Status of Citrus Imports Tax Fix In Question

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General

Sen J D Alexander The article posted at the Lakeland Ledger late Tuesday night featuring comments from Florida FL Citrus Mutual CEO Mike SparksSenator J D Alexander has some wondering if there is any way now to get the ‘free rider’ fix effort back on track in the current Legislative Session. The Florida Citrus Commission/Department of Citrus and Florida Citrus Mutual have been working this issue in industry circles for months and months. In a communique to AgNet late today from the office of Florida Citrus Mutual CEO Mike Sparks, Sparks is quoted saying “We are still optimistic the proposal will move forward this session” adding that the bill’s language is still being developed by Senate staff but there has been no final draft put forth. Stay Tuned.