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Putnam touts ports, tax cuts during wide-ranging comments

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam talks with the press on Wednesday about issues facing Florida this year. Photo by Bruce Ritchie.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Wednesday he is going to Panama for three days next week to observe the widening of the Panama Canal, which he said could boost agricultural exports from Florida.

Putnam also said he is building a coalition in support of his funding proposal to slash energy taxes for businesses and shift the remaining revenue to schools and colleges. The agriculture commissioner made remarks on a variety of issues during a sit-down session with reporters in his Capitol office. 

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