Advocacy

WCMA: A Strong Voice for the Dairy Industry

WCMA is a strong voice for dairy manufacturers and their suppliers at both the state and federal government level, advocating on issues as far-ranging as school nutrition, transportation, milk pricing, workforce development, and food safety.

 

Legislative Tours

As parts of its advocacy efforts, WCMA hosts regular legislative tours of manufacturing facilities and lobbying days for members. To participate in one of these impactful events, contact Communications, Education, and Policy Director Rebekah Sweeney.

 

Policy Positions

WCMA is pleased to share its formal policy positions on issues listed below.  Both the WCMA Board of Directors and the WCMA Policy Committee work to develop these documents in concert with WCMA staff.

TRANSPORTATION FUNDING The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association supports the Wisconsin Legislature’s pursuit of a long-term solution to the...

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RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (SENATE BILL 769/ASSEMBLY BILL 912) The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association supports SB 769/Assembly Bill 912, related...

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WORKER’S COMPENSATION (SENATE BILL 665) The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association supports Senate Bill 665, which would set a medical...

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FOODSHARE RESTRICTIONS (ASSEMBLY BILL 530) TheWisconsin CheeseMakersAssociation opposesAssemblyBill530,which standstofurtherrestrictthe foods that...

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Raw Milk Sales
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RAW MILK SALES The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association adamantly opposes the sale of beverage raw milk inWisconsin, due to the great health risks...

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WISCONSIN DNR REFORMS The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association supports concepts in the 2017-19 WisconsinGovernor’s Budget and the Department...

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