Locke served in the Florida Senate in 1992 when Hurricane Andrew made landfall. In the aftermath of the storm, Floridians lost more than $26 billion in insured property. The losses also crippled the insurance industry and left the residents of the state frustrated, and in some cases without resources to rebuild their homes and lives. For the next ten years, Locke fought to make Floridians safer and more secure by becoming a leader on criminal justice issues in the Florida Senate. He also used his knowledge and experience to change laws offering Floridians more choices for their homeowners’ insurance policies. After leaving public office, Locke created Security First Insurance.
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