Advocacy is a central part of MPMA’s mission and goals. Our main advocacy priorities are strengthening Minnesota’s skilled workforce and strengthening Minnesota’s manufacturing economy. You can find more details about our advocacy efforts for both initiatives in the Advocacy Priorities section of this page.
To that end, MPMA supports:
MPMA members also support policies that promote a healthy tax and regulatory climate for manufacturers.
MPMA actively advocates in local and national spheres for these two priorities
In addition to supporting MPMA, members can get involved in advocacy by directly contacting their representatives. We provide information and talking points to our members and then assist them in engaging directly with their representatives. Contact us for specific recommendations.
Once you know your representative, you can:
Hello, my name is [Insert Name], and I am [Position] at [Company Name], based in [City]. I am calling to share my [support/concern] with [Name of Representative] regarding [House/Senate Bill Number]. As a Minnesota manufacturer, I am [in support of/opposed to] [House/Senate Bill Number] because [Insert Reason]. Please [support/oppose] [House/Senate Bill Number] when it comes up for vote this legislative season. Thank you for your time.
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