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Jimmy Patronis: New Record for Returning Unclaimed Property to Floridians Set in July

On Tuesday, Patronis said that the Division of Unclaimed Property returned almost $43 million to Floridians last month, a new record for the office. Patronis noted that more than $151 million has been returned to Floridians during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Jimmy Patronis: $1 Billion Has Been Returned to Floridians in Unclaimed Property Since 2017

On Monday, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced a record-breaking $1 billion has been returned to Floridians in unclaimed property since he took office in 2017.
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Jimmy Patronis Plans to Take on Frivolous Lawsuits in the Next Legislative Session

The CFO’s office noted Patronis “is working with stakeholders to craft legislation that will head-off frivolous lawsuits in order to protect Florida’s economy and get Florida back to work.”
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Jimmy Patronis Taps New Chief of Staff

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis named Peter Penrod as chief of staff on Monday.
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Jimmy Patronis Named to FEMA National Advisory Council

On Tuesday, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor named Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis to his agency’s National Advisory Council (NAC) which coordinates federal emergency management efforts.
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Miami Mayor Named to Florida Blockchain Task Force

Last month, Patronis showcased the fledgling Florida Blockchain Task Force and began his search to name three appointees to it.
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State CFO’s Office Gets Ready to Launch Florida Blockchain Task Force

“The task force will study if and how state, county, and municipal governments can benefit from a transition to a blockchain-based system for recordkeeping, data security, financial transactions, and service delivery and identify ways to improve government interaction with businesses and the public.” Patronis’ office noted.
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