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California PerspectiveWA Light At The End Of The WIC Moratorium Tunnel?

A Light At The End Of The WIC Moratorium Tunnel?

by Ron Fong, CGA president/CEO For The Shelby Report California continues to suffer under an indefinite moratorium on new WIC vendor authorizations. The... read more

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Relationship Building Critical During Busy Legislative Sessions

by Ron Fong/CGA president and CEO Special to The Shelby Report The California Legislature is in full swing and despite talk of legislators taking it slow... read more

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Proposed Bills Would Make Grocers Public Health Educators

Lawmakers continue to struggle with priorities as California’s unprecedented “top two” June primary election approaches and lawmakers face voters... read more

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Redistricting Creates New Problems

For the first time, California’s once-a-decade reapportionment process is being undertaken by an independent Citizen’s Redistricting Commission. The... read more

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Banning the Bag: The Sequel Coming to a Store Near You

Every summer you can bet on two things coming from California: A blockbuster story hitting the movie screen and blockbuster legislation. Last year’s... read more

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Help Us, Mr. Attorney General — Our Industry Is on the Ropes

CGA President Ronald Fong continues his series of open letters to our newly elected state constitutional officers. This issue’s letter is addressed to... read more

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An Open Letter to Gov. Brown from the State’s Grocery Community

With California facing the challenge of a fiscal crisis larger than any in recent memory, state legislators, ­officials and the governor will have to... read more