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Applicants line up to become state’s top financial regulator


Written by on June 26, 2018

Five of the 34 applicants to become Florida’s top financial regulator, including state Rep. Jay Fant, were to be considered for the post by Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet during a meeting this week.

State Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis proposed consideration of Rep. Fant, a Jacksonville Republican, and two other candidates that Mr. Patronis interviewed last week: banking lobbyist Scott Jenkins and Linda Charity, a former official with the state Office of Financial Regulation…To read the full story click here