Tag: Jimmy Patronis

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 12, 2018

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is ready for the campaign ahead: $2 million banked helps the Panama City Republican in that regard. While Patronis has a virtually uncontested primary (although Sen. Tom Lee insists he will eventually enter the race), the same can’t be said for the top of the ticket. For Governor, Agriculture Commissioner Adam […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 6, 2018

A Senate bill that would put a constitutional amendment expanding the Chief Financial Officer’s duties on the ballot cleared its second committee stop Tuesday. SB 792, sponsored by Brandon Republican Sen. Tom Lee, would have the CFO participate in economic, demographic, and revenue estimating conferences. It would also require the CFO to review and certify […]

News Service Of FloridaJanuary 17, 2018

Insurers could demand car windshields be checked for damage before they are replaced under a Senate proposal that started moving forward Tuesday to combat reported increasing cases of repair-shop fraud. But the inspections would have to be done quickly. The bill (SB 396), sponsored by Port Orange Republican Sen. Dorothy Hukill was approved by the […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 17, 2018

A Tallahassee judge now will consider whether life insurance companies are in the right over a 2016 law requiring them to track down beneficiaries. After hearing argument Wednesday, Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said he would rule on the companies’ motion for summary judgment “fairly soon.” Such motions allow parties to win a case without a trial. The […]


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