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Academy Action Alert: Support the Preventive Health Savings Act »
Academy members play critical roles in programs across the country that prevent chronic disease and reduce health care cos...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Academy Action Alert: Urge Congress to Advance Malnutrition Quality Measures »
The Academy continues to support the development of electronic malnutrition quality measures that will help ensure nutriti...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Joint Committee on Finance Action on DHS »
Last night, the Joint Committee on Finance voted on budget provisions related to the Department of Health Services. The co...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Register Today for the Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit! »
Help shape the future of our profession –  register today  for the  Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Take Action: Tell Congress to advance malnutrition quality measures »
Malnutrition continues to impact the health of our country and especially seniors. A recent report found that one in thre...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Legislative Action Alert – Contact The Joint Committee on Finance NOW!! »
Legislative Action Alert – Contact The Joint Committee on Finance NOW!!   The Joint Committee on Finan...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
WAND Members Participate in Another Successful Advocacy Day »
WAND Members Participate in Another Successful Advocacy Day On March 20, the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Diet...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Hearing on Child Nutrition Reauthorizaion »
On April 10, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, held a  hearing  entitled: "Perspe...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Alert-Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act »
Recently introduced in both the US Senate and the US House of Representatives, the bipartisan Expanding Access to Diabetes...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support TROA: The Newly Introduced Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 »
The bipartisan Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 (H.R.1530, S.595) recently introduced in the U.S. House and Senate wil...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Academy Opposes Proposed Rule for SNAP Requirements »
The Academy  submitted comments  to the U.S. Department of Agriculture strongly opposing the proposed rule reg...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Evers Introduces 2019-2021 Biennial State Budget »
Governor Evers Introduces 2019-2021 Biennial State Budget On Thursday, February 28 Governor Tony Evers delivered his...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Governor Evers Delivers First State of the State Address »
Governor Evers Delivers First State of the State Address In late January, newly-inaugurated Governor Tony Evers delive...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor, Legislature Begin New Era in State Government »
Governor, Legislature Begin New Era in State Government On Monday, January 7, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and member...
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...

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