January 21, 2022
Week 2 began on January 17th, and it was full-speed ahead for this short session! This week we kicked off our Day (Session) at the Capitol event where several of our members were able to meet with their local legislators to discuss the 2022 session priorities affecting the industry! Additionally, Tammie Hetrick, WFIA President & CEO updates us on the Extended Producer Responsibility/Product Take Back bill (SB 5697), the Unemployment Insurance (HB 1486) bill, Low Proof Spirits (HB 1734), and the bill that is encouraging the opening of safety rest areas to the public (HB 1655). Listen to this week's Off the Shelf episode to review and see what's coming up for Week 3.
January 17, 2022
The legislative session began Monday, January 10th. This week we take some time to introduce you to our WFIA contract lobbyists and our GAC chair, and to review our 2022 legislative priorities! Additionally, Tammie Hetrick, WFIA President & CEO recaps several important bills like the transportation budget, progress on changes to the Long Term Care bills, EV charging and hydrogen refueling stations, and many more. Listen to this week's Off the Shelf episode to review and see what's coming up for Week 2.
January 12, 2022
Join us as we introduce our WFIA contract lobbyists, our 2022 GAC Chair and do a quick rundown of the 2022 priorities for this year's legislative session.
October 28, 2021
Welcome to the WFIA Off the Shelf podcast where we will dive into hot topics that impact the grocery, convenience industries and their suppliers. We will be breaking down local, state, and national issues effecting the industries, interviewing WFIA members, legislative members, and others who bring important information and thoughts. Our first episode will air in early January 2022. Please join us every other Tuesday as we bring you convenience & information to your neighborhood stores and suppliers. You can head to our website and check out our upcoming podcasts before they air!