ALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis has requested a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Disaster Declaration to support Florida’s farmers who were impacted by Hurricane Idalia. In addition to impacting crop yields, Hurricane Idalia also impacted barns, fencing and other equipment. The Governor has requested... Read More.
This year House Bill 7063, the largest tax relief package in Florida’s history was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on May 25th.This tax relief package included the 2023... Read More.
The State/FEMA will be transitioning the leadership of the four remaining Disaster Recovery Centers in Florida to county or local jurisdiction. Going forward, they will be called Community Recovery Centers. They are located at:▪ Lakes Library, 15290 Bass Road in Fort Myers ▪ Lake Kennedy Center,... Read More.
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed two bills following the special session that took place this week. Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill (SB) 4-A which provides $750 million for additional disaster relief to Floridians following Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. The... Read More.
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) provides food assistance for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Ian and who are not receiving food assistance benefits through the regular Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture,... Read More.
FEMA DISASTER INFORMATION ATLANTA – Florida homeowners and renters in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties who were affected by Hurricane Ian may apply for FEMA disaster... Read More.
HURRICANE IAN U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET - DISASTER LOANS FLORIDA Declaration 17644 & 17645, (Disaster: FL-00178)Occurring: September 23, 2022 & continuing in the Florida counties of: Charlotte, Collier,... Read More.
Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 28 and extends through Sunday, June... Read More.
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Florida small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as... Read More.