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CFO Jimmy Patronis Statement on Congress Passage of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Legislation

7/23/2019

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Contact: Office of Communications, communications@myfloridacfo.com, (850) 413-2842
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis Statement on Congress Passage of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Legislation
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis released the following statement on Congress passing legislation extending the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund through 2092.
 
“I applaud the Senate, with a special thank you to Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rick Scott and the entire Florida delegation for passing vital legislation today to protect our brave first responders and those impacted by 9/11. When terrorists attacked our homeland, heroes ran towards unbelievable danger without hesitation to save lives. We will never forget that tragic day, and we must ensure those impacted have our nation's support.”
 
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About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).