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Jimmy Patronis Calls on Veterans, Active Duty Military to Create Financial Plans During Military...

Military Saves Month is a month-long national effort to encourage the military community to strengthen their financial well-being.

Jimmy Patronis Announces More than $30 Million in Unclaimed Property Returns in March

Since Patronis took office three years ago, more than $1.2 billion has been returned to Floridians in Unclaimed Property.

Jimmy Patronis Issues Directive Empowering Insurance Consumer Advocate to Hold NICA Accountable

This action directs the Insurance Consumer Advocate to coordinate directly with families participating in the NICA program and advocate on their behalf before the Division of Administrative Hearings. These direct advocacy efforts will aid NICA families as they navigate the claims process.

Jimmy Patronis Issues Directive for Transparency and Accountability for Construction Materials Mining Activities

This directive promotes transparency and accountability and requires the Division of State Fire Marshal to create a website where members of the public can submit complaints relating to construction materials blasting as well as review the status of complaints.

Jimmy Patronis: Florida Banks Need to be Protected From Cancel Culture

The CFO’s letter encourages OFR to analyze whether a Florida-chartered bank that exhibits political discrimination toward a specific industry group is engaged in an “unsound banking practice” that merits issuance of a cease and desist order.

Jimmy Patronis: More Than $27 Million in Unclaimed Property Returned to Floridians in February

Since Patronis took office three years ago more than $1.2 billion has been returned to Floridians in Unclaimed Property.

Jimmy Patronis Pushes Consumer Protection as Session Starts in Tallahassee

With this week seeing the start of the regular session of the Florida Legislature and being Consumer Protection Week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis showcased his consumer protection agenda, which includes protecting Floridians from unnecessary fees, working to eliminate fraud and scams, and ensuring Florida’s insurance markets aren’t flooded with unnecessary litigation.

Jimmy Patronis: Move the 2021 Olympics From Tokyo to Florida

Recent media reports have stated that leaders in Japan have “privately” concluded that they are too concerned about the pandemic for the 2021 Olympics to take place.

Jimmy Patronis: Division of Unclaimed Property Returned More than $25 Million Last Month

This fiscal year, the CFO has returned $292.4 million on more than 456,000 approved claims. Since taking office in July 2017, Patronis has recovered and returned more than $936 million to Floridians.

With Hurricane Season Looming, Jimmy Patronis Offers Preparedness Tips for Floridians

With the 2020 Hurricane Season looming at the start of June, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis offered a reminded this week on how critical it is to prepare now before the next storm takes aim at the Sunshine State.

Jimmy Patronis Holds Roundtable Event With Orlando Firefighters and Focuses on Coronavirus

This week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis, who is also the state fire marshal, held a roundtable event with Orlando firefighters, local officials and first responders to discuss the importance of preparing for the possible spread of the coronavirus in the Sunshine State. 

Florida Officials Weigh in After Coronavirus Cases Reported in Florida

n Sunday night, the department announced that “one adult resident of Hillsborough County and one adult resident of Manatee County” tested positive for coronavirus.