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Jeffrey Atwater

Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor.
Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor. « Show less

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  • UPDATED: With FSU's help, Atwater goes after reporters' notes on Obamacare insurance report

    UPDATED: With FSU's help, Atwater goes after reporters' notes on Obamacare insurance report
    UPDATE: The subpoena has been withdrawn. Read more about it here. TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office has subpoenaed the audio and notes from WFSU reporter Lynn Hatter following a radio report on the federal health-...
  • Blue Rhino reopening premature until cause of propane-tank explosion is divulged

    Blue Rhino reopening premature until cause of propane-tank explosion is divulged
    Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas. Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
  • Florida #5 for its sunny tax climate

    Florida #5 for its sunny tax climate
    Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater reported in his weekly eNewsletter that the Sunshine State ranks fifth out of the 50 states in the Tax Foundation’s 2014 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index. Florida has some of the lowest...
  • Deerfield man with history of not voting announces candidacy for top state job

    William Rankin of Deerfield Beach says he wants to be Florida's next chief financial officer. In a late-night email blast overnight Tuesday, Rankin declared he's seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent CFO Jeff Atwater of North Palm...
  • Chan Lowe: Republican politicians vie for FAU presidency

    Chan Lowe: Republican politicians vie for FAU presidency
    Some say a university president’s primary function is to raise money. Others aver that an academic is best suited to steer an institution of higher learning to greater heights of excellence.   FAU has had its share of academic leaders —...
  • State hotline helps with insurance queries, complaints

    State hotline helps with insurance queries,  complaints
    Have a question about your homeowner's insurance? Think your health insurance should have covered more of your medical  costs? Florida provides a toll-free helpline -- 877-693-5236 -- to help answer questions about your health, auto, home, life or other...
  • FAU selects finalists for president

    Two big political names are among the 10 finalists for the president of Florida Atlantic University. A presidential search committee selected Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer, and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux for interviews later...
  • Political world analyzes Jeff Atwater-George LeMieux competition for FAU presidency

    Political world analyzes Jeff Atwater-George LeMieux competition for FAU presidency
    The political world is buzzing over the competition between two of South Florida’s most prominent Republicans who are competing for the presidency of Florida Atlantic University. Though the candidacies of Jeff Atwater and George LeMieux are...
  • Jeremy Ring might run for chief financial officer

    Jeremy Ring might run for chief financial officer
    In another ripple effect from Florida Atlantic University's moves to select a new president, state Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Parkland, is thinking about running for state chief financial officer this year. "It's certainly way too early to rule it out. I've...
  • Gov. Rick Scott won't say if he prefers Jeff Atwater or George LeMieux as FAU president

    Gov. Rick Scott won't say if he prefers Jeff Atwater or George LeMieux as FAU president
    Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly sidestepped questions about the hottest political question in South Florida, the presidency of Florida Atlantic University. The presidential search became a political issue over the weekend when the state’s chief...
  • Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser set for March 8

    Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser set for March 8
    The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless. New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...