New CGA President Looks for More Grassroots Action

The California Grocers Association hopes to get member retailers more involved with their local and state legislators at the grassroots level, according to Ronald Fong, the group's new president and chief executive officer. Today's city councilman is tomorrow's state senator or assemblyman and, in 10 or 15 years, maybe the governor, Fong told SN in his first media interview as the

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Grocers Association hopes to get member retailers more involved with their local and state legislators at the grassroots level, according to Ronald Fong, the group's new president and chief executive officer.

“Today's city councilman is tomorrow's state senator or assemblyman and, in 10 or 15 years, maybe the governor,” Fong told SN in his first media interview as the head of CGA. “Imagine what kind of influence we could have if our me

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