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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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  • Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians

    Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians
    Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community. Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
  • Jeff Atwater dances around 2018, gives it a maybe

    Jeff Atwater dances around 2018, gives it a maybe
    Jeff Atwater is already on the list for 2018. He's widely expected to easily win re-election as Florida’s chief financial officer in November. And that makes hm a possible Republican candidate for governor in 2018. He sought – mildly...
  • Democratic leader working to oust Rick Scott

    Democratic leader working to oust Rick Scott
    Allison Tant, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, doesn't have an easy job. Even though most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, Tant's party doesn't control any of the statewide elected offices, the congressional delegation or...
  • Republican group raising money to mobilize in northwest Broward

    Republican group raising money to mobilize in northwest Broward
    A group of Republican activists, mostly from northwest Broward, has set up a political action committee to fund a volunteer mobilization effort on behalf of the party's 2014 candidates. The PAC, which is holding its first big fundraising event...
  • Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal

    Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked. The move comes more than a...
  • Our takeaways from Florida's primary election

      Our takeaways from Florida's primary election
    The surprises in Tuesday's primary election didn't happen near the top of the ballot. Everyone knew former Gov. Charlie Crist would defeat former state Sen. Nan Rich and emerge as the Democratic nominee for governor. Though Crist grew up a Republican,...
  • Perry Thurston choice for attorney general

     Perry Thurston choice for attorney general
    According to one recent poll, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's approval rating is just 30 percent. Given her controversial tenure, a strong Democratic challenger could have a good chance, even in what is shaping up to be a Republican year. But...
  • Susan Glickman:Energy efficiency cuts carbon pollution and consumers' costs

    The Florida Energy Office, led by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, weighed in on conservation goals for big utilities at the Florida Public Service Commission. Utilities are regulated by the PSC, which takes its marching orders from state leaders....
  • PPP Poll: Crist, med pot barely lead

    PPP Poll: Crist, med pot barely lead
    Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for...
  • Florida CFO Jeff Atwater to visit The Villages

    THE VILLAGES — Jeff Atwater, the state's chief financial officer, will visit the huge retirement community on Thursday. He is slated to spend time at GOP headquarters and then attend a 9-11 tribute at 6 p.m. at The Villages Public Safety...
  • Scott: Citizens needs to watch costs

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott isn't convinced that Citizens Property Insurance Corp. should have rebuffed his request for an international travel ban, even if the overseas trips were part of a $3.2 billion deal that saved the state-backed insurer...