Posts Tagged ‘adam putnam’

Crafting national immigration policy is ‘an economic imperative,’ GOP officials say

Posted on: January 30th, 2012 by The American Independent No Comments

A panel of state and federal GOP officials who spoke at the Hispanic Leadership Network conference in Miami, Fla., Friday called for a national conversation on immigration reform at the federal level. (more…)

Florida congressional candidate accused of improper campaign expenditures

Posted on: January 13th, 2012 by The American Independent 2 Comments

Republican congressional candidate Mike Yost (source: Facebook)

In an exclusive interview with The Florida Independent, a former campaign staffer for congressional candidate Mike Yost said the Jacksonville-based Republican squandered campaign funds on personal expenses, refused to listen to his campaign managers, and still owes former staffers large sums of money. (more…)

Florida ag commissioner: Best outcome on immigration would be ‘if nothing happens’

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam told state citrus industry leaders Monday that Florida GOP elected officials should be credited for not passing the “mistaken” state immigration laws now in place in Georgia and Alabama. (more…)

Florida GA Bondi, Commissioner of Agriculture Putnam, affected industries join together to fight EPA water rules

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments
In a Monday court filing, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Attorney General Pam Bondi and a slew of industry representatives filed their opposition to EPA-mandated water pollution standards for the state. Arguing that “federal intervention was and remains unnecessary,” they ask the court to invalidate the January 2009 determination that required that the standards be implemented. (more…)

Agriculture commissioner talks invasive species with CBS

Posted on: October 31st, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments
The threat of invasive species has become familiar to Floridians, especially those living near the Everglades. (more…)

Presidency 5 participant talks ‘civil war’ between liberals and conservatives

Posted on: September 20th, 2011 by The American Independent 5 Comments
During a recent tea party meeting in Boston, political commentator Andrew Breitbart made a slew of controversial comments about the divide between liberals and conservatives. Breitbart, who often appears on Fox News and runs the media syndicate, will be appearing in Orlando on Saturday alongside a host of Florida Republican elected officials. (more…)

Florida agriculture commissioner decries water rules in front of citrus banquet

Posted on: August 22nd, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam again spoke out against federal water policies last week — arguing that a set of water pollution standards mandated by the EPA are “flawed science” and that he would continue to fight them. #


USDA announces $100 million for Florida wetland restoration

Posted on: August 11th, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack  announced $100 million in financial assistance for Florida wetland restoration today, the largest amount of funding the state has received through the Wetland Restoration Project in a single year. # (more…)