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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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  • 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...
  • All inmates accounted for after deadly explosion at Florida jail

    All 600 inmates have been accounted for after an explosion that wrecked a four-story jail in Pensacola, Fla., killing two inmates and injuring 184 people. Two inmates and one staff member remained hospitalized Thursday afternoon. Their conditions were...
  • Wasserman Schultz y otros políticos cocinando en la TV

    Wasserman Schultz y otros políticos cocinando en la TV
    Para los seguidores de temas políticos, hay una pizca de programas en CNN. Para los amantes de la comida, hay una pisca de Cooking Channel. Y para los devotos de ambos hay una mezcla cultivada en Florida que entrega delantales, cuchillos y batidores a los...
  • Florida jail explosion caused by natural gas release, investigators say

    An explosion that killed two inmates and paralyzed a corrections officer at a Pensacola, Fla., jail was caused by a natural gas release inside the facility, investigators said Friday. At least 184 people suffered injuries among the more than 600 inmates...
  • 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...
  • OIR to Atwater: Reinsurance price drop doesn't mean lower insurance costs

    TALLAHASSEE -- The state's top insurance official, in a letter to CFO Jeff Atwater this morning, said that the drop in reinsurance rates doesn't necessarily mean cheaper rates for homeowners. Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty wrote Atwater...
  • Lawmakers want to require high-school 'money' course for graduation

    Lawmakers want to require high-school 'money' course for graduation
    TALLAHASSEE -- It may not be enough to know economics or physics anymore. Lawmakers want to make it mandatory for high-schoolers to take a financial literacy course teaching them how to manage money and protect their credit scores. Sen. Dorothy Hukill,...
  • Deerfield man with history of not voting announces candidacy for top state job

    William Rankin of Deerfield Beach says he wants to be Florida's next chief financial officer. In a late-night email blast overnight Tuesday, Rankin declared he's seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent CFO Jeff Atwater of North Palm...
  • 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...
  • Florida #5 for its sunny tax climate

    Florida #5 for its sunny tax climate
    Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater reported in his weekly eNewsletter that the Sunshine State ranks fifth out of the 50 states in the Tax Foundation’s 2014 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index. Florida has some of the lowest...
  • Scott has questions about health care 'navigators'

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott has questions over a part of the new health care law that uses taxpayer-funded "navigators" to help sign up people for new insurance plans. Scott has asked the Office of Insurance Regulation to brief him and the rest of...