Grocers in the Capitol Day
Issues that affect your business
and the grocery industry in Wisconsin are currently being debated at the State Capitol. Grocers In The Capitol Day is a perfect venue to learn about the issues and ask questions. Hear from legislative leaders including Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. Then let your voice be heard at the State Capitol during meetings with your elected officials to discuss issues that impact your business.
Schedule Wednesday, January 20, 2016
We know you’re busy so we packed as much as we could into one day.
10:00 am Registration with breakfast and coffee
10:30 am Issue Briefings
11:00 am Legislative Speakers
Noon Lunch and Role Play a Legislative Visit
1:00 pm Legislative Bag-Off in the State Capitol
2:00 pm Legislative Visits
Priority grocery industry issue
Container and Plastic Bag Bans
Liquor Bans and Invoicing
Unfair Sales Act
Personal Property Tax
Grocers Care Political Action Award
Congratulations to Steve Loehr, Kwik Trip,
the 2016 Grocers Care Political Action Award winner. The award recognizes Steve’s outstanding efforts and leadership in the areas of political, legislative, and government affairs benefiting the grocery industry in Wisconsin.
Click here to see list of past award winners
Two Special Activities
1:00 pm, January 20, 2016, Legislative Bag-Off
Legislators compete in the Capitol.
Friend of Grocer Reception
January 19, 2016, 5:00-7:00 pm,
Join us at the Madison Concourse to thank Legislators who received an 'A' on their Legislative Report Card.