Hurricane Ian

Rick Scott Demands Action on Electric Vehicles Transformed into Ticking Time Bombs by Hurricane Ian

Florida officials are expressing growing concern about fires involving electric vehicles such as Tesla cars in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Sen. Rick Scott is demanding action from both the Department of Transportation and vehicle makers as the ticking time bombs created by salt water interacting with EV batteries is draining the resources of first responders. In a letter, Sen. Scott wrote: “This emerging threat has forced local fire departments to divert resources away from hurricane recovery to control and contain these dangerous fires.”


Recovery Victory in DeSantis’s Florida: Temporary Pine Island Bridge Operational

The recovery efforts in southwest Florida are still underway as the state bounces back from the powerful Category 4 storm that smashed the coast last week. One the main highlights of the recovery efforts, thus far, is the construction of a temporary bridge connecting Pine Island to the mainland, which is now fully operational, providing access to countless residents, emergency responders, and linemen.

MATLACHA, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 05: In this aerial view, construction crews work around the clock to make temporary repairs to a bridge on the island of Matlacha on October 05, 2022 in Matlacha Florida. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered remarks about the completion of the bridge to reconnect the island, …