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Special interest’s sweet deal
The Hill
By: Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) AND Danny K. Davis (D-ILL.),
February 14, 2018

CNY cookie maker: Reform US sugar subsidies (Commentary)
Syracuse.com
By: Peter Hess
February 13, 2018

Sugar Subsidies Are Anything But Sweet
Washington Examiner
By: Yael Ossowski
February 6, 2018

Congress Can Help Proud California Industry
Inland Empire
By: Nadi Soltan
January 31, 2018

Support Taxpayers and Consumers: Reform U.S. Sugar Policy Now
Americans For Tax Reform
By: Olivia Grady
January 26, 2018

Federal sugar policies hurting local businesses
Inland Empire Community News
By: Angel David Ortiz
January 26, 2018

Federal Sugar Subsidies: Not Sweet News For Texas
Texas GOP Vote
By: Timothy Lee
January 26, 2018

McCaskill praised for move to reform sugar subsidy program
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
By: Tim Fogerty
January 25, 2018

This Policy In The Next Farm Bill Could Make Sugar Prices Skyrocket
The Daily Caller
By: Ross Marchand
January 24, 2018

Congress Must Make Sugar Reform a Priority
Moorestown Patch
By: Gina Giallella
January 22, 2018

It’s Time for Congress to Pass Sugar Policy Modernization Act
West Windsor Patch
By: Jim Harrington
January 21, 2018

Federal Sugar Subsidies: Not Very Sweet
Center for Individual Freedom
By: Timothy H. Lee
January 18, 2018

OPINION: On Our Collective Wish List This Year? Reforming The U.S. Sugar Program
Candy & Snack Today
By: Kirk Vashaw
December 21, 2017

OPINION: Congress Should Keep Its Promises To Taxpayers In The Next Farm Bill
The Hill
By: Leslie Paige
December 19, 2017

OPINION: Big Sugar’s ‘Zero For Zero’ Scam
Washington Examiner
By: David Williams
December 16, 2017

OPINION: Sugar Policy Reform: Stop Paying Off The Plantation Owners
Washington Examiner
By: Ted Ellis
December 4, 2017

Legislation Introduced To Reform Sugar Program
Food Business News
By: Ron Sterk
November 8, 2017

Foxx Introduces Bill To Reform Sugar Program
POLITICO Pro
By: Sabrina Rodriguez
November 7, 2017

Ohio Candy Makers Sour On Federal Sugar Support Program
Cleveland.com
By: Sabrina Eaton
October 12, 2017

OPINION: End Tangle Of Sugar Price Supports That Bow To Crony Capitalism
Orlando Sentinel
By: John Downs
September 1, 2017

Toomey, Dent Dispute Trump’s Sweet View Of Sugar Deal
The Morning Call
By: Laura Olson
July 2, 2017

Editorial: Trump’s New Sugar High
The Wall Street Journal
By: The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board
June 12, 2017

Editorial: Good News: The U.S. and Mexico Agreed on a Sugar Deal. But That’s Bad News, Too.
The Washington Post
By: The Washington Post Editorial Board
June 11, 2017

Mexico Sugar Deal Hard to Swallow for Last U.S. Candy Cane Maker
Reuters
By: Chris Prentice
June 9, 2017

Will You Be Paying More for Sugar This Year?
Marketplace
By: Jana Kasperkevic
June 9, 2017

The Sugar Wars are Still Raging, and this Candy Maker is Just Trying to Hold On
The Houston Chronicle
By: Lydia DePillis
June 9, 2017

Why Americans Pay More for Sugar
The Washington Post
By: Caitlin Dewey
June 8, 2017

Zero-For-Zero Sugar Reform: Offer Zero, Get Zero
Cato Institute
Blog by Daniel R. Pearson, Senior Fellow, Trade Policy Studies, CATO Institute
April 10, 2017

Scuse: Sugar Program is Getting ‘More Complex’
POLITICO Morning Agriculture
By: Jenny Hopkinson
February 27, 2017

Congress Should Dump the U.S. Sugar Program this Valentines Day.
Americans for Tax Reform
Blog by Daniel Uzi Frydman, Americans for Tax Reform
February 14, 2017

Cut Corporate Taxes and Corporate Welfare
Townhall
Op-ed by Chris Edwards, editor of DownsizingGovernment.org at the Cato Institute
February 3, 2017

The water is going the wrong way
myPalmBeachPost
Op-ed by Kimberly Mitchell, Executive Director, The Everglades Trust
December 27, 2016

Sweet Deal for Sugar
The Weather Channel
By: Marcus Stern, with Kait Parker and Spencer Wilking
December 7, 2016

The U.S. Sugar Program: All Tricks And No Treats For Consumers This Halloween
Daily Caller
Op-ed by Johnathan Sargent, Federal Affairs Associate, Americans for Tax Reform
October 27, 2016

I.B.A. launches cost of sugar video to support ‘sugar refund’ sweepstakes
Baking Business
By: Ron Sterk
October 6, 2016

Editorial: Time to talk about ending sugar protections
TC Palm
Editorial Board
September 30, 2016

Sweetener Users Push For Lower Sugar Prices As Result Of Renegotiation With Mexico
Inside U.S. Trade
September 21, 2016

Sweetener Group Urges Changes to Mexico Deal
POLITICO Morning Trade
By: Megan Cassella
September 21, 2016

Taxpayers should be wary of false sugar reform proposals
The Hill
Op-ed by David Williams, President, Taxpayers Protection Alliance
August 16, 2016

Seizing the mantle of leadership on sugar policy reform
The Hill
Op-Ed by John Downs, President and CEO, National Confectioners Association
July 6, 2015

U.S. lawmaker urges openness in sugar trade deal with Mexico
Reuters
By: Chris Prentice
July 21, 2016

How U.S. Sugar Subsidies Are Destroying U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
RealClearMarkets
Op-ed by John Downs, President and CEO, National Confectioners Association
June 16, 2016

Sugar Industry Headed for a Shake-Up
Wall Street Journal
By: Ed Ballard
May 17, 2016

National Taxpayers Union joins to reform US Sugar Policy
Confectionery News
By: Douglas Yu
May 16, 2016

Anti-sugar policy group expands
POLITICO
By: Helena Bottemiller Evich
May 11, 2016

Lawmakers Push Vilsack To Expand Imports Under Raw Cane Sugar TRQ
Inside U.S. Trade
May 10, 2016

Sugar, ah, Funny Money!
Citizens Against Government WasteWatcher
By: William M. Christian
April 2016

Managed Trade Agreements Create Market Challenges
Agri-View
By: Beth Hughes
April 6, 2016

Your Funny Valentine Candy Pricing
Wall Street Journal
Op-ed by Representative Joe Pitts, R-PA, and Former Representative David McIntosh, R-IN, President, Club for Growth
February 11, 2016

Beets Can Be Beat
Twin Cities Business
Editorial By: Dale Kurschner
January 27, 2016

Sweetener Users Testify On Impact Of T.P.P.
Food Business News
By: Ron Sterk
January 15, 2016