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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Florida’s Senators Vote With Big Sugar

Ashley Lopez: Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio voted down a measure that would have cut subsidies to the lucrative sugar industry.