Our Government Affairs Committee (GAC) sets legislative priorities and political course of action. Members meet regularly during the legislative session. WFIA's registered lobbyists have a combined experience of over 65 years on the 'inside' of the legislature and state agencies.
They provide timely, credible, and proven effective representation on issues directly affecting grocery and convenience store industries when laws and regulations are made and changed.
At WFIA, we are intimately involved and continuously engaged in the ongoing flow of decision making. Our Government Affairs Committee is actively involved in the political process of legislation, regulation, and politics affecting grocery and convenience store industries.
Washington Food Industry PAC helps to fund the campaigns of pro-business candidates for legislative and statewide offices, and support ballot measures favorable to the industry and oppose those that are not.
Public officials who understand the importance of grocery and convenience store industries to the state's economy are hard to come by. Individuals willing to serve who are able and willing to advocate our industry viewpoints must be encouraged and supported. This support includes financial assistance in their elections. Your participation is vital!
Through our political action committee, WFIA works to advance the grocery and convenience store industries’ priorities. WFIA’s PAC plays a major role in supporting food industry friendly legislators and candidates in Washington State’s elections.
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