Jeff Atwater

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Admits Mishandling Ouster Of State’s Top Cop

Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted to mishandling the ouster of the head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

02/05/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early Spring

Groundhog Day might not be until Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott probably doesn’t need a rodent to tell him that his winter of discontent is going to last awhile longer.

02/01/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s Comments

Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.

01/23/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Scott To Respond To ‘Ridiculous’ Allegations

Florida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state’s former top cop.

01/22/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader’s Exit

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.

01/22/2015

Road (Photo by David Cair-Pool/Getty Images)

Pip Insurance Could Continue To Receive Green Light

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is hoping lawmakers will have more patience with a 2012 law meant to curb fraud in Florida’s “no fault” auto insurance system

01/07/2015

Gov Scott Inauguration

Unfinished Business Remains For Cabinet Members

Members of the Florida Cabinet addressed unfinished business Tuesday after joining Gov. Rick Scott in being sworn in for their second terms.

01/07/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Groundbreaking For Firefighter Memorial At Florida’s Capitol

Ground was broken Tuesday in the Florida Capitol courtyard, next to the House Office Building, for the state’s new Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

12/09/2014

Jeff Atwater (Source: myfloridacfo.com)

Atwater Elected To Another Term As Florida CFO

Florida’s chief financial officer will be staying in Tallahassee. Republican incumbent Jeff Atwater has been elected to another term as Florida’s CFO.

11/04/2014

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