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CFO Patronis: Serving on “Reopen Florida Task Force” Will be Another Opportunity to Obtain Important Economic and State Budget Information

4/21/2020

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Contact: Office of Communications, Communications@MyFloridaCFO.com, 850.413.2842
 
CFO Patronis: Serving on “Reopen Florida Task Force” Will be Another Opportunity to Obtain Important Economic and State Budget Information
 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued the following statement on being appointed to the Governor’s “Reopen Florida Task Force.”
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “Serving on the Governor’s new 'Reopen Florida Task Force' is an opportunity to discuss our state’s economic challenges as well as the tools available to address those challenges with other statewide elected officials and the policy decision-makers. This week, the Department of Revenue should also have partial March revenue collection information in hand. This March data will be another important piece in the puzzle of how the COVID-19 virus and response efforts are affecting our economy and state budget. The more information we have, the better we can make decisions to help Florida’s economy return to normal as quickly as possible. I continue to share the data I get with the Revenue Estimating Conference members.”
 

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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).