, 2012

Message from the CFO on Auto Insurance Reforms
Tropical Storm Isaac May Reach Florida as Soon as Sunday
Small Businesses and Florida's Economy
News of Interest
Workshops to Keep Seniors On Guard
Florida's Bottom Line

August 17, 2012

Message from the CFO on Bond Refinance
'The Golden Rules for Your Golden Years'
Legal Issues Faced by Small Business
News of Interest
Florida's Bottom Line

August 10, 2012

Message from the CFO on State Contract Transparency
Purple Heart Recipients Honored on Aug. 7
Forum: Brand Your Small Business Wisely
News of Interest
Florida KidCare: 'Kids Oughta Be Covered'
Florida's Bottom Line

August 3, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Venture Capital
Forum: Strengthen Your Small Business
News of Interest
ALERT: Beware of Misleading Offers of Assistance for Deepwater Horizon
Florida's Bottom Line

July 27, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
Workers' Comp Fraud Arrests in 'Operation Dirty Money'
Forum Features Tony DiBenedetto
News of Interest

July 20, 2012

Message from the CFO on Team USA
Sign up for the Small Business Forum
News of Interest
Discover Florida's Bottom Line
Be Storm Ready with Webinar Help

July 13, 2012

Message from the CFO on the 2012 Small Business Leadership Forum
News of Interest
Get Ready with a Free Storm Prep Webinar
Florida By the Numbers

July 4, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Fourth of July

June 29, 2012

Message from the CFO on State Contracts
2012 Small Business Leadership Forum
News of Interest
Prepare for Storms with a Free Webinar
Florida By the Numbers

June 22, 2012

Message from the CFO on Small Business Growth
Connect through Social Media
News of Interest
Florida's Unemployment Drops to 8.6%

June 15, 2012

Message from the CFO on Insurance Fraud
Fathers are Honored on Sunday
Ernst & Young on Lifetime Achievement
News of Interest
Florida's Financial Future

June 8, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida Industry
Supporting our Military Families
News of Interest
Calculate your College Costs
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

June 1, 2012

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Season
33rd Latin Hemispheric Congress in Miami
News of Interest
Ocala Man Charged with Vehicle Arson
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

May 25, 2012

Message from the CFO on Memorial Day
Hurricane Season Begins on June 1
News of Interest
State Loss Prevention Award Winners
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

May 18, 2012

Message from the CFO on SFM Arrests
Employers Support the Guard & Reserve
News of Interest
Arrest of Scammer for Investment Fraud
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

May 11, 2012

Message from the CFO on Mother's Day
Cabinet on the Road to the Florida Keys
News of Interest
Arson Awareness Week: Youth Fire Setting
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

May 4, 2012

Message from the CFO on Auto Insurance Reform
University of Florida’s Innovation Hub
News of Interest
Appreciate a Florida Teacher!
A Roadmap for your Financial Future
Fraud Division First Quarter Sets Records

April 27, 2012

Message from the CFO on MetLife Settlement
National Day of Prayer May 3
News of Interest
A Roadmap for your Financial Future

April 20, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
News of Interest

April 6, 2012

Message from the CFO on Perseverance
Celebrating Our Beautiful State, La Florida
News of Interest
April is Financial Literacy Month
Economic Update: Florida's Bottom Line

March 30, 2012

Message from the CFO on Economic Growth
Real-life, Hands-on Financial Experience
Honoring Former Senator Phil Lewis
News of Interest
Rewards for Tips Leading to Arrests
Arrests in Miami Insurance Fraud Scam
Economic Update: Florida's Bottom Line

March 23, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Fire Service Awards
Economic Update
News of Interest
Legislature Supports CFO's Key Initiatives

March 16, 2012

Message from the CFO on Transparency
Florida Economy Is Business Friendly
News of Interest
Legislature Supports CFO's Key Initiatives

March 9, 2012

Message from the CFO on 2012 Legislative Session
CFO Launches On Guard for Seniors
News of Interest
Warning about Unclaimed Property Scam
Arrests in Tampa for PIP Fraud
Florida's Economic Inside Track
Man Charged with Arson, Insurance Fraud

March 2, 2012

Message from the CFO on Auto Insurance Reform
Hiring Florida’s Heroes: Our Veterans
News of Interest
Consumer Protections Against ID Theft
Florida's Economic Inside Track

February 24, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Tourism Economy
Artist Kelvin Hair Exhibits at the Capitol
News of Interest
Florida Holocaust Museum Marks 20th
Florida's Economic Inside Track

February 17, 2012

Message from the CFO on Constitutional Rights
CFO Atwater on Good Morning America
News of Interest
Florida's Economic Stats on Call
Event Stages Auto Accidents as Scams

February 10, 2012

Message from the CFO on State Contracting Reforms
Florida Cabinet on the Road to Tampa
News of Interest
Florida's Economy at your Fingertips
Recognizing Law Enforcement Officers

February 3, 2012

Message from the CFO on Black History Month
Meaningful PIP Fraud Reform Needed
News of Interest
An Update from Florida's Bottom Line: Consumer Confidence Surges
Arrest for Filing Fraudulent PIP Claims

January 27, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Gulf Coast
Put the Brakes on Accident Fraud & Abuse
News of Interest
An update from Florida’s Bottom Line: Rural Areas Boom

January 20, 2012

Message from the CFO on the Everglades
Week in Review
News of Interest
Resolution Recognizes Florida Thrift Week
Read Florida's Bottom Line...a Valuable Resource for FL's Economic Information

January 13, 2012

Message from the CFO Welcoming the Florida Legislature
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Turns 25
News of Interest
For a More Transparent State Government
Read Florida's Bottom Line...a Valuable Resource for FL's Economic Information

January 6, 2012

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bottom Line
State Fire Marshal Atwater Announces the Arrest of Arsonist in Pensacola Clinic Fire
News of Interest
First Year Special Edition
Combating Identity Theft by Protecting Your Personal Information

December 30, 2011

Message from the CFO on the New Year
News of Interest

December 22, 2011

Message from the CFO on Celebrating the Season
News of Interest

December 16, 2011

Message from the CFO on Financial Education
News of Interest
Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Trustees Restoration Plan
Fire Safety for the Holidays

December 9, 2011

Message from the CFO on Pearl Harbor
Learn to Write a Winning Business Plan
News of Interest
Protecting Florida’s Consumers and Returning their Unclaimed Property
Law Enforcement Veteran to Lead the Division of Insurance Fraud
Fresh from Florida Christmas Tree

December 2, 2011

Message from the CFO on Three Percent Withholding Repeal
Black Friday Shopping Breaks Records
News of Interest
Financial Education Web Site Launched
State Fire Marshal Educates Students

November 23, 2011

Message from the CFO on Giving Thanks
News of Interest

November 18, 2011

Message from the CFO on Fixing Auto Insurance
News of Interest
Protecting Those Who Protect Us
On Passing the Repeal of the Three Percent Withholding Requirement
Florida’s Agency of the Year
Senior Annuity Scammer Arrested

November 11, 2011

Message from the CFO on Veterans Day
News of Interest
PIP Consumer Roundtable in Tampa
Tips to Avoid Flood Vehicle Fraud

November 4, 2011

Message from the CFO on Insurance Fraud
News of Interest
Women’s Small Business Workshops Are a Statewide Success
Moving Forward after a Flood
Four Miami Fraudsters Arrested in Staged Accident Scheme

October 28, 2011

Message from the CFO on Venture Capital
News of Interest
Rina Serves as a Reminder - Hurricane Season is Not Over
Five Suspects Arrested in Miami Staged Accident Scheme

October 21, 2011

Message from the CFO on the Path to Economic Growth
Florida Aims to White Out Teen Crashes
News of Interest
Plan & Prepare for Successful Retirement
Women's Small Business Workshops

October 14, 2011

Message from the CFO on Financial Football
Business Opportunities for Florida
News of Interest
SFM Bureau First to Earn IAS Accreditation
Free Women’s Small Business Workshops
CFO Atwater’s Department Recovers More Than $17 Million for Florida Consumers
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater Recognizes Fire Prevention Week

October 7, 2011

Message from the CFO on Annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service
News of Interest
Strike Force Executive Director Appointed
Free Workshops for Women’s Small Business Month
Make Sure Your Mobile Home is Ready
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 2, 2011

Message from the CFO
News of Interest
Small Business Views: The Morean Arts Center
Understand Your Deductible Before Disaster Strikes

August 26, 2011

Message from the CFO
Fraud Work Group Meets
Hurricane Irene a Reminder to Be Prepared
News of Interest
Arrest in Accident Clinic Money Scheme

August 19, 2011

Message from the CFO
Citizens Board Appointees Named
Week in Review
Protect Your Home Base
Contractor Arrested in Sinkhole Scam

August 12, 2011

Message from the CFO Prepare Before a Storm Hits
Small Business Views: Tanner Paint
Florida KidCare Helps Families
Timeshare Owners Fraud Alert

August 05, 2011

Fighting Workers’ Compensation Premium Fraud
Workers' Compensation Premium Fraud: How It Works
Honoring Firefighter Chad W. Hood
Tom Grady Appointed as Florida Commissioner of Financial Regulation
A New Look for MyFloridaCFO.com

July 8, 2011

Debate Over Our Nation’s Debt Ceiling

New Laws Aid Florida Military Families

CFO Jeff Atwater’s Division of Consumer Services Expands Spanish-Speaking Assistance to Unclaimed Property Helpline

New Florida Law Requires Statewide Approval of Hurricane-Safe Materials

July 1, 2011

A Nation Founded in Liberty and Freedom

Fireworks Safety this Fourth of July

Increased Transparency Measures Championed by CFO Atwater go into Effect Today

Small Business: Lee & Rick's Oyster Bar in Orlando

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Three Arrests in Tampa Premium Fraud Scam

Tropical Storm Arlene Serves as a Warning to Get Prepared; No New Coverage Allowed When Named Storm Approaches

June 24, 2011

Honoring Two Brave Firefighters Who Lost Their Lives Fighting Florida Wildfires

Maintaining a High Bond Rating Is Important for Florida

Florida CFO Atwater Live on Fox Business

CFO Addresses the Florida Institute of Chief Financial Officers

Department Staff Chosen to Participate on Prestigious Panel

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Seven Arrests in Palm Beach PIP Fraud Sting

CFO Atwater Calls for Your Help in Ongoing Search for ‘Most Wanted’ Insurance Fraud Fugitives

CFO Atwater Announces Conviction of Jacksonville Man in Elaborate Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme, Illegal Check Cashing Operation

Hurricane Checklist: If You Rent Your Home, You Still Need Coverage

June 17, 2011

A Thriving Business Community

State of Emergency Declared Due to Wildfires and Drought around the State

National Fraud Prosecutor of the Year Honored

Flag Day Commemorates the Adoption of the U.S. Flag

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrest of North Carolina Man in $2.7 Million Workers’ Compensation Insurance Scam

Hurricane Checklist: Flood Insurance Is a Necessary Protection

June 10, 2011

The Greatest Generation

The Week in Review

CFO Atwater Orders Sarasota Travel Agency to Pay Back Floridians for Unauthorized Travel Insurance Claims

CFO Atwater Announces Permanent Ban, Restitution Against Senior Swindler

Hurricane Checklist: Seniors Should be On Guard after a Disaster

June 3, 2011

Hurricane Season: Protect your Home Base

CFO Atwater: Statement Regarding the Signing of HB 7095, the Pill Mill Bill

Back to School Tax Holiday

Businesses Define Florida’s Economic Health

Social Media Communicates in a New Way

Hurricane Checklist: Preparation is the Key in Overcoming a Disaster

May 27, 2011

Remember Our Brave Heroes on Memorial Day

CFO Jeff Atwater Joins Florida Marlins, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes on the Ball Field to Promote “Protect Your Home Base”

Small Business: BMZ Generators

The Week in Review

CFO Announces Arrests in Statewide Crackdown on Identity Theft, Workers’ Compensation Fraud

State Fire Marshal Atwater: Two Arsonists Arrested in Polk County

Enforcement Roundup: Premium Theft, Taking Advantage of Seniors and False Documents

Consumer Tips: Budget by Taking Control of Your Gas Tank

May 20, 2011

A Fact-finding Mission

CFO Atwater Regarding External Review of the State Board of Administration

CFO Atwater Announces Business Roundtables in Recognition of Small Business Week

Small Business Visits to Syn-Tech Systems in Tallahassee and A.W. Peterson's Gun Shop in Mt. Dora

CFO Jeff Atwater Prevails at Fourth District Court of Appeals Against Vero Beach Senior Scammer

Enforcement Roundup: Fraud Division Makes Arrests for Premium Theft, Criminal Use of ID

Consumer Tips: How to Budget On an Irregular Income

May 13, 2011

Next Week is Small Business Week

Department of Financial Services Legislative Recap

Oil Spill Recovery Act

CFO Jeff Atwater and Attorney General Pam Bondi Announce Meeting of the Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Strike Force

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrests of Winter Haven Massage Clinic Employees in Undercover PIP Fraud Sting

CFO Atwater Talks about Combating PIP Fraud

Enforcement Roundup: Division of Public Assistance Fraud Refers $10.6 Million in Fraud

Consumer Tips: Travel Insurance

May 6, 2011

Florida Legislature Prepares for Sine Die

The Week in Review

CFO Atwater Announces Arrests in Orlando and Tampa PIP Fraud Investigations

CFO Jeff Atwater Finds More than $370,000 in Unclaimed Property for South Florida Residents during Phone Bank Event

Enforcement Roundup: 177 Disciplinary Actions Enforced Against Insurance Professionals, Entities in April

Financial Literacy Tips: Weatherization Help for Low-Income Homeowners

April 29, 2011

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Statement Regarding Legislative Efforts to Fight Auto Insurance Fraud

Jackie Brice Lends Florida Beauty to the CFO's Office

Mortgage Company Owner Arrested in $1.2 Million Scam

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrest of Boca Raton Man for Scamming Senior out of $25,000

Small Business Visit: The Magnolia Grill in Fort Walton Beach

Enforcement Roundup: Theft against an Elderly Victim

Financial Literacy Month Weekly Tip Recap

April 22, 2011

Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Florida CFO Atwater’s Department Wins $76 Million Judgment against Former Aries Insurance Company Owners

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Grant to Aid Training for Volunteer Firefighters

Small Business Visit: Support Local Businesses to Help Florida's Economy

Enforcement Roundup: Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations

Financial Literacy Tips: Saving Should Be a Priority Each Month

April 15, 2011

Florida Taxpayer Independence Day

The Week in Review

CFO Jeff Atwater and State Attorney Jerry Hill Announce the Arrest of Three Polk County Women Charged with Stealing State Funds

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Statement Regarding Additional $30 Million to Promote Florida’s Beaches

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces the Arrest of ‘Most Wanted’ Insurance Fraud Suspect, Ponzi Scheme Operator

Enforcement Roundup: Dade County Man Convicted in $2.1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Financial Literacy Tips: Use Credit Cards Wisely

April 8, 2011

Twitter Townhall on Auto Insurance Fraud

Staged Accident Demonstration and Meeting with Insurance Fraud Tipsters in Tampa

CFO Atwater Wants You to Help Track Down the ‘Most Wanted’ Insurance Fraud Fugitives

Award Presented to VeteransPlus in Recognition of April as Financial Literacy Month

CFO Atwater Offers Post-Storm Tips, Urges Tampa Residents Affected by Tornadoes to Be Watchful for Unlicensed Contractors

CFO Enforced 170 Disciplinary Actions against Insurance Professionals, Entities in March

Financial Literacy Tips: Plan a Monthly Budget

April 1, 2011

April is Financial Literacy Month

The Panhandle is Open for Business

Small Businesses Keep Our Economy Vibrant

Enforcement Roundup: Division of Insurance Fraud

Are Your Financial Goals Slipping Away? Then Make This Your First Goal

March 25, 2011

New Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Website

Week in Review

CFO Jeff Atwater Launches Cost Saving Enhancements to State Vendor Website

Red Cross Help for Those in Need

Consumer Tips: Do Your Homework: Homemaker Service Contracts Are Not Insurance

Enforcement Roundup: Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations

Financial Literacy Tips: Shopping to Save Money

March 18, 2011

Reducing PIP Fraud

CFO Atwater Featured on Capital Dateline Online

Small Business Views: The Next Step Realty

Claims Workshops to Assist Those Harmed by the BP Oil Spill

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day by Parade

Enforcement Roundup: CFO Atwater Enforced 118 Disciplinary Actions against Insurance Professionals, Entities

Financial Literacy Tips: Teachers Can Sign Up for FREE Math Savvy Students and Parents Program

March 11, 2011

Financial Institutions Called on for Holocaust Survivor Fee Waivers

The 2011 Legislative Session Kicks Off
CFO Atwater’s Initiatives to Fight PIP and Medicaid Fraud Highlighted in Miami Herald Editorial

Small Business Views: Home Renovations

CFO Atwater Announces Arrest of Miami Public Adjuster in Attempted $2 Million Insurance Fraud Scheme

DCF employee, boyfriend charged with public assistance fraud

Can Daylight Savings Time Save You Money?

CFO Atwater Encourages Floridians to Participate In Free Outreach Events During Consumer Protection Week

March 4, 2011

CFO Atwater Recognized for Supporting Updated Certification Process for Volunteer Firefighters

CFO Atwater Announces Arrest and Sentencing of Miami Public Adjuster for Pocketing $360,000 from 82 Clients; Ordered to Pay Full Restitution

CFO Atwater's Interview with AM Best’s Best Week

CFO Names Robin Westcott Executive Director of Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Strike Force

Enforcement Roundup: DFS Forensic Technologist Wins Honor

Consumer Tips: Insurance Company Won’t Pay Your Claim? Here Are Some Steps to Take

Financial Literacy Tips: Save It for a Rainy Day

CFO Atwater Announces 17 Arrests in Miami-Based Auto Insurance Fraud Bust, Operation Dark Horizon

February 25, 2011

Financial Literacy Tips: Tax Tips

The IRS adds helpful information for victims of the BP Oil Spill

CFO Atwater's Interview with Mercado de Dinero, USA

Small Business: CFO Atwater Visits Field of Greens in West Palm Beach

Enforcement Roundup: The Division of Insurance Fraud

Division of Legal Services Receives National WasteWise Award

CFO Jeff Atwater Recognizes Florida Saves Week and Encourages Eligible Floridians to Claim Earned Income Tax Credit

February 18, 2011

Statement by Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Regarding Medicaid Reform Proposals Advocated by Senate

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Announces First Meeting of the Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Strike Force

CFO Atwater's Interview with Fraud News Weekly

Small Business: CFO Atwater Visits Field of Greens in West Palm Beach

Enforcement Roundup: 37 Disciplinary Actions Taken Against Insurance Professionals & Entities in January

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Rounds Out Leadership Team with the Appointment of Three Division Directors and Inspector General

Financial Literacy Tips: Tax Tips

February 11, 2011

CFO Atwater's Medicaid and Public Assistance Strike Force Appointments

Florida CFO Jeff Atwater Creates Second PIP Squad in Tampa, Part of Ongoing Push to Put the Brakes on this Costly Crime

CFO Atwater Asks GCCF Claimants to Provide Input on Proposed Methodology

Enforcement Roundup

Financial Literacy Tips: Teach Your Children Good Financial Habits

February 4, 2011

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Appoints Thomas Kirwin as Deputy CFO Over Law Enforcement

Small Business: Diana's Café in Miami

Watch CFO Jeff Atwater on Florida Face to Face

February is Black History Month

A Wealth of Insurance Knowledge Is Just a Click Away!

January 28, 2011

Florida CFO Atwater Announces 5 Arrests Tied to $118,000 in Fraudulent PIP Claims

CFO Jeff Atwater Provides Rewards to Eight Citizens for Tips that Led to Uncovering $2 Million in Insurance Fraud

CFO Atwater's Division of Insurance Fraud Arrests Duval County Man on Multiple Charges for Avoiding Workers' Compensation Premiums

Florida Small Business: Andrews Capitol Bar and Grill in Tallahassee

CFO Atwater and Financial Literacy Council Announce VeteransPlus as Recipient of the 2011 Champion of Financial Literacy Award

CFO Atwater Appoints South Florida Attorney, Community Advocate Wendy Sartory Link as Chair of Healthy Kids Board

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Announces the Appointments of Key Staff at the Department of Financial Services

Find Licensed Funeral & Cemetery Services by Using Our Search Features

January 21, 2011

Thoughts and Prayers are with the Miami-Dade Police

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Suspends Lake Worth Insurance Agent’s License for Allegedly Pocketing Consumer Premiums

Oil Spill Victims Find Help at the Department of Financial Services

Florida Small Business: Casa Marin Restaurant in Hialeah, Florida

CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater Announces New Training Partnership for Volunteer Firefighters

CFO Atwater Welcomes the New Public Assistance Fraud Division

Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Make Sure You Understand the Advantages and Disadvantages

January 14, 2011

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Announces Seven Insurance Fraud Arrests in Two Days in Keeping with his Promise to Attack PIP Fraud

Small Business Owners Create Jobs

General Milligan Provides Update on Vets Connect Program

Protect Your Family by Adding Regular Drivers to Your Auto Insurance Policy

CFO Atwater Presented with Street Sign from Inaugural Festivities

January 7, 2011

January 4, 2011: Inauguration Day and Open House in Tallahassee

Division of State Fire Marshal Presents CFO Atwater with Official Badge

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Management Team

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Halts an $11.5 Million Mortgage Fraud Scam

Unclaimed Property Trivia: What Do You Know?

Florida Cabinet: How Would You Vote?

Financial Literacy: Have an Emergency Fund

Consumer Tip: See if you’re eligible for an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Duval County Resident Arrested on Arson Charges

Cape Coral Man Arrested for Trying to Set Fire to his Mother’s House

December 24, 2010

Alex Sink Advocates for Intervention, Improvement on Oil Spill Claims

State Could Pay $69 Million A Year If Immunity Given to Medicaid Providers

At Final Cabinet Meeting, CFO Sink Pushes Green Jobs, Renewable Energy

Alex Sink Exonerates 1960s Freedom Fighters at Last Clemency Meeting

State Fire Marshal Sink Offers Tips for Being “Fire Smart” This Holiday Season

December 17, 2010

A Modernized Accounting and Information System

More Experienced Governance of Florida’s Pension Fund

Reducing Florida’s Risk Exposure

Consumer Advocacy: More Important Than Ever

Public-Private Collaboration to Improve State Government

Getting A Good Deal While Protecting Florida’s Natural Resources

December 10, 2010

Cutting Wasteful Spending

Standing Up for Florida’s Consumers

Saving and Creating Jobs for Floridians

Fighting Fraud

Looking Out for Florida’s Taxpayers

Championing Everyday Floridians

Bringing a Businesslike Approach

Transparency for Your Tax Dollars

Getting the Best Deal for Florida

December 3, 2010

Accounting & Auditing - Walking the Walk on Transparency and Accountability

Administration - The Backbone of Our Success

Agent & Agency - Using Technology for Better Service

Consumer Services - Helping Floridians While Cutting Costs

Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services - Better Enforcement, Stronger Structure

Information Systems - Connecting Floridians with the Services They Need

Insurance Fraud - Cracking Down on Fraud That Costs All Floridians

Legal Services - Top Notch Legal Work Combined With Electronic Innovation

Rehabilitation and Liquidation - Protecting Florida’s Policyholders and Saving Jobs

Risk Management - Reforms from Business World Resulted in Millions of Dollars Saved

State Fire Marshal - Dedicated to Keeping Floridians Safe

Treasury - Watching Over Our State’s Money

Workers’ Compensation - Ramping Up Enforcement Efforts to Protect Florida’s Workforce

November 26, 2010

A Thanksgiving Meal with Miss Martha, CFO Sink and CFO-elect Atwater

State Fire Marshal Investigators Applauded for Winning ‘Investigators of the Year’ Award

ICA Terry Butler Encourages Consumers to Exercise Caution when Purchasing Extended Warranties this Holiday Season

Consumer Corner: Plan Ahead for Holiday Spending

Beware of e-Mail Scams about the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

Hurricane Checklist: Hurricane Season Is Coming to an End

Safeguard Our Seniors: Upcoming Calendar of Events

Florida Housing Help: Communication May Be the Key to Your Home

My Florida CFO: Understanding the Two Types of 529 Plans

November 19, 2010

CFO Sink Urges State Employees to Use Online W-2, Saving Taxpayers Up to $75,000 a Year

CFO Sink Addresses Florida Gubernatorial Fellows

State Fire Marshal Alex Sink Calls On Help from Pensacola Residents to Catch Arsonist

CFO Alex Sink Commends Legislature for Honoring Energy Rebate Promise to Floridians

CFO Alex Sink Statement on Florida Legislature Retreat on HB 5603

State Farm Discontinues Servicing of Flood Insurance

Consumer Corner: Century Service Systems Warranty Company Ordered into Liquidation

Are You Due an IRS Refund?

Hurricane Checklist: Plan to Stay Connected

Florida Housing Help: Force-Placed Coverage Can Affect Your Wallet

Safeguard Our Seniors: Considering Employment after Retirement?

My Family CFO: Take Advantage of Tax Credits When You Qualify

November 12, 2010

‘Florida Vets Connect’ Connects Nearly 30,000 Florida Veterans with Benefits

CFO Sink Calls on Florida Legislature to Override Veto of Cost-Saving Risk Management Reforms

Florida Financial Literacy Council Seeks Nominations for Literacy Award

Insurance Consumer Advocate Terry Butler Recognizes November as Diabetes Awareness Month

Consumer Corner: Cold Weather Safety Tips

Hurricane Checklist: Learn to Identify Hazards after a Disaster

Florida Housing Help in Brooksville

Safeguard Our Seniors: Medicare Open Enrollment Begins

My Family CFO: Contributing to Your Retirement through Market Ups and Downs

November 5, 2010

CFO Sink and FEMA Encourage Floridians to Be Prepared As They Turn Their Clocks Back on Sunday

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Makes Recommendations to Curb Fraud and Improve Personal Injury Protection Coverage

AWI Announces Automated Tax Credit Application Process

Consumer Corner: Save Money on Auto Insurance

Hurricane Checklist: It’s not too late

Florida Housing Help in Lakeland

Safeguard Our Seniors: Stop and Smell the Roses

My Family CFO: Thinking of Creative Ways to Save Money

October 29, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Applauds Appointment of Cassandra Jenkins to Florida Parole Commission

State Fire Marshal & CFO Alex Sink Congratulates Her Forensic Laboratory on Recent International Award

State Fire Marshal Alex Sink Hosts the 2010 Accelerant K-9 Recertification Program

Small Business Roundtable Discussions Are Being Held Around the State

Consumer Corner: Halloween Safety Tricks and Tips

Insurance Consumer Advocate Terry Butler Encourages Consumers to take Advantage of Preventative Services

Hurricane Checklist: Why You Should Register for Assistance

Florida Housing Help: Find Out More about Mortgage Help

Safeguard Our Seniors: Benefits of a Driver Safety Course

My Family CFO: Safety is Paramount on Halloween

October 22, 2010

CFO Sink Honors New American Bar Association President Stephen Zack

Consumer Corner: Insuring Your One-Person or At-Home Business

Insurance Consumer Advocate: Help in Selecting a Health Insurance Policy

Hurricane Checklist: Don't Let Your Guard Down, It's Not Over Yet

Florida Housing Help: Lee County Residents Receive Mortgage Assistance

Safeguard Our Seniors at the Annual Convention of the Southern States Crime Prevention Association

My Family CFO: Create Fun Decorations for Halloween Spookiness

October 15, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Releases Audit of DMS “Taj Mahal” Construction Project

CFO Alex Sink Recognizes City Government Week

State Fire Marshal Division Honors Fallen Firefighters

The Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate Recognizes October as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Consumer Corner: CFO Sink to host Women’s Small Business Month Forums in October

Hurricane Checklist: Hurricane Season Isn’t Over Yet!

Florida Housing Help: Facing Foreclosure? Don’t Be Swayed by Headlines

Safeguard Our Seniors: What is a STOLI?

My Family CFO: How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

October 8, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Proposes Contracting Changes to Citizens Property Insurance for More Accountability

CFO Alex Sink Welcomes Changes to BP Claims Process Based on Her Request

State Fire Marshal & CFO Alex Sink Recognizes Fire Prevention Week 2010

Safeguard Our Seniors: 80-year-old gets back $300,000 in unsuitable annuity transaction

Information Solicited in Arson Investigation of Charlotte County Storage Facility

CFO & State Fire Marshal Alex Sink Announces Arrest of Escambia County Arsonist

Insurance Consumer Advocate Butler Offers Advice for Navigating the Open Enrollment Process

Consumer Corner: Mitigation - Protecting Your Home Could Also Save You Money

Hurricane Checklist: Disaster Preparedness in a Few Clicks

Florida Housing Help is in Full Force

My Family CFO: Check Your Smoke Alarms and Update If Needed

October 1, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Pledges to Hold BP Accountable with “Florida Claims Help” Initiative

CFO Alex Sink Recognizes Heroic Efforts of the U.S. Southern Command in Response to Haiti Earthquake

CFO Alex Sink Statement on the Gulf Coast Recovery Plan

Cabinet Recognizes October 3 - 9 as Fire Prevention Week

CFO Sink: 7 Arrested for Staging Accident in South Florida

Disability Employment Awareness Month Recognized by Cabinet

David Clark Recognized by CFO Sink for his Dedication to our Country

The Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate Recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hurricane Checklist: Returning Home After the Flood

Reaching Out for Florida Housing Help

Consumer Corner: Why You Want to Find an Insured Contractor to Repair Your Home

Does your organization need a speaker?

