Agriculture Offers Rare Opportunity For Bipartisan Action | Growing Produce
Agriculture Offers Rare Opportunity for Bipartisan Action | Growing Produce
Left to Right: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ); Rep Bob Goodlatte (R-VA); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Former Congressman Charlie Stenholm (D-TX); and Former Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA).
For its Washington Conference, United Fresh Produce Association lined up an impressive list of Congressional heavy hitters for agricultural issues: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ); Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); and two former Congressmen, Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) and Charlie Stenholm (D-TX).A running theme from these agricultural-friendly politicians, regardless of party, was the need for a bipartisan approach to agriculture and immigration.
Sen. Flake started off the theme during the opening session, …