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Tim Canova blasts Debbie Wasserman Schultz over sugary campaign donations

Debbie Wasserman Schultz called it "laughable" that her Democratic primary opponent, Tim Canova, would challenge her record on protecting the restoring the Everglades.. Today, on Medium, Canova  blasts her for campaign contributitions that he says shows she is putting corporate interests ahead of the environment and her constituents.

...Unfortunately, Wasserman Schultz’s response to the crisis is to divert attention and blame to others. She doesn’t want voters to see that she’s been taking lots of campaign contributions from the Big Sugar companies and other agribusinesses that have created this environmental crisis by polluting Lake Okeechobee with chemical fertilizers, particularly phosphorous and nitrates, and pesticides. Nor does she want us to know that she has voted for huge subsidies for the sugar industry and other agribusinesses, as well as for delays in cleanups, while failing to deliver federal funds for any real solution...

[Last modified: Saturday, July 9, 2016 10:06pm]


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