September 24, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Announces Arrest of Owner of Suncoast Physicians Health Plan, Inc.

Fifth Annual Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend A Success!

Floridians Should Be Watchful of Tropical Storm Matthew

Florida Housing Help: Assistance for Families Facing Foreclosure

The Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate Recognizes Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Hurricane Checklist: How Do You Define Disaster?

Consumer Corner: The Savvy Student - Renters Insurance

My Family CFO: Is It More Environmentally Friendly to Hand-Wash Dishes or to Use A Dishwasher?

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

September 17, 2010

Joint Letter from Governor Charlie Crist and Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink Sent to Ken Feinberg

CFO Alex Sink Recognizes Financial Planning Week

Terry Butler Named as Interim Insurance Consumer Advocate by CFO Sink

CFO Alex Sink Honors Lives Lost on 9th Anniversary of 9/11

CFO Alex Sink Again Calls on the Florida Legislature to Help Small Businesses Impacted by Oil Spill

State Fire Marshal and CFO Alex Sink Announces 5th Annual Volunteer Firefighters Training

CFO Alex Sink’s Florida Housing Help Initiative to Hold Workshop In Orlando

CFO Alex Sink Recognizes Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Volunteer for National Public Lands Day on September 25

Insurance Consumer Advocate Urges Floridians To Learn About Health Insurance Reforms That Take Effect Sept. 23

Hurricane Checklist: Using Social Media during a Natural Disaster

Consumer Corner: Life insurance buys vital peace of mind

My Family CFO: Watch Out for Simple Credit Card Scams

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

September 10, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Discusses Florida Economy with European Union Consuls General in Miami

CFO Sink Announces Arrest of Miami Woman for Cashing In on “Citizens” Insurance

CFO Alex Sink Announces Arrests of Two Officers of Affiliated South Florida Insurance Companies

Department of Financial Services: Your One-Stop Financial Resource

The Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate Recognizes September as Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

Consumer Corner: Insuring a Vacant Home

My Family CFO: Computer Hardware Changes as Technology Evolves

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Hurricane Checklist: Preparation is Key!

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

September 3, 2010

CFO Sink Launches On-Line Disaster Preparation Video, Urges Final Preparations for Hurricane Season’s Peak

CFO Alex Sink to Audit Department of Management Services Courthouse Contracts

CFO Alex Sink Honors FAMU Legend William P. Foster

The Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate Recognizes September as National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

CFO Alex Sink’s Bureau of Forensic Fires and Explosives Analysis Receives International Accreditation

Consumer Corner: Health Care Insurance Coverage after Cobra

My Family CFO: September is National Coupon Month

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Hurricane Checklist: Floridians Urged to Participate in ‘National Preparedness Month’

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

August 27, 2010

CFO Alex Sink’s Unclaimed Property Auction Nets Over $1.1 Million for State School Fund

CFO Sink Honors Dominic Calabro of Florida Tax Watch

CFO Alex Sink Calls on Feinberg to Revisit Gulf Claims Process to Fix Flawed Gulf Claims Process

CFO Sink Applauds Florida Winning Race to the Top Funding

CFO Alex Sink’s Statement on BP’s $3 Million Grant to Florida for Mental Health Assistance

Consumer Corner: DFS Assists Condo Owners in Saving Big on Insurance Premiums

State Fire Marshal Alex Sink Reminds Students to Be Safe and Practice Fire Safety Prevention as School Begins

Insurance Consumer Advocate Sean Shaw Advises Students on Their Health Care Options Part II - Graduate Students

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Hurricane Checklist: Is Your Car Ready?

Safeguard Our Seniors: Protecting Seniors and Other Beneficiaries from Medicare Fraud

My Family CFO: Smart Financial Planning Prefers Good Debt

August 20, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Presents $30k Check to Orlando Senior, Previews Unclaimed Property Auction

CFO Sink Addresses 65th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

CFO Alex Sink Commends Four Florida Groups for Receiving Rural Broadband Access Awards

CFO Sink Urges BP to Pay Floridians’ May Claims

After Months in Flux, Beach Business Gets Claim Check from BP

Consumer Corner: Retained Asset Accounts and Life Insurance: What Consumers Need to Know About Life Insurance Benefit Payment Options

Teenager Charged in Ybor Arson

Insurance Consumer Advocate Sean Shaw Advises Students on Their Health Insurance Options

Florida Housing Help: Agencies Come Together to Stop Mortgage Fraud

Hurricane Checklist: Do You Have a Family Plan?

Safeguard Our Seniors: College Doors Open for Senior Citizens to Get Degrees

My Family CFO: How to Save When Money is Tight

August 13, 2010

CFO Alex Sink: Check for Unclaimed Property before Statewide Auction

CFO Sink Calls on Citizens Property Insurance to Competitively Bid Contracts

Claims Administrator Ken Feinberg Discusses New Claims Processes with Affected Panhandle Residents and Businesses

Consumer Corner: Consumer Alert for Cotton States and Shields Insurance Policyholders

ICA Sean Shaw Encourages Consumers to Participate in National Immunization Awareness Month

CFO Alex Sink’s Division of Insurance Fraud Uses New Tool to Combat Insurance Fraud Activities

Hurricane Checklist: Filing an Insurance Claim

My Family CFO: It's Easy to Find Out if You Qualify for EITC

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

August 6, 2010

CFO Sink Urges Self-Employed Floridians to Buy, Review Health Insurance during August Open Enrollment

My Family CFO: Tax-free Shopping Days for Back-to-School Bargains

Consumer Corner: Money Received from BP Claims Is Taxable

Navigating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Part IX - Women’s Health Issues

Bogus Health Insurance Being Marketed in Florida

Hurricane Checklist: Make Sure You Have the Right Health Insurance Coverage

Florida Office of Financial Regulation Identifies Top Investor Traps and Tips to Help You Avoid Investment Fraud

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

July 30, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Stands with Small Businesses and Florida Realtors during Lost-Income Claims Process

CFO Sink Mourns the Death of Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr.

CFO Alex Sink Recovers Over $11.1 Million for Florida Insurance Consumers since January

CFO Sink Meets with Interpol Secretary General

CFO Alex Sink Announces Arrest of Seminole County Man Charged with Arson & Attempted Murder

CFO Alex Sink Hosts Workers’ Compensation Compliance Seminars in the Panhandle

Consumer Corner: Home Buyer Warranties Need to Be Read with Care

Navigating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Part VIII - Preventative Care Benefits

Hurricane Checklist: Don’t Get Caught in a Binding Suspension

My Family CFO: Watch Out for Theft When You Least Expect It

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

July 23, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Calls Florida Legislature Tone Deaf on Oil Response

CFO Sink to Bernanke: Work Together to Strengthen Small Business Lending

CFO Alex Sink Announces New Online Tool for Injured Employee Benefits

Enterprise Florida Called on by CFO Sink to Lead NW Florida Economic Recovery

CFO Alex Sink Asks Feinberg to Clarify Claims Process

CFO Sink on Results of Healthy Kids Independent Review of WellCare

Consumer Corner: Beware of a Malicious BP Email Phishing Scam

ICA Shaw Explains the Effects of Healthcare Reform on Small Businesses - Part VII of the Summer Healthcare Series

Consumers Who Purchased Unauthorized Health Insurance Plan Must File Proof of Claim by August 31, 2010

Hurricane Checklist: Protecting Your Mobile Home

My Family CFO: Watch Out for Job-Hunting Help Requesting Upfront Fees

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

July 16, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Regarding Delay of Urgently Needed Help to Citizens and Businesses

CFO Alex Sink to Save State $420,000 per Year with Electronic Licenses

CFO Sink Speaks to Latin American Association of Insurance Agents

Unclaimed Property Auction to be held in Orlando on August 21

Joint Investigation Results in Arrests in Mortgage Fraud Crackdown

Consumer Corner: Consumer Outreach Helps Small Businesses Understand How to Make Claims for BP Damages

ICA Shaw Discusses the Extension of Benefits to Dependent Children and Its Effect on Parents - Part VI of Summer Healthcare Series

Extremely Active Hurricane Season Expected

Hurricane Checklist: Understanding Your Deductible

My Family CFO: Your Credit Score Can Affect How Much You Pay

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

July 9, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Responds to Narrow Claims Implication Made by Claims Administrator Feinberg

CFO Sink Asks Florida Congressional Delegation to Waive Federal Income Tax on BP Payments

State Fire Marshal Visits Ocala Fire Station on the 4th

CFO Sink Commends Special Session on Drilling Ban

Man charged in V.M. Ybor Neighborhood Fires

FAMU Credit Union President and Florida A& M Institute Director Charged with Conspiracy

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Workers’ Compensation Compliance Seminars

Consumer Corner: IRS to Assist Taxpayers Affected by the Gulf Oil Spill

ICA Shaw Gives Consumers Information On High Risk Pools And Using The Web Portal Part V - A Summer Series

Hurricane Checklist: Selecting the Right Contractor to Protect Your Home

My Family CFO: Free Wireless Internet and How to Find It

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

July 2, 2010

Emergency Managers and CFO Sink Urge 4th of July Fireworks Safety

CFO Alex Sink’s Priority Legislation to Increase Accountability in Effect

Local Governments Need Help Now

CFO Sink Urges Claims Administrator Feinberg to Improve Claims

Clean Energy Congress Offers Declaration of Energy Independence CFO Alex Sink: ‘Florida Vets Connect’ Now Helping Veterans Receive Benefits Information

CFO Sink Statement Recognizing the Loss of Tampa Police Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis

Consumer Corner: Senate Passes Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program

ICA Shaw Offers Consumers Tips on Navigating Federal Healthcare Reform Part IV - A Summer Series

Hurricane Checklist: Business Owners, Are You Covered?

My Family CFO: The Evolution of the Coupon into Mobile Marketing

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

June 25, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Encourages SBA to Get the Word Out on Expedited Loans

CFO Sink Provides Special Bulletin to Help Florida’s Businesses with Oil Disaster

CFO Alex Sink Ramps Up Unclaimed Property Efforts in Northwest Florida

Fraud for Concert Tickets Lands Broward County Sheriff's Deputy and Co-conspirator in Jail

Navigating Federal Healthcare Reform Part III - A Summer Series

DFS Outreach Coordinator Discusses BP Claim Process with Coastal Small Businesses

When Thunder Roars, Move Indoors

Consumer Corner: Representatives from CFO Sink's Office Discuss Access to Capital for Small Businesses

Hurricane Checklist: Does Your Insurance Cover Your Valuables?

Florida Housing Help Website and Workshops

My Family CFO: Find the Best Deals for Smart Shopping

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

June 18, 2010

CFO Alex Sink Requests New Escrow Claims Facility Be Located in Florida

CFO Sink Launches New Video as Part of Her Commitment to Safeguard Our Seniors Initiative

$20 Billion BP Oil Disaster Claims Fund

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Discusses BP Claims with CFO Alex Sink

Insurance Consumer Advocate: Navigating Health Care Reform Part II - A Summer Series

Consumer Corner: Still No Agreement on National Flood Insurance Program

Hurricane Checklist: Renters Need Coverage, Too!

Florida Housing Help Workshops

My Family CFO: U.S. Treasury Goes Paperless

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

June 11, 2010

Federal Government Strengthens Oversight of BP Claims Process

CFO Alex Sink Launches Deepwater Horizon Financial Accountability Website

CFO Sink Incensed over BP’s $5,000 Lost Income Payments

Activation of Emergency Bridge Loan Program Commended by CFO Sink

Special Session Supported by CFO Sink, Calling for Business Relief, Consumer Protections & Environmental Endowment

CFO Sink Honors Mike Bullock of Florida Park Service

20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act Recognized by CFO

Wrap-Up of This Week’s Statewide Workers’ Compensation Sweep

Navigating Federal Healthcare Reform - A Summer Series from Insurance Consumer Advocate Sean Shaw

Consumer Corner: CFO Sink Reminds Seniors Medicare Supplement Policies Still Effective Despite Program Changes

The Weekly Hurricane Financial Checklist

Florida Housing Help Workshops

My Family CFO: Start College Savings When Your Children Are Young

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

June 4, 2010

CFO Sink Surveys Oil Response in Pensacola, Miami

CFO Sink Demands Answers from BP CEO Hayward, Attendance at Next Florida Cabinet Meeting

Military Heroes Honored by CFO Sink at Memorial Day Ceremony

CFO Sink Urges Financial Preparations at Start of 2010 Hurricane Season

SBA Reforms Signed into Law Overdue, More Required to Protect Pension Fund, CFO Sink States

CFO Sink’s Priority Safeguard Our Seniors Legislation Signed into Law

CFO Sink’s Contracting Reforms Signed by Governor Crist

CFO Sink Statement on Governor Crist’s Veto of HB 5603

CFO Sink Announces Arrests of 6 PIP Scammers in Hillsborough County

ICA Sean Shaw’s Insurance Advice for Newlyweds Part III: Later in Life Insurance Needs

CFO Sink Suspends Miami Beach Public Adjuster’s License for Diverting Consumers’ Funds

Consumer Corner: Florida, It’s Time to Come Together

Florida Housing Help Workshops

My Family CFO: Business Ways to Organize your Finances

National Parks Free Entrance Days

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

May 28, 2010

CFO Sink Discusses Potential Economic and Environmental Impact of Oil Spill in Key West

Special Bulletin: The Only Oil on Florida Beaches Is Suntan Oil

CFO Sink Asks Florida DEP to Study Effects of Oil in Louisiana

$25 Million Comes at Critical Time

CFO Sink Calls on SBA Secretary Mills to Review Loan Process for Struggling Small Businesses

CFO Sink Urges Governor Crist to Activate Emergency Loans to Help Small Businesses

CFO Sink Asks President Obama for Federal Takeover of Deepwater Horizon Oil Leak Response

CFO Sink Commends Governor Crist for Signing Energy Efficiency Legislation

Hurricane Checklist: May 23-29 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Public Adjusters: An Alternative to Handling a Claim on Your Own

Florida Financial Literacy Council Seeks Nominations for Literacy Award

Consumer Corner: Find Your Own Treasure at FLTreasureHunt.org

Florida Housing Help Workshop in Tallahassee

My Family CFO: You Can't Lose by Calling and Asking

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

May 21, 2010

CFO Sink Calls for State & Federal Actions to Protect Florida’s Economy after Oil Spill

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport Opening This Weekend

CFO Sink Hosts Small Business Roundtable in Orlando on Importance of Disaster Preparedness

CFO Sink Joins Mayor Dyer, Metro Orlando Officials for Unveiling of New Biodiesel Blending Station

CFO Sink's Statewide Disaster Preparedness Blitz Kicks Off Today with 16 Events Through Saturday

CFO Sink Tours Everglades, Discusses Potential Oil Spill Impacts

$25 Million Tourism Grant from BP A Good Step

CFO Sink Welcomes News of SBA Disaster Loans for 25 Counties Affected Economically by Oil Spill

CFO Sink Announces $100 Million Savings for Businesses from Drop in Trust Fund Assessment Rate

ICA Shaw Offers Consumers Tips on Navigating the Claims Process in Preparation for Hurricane Season

Consumer Corner: How to improve your insurance risk score

Foreclosure Help from Florida Housing Help

My Family CFO: Saving for the Future is a Good Habit to Get Into

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

May 14, 2010

CFO Sink Urges Floridians to Celebrate Armed Forces Day

CFO Sink Asks BP to Fund Worldwide Advertising Campaign to Advise That Florida Beaches And Businesses Are Open

CFO Sink Honors the National Guard & Reserve as Part of Statewide Event

Take the Deepwater Horizon Business Impact Survey

Florida Native Plant Society Honored by the Cabinet with a Resolution

CFO Sink Asks BP to Clarify Claims Process

CFO Sink Praises Oil Spill Federal Aid Proposal

CFO Sink Commends Governor Crist for Acting on Her Request to Seek Loan Assistance for Florida Small Businesses

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Wildlife Rehabilitation and Volunteer Information

“Shameless” Scammer Arrest Announced by CFO Sink

ICA Sean Shaw’s Insurance Advice for Newlyweds Part II—Protecting Your Joint Assets

Consumer Corner: Interested in Learning More about the Federal Health Care Plan?

Foreclosure Help from Florida Housing Help

My Family CFO: Save on Your Vacation - Florida Beaches Are Open

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

May 7, 2010

CFO Sink Calls for State & Federal Actions to Protect Florida’s Economy after Oil Spill

Businesses Urged by CFO Sink to Prepare Now for BP Claims

Sink, Gelber, Kriseman, Fitzgerald Propose Constitutional Amendment That Protects Florida’s Coastline

CFO Sink Disappointed with BP Responsiveness, Again Requests More Info, Better Focus on Florida

CFO Sink Pushes Governor Crist to Agenda Deepwater Horizon Response Efforts for Next Cabinet Meeting

CFO Sink’s Opening of Helpline, Deepwater Horizon Web Page Touted

Chancellor Brogan Commended by CFO Sink for Establishment of Oil Spill Academic Task Force

State Fire Marshal Sink Announces Arson Awareness Week

Public Workers Honored by CFO Sink during Public Service Recognition Week

ICA Sean Shaw’s Insurance Advice for Newlyweds Part I: Insuring Your Life Together

CFO Sink Urges Magnolia and Northern Capital Policyholders to Secure New Coverage

Consumer Corner: Be Wary of Callers Posing as Medicare Reps

Florida Housing Help Offers Foreclosure Education

My Family CFO: Start an Emergency Fund

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Eating Green

April 30, 2010

CFO Sink’s Safeguard Our Seniors Legislation Passes Legislature

CFO Sink Commends Passage of Firefighter Death Benefits Bill

CFO Alex Sink Urges White House to Enact Better Protections against Future Oil Spills

CFO Sink’s Contracting Reforms Pass Legislature, Will Improve State Procedures & Accountability

SBA Reforms Overdue, More Required to Protect Pension Fund

CFO Sink Joins Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission in Promoting Outdoor Safety for Children

CFO Sink’s Risk Management Passes Legislature, Reducing Workers’ Comp Costs

Harold M. Knowles Appointed by CFO Sink to Citizens Board of Governors

CFO Sink Asks Commissioner McCarty for Information on Florida Insurers in Preparation for Hurricane Season

CFO Sink meets with Volunteer Florida Board members

Florida Keys “Conch Award” Presented to CFO Sink

ICA Shaw Discusses the Effects of Boomerangers on Family Insurance Coverage

Consumer Corner: Renting a Car on Vacation

Florida Housing Help: Soldier’s Wife Thanks CFO Sink and Encourages Others

My Family CFO: Put Your Lunch Budget on a Diet

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Saving Energy, Saving Money: National Arbor Day is April 30th - So Plant a Tree!

April 23, 2010

CFO Sink’s Safeguard Our Seniors Legislation Passes Senate Unanimously

“Green” Jobs on Earth Day Encouraged by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Announces Arrest of Eight PIP Scammers in Continued PIP Sweep Arrests

Davie Insurance Agent Arrested after Scamming Elders Out of Millions of Dollars

Consumer Corner: Sweepstakes Scams and Solicitations

Florida Housing Help: Tampa FHH Workshop Draws More than 350 Families

My Family CFO: Save on Your Summer Vacation

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Keep Florida's Environment Home to Native Species

April 16, 2010

State Fire Marshal Sink Honors Florida Firefighters during Firefighter Appreciation Week

CFO Sink Recovers $4.4 Million For Florida Insurance Consumers Since January

Children's Capitol for a Day

Northern Capital Insurance Company Ordered Into Rehabilitation

CFO Sink Welcomes Leadership Highlands and Leadership Lake Wales

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Meets with CFO Sink

Consumer Corner: Tips to Consider Before Purchasing an Extended Warranty

Florida Housing Help: Assistance for Families Facing Foreclosure

My Family CFO: Tax Planning for the Next Time

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Happy 40th Earth Day!

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Scammers Take Advantage of Health Reform

April 9, 2010

CFO Sink Works to Help Homeowners, Boost Economy

Financial Literacy Council and CFO Sink Announce Gus Stavros as 2010 Champion of Financial Literacy Award Recipient

CFO Sink’s Unclaimed Property Bureau Sets New State Record, Wins National Award

Insurance Consumer Advocate Launches Investigation into The Hartford

CFO Sink Meets with Risk Management Team

Two Lake County Suspects Arrested in Arson Investigation

CFO Sink Regarding Referral of Criminal RPOF Investigation to Independent Prosecutor

Consumer Corner: Lapse of National Flood Program Can Pose Problems

Office of Fiscal Integrity Arrests Boynton Beach Man for Stealing Surplus Funds

CFO Sink meets the "Ought to be a Law" Delegation from Tampa

Foreclosure Help from Florida Housing Help

Family Fiscal Fitness Features Financial Calculators

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Earth's Water is a Precious Commodity

2010 Tax Credit Helps Small Employers Provide Health Insurance Coverage

April 2, 2010

CFO Sink Calls for Better Coordination with Local School Districts, Teachers and Florida Department of Education as “Race To The Top” Heads to Second Round

Property Assessed Clean Energy Supported by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Opens Helpline after Storms Strike Oakland Park

Do Your Part: Fill Out and Mail in Your Census Form

CFO Sink's Investigators Help Put Ponzi Schemer Behind Bars

Consumer Corner: Before Buying Travel Insurance, Understand What You Are Buying

ICA Sean Shaw Recognizes National Kidney Awareness Month and Supports End-Stage Renal Disease Access Legislation

CFO Sink Announces Arrest of Lake Worth Health Care Center Owner

Florida Housing Help Offers Foreclosure Education

My Family CFO: Looking for a job in Florida?

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Buy Ecologically Farmed Products

Safeguard Our Seniors Helps Protect Floridians

March 26, 2010

CFO Sink Honors 90th Anniversary of League of Women Voters

CFO Sink Thanks the Florida League of Cities for Service to Floridians

Legoland Florida Welcomed by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Speaks to Delta Sigma Thetas during Social Action Workshop

Florida Women's Hall of Fame Inducts Three Outstanding Florida Women

ICA Sean Shaw Provides Advice for Consumers When Disputing Claims

Florida Housing Help Educates about Foreclosure

My Family CFO: Job-related Income Tax Considerations

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Florida-Friendly Landscape Water Conservation

Consumer Corner: It Is Time to Check Your Smoke Alarms!

Safeguard Our Seniors Protects Floridians

March 19, 2010

CFO Sink Speaks to Leadership Florida

Vero Beach Senior Scammer’s Insurance Licenses Revoked by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Releases Sunshine Spending Results in Recognition of Sunshine Week 2010

CFO Sink’s Risk Management Legislation Passes House Committee Unanimously

Staged Accident Sweep Results in 20 Arrests Statewide

ICA Sean Shaw: Consumer Tips about Auto Accidents and Filing a Claim

Florida Housing Help: Need to Find Out about Foreclosure?

Consumer Corner: Online Banking, Bill Paying and Shopping: 10 Ways to Protect Your Money

My Family CFO: Jargon to Know to Protect Your Identity

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Develop a Bird-friendly Yard for the Ecosystem

Safeguard Our Seniors Protects Floridians from Financial Fraud

March 12, 2010

CFO Sink’s Unclaimed Property Bureau Delivers $22 Million in February, Setting State Record

CFO Sink Regarding Florida Back to Work Program

Delay of Unemployment Compensation Tax Hike Applauded by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Speaks to AME Members

CFO Sink Encourages Floridians to Participate in Consumer Protection Week

Urging Collaboration to Find Best Solution, CFO Sink Commends Movement on Race to the Top Education Grants

Broward College Students Observe the Cabinet Meeting in Tallahassee

ICA Sean Shaw Discusses the Effect of Automobile Recalls on Consumers’ Insurance Coverage

Fraudsters Ordered to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Restitution in Insurance Fraud Case

Consumer Corner: Be Wary of Door-to-Door Solicitors

Florida Housing Help: Need to Know More about Foreclosure?

My Family CFO: Is Your Home Assessment in the Market?

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Recycle Your Old Electronic Equipment

March 5, 2010

CFO Sink Announces ‘Florida Vets Connect’ to Recognize Brave Service of Florida Veterans

CFO Sink Takes on Staged Accident Scammers

Consul General McGurgan and CFO Sink Discuss Economic Opportunities

Delay of Unemployment Compensation Tax Supported by CFO Sink, Calls for Even More Help for Florida’s Businesses

CFO Sink Busts Social Security Fraud Ring During Statewide Sting

Insurance Consumer Advocate: Read The Advocate's Advice Newsletter

CFO Sink Celebrates Women’s History Month

CFO Sink Sends Lake County Insurance Claims Adjuster and Four Pasco County Co-Conspirators to Jail

Financial Literacy Challenge for High School Students

Consumer Corner: COBRA and Mini-COBRA Amended

Sentencing of Tampa Senior Scammer Is More Evidence That Stronger Legislation Is Needed

Florida Housing Help: Need Information about Foreclosure?

My Family CFO: Free Screenings Make Health Care More Affordable

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Recycle Your Fresh Flowers as Potpourri

February 26, 2010

CFO Sink Recognizes Heroic Efforts of FL Search & Rescue Teams in Haiti

CFO Sink Announces Nearly $1 Million in Savings through Lease Optimization Initiative

CFO Sink Encourages Floridians to Take Part in Florida Saves

Department of Financial Services Consumer Warning: Unauthorized Health Insurance Being Marketed in Florida

Chinese Drywall Problems Persist—Time for Florida to Help Floridians

CFO Sink’s Bureau of Fire Prevention Co-Sponsors 2010 Youth Fire Prevention Workshop

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Limiting Water Usage Can Save You Money

Department of Financial Services Represented at Eighth Annual Justice Coalition Breakfast

Florida Housing Help: Worried about Foreclosure?

Consumer Corner: New Credit Card Law Now in Effect

My Family CFO: How Will You Prepare and File Your Taxes?

February 19, 2010

CFO Sink’s Fight for Tougher Laws Draws Hundreds of Seniors

CFO Sink Reforms Government by Streamlining Middle Management

CFO Sink Visits Tampa to Talk Small Business Job Creation

Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Hears from CFO Sink

Florida Retail Federation Hears from CFO Sink at 'Retail Days'

CFO Sink Addresses Florida Association of Court Clerks & Comptrollers

Insurance Consumer Advocate: Advice for Consumers Traveling Overseas on Health Insurance Coverage Needs

Teamwork by Insurance Fraud and Agent & Agency Divisions Equals Prison Time for Fraudsters

Church Arsonist Pleads Guilty to Charges

DIF Detectives Arrest Two Boca Men in Check Cashing Scheme

Florida Housing Help: Customer Service 101 - FHH Success

Consumer Corner: Identity Thieves Can Look Official, Too

My Family CFO: Financial Discipline Can Bring Financial Success

February 12, 2010

CFO Sink takes fight for tougher senior investor fraud laws statewide during weeklong blitz

CFO Sink calls for Attorney General and Banking Commissioner to take action against suspected fraud

At Florida State Fair, CFO Sink Attends Governor's Luncheon, Visits Fair Exhibits

CFO Sink attends Florida Sheriffs Association conference in Destin

Insurance Consumer Advocate Honors Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

Kids Score Touchdown on Financial Literacy

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Begin your gardening endeavor now

Florida Housing Help workshops for homeowners with questions

Consumer Corner: New credit card rules take effect in February

My Family CFO: How to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti

February 5, 2010

Prestigious accreditation received by CFO Sink's State Fire Marshal Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations

CFO Sink encourages young Floridians to play "Financial Football" on Super Bowl Sunday

State Fire Marshal Bureau of Fire Standards & Training earns re-accreditation

CFO Sink stands up for Florida small businesses to FDIC Chairman

CFO Sink tours Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter

Safeguard our Seniors Workshop Blitz Hits Florida Next Week

CFO Sink supports new small business lending opportunities for Florida

In recognition and celebration of Black History Month

CFO Sink "Safeguard Our Seniors" legislation passes Senate committee unanimously

Ft. Myers bail bondsmen arrested on multiple felony charges

Safeguard Our Seniors effort nabs Tampa-area senior scammer

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Green applications via iPhone for reducing your energy footprints

Florida Housing Helping workshops for homeowners with questions

Consumer Corner: Tax Tips for Disabled Taxpayers

My Family CFO: Starting and building a small business

January 29, 2010

CFO Sink calls for common-sense waste cutting: Stop buying paper clips

In Tampa with President, CFO Sink applauds rail funding for Florida

Law Enforcement Detectives nominated for top award

CFO Sink urges better protections against abusive debt collectors

Request by CFO Sink for competition to lower legal fees passes Board of Trustees unanimously

CFO Sink calls for Citizens contract to be competitively bid

Safeguard Our Seniors workshops coming to Tampa

CFO Sink encourages Floridians to claim earned income tax credit and undelivered refunds

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Board of Directors hears from CFO Sink

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month & Women's Health Care Coverage

CFO Sink speaks to Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce about small business needs

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Good stewards at work and school

Housing resources a priority for CFO Sink

Consumer Corner: Preparing to file your taxes - Choosing a preparation specialist

My Family CFO: Tax facts of interest for your 2009 return

January 22, 2010

CFO Sink, Floridians come together to support Haiti relief efforts in Miami

Business knows best: CFO Sink saves $12 million in risk management

CFO Sink attends parade, breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

CFO Sink congratulates Publix on “Top Brand” recognition

CFO Sink encourages homeowners to check sinkhole coverage

State Fire Marshal Director addresses Florida Emergency Service Coalition

Insurance Consumer Advocate Sean Shaw hosts Alternative Dispute Resolution Roundtable

Florida Housing Help is impacting owners

Consumer Corner: Get free prescriptions through patient assistance programs

My Family CFO: Are you eligible for the 2009 homebuyer tax credit?

