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Atwater Again Decides Against Senate Run

Atwater Again Decides Against Senate Run

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said this week that he won’t run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Marco Rubio in 2016.  Atwater decided against a Senate run earlier this year, but his prominence as a statewide elected official coupled with the lack of a clear-cut leader to replace Rubio prompted speculation as […]

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Atwater Passes on Senate Bid

Atwater Passes on Senate Bid

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater made headlines this weekend when he announced that he will forego a potential opportunity to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is expected to announce his bid for the presidency next week, creating an opening for interested candidates to jump into the race […]

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Florida Adopts Winner-Take-All Primary

Florida Adopts Winner-Take-All Primary

A new law passed in this 2015 legislative session moves Florida’s presidential preference primary to the third Tuesday in March.  This means the primary will take place March 15 rather than March 1 as would have been the case under prior law.  The new date is the earliest the state may hold its primary while […]

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Flood Program Rates Draw Concerns

Flood Program Rates Draw Concerns

Rate increases in the federal flood insurance program are drawing the ire of politicians on both sides of the aisle in Tallahassee.  Governor Rick Scott recently sent a letter to Florida U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio stating that he is “deeply troubled” by the impact of flood insurance rate increases on Florida’s economy.  […]

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