Choosing Sides in the 2012 Elections

Choosing Sides in the 2012 Elections

Supermarket industry associations NGA and FMI, and the UFCW make their voices heard in this year’s election cycle

The National Grocers Association is putting its money where it wants its voice to be heard.

Beginning early in 2012, Arlington, Va.-based NGA has been raising funds for its new Political Action Committee, called Grocers PAC, and has tallied an average of about $5,000 a month in contributions from individuals and from other PACs.

“In January of this year we reconstituted our PAC, and set the goal to raise $50,000 this cycle, and we are on target to reach our goal,”

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