Legislative Updates

Wisconsin Legislative Update

The WI State Assembly and Senate are now recessed and will not reconvene until January 2019. In the meantime, legislators’ focus will shift to preparing legislation and budget items for next session and the upcoming 2018 elections.

The Report located to the right is the latest round of bills on which we’ve worked. You can download by clicking on the image to the right.

Minnesota Legislative Update

March 15 marked the first leg of the Minnesota legislative session; bills had to pass either a House or Senate policy committee for further consideration. The pace was hectic with committee hearings on more than 400 bills in the House and just under 200 in the Senate. To date, 2,544 bills have been introduced in the House and 2,515 bills in the Senate.

Among the many bills are a number of interest to the food manufacturing sector.  They are addressed in this report for members only.