Issue Commentary

02/13/02 – Flor⁠i⁠da’s New Ch⁠i⁠ef F⁠i⁠nanc⁠i⁠al Off⁠i⁠cer

By: The James Madison Institute / 2002

In 1998, I proposed the merger of two cabinet offices, comptroller and treasurer, into a single cabinet position, to be designated as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer. Now, given the passage of Constitutional Revision 8 (1998), Florida’s first chief financial officer is poised to take office early next year.