ELECTIONS COMPLICATE INDUSTRY'S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

WASHINGTON - The grocery and food retailing industry's legislative wish list in 2006 contains several critical leftovers from last year's agenda, but getting any congressional action in an election year could prove to be a difficult challenge.President Bush's domestic agenda ran into several roadblocks in 2005, forcing him to shelve key initiatives such as an overhaul of the federal tax code and Social

WASHINGTON - The grocery and food retailing industry's legislative wish list in 2006 contains several critical leftovers from last year's agenda, but getting any congressional action in an election year could prove to be a difficult challenge.

President Bush's domestic agenda ran into several roadblocks in 2005, forcing him to shelve key initiatives such as an overhaul of the federal tax code and Social Security.

Escalating defense spending associated with the increasingly unp

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