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.

Guide to Wisconsin's Federal and State Legislators | 2021-22

Signed-in WCMA members have access to a downloadable, interactive guide to Wisconsin’s federal and state legislators. The guide features links to helpful online resources, district maps, Wisconsin state and federal legislators' contact information and committee assignments.

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 Senior Director of Programs & Policy 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 Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauds members of the Wisconsin State Senate, following the body’s unanimous approval of...

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MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ direction of $100 million in...

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Testimony: May 5, 2021 Wisconsin State Senate Committee on Agriculture and Tourism Re: Confirmation of Randy Romanski to Serve as DATCP...

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Testimony: May 5, 2021 Wisconsin State Senate Committee on Agriculture and Tourism Re: Senate Bill 325 Submitted by: Rebekah Sweeney, Wisconsin...

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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded U.S. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) as she reintroduced the DAIRY PRIDE Act, requiring...

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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) members are tonight praising Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ plans to boost the state’s...

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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) members today applauded U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s appointment to serve as Chair of the federal...

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Calling for quick legislative action, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) members today testified in support of two bills designed to protect...

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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) members are applauding Governor Tony Evers’ plan to invest $43 million in Wisconsin’s...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today cheered news that U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) secured $22 million in support for...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association today applauded Governor Tony Evers’ plan to direct $3.25 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief...

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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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