flood insurance

If the past is any indication, worsening threats from climate change, like rising seas in South Florida, could take a larger toll on the poor as people are forced to abandon their homes.

Hurricane season starts June 1, and now is the time to get prepared, officials said this week.

Hurricane season is looming and so is the deadline for the National Flood Insurance Program to be reauthorized. 

In an unusually hard-hitting editorial, the Tampa Bay Times calls Gov. Rick Scott the "Tin Man as governor, a chief executive who shows no heartfelt connection to the state, appreciation for its values or compassion for its residents."