January 15, 2010

CFO Sink visits Jacksonville to talk small business job creation

CFO Sink names John Askins as new Division of Insurance Fraud director

Race to the Top education reforms should benefit Florida students and schools

R. Jai Gillum appointed to Florida Commission on the Status of Women by CFO Sink

CFO Sink speaks to Everglades Coalition about green technology

Florida Police Chiefs hear from CFO Sink about DFS law enforcement success

Insurance Consumer Advocate in support of prescription drug insurance coverage bills

Florida Housing Help is not just about foreclosures

Consumer Corner: Steps to a better financial standing

My Family CFO: Your life situation helps determine your financial needs

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Conserve our oceans

January 8, 2010

CFO Sink’s consumer specialists recover $22 million for Floridians in 2009

CFO Sink offers heating safety tips as Florida faces freezing temps

My Family CFO: COBRA subsidies extended to help workers

Insurance Consumer Advocate: Pay-As-You-Drive insurance -- Will it save you money?

What does the foreclosure mediation ruling mean for you?

Consumer Corner: Medical discount plans vs. health insurance

January 1, 2010

CFO Sink calls foreclosure order 'important step' to help Florida homeowners

CFO Sink offers helpful money management tips to help keep New Year's resolutions

Ft. Myers bail bond agency owner arrested for hiring convicted felon

What is mental health parity and when does it begin?

Florida Housing Help continues in 2010

New law requires fire-safe cigarettes by January 1, 2010

Consumer Corner: Protect your income, protect your business

My Family CFO: Resolve to save and invest more in 2010

December 25, 2009

CFO Sink offers Floridians fire safety tips for the holiday season

Warranty company liquidated by judge, all remaining policies cancelled

State Fire Marshal Sink’s personnel attend Annual Firefighter Health & Safety Conference

Identity Theft Awareness Month - Can You Insure Your Identity?

Florida Housing Help for all Floridians

Consumer Corner: 2010 is right around the corner, time to look at your calendar

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Save Money and Help the Environment During the Holidays

My Family CFO: Holiday savings accounts allow you to prepare for holiday spending in advance

December 18, 2009

CFO Sink talks about solutions for homeowners at Florida Housing Help Roundtable

New online help center unveiled by CFO Sink for Florida's insurance consumers

Read CFO Sink’s thoughts on state pension fund reform

CFO Sink commends signing of rail legislation and continues push for federal investment in rail for Florida

CFO Sink recommends investigation by Governor Crist's Inspector General on Department of Transportation email activity

State Farm is staying in Florida to write property insurance

CFO Sink announces arrest of Okaloosa woman for "granting" herself Floridians' tax dollars

Training provided for new Funeral and Cemetery board members

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate to host Alternative Dispute Resolution Roundtable

CFO Sink’s Florida Housing Help initiative assists over 12,000 in 2009

State Fire Marshal Sink's Florida State Fire College and University of Central Florida conduct innovative study to improve forensic tools

Consumer Corner: Don’t forget to use your flexible spending balance before the end of the year

Saving Energy, Saving Money: How about putting worms to work for you?

My Family CFO: Don't use your credit card for everything

December 11, 2009

CFO Sink continues push for real pension fund reform

Tampa-area senior helps catch convicted scammer in undercover sting

State employees donate toys to help Marines with the annual Toys for Tots drive

CFO Sink commends passage of rail legislation

People's Trust MGA to pay penalty, alert consumers in settlement reached with CFO Sink

Division of Insurance Fraud Captain and team recognized for fraud efforts

CFO Sink in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Insurance Consumer Advocate: COBRA premium assistance expiration alert

Florida Housing Help: Making trial mortgage modifications permanent

Consumer Corner: Running a small business? Check your insurance

My Family CFO: Planning ahead for the new financial year

December 4, 2009

CFO Sink pushes for stronger pension fund oversight at Investment Advisory Council

CFO Sink commends leaders headed to Copenhagen, calls for bringing green jobs back to Florida

Orlando agent barred by CFO Sink found guilty for insurance fraud scheme

Legal review confirms CFO Sink pension fund oversight reform can be done with legislative change

The Advocate's Advice offers timely information for insurance consumers

CFO Sink busts Jacksonville insurance agent for hundreds of fraudulent applications

CFO Sink's department hosts 'Safeguard Our Seniors' workshop in Largo

Newspaper highlights Florida couple helped at Housing Help Workshop

Consumer Corner: Common mistakes when purchasing product warranties

My Family CFO: Beware the cyberscams of holiday shopping

November 27, 2009

CFO Sink Announces Over $1 Million in Savings with "Going Green, Saving Green" Paperless Efforts

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Hosts Claims Dispute Resolution Roundtable

CFO Sink encourages Medicare recipients to 'Verify Before You Buy' during open enrollment

State Fire Marshal Sink’s Bomb Squad called to Dispose of Hazardous Chemicals

Florida Housing Help initiative plans four-county tour

Florida Police Accreditation Coalition Announces Inaugural Certification Awardees

Hurricane Season 2009 - The end is near...and that's a good thing!

Consumer Corner: Helping seniors safeguard their financial futures

My Family CFO: Shop smart by looking for holiday discounts

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Travel tips for holiday road trips

November 20, 2009

CFO Sink commends Hillsborough County schools for $100 million grant award

CFO Sink supports new statewide financial education initiative

Tammy Teston named by CFO Sink as new Chief of Staff

CFO Sink names Daniel Fasciano as new Director of Treasury, Thanks Outgoing Director Bruce Gillander

CFO Sink calls on Legislature to use more federal funds for unemployment compensation

CFO Sink sponsors resolution to raise awareness about Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, encourages Floridians to get tested

Enterprise Florida board meeting attended by CFO Sink

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month & long-term-care coverage

CFO Sink sweeps jobsites to protect Florida workers, cracks down on 55 employers

There is something for everyone at a Florida Housing Help workshop

Hurricane Checklist: Plan to stay connected

Consumer Corner: Getting the best Medicare Part D plan for you

My Family CFO: Make extra money to save money

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Greening the holidays

November 13, 2009

On Veterans Day, CFO Sink honors those who bravely served

CFO Sink briefed on Tropical Storm Ida at National Hurricane Center

Two members of State Fire Marshal Sink's team receive prestigious annual awards

Associated General Contractors Hear From CFO Sink about Rebuilding Florida

CFO Sink encourages Floridians to learn more about senior protection during National Caregivers month

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate To Host Claims Dispute Resolution Roundtable

Safeguard Our Seniors veterans celebration draws 249

What you should know about buying long-term care insurance

Florida Housing Help reaches Port St. Joe and Orlando

Hurricane Checklist: Learn to identify hazards after a disaster

Consumer Corner: Be in the driver's seat when considering a motor vehicle service agreement

My Family CFO: Be wary of those who claim you can earn thousands of dollars a month from home

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Find these hotspots in your Home

November 6, 2009

CFO Sink visits with workers after helping keep their much-needed jobs in Hialeah

Unclaimed property phone banks reach thousands

Better protections against abusive debt collectors called for by CFO Sink, brings together offices involved

CFO Sink applauds Division of Insurance Fraud work on "Mortgage Fraud Surge”

CFO Sink takes lead on encouraging small business lending, commends FDIC changes

Tips for Navigating the Open Enrollment Process

DFS participates in FDIC foreclosure rescue scam forum

Suit against internet travel companies supported by CFO Sink

CFO Sink announces arrest of three Clay County residents for setting fire to local Walmart

Hurricane Preparedness: It’s not too late

Consumer Corner: Holiday spending plans to keep you in the green

My Family CFO: 2009 income tax changes for individuals

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Energy Audits Can be a Family Affair, Part 2

October 30, 2009

Sold! CFO Sink's unclaimed property auction nets record $1.24 million

CFO Sink joins bipartisan call for funding Florida Forever, saving the best of Florida

CFO Sink urges insurers to write more policies in Florida at National Property Casualty Insurers meeting

CFO Sink applauds opening of Solar Energy Center, welcomes $200 million in federal funding for Florida

CFO Sink encourages agricultural entrepreneurship at Farm Bureau meeting

Florida Cabinet honors Tallahassee-Leon baseball stars

Support for small businesses emphasized by CFO Sink at Enterprise Flagler event

Florida Home Builders Association hears CFO Sink’s calls for innovation and diversity to strengthen housing market

Florida Housing Help partners with Veterans Affairs

Domestic Violence as a Pre-existing Condition for Health Insurance?

Consumer Corner: It’s That Time of Year

My Family CFO: Plan your spending wisely

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Energy Audits Can be a Family Affair

October 23, 2009

CFO Sink returns claimed 1934 $1,000 bill to Little Havana businessman

CFO Sink to guest auctioneer at Unclaimed Property Auction in Fort Lauderdale

CFO Sink talks about solutions for homeowners at Housing Help Roundtable

CFO Sink supports small business lending initiative to help create jobs in Florida

Tips to fight ID theft during national 'Protect your Identity Week’

CFO Sink announces arrest of Boynton Beach man for staged car accident

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate sends letter to insurers on non-renewal of policies due to Chinese Drywall

CFO Sink announces third arrest of public adjuster for preying on seniors

FEMA – Why you should register for assistance

Consumer Corner: Will your policy replace your wedding ring?

My Family CFO: Think about your family cars

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Alternatives to bottled water benefit the environment and your health

October 16, 2009

Junior Achievement Girl$ hear CFO Sink on financial literacy

CFO Sink highlights law enforcement accomplishments at Police Benevolent Association meeting

First K-9 bomb detective welcomed to team by CFO, views K-9 exercises in Tampa

Fallen firefighters honored at memorial service in Ocala

CFO Sink talks financial literacy and meets Artis Gilmore in Jacksonville

Deputy Chief of Staff to CFO Sink Honored by International Workers’ Comp Association

Insurance Fraud and Workers' Compensation division staff awarded for fighting fraud

American Keystone Insurance Company ordered into receivership for liquidation

City Government Week is October 18th through the 24th

Hurricane Checklist: Don't let your guard down, it's not over yet

Foreclosure help is available

October is Community Planning Month

Consumer Alert: FDIC reporting counterfeit checks in circulation

Take a moment to fill out our Internet Satisfaction Survey

My Family CFO: The Family Budget

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Pay attention to your outdoor lights

October 9, 2009

Check for your unclaimed property before the statewide auction

CFO Sink urges safety steps during 2009 Fire Prevention Week

Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service held in Ocala

County Champion Award presented to CFO Sink

Take a moment to fill out our Internet Satisfaction Survey

CFO Sink calls for recommendation of SBA reforms, plans to attend Investment Advisory Council meeting

Consumer Corner: Beware of scams as Census 2010 gets underway

DIF Lieutenant receives Certificate of Achievement Award

CFO Sink announces second arrest of Miami agent for stealing $14 million with fake insurance contracts

Florida Housing Help workshops benefit homeowners

Returning home after the flood

My Family CFO: Do you have a financial plan yet?

October 2, 2009

CFO Sink proposes SBA oversight reforms

CFO Sink sends a letter to Governor calling for timely action on clemency errors

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

CFO Sink promotes Florida to federal railroad administrator on eve of application deadline

FICO credit scoring has a new math formula

Guilty plea by senior scammer shows need for better protections

Miss Florida shares ideas in Cabinet meeting

Two DIF Detectives honored for exceptional service

CFO Sink returns $1.2 million to Delray Beach seniors scammed out of life savings

Colonel Julie Jones supported by CFO Sink to head the DHSMV

CFO Sink announces arrest, confession of church arsonist

Disaster preparation event highlights DFS partnerships

Florida Housing Help partnerships benefit homeowners

Hurricane Checklist: How do you define disaster?

Earned Income Credit - Do you qualify for advance payments?

In observance of Yom Kippur

September 25, 2009

CFO Sink briefed on State Fire Marshal work in 'shake and bake' meth task force

Consumer Corner: Football season signals time for students to play Financial Football

CFO Sink announces arrest of Escambia County man for insufficient workers' comp coverage

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Family energy audits - reduce the continual use of household gadgets

State Fire Marshal Division participates in Fourth Annual Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend

Florida Housing Help & Unclaimed Property help find some green

Hurricane Checklist: Using social media during a natural disaster - a smart thing to do

My Family CFO: A way to save through the end of the year

September 18, 2009

CFO Sink challenges trustees to consider reforms for improved SBA oversight

Florida’s Hispanic businesses celebrated at 14th Annual Success Stories Luncheon in Orlando

CFO Sink participates in Tax Watch Government Cost Savings Task Force

Florida High-speed Rail Resolution presented by Cabinet

Workers' Compensation 2009 Annual Report is available online

State Fire Marshal Alex Sink announces 4th Annual Volunteer Firefighter training

David J. Grain appointed to SBA Investment Advisory Council

CFO Sink recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

Financial Planning Week is October 5 - 11, 2009

Arrest of Gadsden County man for attempted murder and arson announced by CFO Sink

First-time homebuyer tax credit expires December 1, 2009

Hurricane Checklist: Preparation is key!

Consumer Corner: Mortgage life insurance: Is it your best option?

My Family CFO: Retirement planning includes Social Security

Saving Energy, Saving Money: The Hidden Costs of Transportation

September 11, 2009

CFO Sink speaks in remembrance at 9/11 memorial services at Capitol

K-9 'Jordan' newest member of State Fire Marshal team

CFO Sink: Racketeering pastor faces new charges after continuing crimes behind bars

Feeling financially empowered aids in healthy aging

Florida Housing Help events assist homeowners facing foreclosure

Consumer Corner: Returning military personnel should review insurance options

Hurricane Checklist: Is your car ready?

My Family CFO: Do you need credit counseling?

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Energy-Efficient Accommodations

September 4, 2009

CFO Sink pulls plug on cell phones and BlackBerries, saves $210,000 annually

SBA Trustees hold first quarterly board meeting at request of CFO Sink

Tampa’s Exchange Club visited by CFO Sink

At Health Fair, CFO Sink meets families and talks about importance of KidCare

CFO Sink urges Floridians to participate in ‘National Preparedness Month’

CFO Sink saves jobs, protects consumers after insurance company liquidated

Read The Advocate's Advice newsletter from Florida's Insurance Consumer Advocate Sean Shaw

State Fire Marshal Sink announces arson arrest for Hialeah kitchen fire

Understanding the Managed Care Grievance Process

Q. What is a Florida Housing Help workshop?

Consumer Corner: Cashed in a clunker? Time to upgrade your auto insurance

My Family CFO: Young, broke and in debt - learn about 'Your Life, Your Money'

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Learn about the Chronology of Decomposition versus Recycling

August 28, 2009

CFO Sink pushes for 'alligator teeth' in senior scam laws

Smokey Bear celebrates 65 years

CFO Sink shuts down companies for selling unauthorized health insurance

Florida KidCare helps uninsured children

First Commercial Insurance Company and subsidiary ordered into liquidation

CFO Sink announces arrest of lawyer for stealing nearly $500,000 in insurance settlements

The new toll-free Florida Flu Information Line is 1-877-352-3581

September is National Coupon Month

Small business insurance IQ survey reveals health care knowledge gaps

Hurricane Checklist: Do you have a family plan?

Ft. Myers to hold monthly Florida Housing Help workshops

Consumer Corner: Labor Day Fun: Is your boat covered?

My Family CFO Idea: Need to get back in the workforce?

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Families can work together to reduce household waste

August 21, 2009

CFO Sink Recognizes Work of Local Governments at Florida League of Cities Annual Conference

Florida Transportation Builders' Association welcomes CFO Sink

Workers’ Compensation and Risk Management achievements highlighted by CFO Sink at annual conference

At the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association CFO Sink Talks Ag, Green Jobs

CFO Sink talks to pastors, congregation members of AME churches from across North Florida

Enterprise Florida board meeting attended by CFO Sink

CFO Sink highlights own business experience at annual AIF conference

CFO Sink announces arrest of six people for insurance fraud at Miami area medical center

CFO Sink activates DFS storm line for victims of Tropical Storm Claudette

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate questions OIR approval of State Farm discounts

Florida Housing Help Workshop in St. Petersburg on Saturday, August 22 from 9 till 2

Consumer Corner: Homeowners are not the only ones protected: Renters, You Have Rights

Hurricane Checklist:Can you afford to rebuild? Your insurance coverage may not be enough

My Family CFO Idea: Save on prescription medications

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Recycle CD/DVD discs for the environment

August 14, 2009

CFO Sink attends emergency meeting in Ocala, commits help for 1,000 new Floridians out of work

CFO Sink announces Daniel Y. Sumner Fellowship in Law and Public Policy

CFO Sink's new workers' comp whistle-blower site already producing big results

Florida Cabinet and Governor appoint Tom Cardwell as new Office of Financial Regulation Commissioner

CFO Sink announces significant increase in completed funeral and cemetery investigations

CFO Sink launches Spanish language "Florida Housing Help' web site

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate introduces online assessment calculator

Department of Financial Services: Your one-stop shop for financial information

Deltona Florida Housing Help Workshop draws 200, results in 20 immediate loan modifications

Consumer Corner: Information on COBRA, mini-COBRA and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Celebrating Florida’s rebuilding since Charley and looking at lessons learned

My Family CFO Idea: Take advantage of tax-deferred plans

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Canoe and kayak for ecology and exercise

August 7, 2009

CFO Sink, State Attorney Corey announce arrest of Scott Cates with Lee & Cates Glass for insurance fraud scheme

Florida Insurance Examinations Review Workshop held in Orlando

CFO Sink urges self-employed Floridians to buy, review health insurance during August open-enrollment

CFO Sink's Florida Housing Help events provide assistance in America's foreclosure hotspots

Consumer Corner - Insurance credit scoring: How to improve your credit history

Baby on board changes insurance needs

Hurricane Checklist: Revised storm season outlook

My Family CFO Idea: Make the Most of Your Freezer

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Cash for Clunkers program to continue

July 31, 2009

Enterprise Florida’s Regional Strategic Planning Forum attended by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Speaks to “Leaders of Tomorrow”

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold! Unclaimed Property Auction will be held in October

Roofing company owner convicted of workers' comp fraud

CFO Sink activates DFS storm line to help with tornado claims

Workers' Compensation Bureau Chief speaks at the Florida Association of Self Insurance

Live on-line chat spurs attendance at Naples Florida housing workshop

Hurricane Checklist: Avoid non-renewal or cancellation of your insurance

Safeguard Our Seniors workshop draws crowd in Gulfport

My Family CFO Ideas from Readers: Minimize Credit-Card Interest Rates

Saving Money, Saving Energy: The "Cash for Clunkers" program goes fast

July 24, 2009

CFO Sink's leadership creates dramatic progress in foreclosure prevention for volunteer program

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate hosts Claims Dispute Resolution Roundtable

Florida Housing Help workshop scheduled in Deltona

Racketeering pastor found guilty

State Fire Marshal Sink announces arson arrest following illegal “renovation” plan

Consumer Alert: CFO Sink warns of fraudulent email seeking personal data

DFS’ Division of Insurance Fraud congratulates Detective Carolina Varon on her accomplishments

Hurricane Checklist: How to file a claim

State Fire Marshal representatives attend Florida Fire Chiefs Association Annual Meeting & Executive Development Conference

Deputy CFO Brian London Addresses Florida Sheriffs Association

Upcoming DFS events around the state

My Family CFO Idea: Shop Now for Back-to-School Deals

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Make your dishwasher work more efficiently appliances

July 17, 2009

CFO Sink's Consumer Service specialists recover $11.5 million in six months

Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate hosts roundtable for advocate groups

CFO sink reminds Floridians to verify travel insurance in preparation for summer vacations

Newly elected Boys State CFO Ilvens Jean visits CFO's office

Foreclosure help workshop to be held July 25 in Naples

Are you properly insured for your summer fun?

Hurricane Checklist: Understand your health insurance coverage

My Family CFO Idea: A money-saving challenge

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Florida to receive up to $17,585,000 for rebate program to encourage purchases of energy-efficient appliances

July 10, 2009

CFO Sink addresses Florida Girls State

DFS Davis Productivity Awards recipients recognized by CFO Sink

CFO Sink congratulates A.L.Ex. -- Academy of Leadership and Excellence Class of 2009

Enterprise Florida execs talk job growth, development with CFO Sink

CFO Sink brings together housing stakeholders seeking effective help for Florida's first-time homebuyers

Foreclosure help workshop to be held July 25 in Naples

Hurricane Checklist: Mobile Home Mitigation

Just out of college? Don't neglect your health insurance

My Family CFO Idea: How to find the best answer to a health question

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Don’t Try to Bail out the Titanic with a Teaspoon

July 3, 2009

CFO Sink and emergency managers urge 4th of July fireworks safety

As KidCare reforms go into effect, CFO Sink urges Florida families to sign up

Florida Public Pension Trustees Association Addressed by CFO Sink

Show me the money! Sink’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property doles out record millions

CFO Sink commends use of Build America Bonds, resulting in $56 million saved

CFO Sink Speaks to Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters

CFO Sink praises Mayor Dyer and CSX for extending SunRail negotiating period

CFO Sink's Division of Insurance Fraud brings a five year old fraud case to a halt

CFO Sink urges Floridians to be prepared for summer road travels

Foreclosure workshop in Tampa draws 450

Hurricane Checklist: Understanding Your Deductible

My Family CFO Idea: Top 5 Remodeling Headaches according to Consumer Reports' Readers

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Reduce black carbon (aka, soot) pollution

June 26, 2009

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano & CFO Alex Sink launch 'United We Serve' initiative, encouraging community service and preparedness

4-H Legislature visits Tallahassee, is addressed by CFO Sink

CFO Sink Participates in the Florida Bar Convention in Orlando

Florida Retail Federation addressed by CFO Sink

Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida hears from CFO Sink in Sarasota

Homeowners Find Help in Lake City

Hurricane Checklist: Finding the right contractor to harden your home

My Family CFO Idea: Watch out for debit card fraud

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Something fishy on the menu?

June 19, 2009

CFO Sink highlights statewide effort to bring more money to Florida's families

Latin Builders Association hears from CFO Sink in Miami

Florida Justice Association addressed by CFO Sink

CFO Sink recognizes 4th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

CFO Sink suspends Haines City funeral director's license for inappropriate disposing of remains

Lightning Safety Week is June 21-27

Hurricane Checklist: Is your business covered?

My Family CFO Idea: Get Creative and Save Money on Summer Entertainment

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Save trees – rediscover your local library

June 12, 2009

Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee hears from CFO Sink

CFO Alex Sink Speaks to Florida’s School Board Members and School Superintendents

CFO Sink calls for greater efficiency, emphasis on transparency as SBA revisits budget

CFO Sink announces arrests of Escambia men charged with stealing nearly half a million dollars from local school

June is National Homeownership Month

Flagler County Florida Housing Help Workshop serves 50 Families

Hurricane Checklist: Just because you rent doesn’t mean you don’t need coverage

My Family CFO Idea: How will the Making Work Pay tax credit affect you?

Policy solutions based on science will save time, energy and money for Florida’s next generation

June 5, 2009

CFO Sink applauds signing of KidCare reforms

Productivity Award recipients congratulated by CFO Sink

At State EOC, CFO Sink is briefed on mock hurricane exercise

Tampa's Cub Scout Pack 47 visits CFO Sink

DFS detective, multi-agency effort recovers millions for fraud victims

Hurricane Checklist: Make sure your valuables are covered

My Family CFO Idea: You can find money to save

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Take out your broom or rake

May 29, 2009

CFO Sink, AARP join other groups to 'Create the Good,' help neighbors, communities prepare for 2009 storms

CFO Alex Sink recognizes Jacksonville officer as 'Trooper of the Year'

Cabinet and Governor honor Prudential Financial Davis Productivity Awards

CFO Sink unveils new online insurance library as part of hurricane preparedness week

Florida National Guard Unit Thanked For Service by CFO Sink at Send-Off Ceremony

CFO Alex Sink appoints new 'sunshine attorney' showing commitment to open government

CFO Sink revokes license of agent who was misleading seniors in annuity scam

Hurricane Safety Precautions

My Family CFO Idea: Education is needed before investing

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Hot and cold energy savings at home

May 22, 2009

CFO Alex Sink unveils 'Florida's Checkbook’, adds new level of transparency in government spending

State plane travel logs posted online following CFO Sink's recommendation for greater transparency

DFS wins a gold medal for Excellence in Loss Prevention

CFO Sink Highlights Transparency and Waste Cutting at Florida TaxWatch Meeting

Inspector General Conference Hears From CFO Sink on Importance of Accountability

United Way and CFO Sink Hold Gathering of Faith and Community Leaders

CFO Sink asking for feedback on foreclosure process to provide to Task Force

Deputy CFO Teston speaks at Financial Planning Association’s Quarterly Meeting

Florida Consumer Advocate urges governor to veto managed care legislation

CFO Sink offers natural disaster preparedness and recovery programs for small business owners

Upcoming Hurricane Preparedness events

Hurricane season is the time for an annual check-up

My Family CFO Idea: Resolve and remember to regularly backup your computer

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Policy solutions based on science will save time, energy and money for Florida’s next generation

May 15, 2009

Cabinet motions proposed by CFO Sink to improve SBA transparency

CFO Sink speaks to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches

At Women’s Conference welcome, CFO Sink shares personal experience

DFS Investigators catch woman trying to steal millions from Florida

CFO Sink calls for state plane travel logs to be posted online

Letter to Florida Congressional delegation from CFO Sink warns of harm to small businesses and state

Join the Hurricane Seminar in Deland on Thursday, May 21st

Send your veteran back to school with the new GI Bill

Automobile insurance for young adults: deal or no deal

The Weekly Hurricane Financial Checklist

My Family CFO Idea: Retirement planning should include tax planning

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Maximize lighting efficiency in your home

May 8, 2009

CFO Sink attends ribbon cutting of consolidated call center, saving Floridians millions

Commencement Speaker Alex Sink Receives Her First Honorary Doctorate

CFO Sink joins state leaders in honoring slain law-enforcement officers at Capitol

$14 million recovered by CFO Sink's insurance consumer specialists last year

State Fire Marshal Sink encourages Floridians to participate in Arson Awareness Week

CFO Sink sends letter to SBA Director on oversight recommendations

DFS participates is "Girls Going Places"

Sarasota Civic League Gets Visit From CFO Sink

CFO Sink's DFS to host Safeguard Our Seniors Forum in Deland

NFL Youth Education in Jacksonville

The Weekly Hurricane Financial Checklist

My Family CFO Idea: Organize your finances online

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Turn It Off!

May 1, 2009

CFO Sink commends Florida Senate for passing Safeguard Our Seniors legislation to protect seniors

CFO Sink applauds passage of KidCare legislation

Cabinet Resolution for Public Service Recognition Week May 4-9

CFO Sink restricts Lake Wales funeral home director's activities after decomposed body found

CFO Sink urges continuation of My Safe Florida Home program with existing funds

CFO Sink calls for funding of Inland Protection Trust Fund

CFO Sink appointed to Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Mortgage Foreclosures

Department of Financial Services presents five Florida Housing Help workshops

CFO Sink posts new Web site to help military recover life insurance compensation

USF Students Have Lunch with CFO Sink as Part of Session Internship Program

Financial Planning Association of Florida meets with CFO Sink

State Fire Marshal canines sniff out foul play

Staying healthy in the workplace

The Weekly Hurricane Financial Checklist

My Family CFO Idea: Beware of unscrupulous lenders

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Reducing the Heat Island Effect in our Neighborhoods

April 24, 2009

CFO Sink's ‘Protecting Florida Homeowners' roundtable brings together lawyers & lenders

CFO Sink promotes “Safeguard Our Seniors” legislation with a visit to the Bayview Senior Center in Pensacola

CFO Sink visits the Andrews Institute in Pensacola

CFO Sink opposes near-shore drilling bill that threatens Florida's economy

On Earth Day, CFO Sink's Division of Legal Services recognized for environmental awareness

CFO Sink: Three arrested after preying on seniors in insurance fraud scheme

My Family CFO Idea: A sensible way to protect your valuable property

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Eating Healthy Can Lower the Medical Bills

Going Green for Homeowners: What insurance questions should you ask?

