Sugar Is the Sweet Spot

By Ray Pinard | June 26, 2012

Last week the Senate voted against eliminating subsidies that benefit about 5,000 farmers. It was a bi-partisan vote that tabled the reform measure, 50-46.
Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, voted to table the reform bill. Sugar is big in Florida. Was this a principled vote Mr. Rubio?
In all 16 Democrats voted for the reform package, 16 Republicans voted against.

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