Michael Putney
Michael Putney is the political and governmental reporter for Miami's ABC affiliate, WPLG-Channel 10, where he also hosts This Week in South Florida with Michael Putney. A native New Yorker, he is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He worked as a reporter for the Dow Jones weekly The National Observer, was a writer for Time Inc. and came to Miami in 1977 to work for The Miami Herald. He joined WTVJ in 1981 and in 1989 moved to WPLG. He has won numerous awards in his career, including two Emmys for reporting and commentary.

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Scott campaign ads serve up baloney

 <span class="cutline_leadin">Campaign:</span> Gov. Rick Scott held a meeting with senior citizens in Miami last week to hear their concerns about changes in Medicare Advantage.

The next governor of Florida could be determined by the success or failure of the Affordable Care Act. Or the perception of its success or failure as shaped by the campaigns of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist.