SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 29, 2009 14:32 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Multi-Class Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 29, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

                                                   RECORD          PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                        DATE            DATE

Putnam Arizona Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class B Shares (PAZBX)
$0.0014 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Arizona Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class C Shares (PAZCX)
$0.0014 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Arizona Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.0014 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Arizona Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PAZYX)
$0.0014 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam California Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class B Shares (PCTBX)
$0.0034 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam California Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class C Shares (PCTCX)
$0.0034 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam California Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class M Shares (PCLMX)
$0.0034 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam California Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PCIYX)
$0.0034 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

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

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

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


                                                   RECORD          PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                        DATE            DATE

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

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

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

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

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

Putnam Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class B Shares (PMTBX)
$0.0027 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class C Shares (PMOCX)
$0.0027 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.0027 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PMNYX)
$0.0027 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class B Shares (PNJBX)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class C Shares (PNJCX)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PNJYX)
$0.0009 per share extra taxable income             12/29/09        12/31/09

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

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

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

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


                                                   RECORD          PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                        DATE            DATE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(a)  Quotron symbol pending