Under former governor Rick Scott, Florida state employees said — and documents confirmed — there was a ban on using the term "climate change." Instead of "sea level rise," employees were instructed to say "nuisance flooding."
The storm was the fifth costliest in U.S. history, damaging orange trees in Lake Placid, Florida.
Tourists may be back in the Florida Keys, but some residents still haven't recovered from Hurricane Irma
Local governments in the Florida Keys have spent almost $150 million so far cleaning up after Hurricane Irma.
A foreclosure wave is coming.
Low unemployment and a shortage of construction workers make for long waits to get storm repairs done.
Rockport residents are living in temporary housing miles away, hurting the city's workforce and tax base.
The state's congressional delegation is pushing for dedicated funding to help growers, whose losses are estimated at $760 million.
Texas, Florida, and especially Puerto Rico say they need tens of billions of more in funding to help recovery efforts. But how do economic cost estimates from a disaster get turned into legislation?
The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index fell in September, partly from the effects of hurricanes in Texas and Florida.