April 17, 2009

State Fire Marshal Sink honors Florida Firefighters during Firefighter Appreciation Week

CFO Sink works to protect Florida homeowners and boost housing market

CFO Sink saves over $2 million annually with call center consolidation

CFO Sink releases details for upcoming lawyer/lender roundtable in Tampa

April is Water Conservation Month in Florida

CFO Sink: DFS Storm Line ready to help victims of Florida storms and tornadoes

Economic Town Hall with Congressman Wexler

Florida Licensing On Wheels (FLOW)

My Family CFO Idea: Family dinners are a good value

Saving Energy, Saving Energy: The Economics of Safe Pets in Florida

April 10, 2009
CFO Sink announces upcoming lawyer/lender
roundtable to help Floridians avoid foreclosure

CFO Sink encourages Legislature to continue My Safe
Florida Home

CFO Sink announces new State Fire Marshal Division
Director

Florida Housing Help workshops continue to help
homeowners

Coral Insurance Company ordered into rehabilitation
by circuit court judge

My Family CFO Idea: It's hurricane financial check-up
time

Saving Energy, Saving Money: A stitch in time saves nine…..

April 3, 2009

CFO Sink Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Palm Harbor Marina

CFO Sink meets with middle school student for Developmental Disability Awareness Day

CFO Sink: Don't be an "April Fool,' get financially literate

Florida Housing Help workshops continue

Buy Florida Bonds

CFO Sink urges Floridians to claim valuable tax credit

My Family CFO Idea: Long-term care insurance and Medicaid

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Concerned about high summer utility bills?

March 27, 2009

Financial Literacy Council recognizes Florida Prosperity Campaign

CFO Sink announces $300,000 in state agency savings in three months

CFO Sink presents Cabinet resolution to the Special Investigations Unit of the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust

Approved My Safe Florida Home grant recipients face May 30 deadline

CFO Sink addresses the Florida Association of Insurance Agents

New Fannie Mae "Loan Lookup" information available for borrowers

Follow the economic challenge on www.recovery.gov

Lottery Scam uses Office of Financial Regulation’s name and address

Florida Truckers Day at the Capitol

My Family CFO Idea: A family savings and investment club

Saving Energy, Saving Money: A green stimulus package

March 20, 2009

Governor Crist and CFO Sink unveil Sunshine spending Web site

CFO Sink opposes use of credit scoring by auto insurance companies

CFO Sink congratulates the 2009 Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

CFO Sink's Florida Housing Help initiative joins Pasco and Martin County organizations to host foreclosure workshops

My Family CFO Idea: Stimulus package gives unemployed workers potential COBRA help

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Eating Wisely for Ecology and for Economics

March 13, 2009

Update: CFO Sink's 'Safeguard Our Seniors' legislation passes first hurdle; another bad agent arrested in Tampa area

CFO Sink urges steps to reduce Florida's hurricane risk

CFO Sink unveils "Get Lean" Web site, seeks citizen help to cut government waste

CFO Sink notifies travel agencies to stop representing unauthorized travel insurers

CFO Sink sends letter to House and Senate urging against fiscal irresponsibility of TABOR

CFO Sink's Florida Housing Help initiative to join Pasco County organizations to host foreclosure workshop

Orlando-based Detective Michael Vitta awarded Investigative Officer of the Year

Protecting and preserving Florida’s natural resources with Florida Forever

New Title Insurance Guide Helps Homebuyers Through Closing

Watch out for foreclosure scams

My Family CFO Idea: Health Insurance options to consider when unemployment hits home

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Next week is "Fix a Leak” week

March 6, 2009

CFO Alex Sink recommends smart steps to get Florida's fair share of federal funds

Legal action taken by CFO Sink against People's Trust Agency for allowing unlicensed agents to sell insurance

CFO Sink receives top national honor for volunteerism from Junior Achievement

CFO Sink calls for greater oversight of state-issued cell phones and Blackberries after OPPAGA findings

Leadership Tampa Conversations with Influence – A Conversation with Florida’s CFO Alex Sink

Fraternal Order of Police State Presidents' Meeting

CFO Sink's Florida Housing Help joins with Rep. Jennifer Carroll on foreclosure workshop

Consumers Participate in Financial Education Events for Florida Saves Week

My Family CFO Idea: Make the Most of Your Health Insurance

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Advocate for energy

February 27, 2009

CFO Sink and Senator Nelson outline ways to reduce Florida's hurricane risk and protect homeowners

Crackdown on insurance fraud leads to prestigious accreditation

CFO Sink urges fiscal responsibility and offers help as part of Florida Saves Week

Florida Housing Help initiative to join with Rep. Jennifer Carroll on foreclosure workshop

CFO Sink's statement on the passing of Randy Roberts

SunriseArc Hosts Florida’s CFO Alex Sink

My Family CFO Idea: Should I invest in my IRA this year?

What is the energy-efficiency of your refrigerator?

February 20, 2009

Legislative Session begins March 3

CFO Sink announces legislation to help safeguard Florida seniors

Florida lenders asked by CFO Sink to appoint mortgage foreclosure negotiators

CFO Sink addresses Florida Institute of Chief Financial Officers

CFO Sink announces MD Medicare Choice-Tampa liquidation

Save Our Seniors Task Force Roundtable at The Villages

My Family CFO Idea: Make sure an inactive credit card doesn't hurt your credit score

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Do-it-yourself home energy audit

February 13, 2009

Statement by CFO Sink on OIR's conditional approval of State Farm Florida withdrawal plan

CFO Sink joins DFS detectives for insurance fraud arrest in Tampa

Kyra Jennings named as new Communications Director

CFO Sink mixes fire prevention, financial education among fun at DFS display at Florida State Fair

State Fire Marshal Detective Joins CBS-4 for Smoke Alarm Phone Bank

McCollum, Sink present over $1.48 million in settlement funds to Tampa public entities

Insurance Consumer Advocate Shaw speaks with consumers at recent St. Petersburg Senior Expo

Tallahassee Restaurant features CFO Sink, Legislators on Politically-Themed Menu

CFO Sink meets with Florida university presidents

CFO Sink Discusses Government with Gov. Askew’s class at FSU

My Family CFO Idea: Prepare with care

Whether something old or new, jewelry needs protection, too

February 6, 2009

The sports industry and Florida's economy

CFO Alex Sink honored at Palm Beach Voters Coalition Annual Dinner

CFO Sink Addresses the Academy at FSU

What You Should Know About Smoke Alarms

Thousands of Floridians now safer from storms due to innovative home-hardening program

CFO Sink: Reporting PIP fraud pays more than participating in it

Urban Land Institute hosted CFO Sink at its 12th Annual Winter Institute

CFO Sink congratulates the Ft. Myers Chamber of Commerce

Federal funding review requested by CFO Sink of agency heads

CFO Sink joins South Florida leaders in Economic Summit

CFO Sink writes to State Farm Florida about State Farm agents

Florida Insurance Commissioner Releases Report on Stranger-Originated Life Insurance

My Family CFO Idea: Save money on airfare

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Composting saves in many ways, Part Two

Consumers urged to keep more of their tax refunds by avoiding quickie loans

January 30, 2009

Help for State Farm policyholders

CFO Sink urges Floridians to claim valuable tax credit

90-year-old Naples resident cashed in on substantial unclaimed property

CFO Sink addresses the State of Israel Bonds campaign inaugural

CFO Sink honors FSU Rhodes Scholar at Florida Cabinet meeting
 
CFO Sink, NFL players kick off Financial Football

DFS Detectives Recognized as “Officers of the Year”

CFO Sink puts the brakes on Miami-Dade agent accused of putting dozens of uninsured truckers on the road

CFO Sink investigates St. Petersburg funeral home after receiving disturbing complaints

Florida Prosperity Partnership

My Florida CFO Idea: Buy one, get one free

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Composting saves many ways

January 23, 2009

Florida and the federal economic stimulus

CFO Sink Addresses the Florida Philanthropic Network at the group’s 2009 statewide summit

CFO Sink Will Join NFL Players and Visa to Kick Off Super Bowl XLIII Week with a Game of “Financial Football”

CFO Sink: "Making Florida the Best State in the Nation"

Life Insurance Waiver of premium covers your premium if you are disabled and cannot pay

The “What Ifs” of an Economic Downturn

My Family CFO Idea: Save money with generic drugs

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Paper towels versus cloth dish towels

January 16, 2009

On the 44th President of the United States

Statement by CFO Sink on Special Session

CFO Sink addresses the Central Florida Development Council of Polk County

Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance Fraud anticipates accredited status

Hundreds in Cape Coral receive free advice at CFO Sink's Housing Help Workshop

CFO Sink launches Jacksonville University inaugural Thought Leaders series

CFO Sink & Congresswoman Castor advocate increased health insurance funding for Florida children

My Family CFO Idea: Useful job search strategies

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Styrofoam versus paper cups

January 9, 2009

Update on Special Session

CFO Sink meets with senior victims of financial fraud

CFO Sink's Florida Housing Help workshop draws 200 early registrants, others encouraged to participate

CFO Sink warns annuity fraudsters: tougher laws now on the books

Revised rules for 2009 for Individual Retirement Accounts

My Family CFO Idea: Make a financial plan for life

Saving Money, Saving Energy: Good dishwasher habits

January 2, 2008

Special Session convenes January 5

CFO Sink offers money-saving New Year's resolutions for Florida families

Florida Housing Help Workshop

There is still time to pay into an Individual Retirement Account for 2008

My Family CFO Idea: With the changed marketplace, review your homeowners insurance now

Identity Theft and Your Tax Records

SEC Actions During Turmoil in Credit Markets

Federal Financial Regulators Issue Revised Identity Theft Brochure

December 19, 2008

Happy Holidays!

State Fire Marshal Alex Sink issues holiday fire safety precautions

Statement by CFO Sink on announcement of January Special Session

CFO Sink appoints Wayne Johnson to head the Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation

FLDFS lawyer sets record at Florida Senior Games State Championships

A grand Ponzi scheme uncovered; Florida investors hurt

Boynton Beach woman sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on charges of insurance fraud

From homeowner to renter: What you need to know about renter’s insurance

A well-designed landscape

2008 Adjustments Widen Tax Brackets, increase personal exemptions and standard deductions

My Family CFO Idea: Pay off loans ahead of schedule to save money

FDIC Publication Helps Consumers Understand Their New, Higher Deposit Insurance Coverage

December 12, 2008

CFO speaks to Florida Insurance Council about upcoming legislative session

Jimmy Peters photograph given in honor of Governor Crist

CFO Sink holds Professional Learning Fair 2008

School chorus sings on the steps of the Old Capitol

Marines collect Toys for Tots in the spirit of the season

State arson detectives arrest Zellwood arsonist

Aventura woman charged with organized fraud for filing hundreds of fraudulent insurance claims

State Fire Marshal announces arson arrest

My Family CFO Idea: Shop wisely for the holidays

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Trees for the holidays

Holiday mishaps: Review Your Insurance to Make Sure You're Covered

IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Donations

December 5, 2008

Remembering Pearl Harbor

CFO Appoints John B. Clark to Energy and Climate Commission

Governor Crist appoints seven to Florida Energy and Climate Commission

CFO Speaks at Hurricane Risk Mitigation Leadership Forum

‘StormStruck: The Tale of Two Homes’ exhibit at Epcot

CFO Sink delivers budget assessment to Palm Beach County firefighters

CFO Sink addresses Tallahassee Kiwanis Club

CFO's office decorates for the holidays

CFO Sink promotes Money Smart Financial Literacy training

CFO Sink's call for additional information results in new charges for Jensen Beach pastor; $500,000 additional bond

Department of Financial Services has an open forum with seniors on financial protections

My Family CFO Idea: How to pay for holiday gift-buying

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Make your own gift-wrapping paper

Six Ways to Avoid the Flu

Deposits vs. Investments


November 28, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

Rhodes Scholar Myron olle's mom is a Department of Financial Services employee

CFO Sink praises Minority Business Enterprise Office

CFO Alex Sink on Florida Face to Face

South Florida roofing contractor charged in $400,000 workers’ compensation fraud scheme

My Family CFO Idea: Consider year-end financial moves

Energy Savings: Red, green and green for the holidays

Credit Insurance: Safety Net You Need or a Waste of Money?

November 21, 2008

Need for a special session

CFO Sink addresses the 2008 Matchmaker Conference in Orlando

CFO Sink promotes Money Smart Financial Literacy training

Sean M. Shaw joins CFO Sink's team as Insurance Consumer Advocate

CFO Sink visits with the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators in Orlando

Democratic Caucus welcomes CFO Sink

More flexibility for 'Hope for Homeowners'

Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers offers consumer information on foreclosures

My Family CFO Idea: Keep auto insurance premiums down

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Save with a demand water heater

Protect your checking account

November 14, 2008

Florida economists grapple

CFO Sink, AARP team up to find greater protections for senior investors in Florida

Annual Chili Cook-off pleases many

CFO Sink talks to callers on public radio

Veterans Day Parade in Tallahassee

The 15th Annual Great Florida Fire School held

Consumer Alert: Beware of this personal loan scam

My Family CFO Idea: Think about compound interest

Shopping with a Message of Energy Conservation

Reminder for Florida high school students to 'Take the Challenge!'

Open Enrollment is a good time to review your Medicare prescription drug coverage

November 7, 2008

Honoring Veterans Day

CFO Sink leads 2008 Florida State Employees' Charitable Campaign Event

CFO Sink launches ‘Florida Housing Help’ Web site

FSECC Chili Lunch enjoyed by CFO Sink and team

An Election Day to remember

CFO Sink drops by Mel’s Hot Dogs on Election Day

CFO Sink offers Homeownership Preservation Workshop on Saturday

CFO Sink addresses Florida Council of 100

Florida’s High School Students are invited to 'Take the Challenge!'

My Family CFO Idea: Participate in Florida’s Financial Fitness Friday on November 14

November is Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month

Energy Tip: Let the beautiful weather come inside this time of year

October 31, 2008

CFO Alex Sink appoints Sean Shaw as Florida's Insurance Consumer Advocate

CFO Sink receives award at State of Israel Bonds dinner

CFO Sink presents resolution honoring Veterans on November 11

CFO Sink helps South Florida senior recover more than $217,000 from an inappropriate annuity transaction

Dr. James H. Ammons installed as tenth FAMU President

Halloween safety tips for motorists and young pedestrians

CFO Sink: Insurance fraud investigation lands South Florida attorney in prison

My Family CFO Idea: How to save on holiday decorations

Saving Energy, Saving Money: The best energy tip for this week

October 24, 2008

CFO Sink hears from seniors, financial experts in Daytona, gets ideas for safeguarding our seniors

CFO Sink's My Safe Florida Home Campaign receives Emmy nomination

Mortgage scheme probe prompts dozens of calls, second search warrant executed

CFO Sink addresses Space Coast Tiger Bay Club

My Family CFO Idea: Is Florida holding money that belongs to you?

State Fire Marshal Sink: Follow these tricks for a safe Halloween

Saving Energy, Saving Money: House temperature can make a dent!

CFO Sink's free workers' comp classes draw 75 employers; seven more classes available this quarter

Think Twice About Replacing Annuities

October 17, 2008

Volatility in the financial markets

CFO Sink joins NAIC to educate Americans on insurance, consumer rights

CFO Sink promotes transparency in contracting with open access to agency contracts

CFO Alex Sink asks Chairman Bernanke to extend commercial paper to local governments

CFO Sink addresses Enterprise Florida Board of Directors

CFO Sink and Cabinet honor Bob Milligan

National Save for Retirement Week is October 19-25

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month in Florida

My Family CFO Idea: Enroll uninsured children in Florida KidCare

A few tips around the house to save money (and energy)

October 10, 2008

CFO Sink, State Attorney Mark Ober meet with seniors devastated by financial fraud

CFO Sink Addresses the Future of Florida Economic Forum

State Fire Marshal Sink urges Floridians to remember fallen Florida firefighters during Fire Prevention Week

Saving Energy, Saving Money: Turn out the lights

My Family CFO Idea: Renegotiate your credit card rates

Survey shows that rising energy costs could lead to more home fires, deaths and injuries

Fraudulent e-mails claim to be from the FDIC

October 3, 2008

CFO SINK CREATES THE ‘SAFEGUARD OUR SENIORS’ TASK FORCE

CFO SINK TO MEET WITH SENIOR VICTIMS OF FINANCIAL FRAUD

STILL TIME TO FILE FOR YOUR ECONOMIC STIMULUS PAYMENT

CABINET RECOGNIZES FLORIDA CITY GOVERNMENT WEEK

SPECIAL AGENT ELLEN WILCOX IS 2007 FDLE SPECIAL AGENT OF THE YEAR

CRIME LABORATORY ANALYST LEIGH CLARK IS 2007 FDLE FORENSIC SCIENTIST OF THE YEAR

STAFF ASSISTANT ROSA GOMEZ IS 2007 FDLE COMMISSIONER’S AWARD WINNER

NIMS MIDDLE SCHOOL RECOGNIZED BY CABINET AND GOVERNOR

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY: MAKE YOUR YARD FLORIDA FRIENDLY

LEON COUNTY JUDGE ORDERS MD MEDICARE CHOICE INTO RECEIVERSHIP FOR PURPOSES OF LIQUIDATION

LIFE INSURANCE: COVERAGE CAN SECURE YOUR FAMILY'S FUTURE

September 26, 2008

WASHINGTON MUTUAL TAKEN OVER

CFO SINK RELEASES RESULTS OF EXTERNAL AUDIT OF ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

CFO SINK HAILS $541 MILLION HOUSING ASSISTANCE FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 

CFO SINK’S 'FINANCIAL ACTION TEAM'  MET IN TALLAHASSEE

CFO SINK PROMOTES WORKPLACE SAFETY WITH FREE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLASSES

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME ADVISORY COUNCIL MET IN TALLAHASSEE

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY: ENERGY-SAVING LAUNDRY TIPS

MY FAMILY CFO: IDEA: PROTECT AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT

STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN THIRD ANNUAL NORTHWEST FLORIDA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER WEEKEND

STILL TIME TO FILE FOR YOUR ECONOMIC STIMULUS PAYMENT

TAX CREDIT TO AID FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

September 19, 2008

CFO SINK LEADS FLORIDA CABINET IN REJECTING OVERPRICED LAND DEAL

CFO SINK ON WALL STREET FINANCIAL CRISIS

CFO ALEX SINK RECOGNIZES 'FINANCIAL PLANNING WEEK'

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY: LOWER YOUR ENERGY BILL WITH EFFICIENT WATER HEATING

MORTGAGE BROKER AND PASTOR CHARGED WITH BILKING CONSUMERS IN $1 MILLION SCHEME

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: KNOW THE DETAILS OF YOUR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS

THIRD ANNUAL VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER TRAINING THIS WEEKEND

INSURANCE CONSUMERS PROTECTED BY SOLVENCY STANDARDS

September 12, 2008

HONORING OUR FALLEN HEROES

FLORIDA TREASURY FIRST TO REVIEW CLIMATE RISK

CFO SINK PROMOTES MONEY SMART FINANCIAL LITERACY TRAINING

CFO SINK LAUNCHES LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES TO HELP STATE EMPLOYEES STRETCH HOUSEHOLD BUDGETS

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY: INSTALL A RAIN BARREL

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE ASSISTING IN THIRD ANNUAL VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER TRAINING

CFO SINK ADDRESSES TALLAHASSEE WOMEN LAWYERS

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF COUPONS

September 5, 2008

CFO SINK’S “FINANCIAL ACTION TEAM”

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY - INSTALL A TED

DFS’ ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY GRADUATES 12 IN INAUGURAL CLASS

CFO SINK UNCOVERS FRAUDULENT CHECK-CASHING SCHEME; DELIVERS $325,000 IN RESTITUTION

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: YOU MAY HAVE EXTRA MONEY SITTING AROUND THE HOUSE

PREPARE FOR THAT STORM IN THE FORECAST

August 29, 2008

A STRONG MESSAGE FROM FAY

FINANCIAL ACTION TEAM MEETS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, IN TALLAHASSEE

SINK SURVEYS DAMAGE IN THE BIG BEND AREA, OFFERS ADVICE TO STORM VICTIMS

CFO SINK ON FLORIDA’S DEEPENING REVENUE SHORTFALL AND BUDGET DEFICIT

SAVING ENERGY, SAVING MONEY

CFO SINK CHEERS PROPOSED SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE DECLINE

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: EXTENDED WARRANTIES -- ARE THEY NEEDED?

August 22, 2008

TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES

CFO SINK HIGHLIGHTS FLORIDA'S ACHIEVEMENTS AT 63RD ANNUAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER FACES FAY

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM HELPS HOMEOWNERS THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERS

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: SAVE MONEY ON AUTO INSURANCE

August 15, 2008

CFO SINK CREATES “FINANCIAL ACTION TEAM”

REP. AUSLEY APPOINTED CHAIR OF HEALTHY KIDS BOARD BY CFO SINK

CFO SINK HONORS MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME WITH A CABINET RESOLUTION

CFO SINK WELCOMES NEW DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER BRIAN LONDON

R. JAI HOWARD PROMOTED BY CFO SINK

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: STAY HEALTHY TO SAVE MONEY

SINK ORDERS EXTERNAL AUDIT OF ACCOUNTING & AUDITING

NEW RECEIVERSHIP DATABASE PROVIDES TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY

August 8, 2008

CFO SINK RECEIVES CHAMPION FOR BUSINESS AWARD

CFO SINK HONORS WINNERS OF SUSTAINABLE FLORIDA AWARDS

CFO SINK: FLORIDA’S UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION RAISES RECORD FUNDS FOR FLORIDA’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: EMERGENCY FUNDS

MONEY IN YOUR POCKET - DON'T MISS OUT ON YOUR STIMULUS PAYMENT

FIRST ANNUAL FIRE RESCUE CADET ACADEMY

INSURANCE FRAUD: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO I REPORT IT?

August 1, 2008

FLORIDA'S INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

CFO SINK JOINS WITH THE FLORIDA BAR ON A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO HELP FLORIDIANS FACING FORECLOSURE

CFO SINK TO AUCTION UNCLAIMED PROPERTY IN TAMPA BAY ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

MEET DEPUTY CFO DONNA O'NEAL

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: HOW TO STAY DEBT FREE IN COLLEGE

MORE THAN 70,000 KIDS AND COUNTING

CFO SINK URGES SELF-EMPLOYED TO BUY, REVIEW HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE DURING AUGUST OPEN ENROLLMENT

DFS HELPS FBI NAB SUSPECT IN WIRE FRAUD CASE

CFO SINK ADDRESSES THE FLORIDA SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION

July 25, 2008

CFO SINK APPOINTS JIM MALONE AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF CITIZENS BOARD OF GOVERNORS

GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, SOLD! CFO SINK TO AUCTION LOST TREASURE IN TAMPA BAY

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: PARENTS CAN GET CREDIT FOR SENDING KIDS TO DAY CAMP

CFO ALEX SINK CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT AUDIT TO ENSURE WELLCARE FULLY REFUNDS FLORIDA HEALTHY KIDS

CFO SINK'S INSURANCE FRAUD DIVISION, FBI & US ATTORNEY WORK TOGETHER TO BRING INSURANCE AGENT TO JUSTICE

LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE: STATES PROTECT, EDUCATE CONSUMERS

July 18, 2008

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY BUREAU RETURNS ASSETS TO FLORIDIANS

CFO ALEX SINK SPEAKS TO FLORIDIANS ABOUT FINANCIAL ISSUES ON FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO

MY FAMILY CFO IDEA: TEACH CHILDREN MONEY SKILLS

CFO SINK RETURNS PURPLE HEART ON DATELINE NBC

THREE OF CFO SINK'S LAWYERS HONORED IN  FLORIDA TREND'S "LEGAL ELITE"

CFO ALEX SINK ADDRESSES BAIL AGENTS IN PALM BEACH

CFO ALEX SINK SPEAKS AT THE GRADUATION OF THE FLORIDA CENTER FOR FINANCIAL TRAINING

CFO ALEX SINK SPEAKS AT REP.  BRISE'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FAIR

WHAT TO DO IF A HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY DENIES YOUR CLAIM

July 11, 2008

CFO SINK TO APPEAR ON DATELINE NBC

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES PLAN TO CUT $5 MILLION BY CONSOLIDATING STATE CALL CENTERS

CFO SINK SWEARS IN NEW LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL

MY FAMILY CFO - IDEA: BE SURE YOUR HOME IS PROTECTED FROM A FLOOD

IT'S STORM SEASON, FLORIDA

DON'T WAIT - SIGN UP NOW FOR YOUR MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME WIND INSPECTION

SCAMMERS USE EMAIL, FAX TO POSE AS IRS

CFO SINK: PUTNAM COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SUSPECTED ON CHARGES OF ARSON

July 4, 2008

400,000 INSPECTIONS AND 35,000 GRANTS LATER, MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME SIGN-UPS COME TO AN END

CFO SINK AND EMERGENCY MANAGERS URGE FIREWORKS SAFETY THIS FOURTH OF JULY

MONEY SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: GET A DISCOUNT FOR PAYING CASH FOR GAS

CFO SINK: PENSACOLA MAN FACING 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS IN THE WORKPLACE

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION TRANSFER SET

June 27, 2008

THE NEED FOR A NATIONAL CATASTROPHE FUND

CFO SINK INTRODUCES NEWLY APPOINTED DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

OVER 365,000 FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS SERVED, MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM APPROACHING GOALS

BOYS STATE CFO VISITS CFO SINK'S OFFICE

MONEY SMART IDEA: FIVE TIPS TO HELP CLOSE THE FISCAL YEAR

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME ADVISORY COUNCIL MET WEDNESDAY IN TALLAHASSEE

CFO SINK REMINDS FLORIDIANS MOST HOMEOWNERS POLICIES DO NOT COVER FLOOD DAMAGES

CFO SINK: TAMPA DUO ARRESTED FOR OVER $40,000 IN PIP-RELATED FRAUD

FIREFIGHTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE SAFETY, HEALTH AND SURVIVAL WEEK

June 20, 2008

BUREAU OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY RETURNS $12,000 IN HEIRLOOMS

CFO SINK PRESENTS AWARDS AT FIFEC CONFERENCE

CFO SINK LAUNCHES “A.L.Ex.” - ACADEMY OF LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE PROGRAM - AND ANNOUNCES 2008 INAUGURAL CLASS

MONEY SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: Learn smart food shopping skills 

CFO ADDRESSES GIRLS STATE IN THE CAPITOL

CFO SINK ADDRESSES FLORIDA’S COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE WOMEN OF ORLANDO (CREW)

CFO SINK VISITS AMERICA’S OLDEST CITY’S FIRST ROTARY CLUB

CFO SINK SPEAKS TO  NAIOP IN JACKSONVILLE

AMSTERDAM CONFERENCE FEATURES CFO SINK ON BBC WORLD DEBATE

CFO SINK ADDRESSES THE EXCHANGE CLUB IN TALLAHASSEE

June 13, 2008

FATHER'S DAY THOUGHTS

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM

CFO SINK ADDRESSES SMALL COUNTY COALITION IN TALLAHASSEE

MONEY SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: DRIVING LESS MAY SAVE ON CAR INSURANCE

RECESSION, RECOVERY, OR BUSINESS AS USUAL FLORIDA ECONOMIC SUMMIT

POLK COUNTY HURRICANE EXPO ENCOURAGES READINESS BEFORE THE STORM

CFO SINK MEETS WITH GADSDEN COUNTY LEADERS

TASK FORCE ISSUES FINAL REPORT ON CITIZENS CLAIMS HANDLING

June 6, 2008

PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE SEASON

CFO SINK CONGRATULATES STATE EMPLOYEES FOR SAVING FLORIDIANS' TAX DOLLARS

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: SAVE GAS, SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY

CFO SINK RETURNS SIX FIGURE CHECK TO GAINESVILLE RESIDENT

CFO SINK STRESSES HONESTY AND INTEGRITY AT ETHICS FORUM IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

DISASTER AND STORM INFORMATION AND PLANNING

CFO SPEAKS WITH FLASHPOINT ON 'WHO'S MINDING THE BOOKS" IN FLORIDA

CITIZENS CLAIMS HANDLING TASK FORCE MEETS ON MONDAY

May 30, 2008

HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PARTNERS TO HOLD STORM EXPO IN MIAMI

LEON COUNTY'S LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS “ACT-OUT FOR HEALTH” TO WIN KIDCARE PSA CONTEST

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST FOR FRAUDULENT USE OF TAX DOLLARS IN PENSACOLA

CFO SINK SPONSORS RESOLUTION HONORING THE FLORIDA TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Money-Smart Idea of the Week: Time to check out your insurance coverage

May 23, 2008

FLORIDA AGENCIES ANNOUNCE $4 MILLION INSURANCE SETTLEMENT WITH AON CORP

CFO SINK VISITS HEALTHY KIDS CALL CENTER

TIGER BAY CLUB OF CENTRAL FLORIDA HOSTS CFO SINK

INVESTORS MANAGING $2.3 TRILLION CALL ON CONGRESS TO TACKLE GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

BUREAU OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY RETURNS ITEMS VALUED AT $65,000

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK - USE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

LEON COUNTY MAN TO SERVE 30-YEARS FOR ARSON CONVICTION

CFO SINK ADDRESS CFO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION FINANCIAL EXECUTIVES INTERNATIONAL IN JACKSONVILLE

CFO SINK GETS “DOWN TO BUSINESS” WITH ANDY JOHNSON AND AM 1460

CFO TOURS NEW CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE GROUP CLAIMS PROCESSING CENTER

May 16, 2008

WILDFIRES RAVAGE PARTS OF FLORIDA

CFO SINK OFFERS INSURANCE ADVICE TO FLORIDIANS AFFECTED BY FIRES

CFO SINK: PASCO COUNTY COUPLE ARRESTED FOR STEALING NEARLY $200,000 FROM AN 89-YEAR OLD WOMAN

AMSTERDAM CONFERENCE FEATURES CFO SINK ON BBC WORLD DEBATE

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM NEARS 35,000 GRANTS

CLYDE GASKINS RECOGNIZED BY CFO SINK FOR FIFTY YEARS IN STATE GOVERNMENT

CFO SINK RECOGNIZES PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL DAVIS PRODUCTIVITY AWARDS

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: FIGHT LEAKS

SPONSORS CABINET RESOLUTION ON BIKE FLORIDA AND 15 YEARS OF RIDING

CFO SINK ADDRESSES LAW DAY IN WAKULLA COUNTY

THE GREATER NAPLES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES CFO SINK

VISIT TO THE AVE MARIA COMMUNITY

May 9, 2008

THE 26th ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

CFO SINK SIGNS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR ALAN CROTZER

STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK PROMOTES ARSON AWARENESS WEEK

AT THE CAR WASH: CFO SINK KICKS OFF PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION WEEK

CFO SINK DELIVERS AWARDS FROM INTERAGENCY ADVISORY COUNCIL ON LOSS PREVENTION

CFO SINK ENCOURAGES FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2008 NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY CHALLENGE

GIRLS GOING PLACES FINANCIAL LITERACY CONFERENCE IN FT. MYERS

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK – VISIT FLORIDA!

