are industry leaders. Kennedy (left) is President of the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Duvall is President of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Both organizations are members of Americans for Farmers & Families, a coalition of more than 100 food and agriculture stakeholders.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.