WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket industry leaders who have helped wage the battle to repeal the estate tax said last week the fight isn't over, although President Clinton has said he plans to veto legislation repealing the tax. The Senate voted 59-39 July 14 to phase out the tax by 2010. The House approved the measure 279-136 in May. The tally in each chamber is short of the two-thirds needed to override a veto. Timothy M. Hammonds, president of the Food Marketing Institute and co-chairman ...

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