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Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Florida Delegation Urges Administration to Publish Power Grid Guidelines for Puerto Rico’s Recovery

Since Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017, Puerto Rico has been experiencing power outages and structural damages to important power plants.
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Jimmy Patronis Meets With FEMA to Talk Hurricane Response Efforts, Flood Insurance

On Thursday, Patronis, who is based out of Bay County which was slammed by Hurricane Michael back in October 2018, met with FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor in Washington D.C. to talk about a host of issues. 

Donald Trump Issues Disaster Declaration for a Dozen Florida Counties Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

On Monday, the White House approved Florida’s request for a federal disaster declaration for the impact of Hurricane Dorian which impacted parts of the state in late August and early September.
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Jimmy Patronis Named to FEMA National Advisory Council

On Tuesday, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor named Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis to his agency’s National Advisory Council (NAC) which coordinates federal emergency management efforts.
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Ron DeSantis Meets With FEMA, Offers Update on Hurricane Dorian

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis met with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor and offered an update as Hurricane Dorian continues to impact the Sunshine State.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: FEMA Needs to Examine National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Methodology

On Thursday, freshman U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., sent a letter to FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor expressing her concern over the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) risk rating methodology.