IRVINE, Calif., (March 23, 2018) — This week, the Western Growers Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse Senator Dianne Feinstein in her 2018 reelection bid. After the vote, Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif issued the following statement:
“During her tenure in office, Senator Feinstein has demonstrated a willingness to approach the concerns of California agriculture with pragmatism and practicality, in stark contrast to the ideological zealotry embraced by her opponent. From water to immigration reform, Senator Feinstein has stuck to the hard work of seeking positive, workable compromise in a harshly divided and partisan Congress. This is often thankless work, but it’s essential to the protection of the nation’s largest agricultural state and our desperate need for water and labor.”
About Western Growers:
Founded in 1926, Western Growers represents local and regional family farmers growing fresh produce in Arizona, California, Colorado and New Mexico. Our members and their workers provide half the nation’s fresh fruits, vegetables and tree nuts, including half of America’s fresh organic produce. For generations we have provided variety and healthy choices to consumers. Connect with and learn more about Western Growers on our Twitter and Facebook.