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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

Top Jeffrey Atwater Articles

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  • Atwater withdraws reporter subpoena

    Atwater withdraws reporter subpoena
    TALLAHASSEE -- Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office has withdrawn a subpoena it filed with a Tallahassee-based public-radio station after learning the reporter was "uncomfortable" with the tactic. Atwater's office has subpoenaed the audio and...
  • 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    UPDATE: The subpoena has been withdrawn.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-...
  • 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...
  • No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion

    No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion
    OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in...
  • Jeff Atwater nears $1.3 million raised for re-election; Perry Thurston raises little

    Jeff Atwater nears $1.3 million raised for re-election; Perry Thurston raises little
    State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach raised $106,388 for his campaign account in January, bringing the total for his re-election bid to nearly $1.3 million, according to newly filed campaign-finance reports. Almost all of...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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,...