I mentioned the screwed up property insurance situation in Florida before this hurricane.
My wife works in insurance for power companies, so it is a topic of discussion from time to time.
Here's a relevant article...
I might add that similar scams operate throughout the Southern states where "contractors"
solicit "free roof" business after the slightest rainfall and promise people they can get them
new roofs for free.
This shit is coming home to roost big time in Florida now.
And their gubmint KNEW ABOUT THIS for years and probably did damn little.
Let's see who begs for "big gubmint" to pay for their stupidity now...
Florida doesn't have a contract licensing board?
US Power Outage Map...
Around 1,750,000 without power as of 12:30pm EST Oct. 1.
Some news reports do not include Puerto Rico since that was an earlier storm,
but they still have 200K without power.
States and territories by customers out
North Carolina 240,597
Puerto Rico 209,887
South Carolina 31,343
According to this site, they did pass a bill earlier this year, so we'll see how that works...
Not quite sure what this is about, though...