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Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg and Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis

Jimmy Patronis Urges Pete Buttigieg to Reduce the Threat of EV Fires

This week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to U.S. Transportation (DOT) Sec. Pete Buttigieg requesting the federal government work to mitigate the threat of electric vehicles (EVs) following Hurricane...

Jimmy Patronis: ‘If Twitter Won’t Fix Their Own Mess, Congress Should Fix it for...

Patronis sent Scott a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) report “of Twitter following a July 2020 hack of high-profile accounts, including Former President Barack Obama, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Kim Kardashian" which “will support inquiries by the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, who recently voted to subpoena Big Tech CEOs including Twitter, Facebook, and Google.”

Jimmy Patronis Continues Efforts to Lure Businesses to Florida

Patronis wrote businesses located in New York, Chicago, and California, calling on them to look at relocating to Florida. He pointed to the lack of a state income tax, the state’s tax climate, regulations and higher education institutions.

Neal Dunn Urges Elon Musk to Move Tesla’s Operations to North Florida

While there are reports that tensions are easing over Tesla’s plans to reopen manufacturing facilties in California, a congressman from North Florida thinks the company should take a good look at the Sunshine State.