Adam Putnam

Tips To Avoid Black Friday & Cyber Monday ScamsThanksgiving is about family and giving thanks to the blessings around us but it’s also the day before the largest shopping day of the year! Here are some tips to avoid getting scammed.
Putnam: Citrus Industry 'In A Fight For Its Life'State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wants another $8.5 million next year to help fight a deadly citrus disease, as Florida's orange crop was forecast Friday to hit a 52-year low in the upcoming season.
Scott, Cabinet Start Talks On Future Of Ex-Reform SchoolThe future of a former state-run reform school where children were allegedly abused and died is in question, as Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet begin discussions Tuesday.
Man Charged With Fraud, Theft Of 4 Million Pounds Of CitrusA Florida man is accused of illegally obtaining more than 4 million pounds of citrus that are valued at half a million dollars.
Fruit Fly Outbreak Prompts Dade QuarantineAn Asian fruit fly outbreak has prompted a quarantine in South Miami-Dade.
TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land EstimateA 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.
Concealed-Weapon Licenses Fast-Tracked For Military In FloridaFlorida, 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.
Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow RepublicansJust six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.
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.
Political Money Flows To CommitteesWith 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.
Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IREFlorida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.
Environmental, Law Enforcement Jobs Draw HopefulsFlorida 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.
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