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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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  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Jeb, the Taj Mahal and Robert Champion

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday to you. Here are the stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun-Sentinel writes that congressional Democrats are asking the U.S. Civil Rights Commission to hold a hearing on Florida's 2011 law. * The...
  • Florida Cabinet pans former Cab-member Crist’s Democrat conversion

     
    TALLAHASSEE — He was once a Republican and Cabinet member just like them. But the fraternity obviously isn't for life. On Tuesday, current Florida Cabinet members couldn't stop themselves from taking shots at former Gov. Charlie Crist's weekend...
  • Former corrections officer charged with faking "rat" illness, claimed $2.7M

    Former corrections officer charged with faking "rat" illness, claimed $2.7M
    A former officer at Glades Correctional Institute was charged with fraudulently claiming $2.7 million in workers' compensation after he said he became ill from being exposed to rats and rat feces, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced...
  • Photos, Video: Florida Cabinet, on the road again

    Photos, Video: Florida Cabinet, on the road again
    Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet made one of their semi-regular road trips out of Tallahassee for a cabinet meeting, this time to Orlando's Lake Nona, at the Nemours Children's Hospital, Wednesday. Scott was joined by Attorney General Pam Bondi, CFO...
  • South Florida kids: Win a financial planning contest

    South Florida kids: Win a financial planning contest
    Three South Florida students who have the right stuff -- as in money sense -- may win up to $250 by writing an essay of up to 1,200 words on personal finance. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater  is launching a Florida Students $ave Essay...
  • Citizens board backs off immediate rate hikes

     
    By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will explore charging new customers potentially much higher rates but backed away from final approval Thursday following pushback from consumers,...
  • Senate passes PIP

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate agreed to a House compromise on personal injury protection reform Friday night with a 22-17 vote. The move to reform the no fault auto insurance, which pays for the first $10,000 in medical care stemming from an...
  • Patterson skips Senate bid, new House candidate Castor Dentel trashes ‘parent trigger’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former state Rep. Pat Patterson,  a DeLand Republican considering a bid for Senate, announced Monday he would run for Volusia County Commission instead — avoiding a costly primary with Rep. Dorothy Hukill, an Ormond Beach...
  • PPP: Nelson is up 10 points on Mack, more on other GOP rivals

     
    There's been a lot of talk lately about how disappointing U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV has been as a U.S. Senate candidate and published remarks by CFO Jeff Atwater saying that conservative Republicans are urging him to get into the race. Now comes PPP &#...
  • Senate bids farewell to Senate Prez Haridopolos

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate said goodbye to Senate President Mike Haridopolos , who is finishing his last regular session as a member of the Senate. Following a video with tributes from Gov. Rick Scott, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Chief Financial...
  • PIP bill picks up a McCollum-inspired amendment?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The effort to reform Florida's no-fault auto-insurance law picked up an amendment in the House Friday that would prohibit the fraud-fighting “strike force” housed within Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office from...