Whitman looks to California’s bread basket for support

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California’s gubernatorial race is shaping up to be quite the battle and Whitman has chosen the agricultural industry get her over the top and into the hot seat in Sacramento.
The $32 billion agricultural industry represents more than 1,000 growers and food processors, and employs at least 90,000 Californians.
In a statement to the media, Whitman announced her agriculture leadership coalition team.
“California’s growers and ranchers are immense contributors to our state. They help feed our nation and they generate more than $100 billion a year in agriculture and related economic activity,” Whitman said. “We all want a strong future for California, and we must create a strong economy in which all of our key industries, including agriculture, can thrive.” Keep reading http://www.examiner.com/x-10317-San-Diego-County-Political-Buzz-Examiner~y2009m10d15-Whitman-looks-to-Californias-bread-basket-for-support

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