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Free Market Sugar Act sponsor says high sugar prices have caused ‘outflow of jobs’

By | 11.29.11 | 12:07 pm | More from The Florida Independent

The high costs of American sugar, coupled with quotas that make it near-impossible for the product to be imported, have led two congressmen to file a bill that would overhaul the way the industry does business. One of the bill’s sponsors, Danny Davis, D-Ill., tells the Independent


Bipartisan Free Market Sugar Act would water down sugar subsidies, price controls

By | 11.15.11 | 10:51 am | More from The Florida Independent

A bill recently introduced by congressmen from Pennsylvania and Illinois could have a far-reaching impact on the U.S. sugar industry, much of which is based in South Florida.

Though support for the U.S. sugar industry runs high among legislators, partly due to the fact that Big Sugar continuously More…