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CFO Jimmy Patronis Calls on Florida Cabinet to Officially Declare Jerusalem as Capital of Israel


For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Contact: Devin Galetta, 850.413.2870,

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter today to members of the Florida Cabinet requesting that a resolution proclaiming Jerusalem as the eternal and undivided capital of Israel be taken up for consideration at the next Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, January 29.

“This resolution will send a clear message to the world: Florida remains committed to our steadfast relationship with Israel. As a state, we must continue to demonstrate our broad and deep support for our ally and economic partner by implementing pro-Israel policies,” said CFO Jimmy Patronis.


About CFO Jimmy Patronis
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet, who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).