Election Portends Status Quo

“We are going to continue to bring our message to Congress that this is not the right time to raise taxes on small businesses." — Greg Ferrara, VP of government affairs, NGA

WASHINGTON — Food retailers called for an end to Washington gridlock following last week’s national elections, with uncertainty looming over a range of issues, from tax reform to policies that could foster economic growth.

“Our industry is challenged by continued high unemployment and the continued uncertainty that we face coming out of Washington,”  said Steve Smith, chairman and chief executive officer,

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