CFO SINK ADDRESSES FLORIDA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES

ESCAMBIA COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON, INSURANCE FRAUD FOR BOAT FIRE

May 2, 2008

SINE DIE!

CFO SINK & INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE ON PASSAGE OF PRO-CONSUMER PUBLIC ADJUSTER LEGISLATION

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE LEGISLATURE’S PASSAGE OF THE ANNUITY FRAUD BILL

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM ANNOUNCES HIGH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BEFORE HURRICANE SEASON 2008

CFO ADDRESSES BLUE KEY IN GAINESVILLE; IS INDUCTED AS AN HONORARY MEMBER

CFO SINK CELEBRATES FLORIDA HISTORY FAIR DAYS AND CLAY COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL

CFO SINK ENCOURAGES FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2008 NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY CHALLENGE

CFO SINK'S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL MEETING ON CLIMATE RISK TO FLORIDA'S COASTS

MONEY SMART IDEA: HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON GAS

"TAKE YOUR KIDS TO WORK" DAY PICTURES FROM CFO SINK'S DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

IRS RELEASES STIMULUS PAYMENTS AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

April 25, 2008

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION AT THE CAPITOL

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL'S 115th RECRUIT CLASS GRADUATION

CFO WELCOMES BROWARD DAYS DELEGATION

STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S TRAINING FOR FLORIDA’S VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

SECOND ANNUAL FLORIDA SHERIFFS' DAY AT THE CAPITOL

MONEY SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: REPLACE YOUR OLD “HEAT BULBS” WITH CFLs

FREE FORECLOSURE WORKSHOP ON SATURDAY

RETIREES, DISABLED VETS CAN STILL FILE FOR 2008 STIMULUS PAYMENTS

ECONOMIC STIMULUS CHECKS ON THE WAY

April 18, 2008

CFO SINK AND DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES PARTNER WITH AARP FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY SUMMIT AT USF

CFO AND STATE FIRE MARSHAL ALEX SINK PRESENTS FIRE SERVICE AWARDS

CFO SINK DISCUSSES TOP ISSUES ON FLORIDA FACE TO FACE

CFO SINK SPEAKS TO FLORIDA TAX COLLECTORS

CFO & STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK ANNOUNCES FREE TRAINING FOR FLORIDA’S VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME SIGNS UP OVER 1,100 HOMEOWNERS FOR FREE WIND INSPECTIONS AT BRACE HURRICANE EXPO IN PENSACOLA

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON HOUSE COUNCIL’S PASSAGE OF CAT FUND PROPOSAL

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: STAY ON TOP OF YOUR SAVINGS

FLORIDA TRUCKERS DAY AT THE CAPITOL

CFO SINK VISITS WITH THE POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION

CFO SINK HONORS 2007 FLORIDA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR

FLORIDA FIREFIGHTERS RAISE MORE THAN $2.5 MILLION FOR MDA 

April 11, 2008

TAXES ARE DUE TUESDAY AT MIDNIGHT

CFO SINK VISITS BABCOCK RANCH IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

CFO SINK CHAIRS  PANEL AT WAKE FOREST CONFERENCE

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON SENATE COMMITTEE’S PASSAGE OF CAT FUND PROPOSAL

CFO SINK ADDRESSES THE FHBA IN TALLAHASSEE

THE CAPITOL WELCOMES AN ANNUAL FEAST

MONEY-SMART  IDEA OF THE WEEK

SAVE MONEY FOR YOUR FINANCIAL SECURITY

CROOKS USE STATE'S NAME TO ATTEMPT IDENTITY THEFT

April 4, 2008

CFO SINK TURNS UP THE HEAT ON THIEVES STEALING ESSENTIAL FIRE EQUIPMENT

DO YOU QUALIFY FOR THE EITC?

FLORIDA GIRL SCOUT LEGISLATIVE NETWORK VISITS TALLAHASSEE 

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON SENATE COMMITTEE’S PASSAGE OF CAT FUND PROPOSAL

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE SENATE PASSAGE OF THE ANNUITY FRAUD BILL

CFO SINK SPEAKS TO ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS IN TALLAHASSEE

CFO SINK LEADS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATES ON PROPERTY AND HEALTH INSURANCE

CFO SINK MEETS WITH FLORIDIANS FACING FORECLOSURE

USF BULLS STAMPEDE THE STATE CAPITOL, MEET WITH CFO SINK

MONEY SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK: REVIEW YOUR LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE CENTER OPENS IN WEST PALM BEACH 

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES LAWSUIT TO RECOVER ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR POE COMPANIES’ CLAIMS

March 28, 2008

CFO SINK: MILLIONS OF FLORIDIANS ELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS, BUT ONLY IF THEY FILE

CFO SINK DESIGNATES APRIL AS FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE SENATE BANKING & INSURANCE COMMITTEE’S PASSAGE OF CAT FUND PROPOSAL

COUNCIL MEETS FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY ADDRESS BY CFO SINK

GREEN VEHICLE MAKES TREK TOWARD TALLAHASSEE

GOVERNOR, CABINET CELEBRATE APRIL AS WATER CONSERVATION MONTH

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK

IRS 'DIRTY DOZEN' LISTS TAX SCAMS TO AVOID

March 21, 2008

CFO SINK WORKS WITH FLORIDA SENATE ON LEGISLATION TO INCREASE PENALTIES ON ANNUITY FRAUD

STATESMAN BOB GRAHAM VISITS WITH CFO SINK

CFO SINK TALKS TO LAND COUNCIL ABOUT FLORIDA'S FUTURE

FLORIDA FOREVER

AFL-CIO HEARS CFO SINK'S IDEAS ABOUT FLORIDA

CFO SINK WILL DELIVER FINANCIAL LITERACY STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS ON MONDAY

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS’ UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF THE ANNUITY FRAUD BILL

MONEY-SMART  IDEA OF THE WEEK

CFO SINK: SOUTH FLORIDA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PIP FRAUD; SENTENCED TO 4½ YEARS IN PRISON

STATEMENT BY CFO & STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK ON THE HOUSE COMMITTEE’S UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF FIRE SAFETY BILL

CONSUMER ALERT: FRAUDULENT EMAILS ARE BEING SENT TO CONSUMERS CLAIMING TO BE FROM FDIC

March 14, 2008

CFO SINK ADDRESSES FLORIDA BANKERS ASSOCIATION IN TALLAHASSEE

THREE INDUCTED INTO FLORIDA WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

CFO SINK SEES IMPACT OF STORMS AT FIU'S WALL OF WIND

CFO SINK ADDRESSES NAWBO, LAKELAND CHAPTER

CFO SINK DISCUSSES FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE WITH CHAMBER MEMBERS

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME INSPECTION PROGRAM USES HUMOR TO SPOTLIGHT MONEY-SAVING BENEFITS

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES PALM BEACH COUNTY  PIP FRAUD ARREST

CFO SINK: BARTOW MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON; FIRE DAMAGES TOTAL OVER $22-MILLION

March 7, 2008

CFO SINK UNVEILS PROPOSALS TO INCREASE SAFEGUARDS OVER INVESTMENTS AT THE STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION

CFO ALEX SINK HONORED BY THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST OF A DUVAL COUNTY MAN ON CHARGES OF INSURANCE FRAUD, GRAND THEFT, AND FORGERY

MONEY-SMART  IDEA OF THE WEEK

February 29, 2008

CFO SINK ENCOURAGES FLORIDIANS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA PRESENTS CFO SINK WITH THEIR LEGACY AWARD

CFO SINK DESIGNATES FLORIDA SAVES WEEK AT FLORIDA CABINET MEETING

MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK

BAY COUNTY MAN RECEIVES LIFE IN PRISON FOR MURDER/ARSON

CITIZENS TASK FORCE MET IN TALLAHASSEE THIS WEEK

February 22, 2008

TASK FORCE CREATED TO PREVENT HOME FORECLOSURE

CFO SINK TO INCREASE FINANCIAL LITERACY AWARENESS DURING FLORIDA SAVES WEEK 

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE HOUSE JOBS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP COUNCIL’S UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF HER LEGISLATION TO REDUCE RISK OF ASSESSMENTS

IDEA: SAVING MONEY IS OFTEN EASIER THAN YOU THINK

WORKERS’ COMP INVESTIGATORS HELPING HOMEOWNERS, MONITORING CONTRACTORS IN TORNADO-DAMAGED AREAS

INFORMATION ON STIMULUS PAYMENTS FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

February 15, 2008

THE DAYTONA 500’S $2 BILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT

WATCH CFO SINK’S INTERVIEW WITH CNBC

NEW!!  MONEY-SMART IDEA OF THE WEEK

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT UN INVESTOR SUMMIT ON CLIMATE RISK

CFO SINK SERVES AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES FOR THE FLORIDA STATE FAIR

GOVERNOR CRIST, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER SINK, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL McCOLLUM CONFIRM RECOMMENDATION OF FEDERATED INVESTORS INC. TO MANAGE LOCAL GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT POOL

CFO SINK CONSUMER ALERT: IRS WARNS OF EMAIL AND TELEPHONE SCAMS

February 8, 2008

FLORIDA STATE FAIR IN TAMPA

CFO SINK’S PROPOSAL TO REDUCE RISK OF ASSESSMENTS HEARD IN HOUSE INSURANCE COMMITTEE FRIDAY

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PHONE BANKS FIND TREASURE FOR CALLERS

CFO SINK VISITS WITH FBLA

FIRST MEETING OF MSFH ADVISORY COUNCIL HELD MONDAY

FLORIDA'S HAZARDOUS WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK

SEVEN JUVENILES ARRESTED FOR ARSON, BURGLARY 

February 1, 2008

BLACK HISTORY MONTH BEGINS TODAY

CFO SINK HELPS OPEN THE TALLAHASSEE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM

FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

CFO SINK ENCOURAGES FLORIDIANS TO BE MORE ENGAGED IN LOCAL DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR TAX DOLLARS

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FIRST MEETING OF MSFH ADVISORY COUNCIL MONDAY

McCOLLUM, SINK AND McCARTY ANNOUNCE $12.5 MILLION AIG INSURANCE SETTLEMENT

CITIZENS TASK FORCE MET FEBRUARY 1

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON THE GOVERNOR’S RECOMMENDED BUDGET FOR 2008-2009 FISCAL YEAR

REPRESENTATIVES FROM CFO SINK’S OFFICE HELP KICK-OFF REALSENSE PROSPERITY CAMPAIGN

MAKING THE CLAIMS PROCESS EASIER

January 25, 2008

VOTE TUESDAY

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES 62 ARRESTS IN STATEWIDE THREE-DAY OPERATION

CFO SINK JOINS AG McCOLLUM TO PROTECT HOMEOWNERS FROM MORTGAGE-RELATED FRAUD

CFO SINK TO SPEAK AT FLORIDA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION 2008 CENTRAL FLORIDA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY’S ANNUAL ‘ECONOMIC OUTLOOK’ LUNCHEON

CITIZENS TASK FORCE WILL MEET FEBRUARY 1

CFO SINK AND REP. GALVANO TOUR BRADENTON HEALTHCARE FACILITY

January 18, 2008

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., REMEMBRANCE

EMERGING CARBON MARKETS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY CFO SINK

BANK OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS AT NWSA

CFO SINK REQUESTS AUDITOR GENERAL REVIEW OF SBA

CITIZENS TASK FORCE WILL MEET FEBRUARY 1

C-CERT "TRAIN THE TRAINER" PROGRAM HELD AT THE FLORIDA STATE FIRE COLLEGE

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME ADVISORY COUNCIL ANNOUNCED

CFO SINK CONVENES HEALTHY KIDS BOARD MEETING

January 11, 2008

GETTING READY TO FILE TAXES, REMEMBER EITC

CFO SINK ADDRESSES BUSINESS EDITORS SUMMIT

FLORIDA WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT

NINETEEN FLORIDIANS SURRENDER ON CHARGES IN ONGOING INVESTIGATION INTO FRAUDULENT DRIVER LICENSES

FACAP INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

FIVE PENSACOLA JUVENILES CHARGED WITH ARSON, BURGLARY

YOU CAN BE A VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT

January 4, 2008

DOZENS OF FLORIDIANS ACCUSED OF FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING DRIVER LICENSES, RISKING NATIONAL SECURITY

WHY SHOULD YOU MAKE AN INVESTMENT TO STRENGTHEN YOUR HOME AGAINST HURRICANES?

STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK OFFERS COLD WEATHER FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION

LIFE INSURANCE PLANNING

CHOOSING THE RIGHT HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY

December 28, 2007

8 RESOLUTIONS FOR 2008

FLORIDA TO BALI – SO FAR, OH SO CLOSE

PIP IS BACK AND IS REQUIRED BY LAW FOR DRIVERS ON JANUARY 1, 2008

DO YOU NEED LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE?

December 21, 2007

TERRY BUTLER NAMED ACTING INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION INSURANCE IS REQUIRED FOR DRIVERS ON JANUARY 1, 2008

WEEKI WACHEE PROPOSAL TO BECOME STATE PARK

UNDERSTANDING IDENTITY THEFT

NEW LAW PASSES TO REQUIRE BETTER ENERGY EFFICIENCY

THE BASICS OF FLOOD INSURANCE

December 14, 2007

IRS GRANTS CFO SINK’S REQUEST THAT MSFH GRANTS NOT BE SUBJECT TO FEDERAL INCOME TAX

CFO TALKS TO TAX WATCH

CFO SINK ADDRESSES COUNCIL OF CEOs IN TAMPA

LETTER FROM CFO SINK TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SBA AUDIT COMMITTEE

CFO MEETS WITH STATE ATTORNEY MARK OBER

CFO SINK CONVENES FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL MEETING

December 7, 2007

SAVE WITH MSFH WIND INSPECTION

FLORIDA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION HEARS FROM CFO SINK

STATEMENT FROM SBA TRUSTEES

SBA TRUSTEES SEEK TO RESTORE PUBLIC'S TRUST

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST OF SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FOR ALLEGEDLY STEALING VOUCHER FUNDS

CFO SINK ISSUES IMMEDIATE FINAL ORDER TO N.J.-BASED NATIONAL TRADE BUSINESS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA, AFFILIATES

CFO SINK IMPLEMENTS NEW TOOL TO SAVE MONEY, IMPROVE SERVICE

November 30, 2007

SPECIAL MEETING OF STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PHONE BANK RETURNS OVER $127,000 TO TALLAHASSEE AREA

WIND INSPECTION BENEFITS CONTINUE EVEN THOUGH HURRICANE SEASON IS OVER

CFO SINK HIGHLIGHTS FLORIDA STATE EMPLOYEE CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN AT THE UNITED WAY OF THE BIG BEND 

FLORIDA REALTORS ASSOCIATION

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INSURANCE BEFORE REACHING THE CAR RENTAL COUNTER

November 23, 2007

CFO ALEX SINK ANNOUNCES RICHARD ROBLETO AS NEW HEALTHY KIDS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CFO SINK REPORTS SUBPRIME RISK TO STATE TREASURY IS MINIMAL 

FLORIDA CHANNEL DISCUSSION FEATURES CFO SINK

17,497 MORE CHILDREN INSURED

RETIRED FIREFIGHTERS TOUR FLORIDA STATE FIRE COLLEGE CAMPUS

YOU CAN HELP STOP EMAIL SCAMS

DON'T BECOME A VICTIM OF CHARITY FRAUD

November 16, 2007

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES STATE TREASURY REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF CLIMATE RISK; EXPLORATION OF CLEAN ENERGY FUND FOR FLORIDA

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES $5 MILLION TITLE INSURANCE SETTLEMENT

NINTH ANNUAL MARINE SUMMIT FEATURES CFO SINK AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER

FLORIDA ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ARSON PREVENTION (FACAP) MEETS

FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL CONVENED SIXTH MEETING 

November 9, 2007

FLORIDA CAN LEARN FROM UNITED KINGDOM ON CLIMATE CHANGE

REP. FITZGERALD DELIVERS $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SARASOTA RESIDENT

FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL TO CONVENE SIXTH MEETING IN MIAMI ON WEDNESDAY

CFO SINK AND COMMISSIONER BRONSON TO HOST FINAL WORKSHOP “CONVERSATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE”

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES 13TH ANNUAL GREAT FLORIDA FIRE SCHOOL

November 2, 2007

REPLACE YOUR SMOKE ALARM BATTERIES

CFO SINK CALLS FOR INTENSE SCRUTINY OF STATE INVESTMENTS

CFO SINK WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE 11th ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON CELEBRATION OF MINORITY DEVELOPMENT & EMPOWERMENT INC.

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM INCREASES STANDARDS FOR INSPECTION FIRMS & INSPECTORS

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT GREATER HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER BREAKFAST

CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOPS CONCLUDE WITH "THE FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE" 

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PHONE BANK ELICITS MANY CALLS

CRESTVIEW COUPLE FACES ARSON CHARGE FOR HOUSE FIRE

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME FAIR TO BE HELD IN THE FORT LAUDERDALE AREA SATURDAY

October 26, 2007

CFO SINK, AG MCCOLLUM & COMMISSIONER MCCARTY ANNOUNCE $4.5 MILLION INSURANCE SETTLEMENT

JACKSONVILLE AREA LEGAL AID AWARD GIVEN

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SIGN UP HOMEOWNERS AT DAYTONA BEACH HOME SHOW

UNEXPECTED - TORNADOES USUALLY ARE

THOUSANDS DELIVERED TO BAKER COUNTY NURSE FROM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

October 19, 2007

SISTERS RECEIVE COLLECTIVE 17 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STEALING SCHOOL VOUCHER FUNDS

CFO SINK JOINS NATIONAL COALITION CALLING FOR MORTGAGE CHANGES 

COLLIER DOCK PROJECT DENIED APPROVAL

BOARD SUSPENDS LICENSE OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR WHO SENT FAMILY TWO SETS OF REMAINS FOR FATHER
 
CFO SINK ACTIVATES STORM LINE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS
 
CFO SINK DELIVERS $28,000 CHECK TO BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL NURSE
 

SIX COLLIER COUNTY CONTRACTORS CITED IN SURPRISE SWEEP

October 12, 2007

CLIMATE CHANGE DISCUSSIONS

CFO SINK UNVEILS PROPOSAL TO REFORM FLORIDA’S CAT FUND

CFO SINK ON GOVERNOR’S SIGNING OF NO-FAULT REFORM LEGISLATION

ANNUAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD

CFO SINK ADDRESSES BRANDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SENATOR ATWATER DELIVERS $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO BOCA RATON RESIDENT

REPRESENTATIVES FROM MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SIGN UP HOMEOWNERS IN JACKSONVILLE  SATURDAY

CFO SINK ADDRESSES NOLHGA

October 5, 2007

CFO SINK KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT FDLE SPECIAL AGENT GRADUATION 

CFO SINK URGES FLORIDIANS TO FOCUS ON SAFETY DURING FIRE PREVENTION WEEK, OCTOBER 7-13

GOVERNOR AND CABINET RECOGNIZE OCTOBER AS DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS WEEK

CFO SINK SPEAKS AT FSU REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE FRIDAY

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SIGN UP HOMEOWNERS AT ST. PETERSBURG TIMES HOME SHOW FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

CFO SINK VISITS TAMPA

TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION MET IN TALLAHASSEE FRIDAY

MEETING OF THE FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL WILL BE WEDNESDAY IN ORLANDO

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES OFFERS TWO IMPORTANT SERVICES FOR FLORIDIANS

SENATOR ATWATER TO DELIVER $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO BOCA RATON RESIDENT MONDAY

September 28, 2007

THE CLIMATE CHANGE PERIL THAT INSURERS SEE

CFO SINK: PUNTA GORDA RESIDENT RECEIVES SIX-FIGURE CHECK FROM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME FAIR TO BE HELD IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA SATURDAY

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE PROVIDES FREE TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

20 WAYS TO CELEBRATE FINANCIAL PLANNING WEEK  

BROWARD COUNTY APARTMENT EXPLOSION RULED ACCIDENTAL

September 21, 2007

CLEMENCY BOARD VOTES TO RELEASE PASCO COUNTY MAN FROM PRISON

CFO SINK, MAJOR INVESTORS, STATE OFFICIALS AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN PETITION TO SEC REQUIRING FULL CORPORATE CLIMATE RISK DISCLOSURE


PENSACOLA MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME FAIR BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORDS

FLORIDA TAX WATCH PRESENTS EFFICIENCY STUDIES

FLORIDA FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION ADOPTS RULE TO PROTECT MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM INSURANCE SALES FRAUD

STATE PURCHASES 51 MILES OF RAIL-TRAIL IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNOR AND CABINET ON FINANCIAL PLANNING WEEK

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST OF FORMER AGENT WHO STOLE MORE THAN $90,000 IN PREMIUMS FROM MORE THAN 40 VICTIMS

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO BE ON HAND AT DEERFIELD BEACH HURRICANE EXPO

September 14, 2007

CFO ADDRESSES THE CHAMBER OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME FAIR TO BE HELD IN PENSACOLA SATURDAY

CAPITOL AND STATE FIRE COLLEGE REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

MISTY JOINS THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TEAM

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARRESTS IN $8 MILLION ESCROW THEFT

SENATOR GELLER DELIVERS $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO FT. LAUDERDALE RESIDENT TUESDAY

REP. TAYLOR DELIVERS $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO RIVIERA BEACH HOMEOWNERS WEDNESDAY

September 7, 2007

CFO SINK IS GUEST ON TAMPA RADIO SHOW

CFO SINK TO MEET WITH BRITISH LEADERS IN LONDON IN NOVEMBER

MSFH PROGRAM HELPS MORE THAN 66,000 HOMEOWNERS SAVE AN AVERAGE OF $154 ON THEIR WIND INSURANCE PREMIUMS

CFO SINK ADDS LINK TO MYFLORIDACFO.COM TO GUIDE FLORIDIANS ON EQUITY INDEXED ANNUITIES

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME FAIRS

REP. GRANT DELIVERS TWO CHECKS FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO PORT CHARLOTTE RESIDENTS

SENATOR ARONBERG DELIVERS $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO FT. MYERS RESIDENT

FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL WILL HOLD  CONFERENCE CALL MEETING

 

August 31, 2007

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY

CFO SINK: MORE THAN 100,000 HOMEOWNERS HAVE SIGNED UP FOR THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

TAMPA WOMAN CHARGED WITH SELLING FAKE INSURANCE CARDS

FINANCIAL PRIVACY. . . ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS

August 24, 2007

SCHOOL BRINGS FINANCES TO MIND

CFO SINK ISSUES $6.5 MILLION CHECK TO MINOUCHE NOEL

CFO SINK: I WANT TO MAKE PIP WORK

SUMMER 2007: 51 WAYS TO SAVE HUNDREDS ON LOANS AND CREDIT CARDS

August 17, 2007

SOUTH FLORIDA TV INTERVIEW WITH CFO SINK

QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE WITHOUT NO-FAULT?
GET ANSWERS AT MYFLORIDACFO.COM

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES MIAMI-DADE FRAUD ARRESTS FOR PIP, PROPERTY DAMAGE FRAUD

RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNOR AND CABINET TO SOLDIERS TO SCHOLARS

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST IN UNDERCOVER OPERATION

RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNOR AND CABINET TO THE 2007 TROOPER OF THE YEAR

CENTRAL FLORIDA MAN CHARGED WITH SELLING FRAUDULENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS

FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL CONVENED THIRD MEETING IN TAMPA


HURRICANE DEAN GROWS INTO A MAJOR STORM

August 10. 2007

BACK TO SCHOOL TAX HOLIDAY

CFO SINK: FLORIDA’S UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION RAISES RECORD FUNDS FOR FLORIDA’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS

CFO SINK NAMES NEW INSURANCE FRAUD DIVISION DIRECTOR

CFO SINK HOSTS ROUNDTABLE MEETING

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
FINDS AN HEIR

WORKERS’ COMP COMPLIANCE SWEEP NABS 23 EMPLOYERS

NEW JERSEY MAN GETS 30 MONTHS IN PRISON
FOR STEALING FLORIDA UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACCOUNTS

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR SELF-EMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS

August 3, 2007

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION HELD SATURDAY

CFO SINK HOSTS HISPANIC ROUNDTABLE MEETING IN ORLANDO

FOR THE RECORD TV SHOW FEATURES CFO SINK

CFO SINK REMINDS SELF-EMPLOYED ABOUT AUGUST OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE 

HEALTHY KIDS AD HOC COMMITTEE TO SUGGEST IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE PROGRAM

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES THREE FAMILY MEMBERS, BROKER CHARGED IN SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

CITIZENS TASK FORCE MEETS BY TELECONFERENCE

July 27, 2007

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION AUGUST 4 IN ORLANDO

CFO SINK WORKS TO STREAMLINE HEALTHY KIDS PROGRAM WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION

CFO SINK RETURNS RARE CENTURY-OLD $20 GOLD COIN

CFO SINK RETURNS A PURPLE HEART AND SILVER STAR TO THE FAMILY OF A FLORIDA MARINE  

CFO SINK TAKES LEGAL ACTION TO SUPPORT MINOUCHE NOEL AND FAMILY

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME ADDS NEW HELPLINE SPECIALISTS

FLORIDA COMPLETES PURCHASE TO PROTECT SILVER SPRINGS

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FUTURE INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE THE RECORDKEEPING OF CIVIL REMEDY NOTICES

July 20. 2007

MISSION STATEMENT

MYFLORIDACFO.COM DEBUTS AS CFO SINK’S WEB SITE

STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK PRESENTS CHECK FOR SMOKE ALARMS

CFO SINK HOSTS COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

STATEMENT FROM CFO SINK ON MINOUCHE NOEL

SUNSET OF FLORIDA'S NO-FAULT LAW

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES STATE’S UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION TO BE HELD IN ORLANDO

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION IN ARSON OF HOME THAT WAS TARGET OF ANTI-ISLAM SLURS

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SIGN UP HOMEOWNERS FOR FREE WIND INSPECTIONS AT FAIA HURRICANE EXPOS

CONSUMER ALERT: CFO SINK WARNS OF BOGUS LOTTERY, CHECK SCAM

INSURANCE BROKER TO REIMBURSE $2.6 MILLION

CFO SINK ADVISES FLORIDIANS THAT TENNESSEE HAS PLACED NFOA INTO RECEIVERSHIP

HURRICANE BUSINESS SEMINAR TESTS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS 

July 16, 2007

CFO SINK DELIVERS CHECK TO PENSACOLA RESIDENT FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE PROVIDING DISASTER TRAINING FOR FLORIDA’S FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICERS

CFO SINK REVOKES AGENT’S LICENSE FOR EXPLOITING SENIORS 

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO SIGN UP HOMEOWNERS FOR FREE WIND INSPECTIONS AT FAIA HURRICANE EXPOS

July 6, 2007

FRAUD DETECTIVE RECEIVES LETTER OF COMMENDATION

CFO SINK DELIVERS NEARLY $5,000 CHECK FROM THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM TO PENSACOLA RESIDENT

CFO'S VISIT TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

CFO SINK ORDERS 50 PERCENT REDUCTION IN WORKERS’ COMP ADMIN TRUST FUND ASSESSMENT RATE  

MELBOURNE/PALM BAY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES CFO SINK

BANKER OBDULIO PIEDRA ELECTED CHAIR OF FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL

HARDEE COUNTY GREETS CFO SINK

PREPARE FOR A HURRICANE EXPO

June 29, 2007

CFO SINK URGES FLORIDIANS TO CELEBRATE JULY 4th SAFELY

CFO SINK TO STATE EMPLOYEES: MAXIMIZE STATE BONUS BY INVESTING IN DEFERRED COMP 

FIRST MEETING OF THE FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL

TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION ISSUES FIRST REPORT

FORMER INSURANCE AGENT SERVED WARRANT IN JAIL ON ORGANIZED FRAUD CHARGES

June 22, 2007

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FIRST MEETING OF FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL IN TALLAHASSEE MONDAY

SUNCOAST TIGER BAY HOSTS CFO

SUCCESSFUL MEETING HELD BY TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION

STATE FIRE MARSHAL SINK SUPPORTS 2007 INTERNATIONAL FIRE AND EMS SAFETY STAND DOWN

PUBLIC  AUCTION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO BE HELD IN ORLANDO IN AUGUST

Agents’ Licenses suspended for improper selling of DISCOUNT HOME HEALTH care service plan 

CFO SINK REVOKES LICENSE OF TAMPA BAY AGENT FOR DECEPTION IN SALE OF ANNUITIES 

June 15, 2007

27 ARRESTED IN MIAMI STAGED ACCIDENT RING

TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION TO MEET IN FT. LAUDERDALE

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME ‘BLOWING’ THROUGH WIND INSPECTIONS

FLORIDA CLIMATE CHANGE CONVERSATIONS CONTINUE

June 8, 2007

FLORIDA CLIMATE CHANGE CONVERSATION ON  TUESDAY

TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION TO MEET IN PENSACOLA WEDNESDAY

CFO SINK BANS INSURANCE AGENT FOR EXPLOITING ELDERLY JEWISH FLORIDA CONSUMERS 

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARRESTS IN IDENTITY THEFT SCAM

STATE FIRE MARSHAL AND CFO SINK APPOINTS NEW FIRE CHIEF TO THE BUREAU OF FIRE AND ARSON INVESTIGATIONS 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL ACCELERANT K9 TO RETIRE        

CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICYHOLDER PUBLIC FORUM

STATE FIRE MARSHAL ARSON DETECTIVES ASSIST IN ARSON, MURDER ARREST 

June 1, 2007

HURRICANE SEASON STARTS TODAY

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER ALEX SINK IS THE GUEST ON FLORIDA FACE TO FACE

CFO SINK ON MEMORIAL DAY

TASK FORCE ON CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION TO MEET IN TALLAHASSEE MONDAY

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES HURRICANE 2007 WEB PAGE IN AN EFFORT TO PREPARE FLORIDIANS FOR HURRICANE SEASON

May 25, 2007

HURRICANE SEASON IS UPON US

CFO SINK: NEW URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE TRAINING FACILITY WILL MAKE FLORIDA BETTER PREPARED FOR DISASTER

CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION MEETS IN JACKSONVILLE

SEARCH FOR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY!

