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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 FLORIDA 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 TO IMPROVE SERVICES FOR INJURED WORKERS

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