Federal Issues and Advocacy

   

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The Convenience Distribution Association’s (CDA) federal government affairs staff works every day to represent our members’ interests before federal elected officials and regulators in Washington, D.C.

Whether it’s face-to-face meetings with lawmakers and regulatory agencies, testimony before congressional and regulatory committees, or phone calls, emails, letters and personal contacts with government officials and staff, CDA works at the highest levels of government to represent you.

Click the links below to learn more about the federal policy issues affecting the convenience distribution industry and CDA’s position.


       Tobacco

Tobacco products are highly regulated at the federal, state and local level.
       Labor and Healthcare

CDA works every day to protect members’ interests in federal policymaking around healthcare and labor issues.
       Tax

CDA works with Congress to ensure a fair and equitable tax system that supports economic growth and job creation.
       Other Issues

CDA monitors and engages in a number of other legislative and regulatory issues impacting CDA members.
       Cannabis

Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill (the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) has generated a great deal of interest in cannabis, and products containing CBD, or cannabidiol.