DFS ANNOUNCES HURRICANE BIZ SEMINAR, AIMED AT PREPARING FLORIDIANS FOR 2007 HURRICANE SEASON

May 18, 2007

CFO SINK SUSPENDS PROJECT ASPIRE

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON CLAIMS HANDLING AND RESOLUTION

CFO SINK DELIVERS NEARLY $300,000 IN UNCLAIMED CASH TO SARASOTA COUNTY YOUTH INSTRUCTOR

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS PUBLIC HEALTH RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING WILDFIRE SMOKE

FIFTH GRADER ‘TAKES THE CAKE’ IN ARSON AWARENESS WEEK CONTEST  

CFO SINK APPLAUDS 14-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE HANDED DOWN IN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD CASE

May 11, 2007

ARSON AWARENESS WEEK FOCUSES ON COSTLY VEHICLE ARSON

CFO SINK URGES FLORIDIANS TO BE ALERT FOR EVACUATION ORDERS

TAMPA BAY UNITED WAY WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AWARD GOES TO CFO SINK

CURRENT, FORMER HEADS OF KIDCARE URGE QUICK SAVE BY LAWMAKERS 

ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD

May 4, 2007

FLORIDIANS MUST BE CAUTIOUS OF WILDFIRE CONDITIONS 

CFO SINK HONORS DECORATED MILITARY RESERVIST, STATE REPRESENTATIVE MICHAEL SCIONTI  

CFO ALEX SINK CONGRATULATES LEGISLATURE FOR IMPROVING MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

CFO SINK APPOINTS FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL

CFO SINK APPLAUDS FLORIDA LEGISLATURE FOR INCREASING PROTECTIONS FOR FLORIDA’S MILITARY FROM DECEPTIVE INSURANCE PRACTICES

CFO SINK ENCOURAGING LEGISLATURE TO RESOLVE IMPASSE ON KIDCARE

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE, TALLAHASSEE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT MOCK VEHICLE ARSON INVESTIGATION

“BE PREPARED” BOY SCOUTS HOLDING CAMPOREE AT THE FLORIDA STATE FIRE COLLEGE  

DFS HOSTS STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINAR IN JACKSONVILLE

April 27, 2007

AFTER REORGANIZATION, MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM RESUMES FREE WIND INSPECTIONS STATEWIDE

CFO SINK ON KIDCARE LEGISLATION

CONSUMER ALERT
FLORIDIANS SHOULD CEASE TRANSACTIONS
WITH NATIONAL FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE WORKING QUICKLY TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF FATAL SATSUMA HOME FIRE

DETECTIVE AMY, FIRE MARSHAL K-9, HELPS WIN 20-YEAR SENTENCE AGAINST MAN WHO KILLED DOG IN FIRE

CFO SINK ON EXPANSION OF INSPECTOR GENERAL INVESTIGATION INTO OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION

April 20, 2007

FINANCIAL FITNESS FRIDAY

CFO SINK ON INSURANCE COMMISSIONER’S POLITICAL FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES

CFO SINK JOINS U.S. ATTORNEY, FBI IN ANNOUNCING 25-COUNT INDICTMENT IN $100 MILLION FRAUD CASE

CFO SINK ON PROTECTING FLORIDA’S MILITARY FROM DECEPTIVE INSURANCE PRACTICES

Unlicensed agent snared in undercover operation

CFO SINK PRESENTS 2006 FIRE SERVICE AWARDS 

REWARD MONEY GROWS IN ISLAMIC CENTER ARSON

FLORIDA TREASURY JOINS INVESTOR NETWORK ON CLIMATE RISK

April 13, 2007

IT’S TAX TIME!

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM SET TO EXPAND STATEWIDE WITH 11 NEW WIND INSPECTION FIRMS

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE PROVIDES FREE TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS
STUDY: INSURANCE FRAUD BIG IN FLORIDA, AND SO IS THE RESPONSE

FLORIDA TRUCKING ASSOCIATION (FTA) HOSTS DAY AT THE CAPITOL

MISSOURI COUPLE SENTENCED FOR FRAUD 

LEARN MORE ABOUT FLOOD INSURANCE

April 6, 2007

CFO SINK ON RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS 

CFO SINK AND COMMISSIONER BRONSON LAUNCH “CONVERSATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE” WEB SITE AND HOLD FIRST MEETING

CFO SINK AND GENERAL MILLIGAN ON AUTO INSURERS’ USE OF INCOME, JOB INFO IN RATE SETTING

THEY CAN RUN, BUT THEY CAN’T HIDE

INDIAN RIVER COUPLE ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF INSURANCE FRAUD AND GRAND THEFT

IRS URGES TAXPAYERS TO AVOID COMMON MISTAKES

March 30, 2007

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FIRST MITIGATION GRANTS BEING MAILED TO FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS

CONVERSATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

CFO SINK NAMES JACKSONVILLE CLAIMS EXPERT TO CITIZENS CLAIMS HANDLING TASK FORCE

JUDGE APPROVES NEW POLICY OPTIONS FOR VANGUARD POLICYHOLDERS 

CFO Sink REVOKES Orlando Agent’s license for pocketing Customer payments 

englewood businessman charged with workers’ comp fraud

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES ARREST OF PANAMA CITY MAN SUSPECTED OF BEING SERIAL ARSONIST

March 23, 2007

Vanguard Fire & Casualty ordered into liquidation

ALEX SINK HONORED FOR LEADERSHIP IN JA ENTERPRISE VILLAGE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

INSPECTOR TRAINING CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE FOR MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

IRS WEB SITE, WHERE'S MY REFUND, SEES INCREASED USE

FREE FILE AVAILABLE FOR REQUESTING TELEPHONE TAX REFUND

March 16, 2007

CFO SINK AND GENERAL MILLIGAN ON INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE LEGISLATION

FLDFS DETECTIVE WINS DISTINGUISHED LAW OFFICER AWARD

“FLORIDA FACE-TO-FACE" WITH CFO ALEX SINK

SOUTH CENTRAL BFAI DETECTIVES RECOGNIZED FOR INVESTIGATION

WASHINGTON COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD, PERJURY

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES STATE-OF-THE-ART INTERVIEW RECORDING SYSTEM, TO INCREASE FRAUD CONVICTION RATES

March 9, 2007

CFO ALEX SINK AND GENERAL MILLIGAN, INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE, UNVEIL NEW WEBSITE FOR FLORIDIANS

MARCH IS NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
 

WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE PUBLISHES FINAL REPORT

INFORMATION SOUGHT IN $250,000 WAL-MART FIRE

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE SEEKS INFO IN FATAL ARSON

HOTLINE PROVIDES HELP TO PREVE

March 2, 2007

CFO SINK AND COMMISSIONER BRONSON ANNOUNCE “CONVERSATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE”

CFO ALEX SINK AND INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE GENERAL MILLIGAN TO HOLD MEDIA AVAILABILITY

CROSS CITY MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER, ARSON
 

WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE MEETS TO FINALIZE REPORT

ARRESTS MADE IN $2 MILLION MORTGAGE FRAUD RING

CFO SINK BANS AGENT WHO MISLED SENIOR, ORDERS SON TO PAY RESTITUTION

Viatical Company Pleads Guilty to Racketeering, Fraud

BROWARD COUNTY DENTIST FACES GRAND THEFT CHARGE

PENSACOLA MEN CHARGED WITH ARSON AND CONSPIRACY

BROWARD COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH INSURANCE FRAUD

ST. LUCIE COUNTY WOMAN CHARGED WITH ARSON TO AN OCCUPIED DWELLING

February 23, 2007

GOVERNOR CRIST AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER SINK SEEK BEST PRACTICES FOR EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES UNCLAIMED PROPERTY BUREAU SET TO RETURN $150 MILLION

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES CONFERENCE CALLS, MEETING SCHEDULE FOR WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE

MARION COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD, FALSE AND MISLEADING STATEMENTS

February 16, 2007

CFO ALEX SINK ANNOUNCES GENERAL MILLIGAN AS INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

STATES DISCUSS REGIONAL CATASTROPHE FUND

CFO WEIGHS IN ON AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

SECOND MEETING OF THE WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE HELD

CFO SINK RESTRICTS PUBLIC ADJUSTERS FROM COLLECTING FEES ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DECLARED A TOTAL LOSS

NEW LEADERS:  THE FLORIDA CABINET

February 9, 2007

CFO SINK ON INFORMED FINANCIAL DECISIONS

STORM LINE REMAINS ACTIVATED

FIRST MEETING OF THE WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE HELD

CABINET AFFAIRS WELCOMES NEW AIDES

DFS DETECTIVES AMONG SLECA OFFICER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

BROWARD COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED 2ND TIME FOR FRAUD

February 2, 2007

CFO SINK, TOURING STORM-HIT AREA, PROVIDES UPDATE ON SEARCH EFFORTS, LOCATION OF CONSUMER ASSISTANCE SITES

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES STORM LINE ACTIVATED, DFS AND STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE COORDINATING ASSISTANCE 

CFO SINK ENCOURAGES FLORIDIANS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC)

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES FIRST MEETING OF THE WINDSTORM MITIGATION STUDY COMMITTEE

SINK ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

FLORIDA CABINET MET TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNER FACES ARSON CHARGE

January 26, 2007

STATEMENT BY CFO SINK ON SPECIAL SESSION REFORMS

FLORIDA CABINET MEETS TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES THREE-DAY OPERATION TO ARREST DOZENS OF INDIVIDUALS ON INSURANCE FRAUD CHARGES

SOUTH FLORIDA FISHING BOAT CAPTAIN REELS IN A BIG ONE WITH UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES NEW ONLINE SEARCH FOR CONTRACTORS PARTICIPATING IN THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

MAILING OF MITIGATION GRANT APPLICATIONS TO HOMEOWNERS ANNOUNCED BY CFO SINK

CFO SINK SUSPENDS BROWARD INSURANCE AGENT; REQUIRES RESTITUTION OF MORE THAN $100,000
 
SPANISH-SPEAKING FLORIDIANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO TUNE IN TO TELEMUNDO TAX INFORMATION PROGRAM

 

January 19, 2007

CFO SINK ATTENDS FIRST CABINET MEETING

CFO SINK LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR NEW DIVISION DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE FRAUD

CFO SINK ON PBS FLORIDA FACE TO FACE

CFO SINK ON PROGRESS OF SPECIAL SESSION AND POTENTIAL CITIZENS REFORMS

CFO SINK COMMENDS LEGISLATION IMPROVING THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

DFS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER HONORED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL

January 12, 2007

SINK ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENTS

CFO SINK ANNOUNCES NEARLY $700,000 IN HOMELAND SECURITY FUNDS AWARDED TO STATE BOMB TEAM, LABORATORY

SINK ANNOUNCES FREE COURSES SCHEDULED FOR CONTRACTORS INTERESTED IN MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

THE FLORIDA CABINET MEETS JANUARY 18

TAMPA MAN FACES FELONY CHARGES FOR SELLING BOGUS PIP INSURANCE CARDS

January 2, 2007

INAUGURATION WELCOME

CFO SINK OPENS OFFICE DOORS TO PUBLIC FOR OPEN HOUSE

TO TORNADO VICTIMS: STATE’S STORM HOTLINE READY TO ASSIST

PUBLIC ADJUSTER FEES CAPPED TO PROTECT TORNADO VICTIMS

December 25, 2007

IN 2007: RESOLVE TO SAVE MORE

CFO-ELECT ALEX SINK ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENTS, FOCUS ON ACCOUNTABILITY

GALLAGHER SAYS HOMEOWNERS ARE PLEASED WITH SERVICE THROUGH MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

December 18, 2006

FREE JUVENILE FIRESETTER WORKSHOP DRAWS NEARLY 60 FLORIDA FIRE SAFETY AGENCIES

CFO-ELECT ALEX SINK ANNOUNCES CHIEF OF STAFF, DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

CREDIT SCORING

December 11, 2006

GALLAGHER PROVIDES FLORIDIANS WITH HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS

CRIST, GALLAGHER ANNOUNCE $5.8 MILLION SETTLEMENT TO MULTIPLE CITIES AND COUNTIES BY BROWN & BROWN

CFO-ELECT SINK TAPS VETERAN FIREFIGHTER TO LEAD STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARREST OF PALM BEACH MAN FOR INSURANCE FRAUD

STATE FIRE MARSHAL ARSON DETECTIVE NAMED 2006 INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR

HOLIDAY SHOPPING ONLINE

December 4, 2006

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES PROGRESS OF FORTIFYING FLORIDA AGAINST HURRICANES

GALLAGHER’S INITIATIVE TO CREATE FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL WINS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES THREE FRAUD FIGHTER REWARDS

CECIL FIELD COMMERCE CENTER SELECTED AS SITE FOR MAJOR AVIATION PRODUCTION SITE

November 27, 2006

PROTECT YOUR HOME FROM CATASTROPHES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FREE HOME INSPECTIONS TO START IN PANHANDLE

MEDICARE HMO ORDERED INTO REHABILITATION

BE ON THE ALERT FOR SUSPICIOUS EMAILS

November 20, 2006

BUREAU OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY, WESH-TV RETURN MORE THAN $2 MILLION TO FLORIDA RESIDENTS

GOVERNOR, CABINET APPROVE PURCHASE TO PROTECT SILVER SPRINGS

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR INSURANCE FRAUD, ALTERING DEATH CERTIFICATE

STATE SPENDING WITH MINORITY BUSINESSES HITS RECORD LEVEL

November 13, 2006

CFO GALLAGHER WELCOMES CFO-ELECT SINK

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FREE HOME INSPECTIONS TO START IN CHARLOTTE, COLLIER and MONROE COUNTIES

FLORIDA FIREFIGHTERS LEARN LATEST TECHNIQUES AT THE GREAT FLORIDA FIRE SCHOOL

SENIORS REMINDED OF MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD

CENTRAL FLORIDA TORNADO CAUSES DAMAGE

WATCH OUT FOR UNLICENSED INSURERS

$757,000 AWARDED FOR STATEWIDE HEALTH TRACKING SYSTEM

November 6, 2006

HELPING SENIORS AT THE SENIOR EXPO

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS HURRICANE DAMAGE SIMULATION

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO PRACTICE FIRE SAFETY AS FIRST WINDS OF WINTER BEGIN

GOVERNOR JEB BUSH PROCLAIMS NOVEMBER "HIRE A VETERAN MONTH"

October 30, 2006

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATES DECREASE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FREE HOME INSPECTIONS TO START IN TAMPA BAY REGION

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES 33 ARRESTS IN ONGOING CRACKDOWN
ON STAGED ACCIDENTS, AUTO INSURANCE FRAUD  
GALLAGHER ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDERS AGAINST OHIO FIRM, AGENT FOR SCAMMING FLORIDA SENIORS

BANNED AGENT CHARGED WITH TRANSACTING INSURANCE WITHOUT A LICENSE

$100 MILLION TO FORTIFY FLORIDA IS ANNOUNCED

NASAA WARNS ONLINE INVESTORS TO BEWARE OF HACK ATTACKS

October 23, 2006

FIGHTING VIATICAL FRAUD

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FREE HOME INSPECTIONS TO START IN PALM BEACH AND TREASURE COAST COUNTIES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES SENIOR DAY IN THE PANHANDLE

MIAMI MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING STATE EDUCATION FUNDS

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER DIRECTOR MAX MAYFIELD HONORED

FLORIDA BUSINESSES ENCOURAGED TO HIRE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

October 16, 2006

DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVANT, SHERIFF CHRIS DANIELS

MEMORIAL SERVICE TO HONOR FOUR FLORIDA FIREFIGHTERS WHO DIED LAST YEAR IN THE LINE OF DUTY
GALLAGHER REVOKES LICENSE OF AGENT WHO SOLD BOGUS STUDENT ACCIDENT POLICIES IN SOUTH FLORIDA

DFS EMPLOYEES AMONG RESPONDERS RECOGNIZED FOR HURRICANE KATRINA RESPONSE

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE ON FILE THROUGH YOUR DRIVER LICENSE

ENROLLMENT IN VOLUNTARY PRE-KINDERGARTEN INCREASES 

October 9, 2006

WORKERS' COMPENSATION REFORMS

FLORIDA CABINET DESIGNATES FIRE PREVENTION WEEK, HONORS YOUTH WHO SAVED WOMAN FROM HOME FIRE

FLORIDA MAINTAINS “AAA” BOND RATING IN ANNUAL REVIEW BY STANDARD AND POOR’S CORPORATION

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS IN THREE SEPARATE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD CASES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIPS  WITH NON-PROFITS TO STRENGTHEN HOMES AGAINST HURRICANES

LT. GOVERNOR JENNINGS PROMOTES ENERGY-EFFICIENT PRODUCTS DURING SALES TAX HOLIDAY

“FORTIFY FLORIDA!” BRINGS PREPAREDNESS HOME TO PALM BEACH

October 2, 2006

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NON-PROFITS TO STRENGTHEN HOMES AGAINST HURRICANES

BOGUS LETTER TOUTS NON-EXISTENT PRIZE AND A WORTHLESS CHECK

Man arrested on multiple felonies after allegedly pouring gasoline on a woman and a dog

FLORIDA OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION COMMISSIONER DON SAXON HONORED BY NORTH AMERICAN SECURITIES ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION

FORTIFY FLORIDA SHOWED HOMEOWNERS HOW TO HURRICANE-HARDEN THEIR HOMES

September 25, 2006

“FORTIFY FLORIDA” EXPO IN PENSACOLA

GALLAGHER ENFORCES TOUGHER FRAUD REPORTING BY FLORIDA’S INSURANCE COMPANIES

FUNERAL DIRECTOR CHARGED WITH GRAND THEFT,
SELLING INSURANCE WITHOUT A LICENSE

FLORIDA HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PROTECTION

LIFE INSURANCE AWARENESS MONTH

September 18, 2006

VERIFY BEFORE YOU BUY

GALLAGHER URGES CONTRACTORS TO SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

GALLAGHER REVOKES LICENSE OF AGENT WHO STOLE PREMIUMS FROM A NURSING HOME AND OTHER BUSINESSES

SEPTEMBER PROCLAIMED FLORIDA PREPAREDNESS MONTH

THINK TANKS RELEASE EDUCATION FINDINGS

FRAUDULENT E-MAILS CLAIM TO BE FROM THE FDIC

September 11, 2006

REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

STRENGTHEN YOUR HOME THROUGH MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME

WANT TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR INSURANCE PREMIUMS?

GALLAGHER SUSPENDS AGENT FOR MISLEADING PARENTS TRYING TO SAVE FOR THEIR CHILDREN’S COLLEGE

September 4, 2006

CELEBRATING LABOR DAY

2006 UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTIONS EARN MORE THAN $1 MILLION FOR FLORIDA SCHOOLS

GALLAGHER URGES SAVINGS FOR FLORIDA’S SMALL BUSINESSES

MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT HURRICANE-PROOFING YOUR HOME

August 28, 2006

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO PREPARE FOR ERNESTO
 

$20 MILLION THROUGH MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE TO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

GOVERNOR BUSH REWARDS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE WITH $157.6 MILLION TO HIGH-PERFORMING SCHOOLS

PALM BEACH COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH THEFT OF MONEY BELONGING TO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY

August 21, 2006

GALLAGHER KICKS OFF $250 MILLION PROGRAM TO HELP FORTIFY FLORIDA AGAINST HURRICANES

GALLAGHER SHOWCASES FREE HOME INSPECTIONS TO PROMOTE MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME PROGRAM

FORTIFY FLORIDA EXPOS TO TEACH FLORIDIANS TO FORTIFY THEIR HOMES AGAINST HURRICANES

GOVERNOR BUSH HERALDS FLORIDA’S STRONG JOB STATISTICS

FDLE EMAIL FRAUD  ALERT

August 14, 2006

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME

GALLAGHER: ONGOING CRACKDOWN ON PIP FRAUD SNARES 3

PROGRAMS GEARED TOWARD YOUNG CONSUMERS

GALLAGHER FILES CHARGES AGAINST DIRECT GENERAL AGENTS FOR ‘SLIDING’ EXTRA CHARGES TO DOZENS OF CUSTOMERS

August 7, 2006

CHILDREN AND SAVINGS

GALLAGHER: CABINET VOTE BRINGS MUCH-NEEDED INSURANCE RELIEF TO FLORIDIANS

MULTI-STATE SETTLEMENT ANNOUNCED TOTALING $70 MILLION TO BENEFIT MILITARY PERSONNEL

PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE REFORM COMMITTEE TO HOLD INAUGURAL MEETING

July 31, 2006

ELIMINATING THE STATE INTANGIBLES TAX

GALLAGHER:  FAMILIES WILL HAVE MORE INFORMATION TO HELP TRACK SEXUAL PREDATORS

BABCOCK RANCH CLOSING

Bay County man arrested on arson and murder charges

INSURANCE AGENT GETS 14-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE FOR BILKING SENIORS, OTHERS IN ANNUITIES SCAM

July 24, 2006

FAMILIES PREPARING FOR SCHOOL CAN SAVE MONEY ON NEEDED SUPPLIES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS OF TWO PUBLIC ADJUSTERS IN $400,000 HURRICANE INSURANCE FRAUD CASE

‘FINAL EXAM’ FOR FLORIDA’S URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE TASK FORCES

BFAI, FDLE, MCTFT TEAM UP TO CERTIFY METH LAB RESPONDERS

STATEWIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT RADIO SYSTEM FULLY IMPLEMENTED

July 17, 2006

INSURANCE PLANNING

JACKSONVILLE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION DRAWS 300

TAX CREDITS FOR IMPROVEMENTS THAT WILL STRENGTHEN YOUR HOME

TAX CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR TAXPAYERS WHO PURCHASE OR LEASE HYBRID VEHICLES

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I MISS MY MORTGAGE PAYMENTS?

