Pre-Conference Session

Saturday, April 1, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

SNA's 2017 Legislative Action Conference (LAC) Pre-Conference Speaker Walter Oleszek

Advocacy in the New Congress
Speaker: Walter Oleszek

After a popular 2016 session, Walter Oleszek is back for round two in 2017! Building on last year’s delve into the policies and procedures of Congress, this session will consider the November 2016 election results and their implications for lawmaking.

Much of the upcoming policymaking work will take place in a GOP-controlled Congress—the “people’s branch”—as lawmakers in both chambers consider whether or how to advance President Trump’s agenda, as well as their own legislative priorities. There is little doubt that major party and procedural developments—for example, the rise of partisan polarization in the House and Senate will significantly determine whether the two parties, the two chambers, and Congress and the White House can achieve consensus on common objectives.

Ultimately, the more people who know about the interplay of Congressional rules, procedures, precedents and strategies, the better equipped they will be to understand how House and Senate members shape public policymaking. This pre-conference session will give you the foundation you need to kick-start a year of effective school nutrition advocacy.
Fee: $100

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