Monday, July 11, 2016

Florida Sugar Daddies: Rick Scott And Marco Rubio

Standing just feet away from putrid algae fouling local waters last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio questioned whether buying land south of Lake Okeechobee to build reservoirs to reduce discharges would help clean the St. Lucie River.  Another elected official who hasn't publicly supported buying land is Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who's been noncommittal despite reporters asking for his stance several times in recent years.  Rubio and Scott have another thing in common: They've received the most campaign contributions from the sugar industry. here

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