CFO Atwater Announces Future Plans

Florida Trend TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater anounced today that following the 2017 Legislative Session he will be accepting the position of Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Chief Financial Officer of Florida Atlantic University. In this capacity Atwater will lead strategic initiatives and economic development opportunities for FAU as well…

Proposals Re-Emerge to Pull ‘PIP’ from Florida Auto-Insurance Policies

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system could be nearing the end of its road. Legislation has again been filed to eliminate personal-injury protection coverage and require motorists to carry bodily injury liability coverage. And lawmakers were told last week that personal-injury protection reforms — championed by Gov. Rick Scott and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff…

Florida Senate President Joe Negron Resigns from Law Firm Job

Miami Herald – Kristen Clark, Steve Bousquet Four days after Republican Gov. Rick Scott suggested lawmakers should be prohibited from working for law firms that lobby the Legislature, Florida Senate President Joe Negron says he is “stepping away” from the law firm he works for. The Stuart Republican announced his resignation in a statement today — provided by his Senate…