Grocers shoulder the weight of regulations & taxes!
Attend Grocers In the Capitol Day to let you legislators know about 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. Then let your voice be heard at the State Capitol during meetings with your elected officials to discuss issues that impact your business.
Schedule for Wed., April 5, 2017
We know you’re busy so we packed as much as we could into one day.
Attendees receive detailed issue briefings, legislative updates, and participate in small group meetings with your elected officials to discuss issues that impact your business.
10:00 am Registration with breakfast and coffee
10:30 am Issue Briefings
11:00 am Legislative Speakers
Noon Working Lunch
1:30 pm Lessons Learned in Grocery - Legislative Panel
2:00 pm Legislative Visits 3:30 pm Program Concludes
Priority grocery industry issue briefings:
including repeal of the personal property tax, increased fines for retailers over-collecting state sales tax and an increase in the number of auditors at the Department of Revenue.
Labor & Employment Issues
include federalizing FMLA which would reduce regulations in Wisconsin and repealing the requirement that minors age 16 & 17 obtain a work permit.
Limiting eligible foods under Wisconsin FoodShare/SNAP
and the implementation and logistical issues that retailers will face.
Grocers Care Political Action Award
< Jeff Tate, Watertown Piggly Wiggly, is the WGA's 2017 Grocers Care Political Action award winner!
Click here to hear President Trumps mock voice mail congratulating Jeff as Grocers Care Political Action award winner.