Category Big sugar
How will Big Sugar survive the DeSantis years?
FLORIDA IS ABOUT TO HAVE AN ANTI-SUGAR GOVERNOR FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES! Irrespective of how you might feel about Ron DeSantis’ other policy positions (though based on his early days as Governor-Elect, DeSantis’ is appearing more pragmatic than his predecessor Rick Scott) , his strong advocacy of Everglades makes him perhaps the first […]
Big sugar and the 2018 Florida election
Following eight years of Rick Scott’s anti-environmental administration, cleaning up and resorting the Everglades water quality and flows which is mandated by a court order is further behind schedule than imaginable. Scott’s alliance with sugar barons in southern Florida has been mirrored by a legislature unwilling to stand up to the industry with the exception […]
Big sugar pulling Democratic strings again?
It appears the addiction Florida Democrats have to the cash resources and other promises made by the sugar industry continues. In House District 85, a Democratic-leaning, Republican-held seat in Palm Beach County, many influential Democrats both locally and on the state-level are taking a pass on the race. The district was carried by President Obama […]