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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Academy Opposes Proposed SNAP Rule »
The Academy supports efforts to strengthen the positive impacts of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for healt...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
WAND Legislative Update – November 2019 »
State Senate Denies Confirmation of DATCP Appointment On Tuesday, November 5, the Wisconsin State Senate met to vote o...
Thursday, October 17, 2019
WAND Legislative Update - October 2019 »
Diabetes Action Plan Bill Passes State Senate On October 8, the State Senate passed Senate Bill 217. The bill requir...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Now is the Time - Donate to WAND PAC! »
The future of nutrition care and the RDN profession in Wisconsin is greatly impacted by state lawmakers and other elected...
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...
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...

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