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Florida lawmakers reintroduce bill to support seasonal growers

February 6, 2023 at 8:30 AM
Florida lawmakers have reintroduced legislation crafted to ensure seasonal fruit and vegetable growers can seek relief from what they call Mexico's “unfair trade practices.” House Ways & Means Committee Vice Chair Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL) on Thursday introduced the “ Defending Domestic Produce Production Act ” after Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) unveiled a companion bill last week. Rubio first introduced the bill in 2018 and did so again in 2019 with Scott,...

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