From Orlando Sentinel‘s Scott Maxwell, 04/17/2018:
Nelson’s newly declared Senate opponent, Gov. Rick Scott, has taken more than than $600,000 from sugar interests through the years, including money raised during a fundraiser personally hosted by Florida Crystals exec Pepe Fanjul.
Citizens know it stinks. The last time I wrote about this topic, readers responded en masse, calling for an end to the sugar-subsidy scheme. A grand total of one reader wrote in to defend the status quo … a former board member of the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative.