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 Committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded announcements from President Donald Trump and House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy...

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Mr. Paul LewisStandards Division, National Organic ProgramU.S. Department of Agriculture1400 Independence Ave. SWRoom2642-So., Ag Stop...

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A single word defines the successful future of the dairy industry. Everything else – food safety, herd health, retaining workers, reforming...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers for signing Senate Bill 219 into law, expanding access...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded the Wisconsin State Assembly’s unanimous approval of Senate Bill 219, which...

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Reform federal orders? Why – what’s changed? Isn’t your local dairy still delivering creamline bottles to your doorstep? Industry...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauds State Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) for proposing legislation to protect...

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared 2019 the “Year of Clean Drinking Water in Wisconsin,” an opportunity for farmers, industry,...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WMCA) together with advocates for Wisconsin’s dairy farming community today applauded Governor Tony...

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As the state Assembly began debating the budget today, six groups representing dairy farmers, processors, cooperatives and other related businesses...

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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) today applauded members of the Wisconsin State Senate for their unanimous approval of Senate Bill...

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