Articles in Category: 'Polk County'

By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM

Gov. Charlie Crist, flanked by Attorney General Bill McCollum, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink and Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson, presided over one of the last meetings of the Florida Cabinet Tuesday, tackling a jump in sinkhole claims and a proposed development in Polk County that led to a small flap with the Department of Community Affairs.

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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 2, 2010 9:32 PM
Republican Adam Putnam will be the next Florida agriculture and consumer services commissioner after defeating Democrat Scott Maddox in a landslide victory Tuesday.
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 29, 2010 4:05 AM

Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam crossed the most taboo of Florida’s partisan lines Tuesday as he campaigned for commissioner of agriculture and consumer services: The University of Florida graduate took his message to the campus of his school’s hated rival, Florida State University.

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