Despite state and federal efforts, Cape Coral business owners request additional help from DeSantis

Gov. Ron DeSantis hosts a roundtable with Southwest Florida business owners to discuss recovery from Hurricane Ian on Oct. 12, 2022. Credit: screenshot/Florida Channel

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Gov. Ron DeSantis convened a round table discussion in Cape Coral Wednesday to assess the lingering damage from the Category 4 Hurricane Ian, saying that he was “here to listen” to the concerns and suggestions of the business community.

Those business owners provided a considerable list of concerns.

Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank, told DeSantis that the small businesses she works with are worried about meeting payroll for their employees.

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