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Advocacy News
Monday, January 11, 2016
WAND Action Alert »
Dear WAND member: Legislation was recently unveiled in the State Capitol (LRB-3089) by Senator Duey Stroebel (R) a...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Action Alert »
Please urge your legislators to co-sponsor the Dietetic Internship Bill   As a practicing RDN and W...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Help to Make the 2016 Advocacy Day a Success! »
WAND's Public Policy and Advocacy Committee is looking for volunteers to join their Advocacy Day Planning Committee. The w...
Monday, September 14, 2015
Action Alert »
Congress will soon be debating the merits of child nutrition programs, including WIC, School Meals, Summer Food Service Pr...
Monday, July 27, 2015
Bill seeks to regulate complementary and alternative healthcare practitioners »
July 21, Wisconsin Health News Physician groups oppose a Republican-authored proposal that they say would lessen re...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Action Alert »
There is a move to defund the Dietary Guidelines in the Agriculture and Health and Human Services Appropriations bills and...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Affairs Update - June »
It’s a great time to be Registered Dietitian. It’s a wonderful career and a noble professional – one that aims to improv...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer Public Policy Initiatives »
Academy members who attended WAND’s Legislative Advocacy Day event in March experienced firsthand the power of effective...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Action Alert - Healthy School Meals »
Please support our fellow RDNs and DTRs working in school nutrition, to make changes in the school lunch and breakfast m...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Action Alert - Treat and Reduce Obesity Act »
Thank you for all of your advocacy efforts on the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act. As of today, a total of 23,149 letters...
Monday, November 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workplace Wellness Legislation Passes State Senate »
The State Senate passed the "Wisconsin Healthy Jobs Act," Senate Bill 73 on November 5.  The bill, authored by Senat...
Thursday, September 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACT NOW! Oppose drastic cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and SNAP-ed »
Treat and Reduce Obesity Act: Support for RDs providing weight management MNT Older Americans Act: An U...
Friday, August 9, 2013
Flurry of Farm Bill Movement before August Recess »
As Congress leaves Washington, D.C., to work in their home districts, the House of Representatives proposed a nutrition-...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes a "Farm Only" Farm Bill »
The House of Representatives has passed a Farm Bill that excludes the nutrition title, which funds critical food assista...
Monday, July 15, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
WAND Members Take the SNAP Food Challenge »
The SNAP Challenge gave participants a view of the struggle to obtain adequate food that is faced by millions of low-inc...
Friday, June 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Releases Plan on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity »
The Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan was developed by the Wisconsin Partnership for Activity...
Friday, June 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAND Leadership Meets with State Health Committee Chair »
Jean Wagner, Megan Waltz, Mike Glasgow and WAND’s new lobbyist Tim Hoven met with Representative Erik Severson (R-Star Lak...
Saturday, June 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAND Members Take the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge »
About the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge The SNAP Challenge gives participants a view of the struggle to obtain adeq...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feeding Seniors and People with Disabilities »
Franken Amendment Would Help Feed Hungry Seniors, People with Disabilities Sen. Al Franken (Minn.) proposed an amendm...

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