TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is advising residents along the coasts of Florida to prepare for the possible impact of Tropical Storm Erika.
To better connect with Floridians about their insurance needs, concerns and commentary, and in an effort to reach a broader audience, Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate, Sha’Ron James, has joined Twitter. Consumers, insurance professionals and members of the media alike are encouraged to follow the Insurance Consumer Advocate’s activities using the Twitter handle @YourVoice4Fla.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced that a $15.5 million settlement has been secured as a result of a contract investigation involving U.S. Foods, Inc. The investigation conducted by the Department of Financial Services’ Office of Fiscal Integrity concluded that U.S. Foods falsely inflated its prices for supply food services to the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) between 2008 and 2014. Through this deceitful billing practice, U.S. Foods wrongly collected millions in state dollars.