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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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  • With more Digital Domain fallout, both chambers intent on scaling back incentive dollars

     
    TALLAHASSEE –  A new internal investigation has turned up evidence that former Gov. Charlie Crist and legislative leaders were personally involved in pushing a $20 million economic-development project that went bust. The Port St. Lucie-based Digital...
  • Pols unite to help environment, honor Thom Rumberger

     
    Next week, politicians from around the state — and from both sides of the aisle — are uniting in Orlando to both help the environment … and honor one of the state's legal and political patriarchs. The cause is the establishment of the E....
  • CFO wants to pre-audit state contracts

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater laid out one of his top priorities for the 2013 legislative session Thursday — tightening state contractor requirements. His legislative wish list for this year includes legislation that would...
  • 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...
  • Convicted insurance Ponzi schemer accused of conducting third plot

    Convicted insurance Ponzi schemer accused of conducting  third plot
    Convicted Ponzi schemer Joseph D. Ransberger has been accused in a  new plot, this time to allegedly defraud insurance premium finance companies to help pay for a lavish lifestyle. The 49-year-old former Palm Beach Gardens insurance agent faces 105 new...
  • Is PIP insurance fraud rampant?

    Is PIP insurance fraud rampant?
    Consider these points: The average payout for a personal injury protection claim increased over the past seven years — but not enough to keep up with the inflation rate for health care. The conviction rate for suspicious personal injury claims has...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • On foreclosure fraud, Bondi comes up short

    On foreclosure fraud, Bondi comes up short
    All of America is suffering. But five states have been hit particularly hard by foreclosures — and foreclosure fraud. In four of those five states, attorneys general have aggressively stood up for their constituents. A.G.'s in Arizona, California,...
  • Got plans to travel? Be careful about buying travel insurance

    Recent Florida investigations reveal consumers should be very careful about which companies they buy travel insurance from, as state law requires such companies to be registered and licensed with the state. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’...
  • Daniel Vasquez: Beware Florida Unclaimed Property scam

    Daniel Vasquez: Beware Florida Unclaimed Property scam
    Florida officials are warning residents about a new scam that targets those who hope to recover unclaimed cash or property from the state. The scam: Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today warned consumers about a new scam  - and...
  • Both fraudsters and lawmakers make you pay

    Both fraudsters and lawmakers make you pay
    If you live in Florida long enough, you know that certain words mean trouble's brewing. Like "Category 5." Well, here's another: "Reform." Any time a Tallahassee politician says it, you're also in harm's way. Especially when it comes to insurance....