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Senate Bill 331

Relating To: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 85
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/9/2005

None
Report Date
12/8/2005

AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2005

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 9/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/21/2005

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 Notified Date 12/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/7/2005

Comments
We are steadfastly against any changes in the fuel tax index until an alternative source of dedicated funding for Mass Transit operating assistance is established on a state or regional level.
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers) Notified Date 9/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/29/2005

American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 10/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/2/2005

City of Madison Notified Date 12/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/13/2005

Comments
The City of Madison opposes any effort to cover any State Budget shortfall resulting from this bill by decreasing aid to Mass Transit systems, as such decreases are harmful to economic development and the quality of life of our residents.
Dane County Notified Date 12/14/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/14/2005

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 9/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/16/2005

Marten Transport Notified Date 9/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/21/2005

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 12/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/2/2005

Milwaukee County Notified Date 12/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/9/2005

Wisconsin Association of Taxicab Owners Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2005

Comments
If adopted this proposal would financially disrupt over 45 shared ride taxi systems in small Wisconsin cities and towns.
Wisconsin Council 40 AFSCME, AFL-CIO Notified Date 12/19/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/19/2005

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 9/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/30/2005

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 12/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/27/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 3/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2006

Wisconsin Innkeepers Association Notified Date 9/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/29/2005

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 11/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/8/2005

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 9/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/20/2005

Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 9/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/13/2005

None
Report Date
9/21/2005

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2005

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 9/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/26/2005

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 10/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/4/2005

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 9/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/26/2005

Wisconsin Urban & Rural Transit Association (formerly Wis Urban Transit Assn) Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2005

Comments
Adoption would create additional and unnecessary financial burdens on public trnasportation systems throughout the state.

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
2005
July - December
768.00
2006
January - June
142.00
2006
July - December
Total 910.00
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
46.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 46.00
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
54.00
2006
January - June
29.00
2006
July - December
Total 83.00
International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
112.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 112.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
9.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 9.00
Milwaukee County 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
30.00
2006
January - June
31.00
2006
July - December
Total 61.00
Wisconsin Association of Taxicab Owners 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
28.00
2006
July - December
Total 33.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
31.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 31.00
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
66.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 66.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
33.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 33.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
333.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 333.00
Wisconsin Urban & Rural Transit Association (formerly Wis Urban Transit Assn) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
26.00
2006
January - June
54.00
2006
July - December
Total 80.00