BP CEO Tony Hayward testified before Congress today saying he is “deeply sorry” for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But, Florida Congressman for District 1, Jeff Miller, says BP is not paying enough attention to Florida. He adds, the $20 billion escrow fund BP has set up for victims of the Gulf oil spill is a good start. Miller spoke with WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/jeffmiller.mp3]
Florida's lucrative strawberry industry is in danger as Mexico imports cheap produce into the United States. Farmers have immense financial stress on them as they must lower their prices to stay competitive.