Gov, Cabinet Go In-House For New Insurance CommissionerThe impasse over Florida's next insurance commissioner has ended.
Scott, Atwater At Odds Over Insurance ChiefFlorida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater refused to go along with Gov. Rick Scott's nominee for state insurance commissioner on Tuesday, maintaining an impasse over a high-profile appointment that they must jointly support.
Scott, Atwater Mum On Insurance Commissioner PicksIt remained unclear Monday whether Gov. Rick Scott and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater will be able to find common ground on the appointment of Florida's next insurance commissioner.
Veteran Insurance Commissioner Stepping DownKevin McCarty, the state's longtime insurance commissioner, said Tuesday he is leaving the job to explore "other career opportunities."
Lawmakers Look At Pulling Plug On "PIP"The state's personal-injury protection auto insurance system, known as "no-fault," would end in 2019 under proposals ready to go before lawmakers.
State Auction Of Unclaimed Goods Brings In $1.5 MillionA state auction of unclaimed-property over the weekend brought in $1.53 million.
Interim Chiefs Of DEP, FDLE File To Make Jobs PermanentThe interim leaders of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement both want to make their jobs permanent.
Environmental, Law Enforcement Jobs Draw HopefulsFlorida has received an array of applications for the top jobs at its environmental and law-enforcement agencies, with little more than a week remaining for people to submit resumes.
Ron DeSantis To Run For Rubio Senate SeatCalling for reforms based on "limited government," two-term Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday he will run in 2016 for a U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.
Atwater Keeps Door Open For Future CampaignsState Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater still has his eyes on pursuing a bigger political stage.
Atwater Won't Run For U.S. Senate SeatFlorida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state's political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.
Poll Shows Heavy Support For Medical MarijuanaFive months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday.