In Show of Big Sugar’s Influence, Price Supports Continued in Farm Bill

Trevor Aaronson: This year's farm bills in the U.S. House and Senate will cut back on many of the subsidies for the nation's agriculture industry. But the price supports that benefit the domestic sugar industry won't be affected, demonstrating just how powerful Big Sugar is on Capitol Hill.
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EPA Cuts Pollution Deal With State Officials

Ashley Lopez: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection came to an agreement this week on new standards for water pollution in the state. The deal pleases the state's business community — but outrages environmentalists.
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Conectados Costa Serena y el impuesto de Santini

El impuesto a la construcción del Municipio de San Juan, con el mal uso del Programa de Transferencia de Derechos de Desarrollo (TDD), tiene una conexión directa con el fallido proyecto mega hotelero Costa Serena de Piñones.