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Statement from CFO Sink on Addition of Florida’s No-Fault Law to Call of Special Session

10/1/2007

CONTACT: Tara Klimek
(850) 413-2842
 
TALLAHASSEE—In response to Governor Charlie Crist’s announcement today that he has added reform of Florida’s Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law to the call of the upcoming special session, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink issued the following statement:  
 
“I commend Gov. Crist for adding the reform of Florida’s No-Fault Law to the call of the upcoming Special Session.  With suitable reform, including an increase in anti-fraud measures and instituting cost controls, Florida’s No-Fault system and Personal Injury Protection coverage will provide essential protection for our motorists.  I will continue working with the Governor and Legislative leaders to achieve substantial reform on this issue over the next two weeks.”
 
As a statewide elected officer of the Florida Cabinet, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink oversees the Department of Financial Services, a multi-division state agency responsible for management of state funds and unclaimed property, assisting consumers who request information and help related to financial services, and investigating financial fraud. Sink also serves as the State Fire Marshal.