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Legislative advocacy is one of the most important services the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) provides to its members. The WEDA Government Affairs Team works every day to represent the legislative interests of members and promote policies to advance economic development in Wisconsin. WEDA’s comprehensive approach to legislative advocacy includes:

  • Analyzing, monitoring and lobbying on important economic development legislation and regulatory proposals. 
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with lawmakers and key state officials.
  • Coordinating WEDA’s Grassroots Advocacy program to  provide members the necessary information and tools to be effective advocates for economic development in Wisconsin.  



WEDA Advocacy Resources:


2017-18 WEDA Legislative Agenda

The 2017-18 WEDA Legislative Agenda provides a broad policy vision for advancing economic prosperity in Wisconsin. The agenda also includes WEDA’s specific legislative goals to help meet the Association’s long-term policy vision.



WEDA Bill Tracking

WEDA lobbies on and monitors hundreds of legislative proposals being considered by the Wisconsin Legislature. Here, you can track the status of each bill as it works through the legislative process.

WEDA Legislative Day

WEDA held its 2017 Legislative Day on March 29, providing WEDA members with the opportunity to learn more about policies impacting economic development and meet with their legislators to discuss WEDA’s legislative priorities. WEDA's Issue Papers for 2017 Legislative Day can be viewed here. Also, it's never too early to think about next year, as 2018 WEDA Legislative Day is scheduled for January 31, 2018. Please SAVE THE DATE!



WEDA Legislative Updates

Keep up-to-date on WEDA's legislative efforts and other policy developments that impact WEDA members and economic development in Wisconsin.

WEDA Political News and Notes

WEDA Political News and Notes is a bi-monthly publication covering Wisconsin's latest political and legislative news.

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