Government Affairs

Federal Affairs

FMI is actively engaged on a range of priority legislative and regulatory policy items that could significantly impact the business operations of our food retailer and wholesaler member companies.

Priority Federal Legislative Issues
  • Affordable Care Act Amendments
  • Food Labeling (Menu Labeling, GMO Labeling, Product Dating)
  • Tax Reform (LIFO, Effective Tax Rates, Corporate/Pass Through Reform)
  • Hours of Service (34-Hour Restart)
  • Minimum Wage with CPI Adjustment
  • Marketplace Fairness/Online Sales Tax
  • Pension Reform
  • Patent Trolls
  • Paycheck Fairness
  • Truck Weights
  • Swipe Fee Reform
  • Reducing Burden of Unnecessary Labor Regulations
  • SNAP: Benefits Issuance / Food Policy
  • Food Safety
  • Data Security/Privacy
  • Organized Retail Crime (ORC)