Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, join bipartisan letter pushing USDA not to ‘weaken U.S. sugar policy’

U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are part of a bipartisan group of 12 Senators asking President Joe Biden’s administration not to push policies that could “weaken” America’s sugar farming industry.

The letter, led by U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota, is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) not to adopt policies that could allow more sugar to be imported into the United States, thereby diluting the U.S. sugar market.

“According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) own measures, today, the U.S. sugar market is adequately supplied,” the Senators wrote in the letter to U.S. Secretary of

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