July 10, 2006

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION THIS WEEKEND

Gallagher Visits Hernando County Hurricane Expo at Weeki Wachee

FLORIDA SELECT ORDERED INTO REHABILITATION

RECORD NUMBER OF FLORIDIANS USING SAFETY BELTS

IRS RENEWS E-MAIL ALERT FOLLOWING NEW SCAMS

July 3, 2006

FOURTH OF JULY SAFETY

HURRICANE CLAIMS MEDIATION PROGRAM UPDATE

2006 ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

NAIC COMMENDS FLOOD INSURANCE REFORM

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTIONS THIS SUMMER

GOVERNOR BUSH SIGNS SERIES OF BILLS TO BENEFIT FLORIDA VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY TROOPS

June 26, 2006

GALLAGHER COMMENDS GOVERNOR’S SIGNING OF BILLS TO FIGHT METHAMPHETAMINE, INSURANCE FRAUD

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO CELEBRATE SAFELY

CFO GALLAGHER RELEASES ANNUAL TOP 10 FRAUD LIST

June 19, 2006

BABCOCK RANCH PRESERVATION ACT IS SIGNED

JUDGE UPHOLDS GALLAGHER’S PLAN TO SMOOTHLY TRANSITION POE POLICYHOLDERS

STAND DOWN FOR FIRE SAFETY THIS WEEK

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE IS VITAL TO BUSINESS SURVIVAL

FRAUDULENT E-MAILS ASK FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION

June 12, 2006

FREE HOME INSPECTION AND MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM

FLORIDIANS MUST PREPARE FOR TS ALBERTO

WORKERS' COMPENSATION FRAUD UNCOVERED

RENTERS INSURANCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR FINANCIAL SECURITY

June 5, 2006

JUDGE APPROVES LIQUIDATION OF POE INSURANCE COMPANIES

GALLAGHER FILES CHARGES AGAINST TWO SARASOTA AGENTS FOR MISLEADING ELDERLY IN HOME HEALTH CARE PLAN SALES

GALLAGHER LAUNCHES SPANISH-LANGUAGE WEBSITE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES TWO SOUTH FLORIDA AGENTS GET 25-YEAR SENTENCES IN PONZI SCHEME

NEW YORK MAN SENT TO PRISON FOR STEALING FROM FLORIDA’S UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM

GALLAGHER BANS AGENT WHO TOOK FUNDS FROM TITLE ESCROW ACCOUNTS

May 29, 2006

GALLAGHER SAYS FLORIDA PREFERRED POLICYHOLDERS WILL BE PROTECTED THIS HURRICANE SEASON

GALLAGHER URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TAX SAVINGS AND PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY SURPRISE STARTS DISCOVERY PROCESS FOR ORLANDO AREA

UNLICENSED PUBLIC ADJUSTING LEADS TO ARREST

May 22, 2006

HOME INSPECTION AND MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM

INSURANCE RELIEF BILL STEP IN RIGHT DIRECTION

CFO GALLAGHER ON SCRIPPS FLORIDA

BE PREPARED:  HAVE A STORM PLAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTIONS PLANNED FOR SUMMER

HURRICANE TAX HOLIDAY IS UNDER WAY

May 15, 2006

FINANCIAL LITERACY

GALLAGHER PETITIONS COURT TO PUT POE INSURANCE COMPANIES INTO LIQUIDATION

GALLAGHER: AGGRESSIVE ACTION WILL BE TAKEN FOR ACTS OF ARSON THAT DESTROY PROPERTY, HOMES

OPERATION 'BOGUS BINDERS’ LEADS TO 28 ARRESTS IN FAKE INSURANCE CARD SCHEME

May 8, 2006

INSURANCE RATE RELIEF IS ON THE WAY FOR HOMEOWNERS|

GALLAGHER: POLICYHOLDERS TO RECEIVE MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN REFUNDS

GALLAGHER ON LEGISLATION TO COMBAT INSURANCE FRAUD

BILL PASSES TO FIGHT METH

ARSON AWARENESS WEEK TO HIGHLIGHT THE DANGER OF METH LABS 

GALLAGHER ON BILL RESTRICTING GOVERNMENT TAKING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY  

STATE LAWMAKERS APPROVE LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL LITERACY

May 1, 2006

Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

GALLAGHER RENEWS CALL FOR INSURANCE REFORMS AS STATE LAWMAKERS ENTER FINAL DAYS OF SESSION

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES OPERATION SPRING CLEANING

SOUTHERN FAMILY INSURANCE COMPANY ORDERED INTO REHABILITATION, OTHERS PLANNED

April 24, 2006

LEGISLATION RECOMMENDED TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO HOMEOWNERS

GALLAGHER PRESENTS 2005 FIRE SERVICE AWARDS

GALLAGHER COMMENDS SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE FOR APPROVING METH LEGISLATION IN FIRST STOP

FRAUD WRECKS AUTO INSURANCE FOR EVERYONE

GALLAGHER BANS MIAMI AGENT FOR FRAUDULENTLY PROVIDING INSURANCE CERTIFICATE TO ACCIDENT VICTIM

GALLAGHER BANS SOUTH FLORIDA AGENT FOR SELLING BOGUS INSURANCE

FLORIDA’S STRONG JOB STATISTICS

April 17, 2006

FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER APPRECIATION WEEK

GALLAGHER RENEWS CALL FOR INSURANCE RATE RELIEF

WORKSHOP HELD IN FLORIDA FOR FAITH-BASED AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

PROPERTY INSURANCE OPTIONS NEED TO IMPROVE

ANNUAL NATIONAL HURRICANE CONFERENCE MEETS FOR THE 28TH YEAR

April 10, 2006

APRIL IS FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH

GALLAGHER: VICTIMS OF 2005 HURRICANES URGED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SPECIAL TAX RELIEF

STATEMENT FROM TOM GALLAGHER REGARDING LEGISLATION TO PROTECT SENIORS

OKEECHOBEE BATTLEFIELD TO BE PRESERVED

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

April 3, 2006

PIP INSURANCE AN ISSUE THIS SESSION

GALLAGHER: DESIGNATE APRIL 4th AS HEALTHY KIDS DAY

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT METH

GALLAGHER BANS AGENT WHO EARNED COMMISSIONS BY LURING SENIORS INTO COSTLY ANNUITY DEALS

FLORIDA’S STRONG JOB STATISTICS LEAD THE NATION 

March 27, 2006

INTANGIBLES TAX SHOULD BE DISCONTINUED

STATEMENT FROM TOM GALLAGHER ON NEWS OF DEFICIT IN CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION

HOME MITIGATION FOR SAFETY AND SAVINGS

PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON NOW BY PURCHASING FLOOD INSURANCE

IRS ESTABLISHES EMAIL BOX FOR TAXPAYERS TO REPORT PHONY EMAILS    

March 20, 2006

GALLAGHER, HOUSE AND SENATE INSURANCE CHAIRS TELL CONGRESS: PASS NATIONAL CATASTROPHE PLAN

GALLAGHER TAKES ACTION AGAINST NATION’S LARGEST BROKER FOR BID RIGGING AND PAY-TO-PLAY SCHEMES

FRAUD DIVISION’S AGGRESSIVE PURSUIT OF WORKERS’ COMP FRAUD LEADS TO REDUCTION IN PREMIUMS

CFO GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES CONSUMER CHECKLIST

March 13, 2006

SUNSHINE KEEPS DEMOCRACY BURNING BRIGHTLY

ON FIRST DAY OF 2006 SESSION, GALLAGHER RENEWS CALL FOR SOLUTIONS TO STABILIZE FLORIDA’S INSURANCE MARKET

GALLAGHER REVOKES LICENSE OF AGENT WHO LEFT HOMES AND BUSINESSES WITHOUT COVERAGE DURING 2005 HURRICANES

FORMER AGENT CHARGED WITH STEALING $845,000 IN PREMIUMS

March 6, 2006

LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGINS THIS WEEK

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO CREATE CATASTROPHE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT FOR RATE RELIEF BUILDING

TAMARAC BUSINESSMAN, HIS SON AND FRIENDS CHARGED WITH ARSON

MORE RESOURCES FOR RETIREMENT Planning

Florida cities continue to lead the nation in job growth

FILING AN IDENTITY THEFT POLICE REPORT CAN SAVE YOU MONEY

February 27, 2006

GALLAGHER RENEWS CALL FOR TOUGHER METH LEGISLATION

NEWS REPORTS HIGHLIGHT SUCCESS OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM

BROWARD WOMAN ARRESTED FOR FILING FRAUDULENT HURRICANE CLAIM

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARREST FOR ORGANIZED FRAUD

February 20, 2006

FINANCIAL FRAUD INVESTIGATION

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES 21 ARRESTS FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION UNCOVERING MORE THAN 60 STAGED CRASHES IN TAMPA AREA

GALLAGHER BANS AGENT WHO MISLED SENIORS

MEDIATION TO RESOLVE INSURANCE DISPUTES AVAILABLE TO 2005 STORM VICTIMS

TRG OPERATORS TO PAY $3 MILLION

FAMILIES CAN NOW ENROLL ONLINE  

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

February 13, 2006

LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE ON INSURANCE REFORM

MESSAGE FROM TOM GALLAGHER: BEWARE OF PREDATORY LENDERS

BARTOW BUSINESS OWNER FACING FRAUD CHARGES  

MULTI-AGENCY TASKFORCE ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF OPERATION MONEY TRAIL

February 6, 2006

HIALEAH HURRICANE RECOVERY TOWN HALL MEETING

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR LEGISLATION TO SPEED UP THE REBUILDING PROCESS FOR STORM VICTIMS

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES NEW RESOURCE, LEGISLATIVE REMEDIES TO FIGHT INSURANCE FRAUD

GALLAGHER DISPUTES CITIZENS’ RATE REQUEST, RENEWS CALL FOR INSURANCE REFORMS
GALLAGHER APPLAUDS NEW RULE TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATION

WOMAN WANTED IN MOTEL 6 METH LAB FIRE ARRESTED AT ANOTHER MOTEL WITH METH-MAKING CHEMICALS IN CAR

January 30, 2006

HURRICANE TOWN HALL MEETING IN HIALEAH

GALLAGHER CONTINUES WORK TO HELP STORM VICTIMS

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES REFORMS TO HELP PROTECT AND PREPARE FLORIDIANS FOR CATASTROPHES

SUPPORT BUILDS FOR NATIONAL CATASTROPHE PLAN

STATEMENT FROM TOM GALLAGHER ON
AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT ON CITIZENS PROPERTY

TWO VOLUSIA COUNTY BUSINESSMEN CHARGED WITH FRAUD

January 23, 2006

PROTECTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS IN FLORIDA

GALLAGHER RENEWS CALL FOR INSURANCE REFORMS

HOMEOWNER REPAIRS AND YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY

Educate Yourself on Annuities

January 16, 2006

IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

RESIDENTS URGED TO 'VERIFY BEFORE YOU BUY'

TRUE STORIES

REPORT INSURANCE FRAUD

January 9, 2006

FLORIDA’S ECONOMY CONTINUES TO LEAD THE NATION

TEENAGERS CAN ENTER THE MONEY SMARTS ESSAY CONTEST NOW

FORMER ARIES PRINCIPAL ARRESTED AGAIN ON THEFT CHARGE

THE STATE MAY HAVE YOUR PROPERTY OR CASH

January 2, 2006

SAVE MORE IN 2006

CAREFULLY CHECK CREDENTIALS OF 'SENIOR SPECIALISTS' 

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL FIRST AID KIT

CREDIT CARD TELEPHONE SCAM

December 26, 2005

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS IN HURRICANE-IMPACTED AREAS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SPECIAL TAX RELIEF

SOUTH FLORIDA AGENT ARRESTED FOR FRAUD AGAINST SENIORS

MIAMI MEN CHARGED WITH STEALING $1 MILLION IN MORTGAGE TRANSACTION SCHEME

December 19, 2005

GALLAGHER COMMENDS CONGRESS FOR PROPOSAL TO PUT CONTROLS ON METH-MAKING PRODUCTS UNDER PATRIOT ACT

CONSUMER ALERT
GALLAGHER WARNS FLORIDIANS OF NEW SCAM TO STEAL CASH AND SECURITIES VIA PASSWORD THEFT

BUSH SIGNS AD VALOREM BILL INTO LAW

GALLAGHER REVOKES PENSACOLA AGENT’S LICENSE

December 12, 2005

HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS

SERIES OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED FOR ORLANDO, TAMPA AND FT. MYERS 

GALLAGHER DETAILS ONGOING EFFORTS TO COMBAT METH

STRICTER REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING INSURANCE FRAUD
  

OKEECHOBEE CONTRACTOR CHARGED WITH FRAUD, THEFT 

ARREST OF TAMPA COUPLE FOR STEALING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

December 5, 2005

LEGISLATIVE SPECIAL SESSION CONVENES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES NEW OPTION FOR CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITIES TO RESOLVE HURRICANE CLAIMS

RULING COULD PUT MONEY BACK IN DOCTORS’ POCKETS

ORLANDO AGENT ARRESTED AGAIN FOR STEALING PREMIUMS

GALLAGHER:  $32 MILLION IN HOMELAND SECURITY FUNDS HAVE BETTER PREPARED FLORIDA FOR DISASTERS, INCLUDING TERRORIST ATTACKS

November 28, 2005

CABINET APPROVES BABCOCK RANCH PURCHASE

FLORIDA’S 2005 HURRICANE SEASON NEAR ITS END

STANDARD PERSONAL LINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING DATE HAS CHANGED

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES $16,000 IN FRAUD REWARDS

November 21, 2005

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES MULTIPLE ARRESTS FOR STAGED CRASH IN MIAMI

STATEMENT FROM CFO GALLAGHER ON NATIONAL CATASTROPHE FUND

FLORIDA SENIORS URGED TO BEWARE OF SCAMS WHEN CHOOSING NEW MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE

STATEWIDE ESSAY CONTEST PROMOTES FINANCIAL EDUCATION AMONG TEENS

DON'T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU HEAR

November 11, 2005

ISENHOUR  FOUND GUILTY OF STEALING EDUCATION FUNDS

COMMITTEE TO SIMPLIFY HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES FOR FLORIDIANS TO MEET NOVEMBER 17TH

FLORIDA MARKET ASSISTANCE PLAN (FMAP)  ONLINE REFERRAL PROGRAM

HURRICANE WILMA DEVASTATES SOUTH FLORIDA

November 7, 2005

GALLAGHER OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS TO BETTER PROTECT HOMEOWNERS AND STRENGTHEN PROPERTY INSURANCE MARKET

GALLAGHER DEPLOYS MOBILE ASSISTANCE UNIT TO HIALEAH FOR FLORIDIANS IMPACTED BY WILMA

NEW SINGLE HURRICANE DEDUCTIBLE LAW MAY ASSIST VICTIMS OF MULTIPLE HURRICANES THIS SEASON 

October 31, 2005

GALLAGHER DEPLOYS MOBILE ASSISTANCE UNITS FOR FLORIDIANS IMPACTED BY WILMA

GALLAGHER EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE CUT 

COMMITTEE TO SIMPLIFY HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES FOR FLORIDIANS MET OCTOBER 28

GALLAGHER ISSUES EMERGENCY RULE CAPPING PUBLIC ADJUSTER FEES TO PROTECT STORM VICTIMS

ARREST MADE IN USF DORM FIRES

October 24, 2005

GALLAGHER MOBILIZES SEARCH AND RESCUE, CONSUMER ASSISTANCE TO AREAS IMPACTED BY HURRICANE WILMA

FLORIDA SENIORS URGED TO BEWARE OF SCAMS WHEN CHOOSING NEW MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE

INSURANCE AGENT LOSES LICENSE, MUST PAY $90,000 FINE

October 17, 2005

MEMORIAL SERVICE HONORS FIVE FLORIDA FIREFIGHTERS
WHO DIED LAST YEAR IN THE LINE OF DUTY

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE ESSAY CONTEST TO PROMOTE FINANCIAL EDUCATION AMONG TEENS

GALLAGHER APPLAUDS AGREEMENT TO PAY MILLIONS TO HURRICANE VICTIMS

TIPS FOR SAFE BANKING OVER THE INTERNET

October 10, 2005

ALLSTATE’S RATE REQUESTS

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO CHECK OUT A USED CAR’S HISTORY BEFORE BUYING

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL $500 MILLION IN SAVINGS FOR FLORIDA’S SMALL BUSINESSES

CFO TOM GALLAGHER ON NEED TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY AT CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION

PANHANDLE FIRST RESPONDERS GET METH LAB TRAINING

October 3, 2005

HEALTH INSURANCE OPEN-ENROLLMENT

COMMITTEE TO SIMPLIFY HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES FOR FLORIDIANS ANNOUNCED

DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE INVESTING

September 26, 2005

CONSUMER SERVICES HELP

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES $2.2 MILLION IN REFUNDS TO TITLE CUSTOMERS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

CONCERN FOR MOTORCYCLE SAFETY

GOVERNOR AND CABINET PROCLAIM ‘FLORIDA ON THE MOVE’ DAY  

September 19, 2005

GALLAGHER: SOUTH FLORIDIANS MUST PREPARE 

FORMER BROWARD COUNTY AGENT CHARGED WITH STEALING $92,000 IN PREMIUMS FROM MORE THAN 50 CUSTOMERS 

CHECK CASHING FOR HURRICANE KATRINA EVACUEES 

CONSUMER ALERT
GALLAGHER WARNS ABOUT NEW IDENTITY THEFT SCAM

September 12, 2005

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES MILLIONS IN POTENTIAL SAVINGS FOR FLORIDA'S SMALL BUSINESSES 

FLORIDA NEEDS A MORE COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO FIGHTING METH 

FLORIDA UNVEILS INTERNET PORTAL FOR HURRICANE KATRINA RECOVERY 

CABINET ACQUIRES 1,651 ACRES WITHIN AIR INSTALLATIONS COMPATIBLE USE ZONE ADJACENT TO NOLF WHITEHOUSE

September 9, 2005

A SPECIAL EDITION OF CONSUMER EVIEWS

DAMAGE IN MISSISSIPPI

GALLAGHER'S DEPARTMENT LENDS A HAND TO KATRINA VICTIMS

September 5, 2005

GALLAGHER MOVES TO PREVENT PUBLIC ADJUSTERS FROM PRICE GOUGING HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS 

VERY 'NOSY' DETECTIVES

GALLAGHER WARNS FLORIDIANS TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR CHARITY CON ARTISTS 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES CONSUMER SERVICE LOCATIONS FOR HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS

August 29, 2005

GALLAGHER UPDATES RECOVERY EFFORTS IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE KATRINA

TAMPA BAY CLINIC OWNERS ARRESTED FOR ‘SELLING’ PATIENTS

CABINET APPROVES PURCHASE OF THE HARRIS SCHOOL IN THE KEYS

GALLAGHER ADVISES FLORIDIANS TO DESIGNATE EMERGENCY CONTACTS ON CELL PHONES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARREST OF MIAMI MAN FOR SELLING WORTHLESS HURRICANE INSURANCE 

August 22, 2005

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR EXPANDED RESPONSE TO FIGHT FLORIDA’S MOST DANGEROUS DRUG

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF STATE FARM’S RATE REQUEST

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS OF 10 IN STAGED CRASH RING

August 15, 2005

GALLAGHER CALLS ON FLORIDA BANKS TO WAIVE FEES FOR HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

FLORIDA CABINET, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE REACH AGREEMENT ON DRY TORTUGAS  

Letchworth Mounds State Park ExpandeD 

Florida Keys Rate of Growth Rule on Hold

MORE FIRST RESPONDER METH CLASSES SCHEDULED

TRANSPORTATION BILL BRINGS FUNDS TO FLORIDA

August 8, 2005

ALLSTATE RATE REQUEST 

TRG OPERATORS HANDED SENTENCES, ORDERED TO REPORT TO PRISON IN OCTOBER

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP INTO VIATICAL AND LIFE SETTLEMENT INVESTMENTS 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION RESULTS

FLORIDA FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE 

TOM GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS IN $100,000 INSURANCE FRAUD CASE 

IDENTITY THEFT 

TWO BROWARD WOMEN CHARGED FOR FALSELY REPRESENTING MARRIAGE DOCUMENTS TO COLLECT ON DEATH BENEFITS 

FORMER INSURANCE AGENT CHARGED WITH SWINDLING ELDERS
 

August 1, 2005

OPEN ENROLLMENT STARTS TODAY FOR SOLE PROPRIETORS 

STATE INVESTIGATORS WRAP UP WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMPLIANCE SWEEPS

BEWARE OF UNLICENSED ENTITY SELLING HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES INSURANCE FRAUD ARREST

July 25, 2005

SELF-EMPLOYED FLORIDIANS QUALIFY FOR GUARANTEED-ISSUE HEALTH COVERAGE DURING AUGUST

THE STATE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION IN FORT LAUDERDALE IS SATURDAY, JULY 30

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES CLAIM FRAUD ARRESTS

22 CHARGED WITH HEALTH CARE FRAUD INVOLVING OVER $8 MILLION IN FALSE CLAIMS

July 18, 2005

GALLAGHER ISSUES EMERGENCY RULE CAPPING PUBLIC ADJUSTER FEES TO PROTECT STORM VICTIMS

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES UPDATE TO HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

STATE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION TO BE HELD JULY 30 IN FORT LAUDERDALE

STATE FIRE MARSHAL DIVISION DIRECTOR RAND NAPOLI HONORED

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS FOR AUTO ‘DITCHING’

REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION  CONCERNING ARSON AT THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 

July 11, 2005

FLDFS MOBILIZES STATE RESOURCES TO ASSIST IN HURRICANE RECOVERY

AFTER THE STORM

VOLUNTEER FLORIDA FOUNDATION RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE 

LOXAHATCHEE WOMAN ARRESTED FOR FAKING DEATH TO COLLECT ON LIFE INSURANCE POLICY 

July 4, 2005

**CONSUMER ALERT**
GALLAGHER: BEWARE OF FINANCIAL SCAMS TARGETING RELIGIOUS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS

BEWARE OF PAYDAY LOANS  

STATEMENT FROM FLORIDA’S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TOM GALLAGHER ON ALLSTATE FLORIDIAN 

FATHER, SON CHARGED WITH WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD

June 27, 2005

ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY’S MOVE TO RAISE RATES WITHOUT APPROVAL 

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO CELEBRATE SAFELY ON JULY 4  

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR REJECTION OF UNSUPPORTED RATE INCREASE 

LIFETIME CAPITAL, INC., PRINCIPALS SENTENCED TO COLLECTIVE 22 YEARS IN PRISON ON FRAUD CHARGES

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES SOUTHEAST FLORIDA WINNERS IN CONTEST PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY AMONG TEENS

June 20, 2005

GALLAGHER APPLAUDS SIGNING OF VIATICAL LEGISLATION 

CFO GALLAGHER RELEASES ANNUAL TOP 10 FRAUD LIST 

GALLAGHER CALLS ON FLORIDA’S FIREFIGHTERS TO ‘STAND DOWN’ FOR SAFETY  

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES NORTH FLORIDA WINNERS IN CONTEST PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY AMONG TEENS 

CAPITAL FOR A DAY IN FORT MYERS

June 13, 2005

GALLAGHER CHARGES METH LABS AS A 'TERRORIST' THREAT TO FLORIDA 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE ARREST SWEEP BY INSURANCE FRAUD INVESTIGATORS 

OPERATORS OF UNLICENSED ENTITY TRG MARKETING, LLC, PLEAD GUILTY, ACCEPT PRISON SENTENCES 

TROPICAL STORM ARLENE THREATENED GULF COAST 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING CINCINNATI HOMEOWNERS’ RATE REQUEST

June 6, 2005

BE A SMART INVESTOR: VERIFY BEFORE YOU BUY 

GALLAGHER COMMENDS GOVERNOR, LAWMAKERS FOR ENACTING HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE PROTECTIONS 

*CONSUMER ALERT*
 FREE ANNUAL CREDIT REPORTS AND CREDIT REPAIR
 

CFO GALLAGHER REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO SEX-OFFENDER DATABASE 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES WORKSHOPS TO EDUCATE BUSINESSES, OFFICES ABOUT STATE'S UNCLAIMED PROPERTY LAWS 

GALLAGHER WARNS INVESTORS:  VERIFY BEFORE YOU BUY   

CFO GALLAGHER REGARDING THE COASTAL PETROLEUM SETTLEMENT

May 30, 2005

PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICE COMPARISON WEBPAGE FOR SENIORS

CFO ON COURT RULING THAT CITIZENS POLICYHOLDERS BE MADE WHOLE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES WITH INSURANCE DECISIONS

GALLAGHER: CONSIDER OPTIONS FOR INSURING VACATION

TWO CHARGED WITH STAGING ACCIDENT, FILING FALSE CLAIM

MAN CHARGED WITH INSURANCE APPLICATION FRAUD AND THEFT

May 23, 2005

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS SALES TAX HOLIDAY 

GALLAGHER WANTS FLORIDIANS TO BE BETTER PROTECTED THIS HURRICANE SEASON  

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS IN PONZI SCHEME 

JACKSONVILLE INSURANCE AGENT SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON, $366,000 IN RESTITUTION FOR SWINDLING SENIOR CITIZENS 

LOTTERY SCAMS RELY ON TRUST OF VICTIM 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION ISSUES ORDER 

May 16, 2005

A NEW WEBSITE FOR FLORIDA’S SENIORS 

MIAMI MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING BOGUS DISCOUNT PLAN 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF DATABASE SHOWING EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE BEEN ISSUED STOP WORK ORDERS 

MONEY TREE LENDING PLACED INTO RECEIVERSHIP 

CAREER DAY WITH THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL 

THE NOSE KNOWS 

ARE YOUR CHILDREN SAVERS OR SPENDERS? 

May 9, 2005

 

GALLAGHER LAUDS PASSAGE OF HOMEOWNERS

INSURANCE PROTECTIONS FOR FLORIDIANS
 

GALLAGHER COMMENDS STATE LAWMAKERS FOR POSITIVE ACTION ON A VARIETY OF BILLS

 

CFO GALLAGHER ON HURRICANE CLAIMS REPORTING DEADLINE

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATION FINDS PRESENCE OF GASOLINE MAIN FACTOR IN MARGATE FIRE

 

GALLAGHER APPLAUDS LAWMAKERS FOR LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR HURRICANE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARINGS REGARDING SERVICE MOBILE HOMEOWNERS’ RATE REQUEST

 
CFO GALLAGHER COMMENDS LEGISLATURE FOR PASSING NURSING HOME SPRINKLER BILL

 

SARASOTA ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH INSURANCE FRAUD

 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION UNDERTAKES ANALYSIS OF LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE MARKET

 

RESOLUTION FROM THE BUREAU OF COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT, DIVISION OF TREASURY, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO CFO GALLAGHER

 

May 2, 2005

 

GALLAGHER URGES FLORIDIANS TO HELP PREVENT DANGEROUS JUVENILE FIRE PLAY
AND ARSON
 

 

GALLAGHER COMMENDS STATE LAWMAKERS
FOR APPROVING INVESTOR PROTECTION LEGISLATION

 

FLORIDIANS WHO PARTICIPATE IN A STAGED CRASH STAND TO LOSE LICENSE UNDER FAST-TRACK PROCESS

 

CFO GALLAGHER SAYS LAKELAND NURSING
HOME FIRE POINTS TO NEED FOR LEGISLATION

TO REQUIRE SPRINKLERS

 

CFO GALLAGHER OFFERS PARENTS CREATIVE TOOL FOR ENCOURAGING CHILDREN TO SAVE

 

FCAT WRITING IMPROVES

 

April 25, 2005

 

JESSICA LUNSFORD ACT PASSES HOUSE AND SENATE

 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF WINNERS IN ESSAY CONTEST PROMOTING FINANCIAL AND INVESTOR EDUCATION AMONG TEENS

 

GALLAGHER LAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF VIATICAL LEGISLATION

 

CHILD DIES AFTER ACCIDENTAL KITCHEN FIRE

 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Issues Subpoenas 

 

April 18, 2005

 

GALLAGHER CALLS FOR REPEAL OF THE SUBSTITUTE COMMUNICATIONS TAX

 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF WINNERS IN ESSAY CONTEST PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY AMONG TEENS

 

STATE WRAPS UP WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMPLIANCE SWEEP
 

GALLAGHER CHARGES VIATICAL
BROKER WITH TRYING TO SELL FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINED POLICIES
 

 

CFO GALLAGHER APPLAUDS SEN. WEBSTER, REP. STARGEL FOR PROMOTING NURSING HOME SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

 

CONSUMER ALERT
GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES STATE AUTHORIZATION OF DISCOUNT MEDICAL PLANS NOW REQUIRED

 

LOUISIANA CONTRACTOR CHARGED WITH FAILING TO HAVE WORKERS’ COMP FOR OUT-OF-STATE WORKERS 

 

April 11, 2005

 

GALLAGHER ON SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE MEETINGS

GALLAGHER NAMES NEW GENERAL COUNSEL
 

GALLAGHER RELEASES LIST OF TOP TEN THREATS TO FLORIDA’S INVESTORS 

 

FIREFIGHTERS LICENSE PLATE HOTTEST SELLER IN 2004

 

GOVERNOR BUSH, GALLAGHER AND CABINET HONOR FLORIDA’S OUTSTANDING FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE PERSONNEL


JUPITER TOWN HALL MEETING HELPS OUT CONSUMERS
WITH INSURANCE CLAIM PROBLEMS

 

UNLICENSED POMPANO BEACH PSYCHOTHERAPIST
ARRESTED AGAIN

KEEP ACCOUNT INFORMATION SAFE
 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL K-9 OFFICER RETIRING TO LIFE AS SOUTH WALTON FIRE DISTRICT STATION MASCOT

 

April 4, 2005

 

GALLAGHER, REP. CANNON PUSH FOR TOUGHER LAWS AGAINST INSURANCE FRAUD 

 

GALLAGHER PUSHES FOR LEGISLATION TO PROTECT INVESTORS FROM FRAUDULENT VIATICAL COMPANIES

 

GALLAGHER SEEKS TO CLARIFY CONFUSION WITH STORM CLAIMS, OUTLINES OPTIONS TO HELP CONSUMERS

 

EIGHT ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF ILLEGALLY OBTAINING CRASH REPORTS THROUGHOUT THREE COUNTIES

 

THURSDAY TOWN HALL MEETING TO BE HELD IN JUPITER

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION REVOKES LICENSE OF MUTUAL BENEFITS CORPORATION

 

March 28, 2005

 

SATURDAY TOWN HALL MEETING TO BE HELD IN FORT
PIERCE

CONSUMER ALERT
GALLAGHER REMINDS FLORIDIANS THAT BLUE TARP REPLACEMENT IS A COVERED REPAIR UNDER HOMEOWNERS POLICIES

CFO GALLAGHER COMMENTS ON PROGRESS OF HURRICANE INSURANCE CLAIM PAYMENTS IN PENSACOLA AREA

REGULATORS ORDER SHUTDOWN OF BOGUS SECURITIES SCAM

 

March 21, 2005

 

30-DAY RULE TO EXPEDITE PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING HURRICANE CLAIMS

 

THREE TOWN HALL MEETINGS ARE SCHEDULED IN APRIL
FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS

"H2 FLORIDA" HYDROGEN PROGRAM PRESENTED TO FLORIDA FIRE SERVICE

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARREST OF TRIO IN MORTGAGE SCAM

CONSUMER ALERT
INVESTORS CAN LEARN FROM THOSE WHO WERE FOOLED BY PONZI

March 14, 2005

CFO MEETS WITH COMPANY EXECUTIVES ON HURRICANE CLAIMS

 

CFO GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARRESTS OF 14 INDIVIDUALS IN PATIENT BROKERING, PIP FRAUD SCHEME 
 

TOWN HALL MEETING FOR CENTRAL FLORIDA HURRICANE VICTIMS IN ORLANDO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 19TH
 

COCOA BEACH MAN ARRESTED FOR FALSE        
HURRICANE CLAIM
 

SANTA ROSA COUNTY MAN CHARGED IN MULTIPLE ARSONS

 

TALLAHASSEE MAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF STATE FUNDS

 

GEORGIA JOINS MULTI-STATE INSURANCE PRODUCT FILING REVIEW PROJECT 

 

March 7, 2005

 

TOWN HALL MEETING IN PENSACOLA

 

GALLAGHER THANKS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, CABINET FOR SUPPORT OF DELINQUENT PARENT TRACKING PROGRAM

 

BEWARE OF PROMISES OF FAST CASH THIS TAX SEASON

 

February 28, 2005

 

HURRICANE TOWN HALL MEETINGS

 

NORTHWEST FLORIDA LEGISLATIVE DAY AT THE CAPITOL 

 

JACKSONVILLE MAN INDICTED IN EMPLOYEE LEASING SCAM

 

TAMPA MAN SENTENCED IN SECURITIES, INSURANCE AND MAIL FRAUD CASE

 

GALLAGHER TO PALM BAY TORNADO VICTIMS: STATE’S STORM HOTLINE READY TO ASSIST

 

February 21, 2005
 

LAWMAKERS, CFO GALLAGHER, PUSH FOR LEGISLATION TO BETTER INFORM AND PROTECT HOMEOWNERS

 

GALLAGHER UNVEILS A NEW PHASE IN ONGOING ANTI-PIP FRAUD PUBLIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

 

HONOR AWARDED AT THE FLORIDA STATE FAIR

 

GALLAGHER TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETINGS IN AREAS
STILL SERIOUSLY IMPACTED BY HURRICANES
 

GALLAGHER URGES THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR MULTIPLE HURRICANE DEDUCTIBLE RELIEF TO ACT NOW

 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION LEVIES FINES ON INSURANCE COMPANIES FOUND IN NON-COMPLIANCE

 

February 14, 2005

 

HURRICANE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

CFO GALLAGHER HONORED BY JFCS OF THE PALM BEACHES

 

GALLAGHER ISSUES REPORT CALLING FOR INCREASED FIREFIGHTER SAFETY IN TRAINING EXERCISES

 

FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION ISSUES MEMORANDUM REQUESTING INSURANCE COMPANIES DELAY FILING RATE INCREASES

OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION AUTHORIZES NEW HOMEOWNER COMPANY

 

February 7, 2005

 

RATE FREEZE REQUESTED

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

 

GALLAGHER OFFERS HURRICANE STATUS REPORT AT CABINET MEETING

 

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION IS ACCREDITED BY NASCUS

 

FLORIDA'S COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT
IS HERE

 

MAN GETS 3-YEAR SENTENCE FOR SELLING FAKE
INSURANCE CARDS
 

NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK IS
FEBRUARY 6 -
12, 2005

 

January 31, 2005

 

VISIT WITH NETANYAHU

 

MANY FLORIDIANS ARE MISSING OUT ON TAX WINDFALL
 

GALLAGHER URGES ELIGIBLE HURRICANE VICTIMS TO
SUBMIT MULTIPLE DEDUCTIBLE INFORMATION

 

GALLAGHER, ICHEIC JOIN UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TO LAUNCH PILOT PROJECT FOR STUDENTS AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

 

FLORIDA LEAGUE OF CITIES THANKS CFO TOM GALLAGHER FOR LEADING INSURANCE FRAUD FIGHT 

 

AUTO SHOP OWNERS CHARGED WITH INSURANCE FRAUD
 

BID FOR THE LUNCH OF A LIFETIME! 

