Tag: U.S. Sugar Corporation

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2018

Senate Democratic Leader-designate Audrey Gibson avoided a primary challenge when her fellow Democrat, Jacksonville City Councilman Reggie Brown, was indicted on a federal scheme to defraud in June. However, Gibson was not assured of Brown’s decision not to run until three weeks into the month, and the Senator raised money from the kind of deep pocketed interests who […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 3, 2016

The Clewiston-based U.S. Sugar Corp. has unveiled a new website, highlighting the work it does to protect the environment in the South Florida lands it plies to satisfy the nation’s sweet tooth. The new site, found at www.USSugar.com, outlines the company’s sugarcane and citrus operations and tells the story of its ongoing efforts to combine innovation […]

Peter SchorschOctober 30, 2015

Even though classic costumes such as witches, vampires and Frankenstein’s monster may have gone out of style and been replaced by superheroes and Star Wars characters, the Halloween spirit is alive and well. The Florida Department of Health said this week that the average American will eat 3.4 pounds of candy this weekend, and many kids will eat more than […]

Ryan RayAugust 4, 2015

With just a two-person shop — prominent Republican strategist Rich Heffley and Kelly Horton, the firm’s VP of governmental affairs — Heffley & Associates is making the most of the “keep it small, keep it all” approach to the influence business. Its reported legislative earnings in the second quarter of 2015 reached an estimated total of $320,000 […]

Guest AuthorOctober 7, 2014

 The Tampa Bay Times is recommending a “no” vote for a constitutional amendment before voters in November. The proposal put forward by conservationists would allocate one-third of the documentary stamp tax required of real estate transactions to be applied to acquisition of conservation lands. In 2016, the newspaper notes, more than $600 million could be allocated to this important […]


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