WASHINGTON —A bipartisan agreement by three U.S. lawmakers that combines key elements of two existing Senate menu-labeling bills is drawing wide praise from inside and outside the industry and generating hopes that Congress could soon pass a single uniform national nutrition standard for restaurants. Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, Tom Carper, D-Del., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, reached a negotiated agreement based on two bills—the Labeling ...

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