Tag: Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

Staff ReportsMarch 3, 2016

The Florida Senate on Thursday tacked a strike-all amendment onto the House’s measure aimed at protecting patients from “balance billing.” The bill was special order in the Senate, meaning members could ask questions and offer amendments. The House bill was passed Wednesday by 116-1. Only orthopedic surgeon Rep.  Julio Gonzalez opposed. Among other changes, the latest amendment […]

Jim RosicaOctober 30, 2015

State agencies on Friday presented their financial needs for next fiscal year in a series of public hearings at the Capitol. Executive-branch departments and others send in legislative budget requests, or LBRs, in advance of the regular session, when lawmakers draw up the budget for the next fiscal year. The 2016 Legislative Session begins Jan. 12. Here are […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 4, 2015

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater on Friday said the pending nuclear deal with Iran was a “direct assault” on the state’s own position not to support “sponsors of terror.” The deal, worked out between Iran and a group of world powers including the United States, will limit Iran’s ability to use nuclear technology in return […]

Phil AmmannDecember 15, 2014

Florida’s Cabinet members today endorsed former Republican Party of Florida chair Lenny Curry in the Jacksonville mayoral race. Each Cabinet member — Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater – cited Curry’s conservative experience and success outside of politics. “For these three principled conservatives to offer their support […]


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