SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 28, 2009 16:41 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 28, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

                                                     RECORD      PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                           DATE        DATE
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Putnam AZ Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PTAZX)
$0.0014 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam CA Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PCTEX)
$0.0034 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Massachusetts Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PXMAX)
$0.0083 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Michigan Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PXMIX)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A shares (PXMNX)
$0.0027 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A shares (PTNJX)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Ohio Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PXOHX)
$0.0019 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Pennsylvania Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PTEPX)
$0.0049 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PTAEX)
$0.0002 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Tax-Free High Yield Fund - Class A Shares (PTHAX)
$0.0013 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09

Putnam Floating Rate Income - Class A Shares (PFRYX)
$0.0290 per share extra taxable income              12/29/09    12/31/09