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Thursday, November 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Residents: Please consider participating in the Occupational Licensing Study Survey! »
Pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 59, the Department of Safety and Professional Services is required to submit a report to th...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Looking Towards the 2019-2020 Legislative Session »
The November 6 election has come and gone. Voters across Wisconsin turned out in large numbers for the 2018 Midterms. Medi...
Thursday, November 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Congressional Issues Require Your Action! »
Important Congressional Issues Require Your Action! As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietet...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Election Update »
Good morning,  Yesterday, voters across the state turned out in large numbers for the 2018 Midterms and Wisconsi...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voters Back Evers, Baldwin »
Voters back Evers, Baldwin    Superintendent Tony Evers won a narrow victory over Gov. Scott Walker T...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Photos of ANDPAC Signature Event »
The nighttime photo below of the Capitol was taken from the ANDPAC Signature Event Tuesday night, October 23rd. Other phot...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Poll Good for Walker »
On Wednesday, October 10, Marquette University Law School released the results of a poll it conducted from October 3 to Oc...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Action Alert: Oppose the House Farm Bill and Support the Preventive Health Savings Act »
New Action Alert released 6/14/18:   Even if you have sent Academy Action Alerts in the past, please take action...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Action Alert: Urge your Representative to Oppose the House Farm Bill »
  New Action Alert released 05/08/18:  Even if you have sent Academy Action Alerts in the past, please take...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Legislator of the Year Award »
WAND's State Policy Representative Catherine Mussatti, President Christina Lemon and Lobbyist Dan Carpenter presented Sen....
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
WAND Government Affairs March 2018 E-Newsletter »
WAND Government Affairs March 2018 E-Newsletter Another Successful Advocacy Day   On Tuesday, M...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Advocacy Day Success! »
On Wednesday, March 7th, WAND members joined forces with members of SNA-WI at the State Capitol for a joint Legislative Ad...
Monday, March 5, 2018
Action Alert: Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Nutrition Programs in the Farm Bill »
  Congress is currently working on the  2018 farm bill , which is the primary legislation that authoriz...
Monday, March 5, 2018
USDA requests comments on Dietary Guidelines for the first time ever »
The USDA announced Monday that it would be inviting public comments on the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans for the fi...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
WAND Government Affairs Update - February 2018 »
State Assembly Passes Nutrition Education Act! On Tuesday, February 20 th , the Wisconsin State Assembly pass...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Send WAND Your Stories! »
To help support future opposition to anti-regulatory bills like AB 369 and AB 370, WAND and other professional organizatio...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Nutrition Education Act Moves Forward »
More great news! The Assembly Committee on Education unanimously approved the Nutrition Education Act (SB 159) as amended....
Friday, December 22, 2017
Amended SB 159 Passes Senate Committee »
We just received very good news from WAND Lobbyist Dan Carpenter; the Senate Education Committee voted December 21st to ad...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
SB 385: Implementing LTC Diet Order Writing Privileges »
Now that SB 385 has been signed by the Governor, how does one implement diet order writing privileges in long-term care fa...
Monday, December 4, 2017
SB 385 Signed Into Law »
Great news!  Thursday, 11/30/17, Governor Walker signed SB 385 into law.  This means doctors may now delegate di...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Government Affairs Update - November »
Senate Bill 385 Passes Both Houses of the State Legislature! On Tuesday, November 7th the Wisconsin State Senate pas...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Diet Order Writing Privileges and RDNs »
Update: SB 385 relating to therapeutic diet order writing for dietitians in long-term care  has officially pa...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Government Affairs Update from the Academy »
FDA’s Proposed Delay of Nutrition Facts Label Compliance Raises Academy’s concerns The Academy is in the proc...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Important Congressional Issues Require Your Action »
As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, please urge your policymakers to support legislation that protects...
Friday, October 6, 2017
WAND Government Affairs Update »
Legislative Activity and Campaign Updates Senate Bill 288 and Senate Bill 296 On Thursday, September 28,...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Legislative Action Alert!! »
Please Contact Your Legislators and Tell Them to OPPOSE Assembly Bill 369/Senate Bill 288 and Assembly Bill 370/Senate Bil...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Government Affairs Update - September »
Budget Update and Bill Tracking Late in the evening on Wednesday, September 13, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed t...
Monday, September 11, 2017
Advocacy Day Planning Committee Forming »
  Calling all members and students interested in joining the Advocacy Day Planning Committee! This is a great way t...
Friday, September 8, 2017
Nutrition Education Act (AB 215) »
  The Nutrition Education Act (AB 215) was well supported Thursday (9/7/17) at the State Capitol.  School Nut...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
AB 473 Well Supported at the Capitol! »
  WAND would like to thank all  seven  RDNs who testified in support of AB 473 Tuesday (9/5/17)&nbs...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Grassroots and Lobbyist Efforts Making a Difference »
On Thursday, August 24th, the Assembly Committee on Regulatory and Licensing Reform and Senate Committee on Public Benefit...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Legislative Action Alert »
Please support WAND and testify on behalf of Senate Bill 385 at the Capitol!   For those of you who want...
Monday, July 24, 2017
LRB 2818 and Other Legislative Matters »
  Early this week, LRB 2818 was introduced by Rep. Joan Ballweg (R-Markesan) and Sen. Patrick Testin (R-Steve...
Monday, June 19, 2017
WAND Government Affairs Update »
  Although state law requires the budget to be finalized by June 30, each passing day makes it look more and more...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Participate in the Prevention Fund "Virtual" Advocacy Day on June 15! »
The Academy is participating as a partner on Thursday, June 15 th and is asking all members to register and attend....

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