FMI’s state government relations department provides FMI member companies and state association executives with support to manage the wide range of state public policy challenges that impact the food industry. FMI's state staff provides resources and information, hosts a series of informative regional meetings and helps build broad industry coalitions to mobilize members and other key players to respond to state and local policy initiatives of importance to our members. FMI also engages in grassroots activity to give our members the opportunity to participate in the legislative process.
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To help our members prepare for the upcoming legislative session, FMI releases the State Legislative Outlook every January. This annual report examines the issues our industry expects to confront during the upcoming legislative session on a state-by-state basis. Additionally, it analyzes the previous November’s election results for each state – and the potential consequences of those results. New this year was the addition of local information, where it was available. To compile this comprehensive document, FMI collaborates with the state grocery and retail associations, as well as FMI member government relations professionals. FMI holds four Regional Legislative Meetings around the country where legislative information and strategy is shared and, subsequently, added into the State Legislative Outlook.
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