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Hurricane Idalia

Florida says Duke Energy can collect $92 million from customers to recover costs from Hurricane Idalia

State regulators Tuesday approved a plan by Duke Energy Florida that includes collecting $91.9 million from customers in 2024.

Pinellas County progresses with emergency beach restoration after Hurricane Idalia

Listen: After Hurricane Idalia caused devastation to Pinellas County beaches, sand dunes have been constructed on Sunset, Pass-a-Grille, and Indian Rocks Beach, and work is finishing up at Belleair Beach. “The dune is designed to...
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Insured losses in Florida from Hurricane Idalia hit $309.5 million

Estimated insured losses from Hurricane Idalia have reached $309.5 million, while claims have topped 25,000 in Florida.
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Ron DeSantis seeks more money for Florida’s emergency fund after using funds for non-emergencies

House Minority Leader Fentrice Driskell, D-Tampa, said a negative cash balance “looks like a blemish on our financial planning.”
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Florida Senate passes bill for Hurricane Idalia aid and funding for My Safe Florida Home

The bill providing $176 million to the My Safe Florida Home program for matching grants up to $10,000 to help homeowners with weatherproofing.
Hurricane Idalia

Florida special session includes bills for home improvements and hurricane aid

One Florida special session bill provide money to ease a backlog of residents seeking to lower insurance premiums by improving their homes.
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Duke wants customers to pay $91.9 million in costs for Hurricane Idalia

Duke filed a proposal at the Florida Public Service Commission seeking approval to pass along Idalia costs to customers in 2024.
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Florida targets abandoned, damaged “nuisance boats”

Florida wildlife officials want to speed up the process of removing abandoned and storm-damaged "nuisance boats" from state waters.
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Federal government shutdown could hamper recovery efforts in Florida after Hurricanes Ian and Idalia

Disaster recovery projects in Florida could be affected by the looming federal government shutdown, the White House said Thursday.
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Citgo pays claims after gasoline contamination at Port Tampa Bay

About 1,550 consumers were potentially affected last month when gasoline was contaminated by diesel fuel at Port Tampa Bay.
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Agricultural losses from Hurricane Idalia are estimated at $370 million; overall Idalia insured losses top $200 million

A preliminary report by the University of Florida estimated up to $370.9 million in agricultural losses from Hurricane Idalia.
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KidCare health insurance premiums are covered in Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, Pasco, Hernando and other Idalia counties

Florida Healthy Kids will cover the costs of September premiums for KidCare health insurance in 16 counties affected by Hurricane Idalia.

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