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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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  • Photos: Scott, Bondi & Co. sweep Fla. Ag's straw poll

    Photos: Scott, Bondi & Co. sweep Fla. Ag's straw poll
    While the latest polls in recent days may have the Scott-Crist gubernatorial campaigns pretty much at a dead heat, the straw poll voters at the Farm Credit/Florida Ag Institute’s Candidates Forum in Orlando, Thursday, went all in for Scott & Co.,...
  • Florida Democrats barely bother with 2 Cabinet races

    Florida Democrats barely bother with 2 Cabinet races
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite an electorate split down the middle that voted for Barack Obama for president twice, half of Florida's All-Republican state Cabinet is cruising toward re-election with only token Democratic resistance. Chief Financial Officer...
  • For CFO, re-elect Jeff Atwater

    For CFO,  re-elect Jeff Atwater
    Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected. The Republican CFO faces a Democratic challenger in William Rankin, 54, a businessman...
  • 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...
  • Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial

    Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial
    Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's smart, personable and a manager who sweats the details. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected. The Republican CFO faces a...
  • Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections

    Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections
    The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups. "It's political life or death," said...
  • 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...
  • Field of Flags Memorial Display in The Villages serves as a reminder of 9-11

    Field of Flags Memorial Display in The Villages serves as a reminder of 9-11
    THE VILLAGES — Char Zopfi choked up when she passed by the Field of Flags Memorial Display, above and below left, honoring those who died on 9-11. "I felt like crying for the souls who perished that day," said Zopfi, 73, secretary of the...
  • 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...
  • Read Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State Speech

    Read Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State Speech
    TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers: Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.  Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
  • Palm Beach County lobbying group makes Tallahassee trek

    Palm Beach County lobbying group makes Tallahassee trek
    Palm Beach County elected officials and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Tuesday and Wednesday to try to flex their political muscles at the start of state lawmakers’ two-month legislative session. The annual “Palm Beach County Day&...