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Assembly Bill 798

Relating To: increasing the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste, the program of financial assistance for local recycling programs, and making an appropriation.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Arjo Wiggins Appleton Limited Notified Date 2/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/23/2006

Dane County Notified Date 2/16/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2006

Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 12/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/5/2005

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 1/17/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/17/2006

Comments
The Outagamie County Board opposes any increase in tipping fees. The recycling fund is a segregated fund and money should not be transferred out of this fund for other purposes, as has happened.
River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/6/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2006

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/1/2005

Comments
Strongly support this much needed increased in the recyclcing tipping fee.
Superior Services Inc Notified Date 1/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/10/2006

Waste Management Inc Notified Date 11/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/10/2005

Comments
Would impose $40-million plus in new taxes on Wisconsin households, factories, churches, shops, restaurants, hospitals, schools and businesses
Waukesha County Notified Date 2/13/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2006

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/9/2005

Comments
Support contingent on revenue going to offset the cost of local recycling programs (rather than being transferred to balance the state budget).
For
Report Date
11/2/2005

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2006

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 11/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/7/2005

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 11/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/22/2005

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/4/2005

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 2/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2006

Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/1/2005

Wisconsins Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 11/17/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/17/2005

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
2005
July - December
93.00
2006
January - June
114.00
2006
July - December
7.00
Total 214.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
16.00
2006
January - June
5.00
2006
July - December
Total 21.00
Superior Services Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
32.00
2006
January - June
21.00
2006
July - December
Total 53.00
Waste Management Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
24.00
2006
January - June
52.00
2006
July - December
Total 76.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
20.00
2006
July - December
7.00
Total 31.00
Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
6.00
2006
January - June
14.00
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsins Environmental Decade Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
11.00
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 13.00