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Sink Accused of Favoring Contributor listen

12/29/09 Mark Anderson
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Today, the St. Petersburg Times ran a suggested that Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink recommended the firm of a corrupt South Florida Lawyer for State work, because he contributed to her campaign for governor. Scott Rothstein was recently arrested and charged with running a Ponzi scheme cheating investors out of more than 1 billion dollars.

The newspaper suggested that Sink’s office recommended Rothstein’s firms be considered to handle potential litigation for the State B...

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Alex Sink wants reform for the State Board of Administrators listen

12/22/09 Joshua Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Almost one million Floridians rely on the state’s $112 billion pension fund. It provides financial support to working and retired state employees such as fire fighters and school teachers. Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink is seeking to expand the board of trustees that is in charge of managing the fund.

According to Sink, the current board of trustees for the State Board of Administration (SBA), can not effectively manage the pension fund for the whole state with only thre...

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CFO Sink wants law to increase SBA oversight listen

11/30/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink wants more oversight of the state’s $110 billion pension fund. Sink, who is running for Governor, received a boost in that effort from former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding affirming that oversight can be accomplished just through a legislative change. Kyra Jennings is communications director for CFO Sink.

Letter from Sink to Gov. Crist and Bill McCollum

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Sink on SBA oversight listen

09/29/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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For more on oversight of the SBA WMNF spoke with Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink this afternoon after the meeting.

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