Government Affairs


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  • FMI in Washington
    FMI in Washington is a monthly report designed to give the reader FMI's perspective on the legislative and political happenings in the nation's capital. It will also update you on FMI and member involvement in the political arena.
  • FMI Labor Report
    FMI Labor Report is a monthly newsletter to educate FMI members on the latest labor-related legislation, rulemakings and other policy actions that could impact food retailers and wholesalers.
  • FMI Tax Time
    FMI Tax Time is a weekly newsletter covering proposed legislation or other potential changes to tax law, at both the federal and state levels; published by the Tax Policy Services Group, Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Federal Regulatory Update
    Federal Regulatory Update is a regular compilation of regulations, guidance and other actions by government agencies that could impact FMI member companies.
  • Independent's Edge
    Independent's Edge is a unique information resource that provides a comprehensive look, from the perspective of independent retailers, into the maze of operational, legislative and regulatory issues that affect small and regional operators. Each issue offers practical tips, updates and ideas on how to use FMI's business-building tools to improve operations and grow your business.
  • Regulatory Comments Filed
    FMI submits written comments with the federal regulatory agencies on a regular basis to ensure that new regulations are not overly burdensome to our members' businesses 
  • Testimony
    Read the latest testimony and statements from the Food Marketing Institute and its members.
  • Key Votes
    In order for FMI to be in the forefront of public policy our voice must be heard on Capitol Hill. Read our latest messages to Congress on those important "key" legislative issues that effect FMI Members.