Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Florida Bureau of Unclaimed Property are gearing up for their next auction Saturday in Jacksonville. The items featured are taken from safe deposit boxes that go unclaimed by the families of people who died in Florida.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the appointment of Sha’Ron James, a long-time voice for the people of Florida, as the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate effective August 3. The role of Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate is to independently and ardently represent the needs of policyholders when insurance decisions are made. James enters the role with a history highlighted by years of dedication advocating for Floridians on insurance-related matters.
Continuing his efforts to achieve greater transparency for the people of Florida, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater recently penned the attached letter inviting state agencies to contact the Department of Financial Services for guidance when navigating the state contracting process. The letter was mailed to the head of each state agency.