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Florida CFO releases open letter as he departs

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater released an open letter today to Floridian as he steps down at the end of the session for a…

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Posted in Politics

State CFO to resign

The News Service of Florida reports: State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday that he will resign from his Cabinet position after the 2017…

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Morgan for Governor?

BACKROOM BRIEFING: MORGAN MULLS RUN FOR GOVERNOR (Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By JIM SAUNDERS AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE…

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Net worths of Florida Cabinet reported

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth dropped nearly 19 percent — mainly due to a reduction in the…

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Scott, Atwater split over insurance commissioner

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The state has resumed its search for a new insurance commissioner after Gov. Rick Scott and Chief…

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Posted in 2016 Election

CFO Atwater may run for U.S. Senate

State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater confirmed Wednesday that he might still be open to entering the race for a U.S. Senate seat in 2016….

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For Scott, conversations with Cabinet were ‘good’, those with Black Caucus not so much

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members approved on Tuesday new steps to review the work of agencies they jointly oversee, while also agreeing to extend…

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Florida Cabinet slows down agency appointments

Capitol watchers were given a glimpse this week of the next chapter in the showdown between the governor and Cabinet members over department-head appointments. Aides…

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Local Rising Star stays on Atwater leadership team

SaintPetersblog.com reports that Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced a number of changes in leadership. Ashley Carr,an IN Rising Star, who currently serves as…

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