AGRICULTURE SEEN GAINING NEW FRIENDS IN CONGRESS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Fresh food advocates here view the return of a Republican majority to the House and Senate, along with a few new members with special interest in their industry, as an encouraging sign for the 105th Congress."The election turned out well from our perspective," said John Aguirre, vice president of government affairs for the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria,

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Fresh food advocates here view the return of a Republican majority to the House and Senate, along with a few new members with special interest in their industry, as an encouraging sign for the 105th Congress.

"The election turned out well from our perspective," said John Aguirre, vice president of government affairs for the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria, Va.

Sara Lilygren, senior vice president of legislation and public affairs fo

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