Jimmy Patronis, Adam Hattersley square off for Florida chief financial officer role

TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters next month will choose a state chief financial officer who will have a big role in trying to reform the property-insurance system, as the industry faces an uncertain future exacerbated by billions of dollars in claims from Hurricane Ian. Republican Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is seeking another four-year term in the Cabinet post, with Democrat Adam Hattersley, a former lawmaker, trying to unseat him. The CFO runs the Department of Financial Services, with duties that include managing the state’s purse strings and acting as state fire marshal, along with voting on a wide range of

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