 

January 24, 2005

 

STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF SCHOOL VOUCHER LAW
DEFENSE REACHING STATE SUPREME COURT
 

 

past Hurricane season a strong incentive to Get an insurance checkup

 

FEDERAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTION TO CONSIDER FOR 2004 TAX RETURNS

 

FLORIDA MAN WANTED IN FAMILY SLIP-AND-FALL SCHEME IS AWAITING EXTRADITION IN CALIFORNIA

 

January 17, 2005

 

HURRICANE INSURANCE REFORM JOINT COMMITTEE MEETS

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HONORED
 

FLORIDA INSURANCE AGENT ACCUSED OF STEALING PREMIUMS, PUTTING UNINSURED TRUCK DRIVERS ON ROAD

 

TSUNAMI DISASTER RELIEF FRAUD ALERT

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE HOSTS
THE GREAT FLORIDA FIRE SCHOOL

 

DFS ARRESTS TWO MORE UNLICENSED PUBLIC ADJUSTERS

 

January 10, 2005

 

HEALTHY KIDS - KIDCARE OPEN ENROLLMENT IS NOW

 

STATEMENT FROM FLORIDA'S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TOM GALLAGHER REGARDING CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION 

 

GALLAGHER LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO AID HURRICANE VICTIMS HIT BY MULTIPLE HURRICANE DEDUCTIBLES

 

January 3, 2005

 

GALLAGHER TO MORTGAGE HOLDERS: KNOW YOUR BANK’S PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING INSURANCE CLAIM CHECKS

 

START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT AND SAVE MORE

 

SENIORS, YOUNG ADULTS ARE FOCUS OF NEW FIRE SAFETY PROGRAMS CREATED BY STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE

 

TEENS: CASH IN ON YOUR MONEY SMARTS!

 

December 27, 2004

 

MORATORIUM ON INSURANCE CANCELLATIONS AGAIN EXTENDED TO MARCH 31 FOR HOMES NOT YET REPAIRED

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN THE
GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTHY KIDS AND KIDCARE
JAN. 1-30

 

ONLINE BUYING, SELLING REQUIRE ADDED CAUTION

 

December 20, 2004

 

GALLAGHER ASSURES STORM VICTIMS THAT A PROCESS TO APPLY FOR DEDUCTIBLE RELIEF WILL SOON BE IN PLACE

MULTIPLE DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
 

POLICYHOLDERS OFFERED REPLACEMENT COVERAGE AS AMERICAN SUPERIOR HEADS INTO LIQUIDATION

 

SCENIC CYPRESS GARDENS REOPENS WITH NEW ATTRACTIONS

 

December 13, 2004

 

DISCOVER YOUR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

 

DFS EMPLOYEES DONATE MORE THAN 1,000 TOYS TO BIG BEND ‘TOYS FOR TOTS’

 

FLORIDA INSURANCE OFFICIAL RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD

 

HEALTHY KIDS OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS IN JANUARY

 

CORAL SPRINGS TITLE ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH FRAUD
CORRECTION

 

December 6, 2004

 

TASK FORCE CREATED TO IMPROVE CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION

 

CORAL SPRINGS TITLE ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH FRAUD

 

AGENT SURRENDERS INSURANCE LICENSES
FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF CUSTOMER
ABUSE
 

 

SWEEPSTAKES FRAUD COSTING FLORIDIANS

 

November 29, 2004

 

BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY DUE TO BAD WEATHER

 

GALLAGHER TO CONSUMERS: BEWARE OF FINANCIAL
SCAMS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

 

MORATORIUM ON INSURANCE CANCELLATIONS EXTENDED TO DEC. 31ST FOR HOMES NOT YET REPAIRED

 

ARREST MADE IN ATTEMPTED MURDER BY FIREBOMBING
 

EMPLOYER OF WORKERS KILLED AT JULY CONSTRUCTION-SITE ACCIDENT CHARGED WITH FRAUD

 

CLINIC OWNER, ‘PATIENTS’ FACE  INSURANCE FRAUD CHARGES
 

November 22, 2004

 

DFS HURRICANE STATUS REPORT

 

ELEVEN INSURANCE COMPANIES SUBPOENAED

 

GALLAGHER WARNS ADJUSTERS AGAINST DISCOURAGING CONSUMERS FROM FILING A COMPLAINT WITH DFS

 

PASCO COUNTY MAN ACCUSED OF FILING FALSE INSURANCE CLAIMS

 

November 15, 2004

 

GALLAGHER VISITS MEDIATION CENTERS, GIVES STATUS REPORT ON HURRICANE RESPONSE

 

GALLAGHER RECOMMENDS EXTENDING MORATORIUM ON CANCELLATIONS TO HOMEOWNERS STILL WAITING FOR REPAIRS

 

GALLAGHER ISSUES INVESTIGATIVE SUBPOENA

 

SAFE HOUSE MOUSE FIRE SAFETY TIPS

 

JUDGE RULES AGAINST MUTUAL BENEFITS IN FAVOR
OF SEC

 

November 8, 2004

 

GALLAGHER LAUNCHES PROBE INTO QUESTIONABLE
BROKER ACTIVITIES IN FLORIDA

AGENT ARRESTED FOR STEALING INSURANCE PREMIUMS

 

FLORIDA HEALTHY KIDS GOES DOOR TO DOOR TO
RE-ENROLL ELIGIBLE CHILDREN

 

UNLICENSED, UNINSURED CONTRACTOR ARRESTED FOLLOWING SURPRISE INSPECTION IN ST. LUCIE COUNTY

 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE ESSAY CONTEST PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY AMONG TEENS

 

November 1, 2004

 

GOVERNOR, CABINET IMPOSE DEADLINES FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES TO HANDLE CLAIMS

 

GALLAGHER HONORS STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE DIRECTOR FOR SUCCESS IN PASSING FIREFIGHTER SAFETY
 

STATE-REQUIRED REFUND PLAN NETS $1.7 MILLION

 

CHILDREN OF FALLEN SOLDIERS RECEIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION DISAPPROVES WORKERS' COMP RATES

 

October 25, 2004

 

GALLAGHER REQUESTS DEADLINES FOR INSURERS TO HANDLE STORM CLAIMS

 

DFS REMINDS CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REQUIREMENTS

 

FINANCIAL ISSUES UNIQUE TO THE MILITARY

 

NEW FEDERAL LAW AFFECTS CHECK “GRACE PERIODS”

 

OFR ASSISTS SEC IN ACTION AGAINST INVESTMENT
COMPANY

 

October 18, 2004

 

MOTHER NATURE

 

FOR THOSE TAKING OUT LOANS AFTER THE STORMS

 

MIAMI MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING BOGUS DISCOUNT PLAN

 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES THE FIFTH ARREST OF AN UNLICENSED PUBLIC ADJUSTER WORKING IN HURRICANE-DAMAGE AREA

 

October 11, 2004

 

GALLAGHER CREATES MEDIATION PROGRAM FOR STORM VICTIMS TO RESOLVE INSURANCE DISPUTES

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE HONORS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED LAST YEAR IN THE LINE OF DUTY

 

GALLAGHER URGES HOMEOWNERS TO DO HOMEWORK,

READ FINE PRINT BEFORE SIGNING HOME REPAIR

CONTRACT

 

October 4, 2004

 

GALLAGHER KICKS OFF FIRE PREVENTION WEEK 2004 WITH NEW EDUCATION PROGRAMS, EMPHASIS ON SMOKE
ALARMS

 

HURRICANE STATUS REPORT

 

AMERICAN SUPERIOR INSURANCE COMPANY CONSENTS TO REHABILITATION DUE TO UNPRECEDENTED STORM LOSSES

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INSURANCE CLAIMS

 

September 27, 2004

 

GALLAGHER OFFERS INSURANCE ADVICE TO STORM
VICTIMS

 

CFO GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES TWO MORE ARRESTS OF UNLICENSED ADJUSTERS IN FT. MYERS AREA

 

NUMBER OF FLORIDA WORKPLACE FATALITIES DROPS
IN 2003

 

MORTGAGE BROKER ARRESTED FOR MISREPRESENTING PROPERTY VALUES

 

TAMPA MAN CHARGED WITH SELLING UNREGISTERED SECURITIES
 

September 20, 2004
 

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES INSURANCE ‘SUPER-CENTER’

 

GALLAGHER DEPLOYS MOBILE RESPONSE UNIT TO PANHANDLE 

 

GALLAGHER TO LENDING INDUSTRY: REACH OUT WITH DISASTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

 

GALLAGHER PROVIDES UPDATE ON DFS’ EMERGENCY RESPONSE EFFORTS

 

FLOOD LOSSES AREN'T COVERED BY YOUR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICY

 

FINANCING HOME REPAIRS: CONSUMER CHECK LIST

 

September 13, 2004

 

ANHEUSER-BUSCH FOUNDATION SUPPORTS FLORIDA HURRICANE RELIEF FUND

 

STORM VICTIMS FACING DOUBLE DEDUCTIBLES FROM HURRICANES CHARLEY AND FRANCES

 

ONE MORE TIME – IVAN A THREAT TO FLORIDA

 

GALLAGHER ORDERS INSURANCE COMPANIES TO REPORT
PRICE GOUGING BY INDEPENDENT ADJUSTERS

 

GALLAGHER ACCOMPANIES PRESIDENT, GOVERNOR ON TOUR OF STORM-DAMAGED AREAS AND SENDS MORE HELP TO STORM VICTIMS

 

RELIEF IS ORDERED FOR THOSE DISPLACED BY HURRICANES ON PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS

 

September 6, 2004

 

FOLLOWING TOURS OF AFFECTED AREAS, GALLAGHER DEPLOYS MOBILE RESPONSE UNIT

 

GALLAGHER IMPOSES EMERGENCY RULES FOR ADJUSTERS IN ANTICIPATION OF HURRICANE FRANCES’ AFTERMATH

 

GALLAGHER TO FLORIDA BUILDING COMMISSION: DON’T WEAKEN STATE BUILDING CODE

 

GALLAGHER ADVISES STORM VICTIMS: MAKE SURE YOUR BUILDING CONTRACTOR IS COVERED BY WORKERS’ COMP

 

CONSUMER TIPS FOR HURRICANE IVAN

 

INSURANCE AGENT ALLEGEDLY USED FORGERY, DECEIT TO BILK CUSTOMERS OUT OF $200,000

 

GALLAGHER TO MORTGAGE HOLDERS: KNOW YOUR BANK’S PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING INSURANCE CLAIM CHECKS

 

August 30, 2004

 

CHARLEY VS. ANDREW

 

GALLAGHER GIVES HURRICANE CHARLEY STATUS REPORT

CFO GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES ARREST OF UNLICENSED ADJUSTER, WARNS REPORTS HAVE LED TO SEVERAL INVESTIGATIONS
 

GALLAGHER AND BRONSON JOIN SEARS, UNITED WAY OF FLORIDA, K.I.D.S, INC., FOR HANDS-ON HURRICANE RELIEF
 

GALLAGHER REMINDS HURRICANE VICTIMS HOW TO SEEK HELP FOR INSURANCE QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS

 

GOVERNOR, CABINET GIVE STORM VICTIMS 60-DAY GRACE PERIOD ON INSURANCE PREMIUM PAYMENTS,
NONRENEWALS


GALLAGHER URGES FIRE SAFETY IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

 

NEW VOICE MAIL STOCK TIP SCAM IS WORTHLESS OFFER

 

FLORIDA TO RECEIVE OVER $1 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES AND THOMAS WEISEL
PARTNERS

 

August 23, 2004

 

GALLAGHER URGES BANKS, CREDIT UNIONS TO BE
FLEXIBLE WITH LOANS AND CREDIT FOR CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY CHARLEY

 

GALLAGHER, INSURANCE EXECUTIVES TOUR
STORM-DAMAGED AREAS

 

CFO GALLAGHER WILL ASK CABINET TO PROVIDE 60-DAY GRACE PERIOD FOR PREMIUM PAYMENTS, NONRENEWALS

 

GALLAGHER BANS PUBLIC ADJUSTERS FROM REQUIRING CASH UP FRONT AND CAPS EXCESSIVE FEES

 

OKALOOSA COUNTY COUPLE CHARGED IN FIRE DEATH

 

August 16, 2004

 

GALLAGHER DEPLOYS MOBILE RESPONSE UNIT TO HELP FLORIDIANS GET INSURANCE CLAIMS PROCESS UNDER WAY

 

GALLAGHER ACTIVATES NEW ONLINE SYSTEM TO EXPEDITE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS FOLLOWING CHARLEY

 

GALLAGHER REMINDS FLORIDIANS TO STAY READY FOR POSSIBLE HURRICANE STRIKES AS NEW STORMS FORM

 

August 9, 2004

 

GALLAGHER, INDUSTRY PARTNERS LAUNCH STATEWIDE FINANCIAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE

 

CFO GALLAGHER RENEWS WARNING:  FLORIDIANS MUST BE VIGILANT AGAINST BOGUS INSURANCE OFFERS

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL GALLAGHER, COMMISSIONER HORNE APPLAUD ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

SECOND AGENT WITH BECK INSURANCE AGENCY SUSPENDED FOR AIDING AND ABETTING UNLICENSED INSURANCE SALES AND “SLIDING”
 

 

August 2, 2004

 

STEVE BURGESS RETURNS AS INSURANCE CONSUMER ADVOCATE 

 

SELF-EMPLOYED FLORIDIANS QUALIFY FOR GUARANTEED-ISSUE HEALTH COVERAGE DURING AUGUST

 

STATE RAISES RECORD AMOUNT FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION

 

WHAT EXACTLY IS SERVICE POINT? 

 

INVESTIGATORS SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN SOLVING CHURCH FIRE

 

July 26, 2004

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL GALLAGHER UNVEILS DESIGN FOR FLORIDA FALLEN FIREFIGHTER WALL OF HONOR

 

STATE TO HOLD UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AUCTION IN MIAMI
ON SATURDAY, JULY 31

 

SPRING HILL RESIDENT CHARGED WITH WORKERS’ COMP FRAUD

 

July 19, 2004

 

CFO GALLAGHER OFFERS CONSUMER TIPS TO HELP
CONTROL HEALTH CARE COSTS

 

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE, FLASH PROVIDE 300 FREE SMOKE ALARMS TO LYNN HAVEN

 

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CARRIERS, SELF-INSURED
PLANS FINED MORE THAN $875,000 FOR VIOLATIONS

SO YOU THOUGHT INSURANCE WAS BORING? POLITICAL
RISK INSURANCE


MONEY LENDER CHARGED WITH FRAUD AND LOAN SHARKING

 

July 12, 2004


GALLAGHER TAPS LAW ENFORCEMENT VETERAN TO LEAD FRAUD DIVISION

 

STATE RETURNS RECORD AMOUNT OF UNCLAIMED
PROPERTY

 

CFO GALLAGHER WARNS AGENTS AGAINST PAYING OR ACCEPTING ‘KICKBACKS’

 

DFS OUTREACH TAKES ITS SHOW ON THE ROAD

 

JACKSONVILLE AGENT SUSPENDED FOR AIDING AND
ABETTING UNLICENSED INSURANCE SALES AND “SLIDING”

 

July 5, 2004

 

GALLAGHER, STATE ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE ARRESTS IN SCHOOL VOUCHER FRAUD SCHEME

 

GALLAGHER COMMENDS GOVERNOR, LAWMAKERS FOR ENDING ABUSIVE PRACTICES IN ANNUITIES SALES

 

CFO GALLAGHER LAUDS GOVERNOR’S SIGNING OF FUNERAL, CEMETERY AND CONSUMER SERVICES ACT

 

TITLE AGENT ARRESTED FOR STEALING MORE THAN
$1.1 MILLION

 

SOUTH FLORIDA AUTO DEALERS' LICENSES REVOKED

 

June 28, 2004

 

GALLAGHER BOLTS ON FIRST FIREFIGHTER SPECIALTY TAG


WATER QUALITY AND THE FLORIDAN AQUIFER CONNECTION IN WAKULLA COUNTY

 

CONGRESS CONSIDERING STATE SALES TAX DEDUCTION REVISION

 

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR FALSIFIED WORKERS’ COMPENSATION  COVERAGE, INVESTIGATORS SAY            

              

AGENTS CHARGED WITH ISSUING FAKE INSURANCE CERTIFICATES
 

FLORIDIANS URGED TO CELEBRATE JULY 4 SAFELY, LEGALLY
 

June 21, 2004
 

GIRLS STATE 2004

 

STATE WRAPS UP WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMPLIANCE SWEEP

 

FLORIDA INSURERS ASKED TO WAIVE GUIDELINES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL

 

DO WE HAVE YOUR TREASURE? 

 

June 14, 2004

CFO GALLAGHER RELEASES ANNUAL TOP 10 FRAUD LIST

 

GOVERNOR BUSH SIGNS 'AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE FOR FLORIDIANS ACT'

 

CFO GALLAGHER TAPS SEASONED PUBLIC SERVANT AS DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES’ GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HOMESTEAD COMPANY OWNER MUST PAY RESTITUTION

 

TEMPORARY STAFFING COMPANY ORDERED TO STOP WORK

 

MASCOTTE MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ARSON

 

TWO MIAMI INSURANCE AGENTS FACING FRAUD, THEFT CHARGES

 

June 7, 2004

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA SINCE ANDREW 

 

PLAN AHEAD FOR WILDFIRE SAFETY

 

MORE CHARGES FILED AGAINST FORMER ORLANDO
INSURANCE AGENT

 

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER CONVICTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES

 

May 31, 2004

 

MEMORIAL DAY

 

GALLAGHER TO FLORIDIANS: GET READY FOR HURRICANE SEASON

 

GALLAGHER, CABINET MEMBERS RECOGNIZE INNOVATIVE STATE EMPLOYEE TRAINING PROGRAM

 

RESTLAWN CEMETERY ORDERED TO FIND BUYER OR LOSE LICENSE

 

May 24, 2004

 

EMPLOYMENT RATE RISES

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE: THE VACATION RAINCHECK

 

GALLAGHER HONORED BY FINANCIAL LITERACY
ORGANIZATION

 

BETTING THE RANCH: RISKING YOUR HOME TO BUY
SECURITIES

 

TOWING CONTRACTOR ARRESTED FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD   

 

PHONY MORTGAGE BROKER SENTENCED FOR ROLE IN
FRAUD SCHEME

 

DEPARTMENT ADVISES CONSECO POLICYHOLDERS ON OPTIONS    

                

May 17, 2004

 

BROWN VS. BOARD OF EDUCATION AND HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

 

OWNERS OF INSOLVENT INSURANCE COMPANY CHARGED
WITH THEFT, RACKETEERING AND CONSPIRACY


NEW YORKER SENTENCED FOR FAKING THE IDENTITIES OF FLORIDIANS FOR CASH


WOMAN CHARGED WITH SELLING PHONY INSURANCE CARDS

TEENS ARRESTED FOR MULTIPLE ARSONS


MIAMI COUPLE CHARGED WITH FRAUD, GRAND THEFT
 

MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING FAKE INSURANCE CARDS
 

WEST PALM BEACH MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING ONE HALF-MILLION DOLLARS IN STATE FUNDS
 

May 10, 2004

MAY 10-14 IS ‘COVER THE UNINSURED WEEK’

CFO GALLAGHER ATTENDS LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL SERVICE

FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS TO RECEIVE REFUNDS IN $1.65
MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH MORTGAGE-SERVICING
COMPANY


FEDERAL, STATE REGULATORS SHUT DOWN NATION’S LARGEST VIATICAL SETTLEMENT COMPANY

COLLECTION AGENCIES SCAM SETTLED

May 3, 2004

 

ARSON AWARENESS WEEK


PARENTS MUST WARN CHILDREN ABOUT ARSON

LAWMAKERS APPROVE LEGISLATION TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE
 

FUNERAL, CEMETERY AND CONSUMERS SERVICES ACT
PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE


STRONGER CONSUMER PROTECTIONS NOW IN PLACE FOR FLORIDA’S INSURANCE CONSUMER


REGULATORS SEEK REVOCATION OF SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE LENDER’S LICENSE

 

April 26, 2004

 

MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARDS

 

DFS RECOGNIZES ‘TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS & SONS TO WORK DAY’


PENSACOLA MAN CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND ARSON                          

 

INSURER’S REQUEST TO CANCEL HOME HEALTH CARE POLICIES DENIED (OIR)

 

DFS PAYS $15,000 REWARD TO FLORIDA ‘FRAUD BUSTER’

 

April 19, 2004
 

MAKE SURE YOU ARE COVERED

 

FLORIDA TAXWATCH SUPPORTS GALLAGHER, LEGISLATIVE PUSH TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

OUTSTANDING FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE PERSONNEL HONORED

 

STATE HIRES PROSECUTOR TO HELP DRIVE DOWN PIP FRAUD                
 

WOMAN CHARGED SECOND TIME FOR STEALING INSURANCE FUNDS

 

April 12, 2004

 

UNLICENSED ENTITIES

 

STATE HIRES PROSECUTOR TO HELP DRIVE DOWN PIP FRAUD

 

 DATELINE NBC HIGHLIGHTS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

 

CFO ISSUES WARNING ABOUT SINGLE-EMPLOYER TRUSTS

 

BEWARE OF TRANSFER FUND SCAMS  

 

APRIL 5, 2004

 

APRIL IS FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR YOUTH MONTH

 

GALLAGHER JOINS LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO PUSH FOR CONSUMERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

 

CFO ADDRESSES ELDER ISSUES AT AMBASSADORS
FOR AGING RALLY

 

BROWARD COUNTY CELEBRATION HOSTS CFO GALLAGHER 

 

INSURANCE AGENT’S LICENSE REVOKED

 

March 29, 2004

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISIONS TRAIN TO HANDLE THE UNEXPECTED

 

GALLAGHER, LAWMAKERS ASK FOR GREATER AUTHORITY TO CURB ABUSIVE PRACTICES USED BY DEBT COLLECTORS
 

FLORIDA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

 

FOUNDING FCSW BOARD MEMBER ELSIE CROWELL RETIRES FROM THE STATE

 

3 ARRESTED FOR $1.5 MILLION IN INSURANCE FRAUD

 

March 22, 2004

 

HEALTH DECISIONS ARE IN YOUR HANDS

 

FIRE SAFETY IN FLORIDA’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

GALLAGHER PROMOTES LEGISLATION TO PREVENT ID THEFT

 

5 ARRESTED IN SCHEME THAT DEFRAUDED HUNDREDS OF SENIORS
 

March 15, 2004

 

WAVING FREEDOM'S FLAG

 

GALLAGHER JOINS KEY LEGISLATORS TO DERAIL BULLET TRAIN

 

GOVERNOR BUSH SIGNS BILL PROVIDING HEALTH CARE TO MORE THAN 90,000 CHILDREN

 

THE FLORIDA KEYS AREA OF CRITICAL STATE CONCERN - AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH  

 

ADVOCATES, STATE LEADERS PLEDGE CONTINUED SUPPORT OF SCHOOL CHOICE

 

March 8, 2004

 

DERAIL THE BULLET TRAIN

 

DEPARTMENT’S FRAUD EFFORTS HIGHLIGHTED IN NEWS REPORT

 

PENSACOLA COUPLE TO SERVE 27 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FRAUD

 

GALLAGHER SPEAKS TO CITIZENS REPRESENTING PALM BEACH COUNTY

 

RECEIVER APPOINTED FOR LIFETIME CAPITAL

 

March 1, 2004

 

LEGISLATIVE SESSION 2004: FINANCIAL PROPOSALS

GALLAGHER ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO STOP ABUSIVE SALES PRACTICES OF ANNUITIES SOLD TO SENIORS

 

GOVERNOR, CABINET AND NATIONAL GUARD - PARTNERS IN PRESERVATION
 

FINANCIAL REGULATION IN FLORIDA: AN INSIDE VIEW

 

February 23, 2004

 

HELPING FLORIDIANS: A COMMITMENT TO SERVE

 

BEWARE OF PROMISES OF FAST CASH THIS TAX SEASON

 

TAMPA MEDICAL CLINIC RECORDS SEIZED, OWNERS
ARREST

 

 INSURANCE AGENT CHARGED WITH SELLING PHONY BONDS

 

 

February 16, 2004

 

RETURNING SOLDIERS GET OUR SUPPORT

 

THIRD AGENT PLEADS GUILTY IN INSURANCE ‘SLIDING’
SCHEME

 

IDENTITY THEFT: PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE NATION’S FASTEST GROWING CRIME

 

FLORIDA CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN FIRESETTER
PREVENTION PROJECT

 

February 9, 2004

 

EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES TO BECOME FINANCIALLY KNOWLEDGEABLE  

 

GALLAGHER OFFERS WARNING ON MEDICAL DISCOUNT    CARDS

 

MAKE SURE YOUR BUILDING CONTRACTOR IS COVERED

 

ORLANDO INSURANCE AGENT PLEADS NO CONTEST TO     FRAUD

 

February 2, 2004

 

FINANCIAL LITERACY IS THE KEY TO MAKING INFORMED FINANCIAL DECISIONS

 

GALLAGHER SUPPORTS PRESERVING INTERNATIONAL TREASURE

 

GALLAGHER PURSUES OPTIONS FOR UNINSURED

 

ISENHOUR ARRESTED FOR GRAND THEFT

 

January 26, 2004

 

FLORIDA'S KIDCARE: A MUTUAL GOAL

 

GALLAGHER URGES CONSUMERS TO BEWARE OF SHARING PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

BEWARE OF HIGH-COST “PREDATORY” HOME LOANS

 

MORE ARRESTS IN ONGOING PIP FRAUD INVESTIGATION

 

LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR SENTENCED IN SECURITIES FRAUD CASE           

January 19, 2004

RESOLVE TO GET AN ANNUAL CHECKUP

 ‘Get smart about insurance week’ kicks off Monday

BUSH AND GALLAGHER APPLAUD SCRIPPS FLORIDA FUNDING CORPORATION ON AGREEMENTS

 

 ‘TOP 10’ INVESTMENT SCAMS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2004

 

January 12, 2004

THE GREAT FLORIDA TREASURE HUNT

State Fire Marshal Tom Gallagher helps spread the word on fire prevention and safety in Gainesville

FLORIDA'S EMPLOYERS RECOGNIZE NEED FOR
FINANCIAL LITERACY

CFO WARNS OF INSURANCE SCAM

January 5, 2004
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

FLORIDA OUTPACES NATION IN INSURANCE FRAUD CONVICTIONS

BE WARY WHEN BUYING INSURANCE ONLINE

FULL ACCOUNTABILITY CRITICAL TO FLORIDA'S SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAMS