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In not recommending energy legislation this year, Putnam cites near-veto of energy bill last year

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam introduces himself to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee on Wednesday by discussing issues facing agriculture. Photo by Bruce Ritchie.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said in 2012 it was important to show that Florida could pass an energy bill -- even if it was only modest one.

This year, though, Putnam isn't recommending energy legislation, noting that HB 7117 in 2012 was nearly vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott. The governor allowed the bill to become law without his signature.

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