Tag Archives: Sugar Industry

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 […]

Despite environmental rhetoric Darren Soto loaded with sugar contributions

The Everglades ecosystem and its preservation is a a life or death matter for those living south of Shingle Creek. Last year the Audubon Society awarded Senator Darren Soto the “Champion of the Everglades.” While elements of Soto’s record are admirable from an environmental perspective such as his filing of anti-fracking legislation like so many […]