Adam Putnam

(Source: Twitter)

Putnam: ‘Think Big, Act Boldly’ On Water, Land

Florida lawmakers, who received a directive from voters in November to increase spending to protect water sources and sensitive lands, were told to “think big and act boldly” by the state agriculture commissioner on Thursday.

01/22/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Scott To Respond To ‘Ridiculous’ Allegations

Florida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state’s former top cop.

01/22/2015

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

Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader’s Exit

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.

01/22/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Ouster Of Florida’s Top Cop Could Spark Power Shift

The abrupt ousting of the head of Florida’s law enforcement agency may spark a major shakeup in how top officials are hired.

01/21/2015

Gov Scott Inauguration

Unfinished Business Remains For Cabinet Members

Members of the Florida Cabinet addressed unfinished business Tuesday after joining Gov. Rick Scott in being sworn in for their second terms.

01/07/2015

(Source: Twitter)

Putnam Stays As Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner

Republican Adam Putnam was re-elected as Florida’s agriculture commissioner on Tuesday evening.

11/04/2014

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

USDA Predicts Bigger Florida Orange Crop

Even in the wake of the citrus greening epidemic, Federal agriculture officials are predicting an increase in Florida oranges for the upcoming growing season.

10/11/2014

Giant African Land Snails (Source: Florida Dept. of Agriculture)

First Giant African Land Snails Found In Broward County

he battle to get rid of invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails just got a little harder after the disease-carrying, stucco-eating mollusk was located for the first time in Broward County.

CBS Miami–09/10/2014

Giant African Land Snail (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Must Be Vigilant In Fight Against Giant African Land Snails

The battle to rid South Florida of the Giant African Land Snail is going well but not well enough.

09/09/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

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