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California Citrus Mutual Hires Federal Lobbyist Firm The Russell Group
December 12, 2019, Exeter, Calif. California Citrus Mutual is pleased to announce that it has retained federal lobbyist firm The Russell Group. The Russell Group is a bi-partisan agricultural firm that was established in 1985 and has provided over 30 years of agriculture policy expertise specializing in trade, research, and food safety, all of which are priorities issues for the California citrus industry.
“California Citrus Mutual looks forward to working with The Russell Group to best represent the interests of California citrus growers in Washington, D.C. and on matters of international importance,” says CCM President Casey Creamer. “The Russell Group has deep roots in USDA and USTR, two governmental organizations that affect California citrus profoundly. Their knowledge and the opportunity to have them working on our behalf will be invaluable to our causes.”
“The Russell Group is extremely excited to partner with the California Citrus Mutual team and their members. We look forward to working with the industry to help successfully move its agenda forward in Washington, and we are anxious to hit the ground running,” said Randy Russell.
About California Citrus Mutual (CCM)
CCM is a voluntary, non-profit trade association representing CA citrus growers on the economic, regulatory, and political issues that impact them most.