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Jimmy Patronis Calls on Equifax to Resolve Credit Scoring Error

Last week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued a letter to credit ratings agency Equifax regarding a recent coding error that led to possibly millions of consumers’ credit scores being inaccurately reported...
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Jimmy Patronis Calls Out Credit Rating Agencies for Improperly Downgrading Floridians

Patronis recently called on Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) to put consumers first and to work with the appropriate lenders and ratings agencies to get this issue resolved as soon as possible.
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Jimmy Patronis Urges Floridians to Take Advantage of Free Credit Reports

The major credit reporting agencies are offering this service for the next year to help individuals and families protect their financial health during the sudden and unprecedented hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ashley Moody Urges Floridians to Take Advantage of Free Credit Reports During Pandemic

In response to the widespread economic challenges emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, Equifax, Experian and Transunion are offering this free weekly access through April 2021.

Marco Rubio Goes to Bat for Small Businesses that Have Data Breached

Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., to unveil the “Small Business Credit Protection Act" which would make the credit bureaus let small businesses know within 30 days of a data breach.