Apr 05, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (April 5, 2016) -- Western Growers and industry partners have filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of provisions of AB 1513 that effectively carve out two growers from taking advantage of the bill’s safe harbor provisions. The brief was drafted by Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of Western Growers, California Fresh Fruit Association, National Hmong-American Farmers, the African-American Farmers of California, Fresno County Farm Bureau, and the Nisei Farmers League.

Mar 29, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (March 29, 2016) – Statement by Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif announcing the decision of the Board of Directors to oppose the “Cortopassi Initiative,” which would require statewide voter approval before revenue bonds in excess of $2 billion can be issued to fund public infrastructure projects, including some local projects funded by ratepayers through joint powers authorities.


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