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.

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The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA), a partnership between the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) is calling on leaders of the Wisconsin State Legislature to immediately vote to end the one week...

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This is the most significant business disruption of your career. Or you’ve had a pretty rough career. The dairy processing industry is in...

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Honorable Members of Congress: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association writes to you today, representing 700 companies and cooperatives in the food...

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MADISON – At a press conference Thursday at the State Capitol, agriculture organizations urged the Senate to take up important bills that have...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) thanks Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Building Commission for their support...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauded members of the Wisconsin State Assembly for approving eight key bills designed boost...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauded today’s bipartisan passage of two key dairy industry bills through the Assembly...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauded announcements from Assembly Republicans today, supporting major investments in the...

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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) members and staff testified today in the Wisconsin State Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Senate...

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