DESIRES, DREADS AND DISPUTES

WASHINGTON -- The supermarket industry is poised with a legislative wish list to hand lawmakers when Congress reconvenes next week.Eliminating, or at least mitigating, the estate tax, delaying a national ergonomics regulation and allowing food stamps to be used across state lines are among industry priorities.Election-year politics will largely influence how a lot of congressional business will be

WASHINGTON -- The supermarket industry is poised with a legislative wish list to hand lawmakers when Congress reconvenes next week.

Eliminating, or at least mitigating, the estate tax, delaying a national ergonomics regulation and allowing food stamps to be used across state lines are among industry priorities.

Election-year politics will largely influence how a lot of congressional business will be handled. As is typically the case leading up to congressional and presidential

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