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Assembly Bill 226

Relating To: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time on public broadcasting television stations and public access channels, statewide voter registration, staffing of the Elections Board, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 10/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/5/2005

Common Cause in Wisconsin Notified Date 3/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/21/2005

Family Research Institute of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/31/2005

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/7/2006

Comments
We initially opposed AB 226 but AB 1058 makes up for the bill's shortcomings by providing adequate guaranteed financing for candidates choosing to use public funds. Together these bills offer the best chance in years for true campaign finance reform
Against
Report Date
8/30/2005

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 5/18/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/18/2006

Comments
Support only if funded with trailer bill.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 9/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/2/2005

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 3/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/29/2005

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 9/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/26/2005

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 3/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/29/2005

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 9/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/8/2005

Wisconsin Right to Life Inc Notified Date 4/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/21/2005

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
11.00
2005
July - December
77.00
2006
January - June
69.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 161.00
Common Cause in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
11.00
2005
July - December
39.00
2006
January - June
25.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 79.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
18.00
2006
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14.00
2006
January - June
5.00
2006
July - December
Total 19.00
Wisconsin Education Association Council 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Wisconsin Right to Life Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
20.00
2006
July - December
Total 20.00