MARK YOUR CALENDAR - and Invite your GR Professionals to Participate!
FIAE State Lobbying Conference Call
Friday, February 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
CALL IN INFORMATION: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 244-629-301
(Make sure you enter the audio pin or you can not be "unmuted" and ask questions.)
AGENDA and Moderators
Chris Flynn, Massachusetts Food Association
2. FARM ACT/Changes to SNAP Program/Market Basket Proposal
Greg Ferrara, Executive Vice President, Advocacy, Public Relations and Member Services, National Grocers Association
3. Transportation and Trucking Issues
Andrew Harig, Senior Director, Sustainability, Tax & Trade, Food Marketing Institute
The domestic trucking industry in the U.S. is currently experiencing a significant crisis in capacity (Motor & Chassis). There are several factors that are converging to create an industry-wide issue that does not appear will ease anytime soon.
4. What's Happening in State Capitols?
Be prepared to report on what's happening in your Legislative Session!