Adam Putnam

Florida Money

TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land Estimate

A development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.

07/29/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Concealed-Weapon Licenses Fast-Tracked For Military In Florida

Florida, which already has the most concealed-weapon licenses in the nation, is now fast-tracking the process for active-duty military members and honorably discharged veterans.

CBS Miami–07/27/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Putnam Urges Floridians To Have A “Wildfire Action” Plan

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is urging Floridians to develop “wildfire action” plans citing more than 30 active wildfires.

07/25/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Political Money Flows To Committees

With lawmakers largely sidelined because of a special legislative session, much of Florida’s political money chase in June involved chunks of cash flowing to political committees and parties.

07/13/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IRE

Florida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.

06/23/2015

(Source: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Environmental, Law Enforcement Jobs Draw Hopefuls

Florida has received an array of applications for the top jobs at its environmental and law-enforcement agencies, with little more than a week remaining for people to submit resumes.

05/22/2015

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Orange Crop To Be Smaller Than Anticipated

Florida’s orange crop is set to be smaller than anticipated, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

05/12/2015

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

USDA Predicts Drop In Citrus Production This Year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is predicting a drop in citrus production for this year.

04/09/2015

(Source: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Florida Strawberries To Be Sold At Puerto Rican Stores

Florida is partnering with 41 Walmart and Amigo stores in Puerto Rico to sell its strawberries.

03/29/2015

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