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Assembly Bill 426

Relating To: Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/6/2012

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/20/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2012

American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/2/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2012

Comments
AB426, contrary to Wisconsin tradition of open government and violates principles of access to justice/courts by aggrieved/harms residents by denying public input and lawsuits.
Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/22/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2012

Aquila Resources, Inc. Notified Date 12/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/15/2011

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/21/2011

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/14/2011

ATC Management Inc. Notified Date 1/18/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2012

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/4/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Construction Business Group Notified Date 1/31/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/31/2012

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 2/3/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/3/2012

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 1/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2012

None
Report Date
1/23/2012

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 2/21/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/21/2012

Gogebic Taconite LLC Notified Date 1/7/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/7/2012

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/28/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2012

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/6/2012

Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2012

Comments
as amended by Joint Finance Committee
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc Notified Date 12/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2012

Comments
624 20120216_145807_Statement on mining legislation.pdf
Against
Report Date
12/15/2011

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/23/2012

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/25/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2012

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 12/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/31/2011

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 12/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/24/2011

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 12/30/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/30/2011

National Mining Association Notified Date 2/14/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2012

Nature Conservancy, The Notified Date 12/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/21/2011

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 12/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/29/2011

Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/31/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2012

None
Report Date
1/31/2012

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2012

Safari Club International, Wisconsin Chapters Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2012

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 12/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/23/2011

St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/16/2011

Stockbridge-Munsee Community Notified Date 1/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/13/2012

Tavern League of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/5/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/5/2012

United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc Notified Date 12/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/23/2011

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 12/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/19/2011

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 12/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/17/2011

Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) Notified Date 1/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/6/2012

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 3/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2012

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2012

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 12/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/21/2011

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 12/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/22/2011

Wisconsin Mining Association Notified Date 1/20/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2012

Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2012

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association Notified Date 1/27/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2012

Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 1/16/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/16/2012

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 1/24/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2012

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 1/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/6/2012

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 12/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/19/2011

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 3/5/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2012

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 2/3/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/3/2012

Comments
WTA supports a production tax and proceeds tax and seeks at least 60% for locals from the impact funds.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 10/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/1/2012

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 2/21/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/21/2012

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 1/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2012

Comments
This bill will result in very substantial environmental damage to lakes, streams and wetlands that are valuable fish and wildlife habitat and take away valuable public input.

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1948.00
2012
January - June
6614.00
2012
July - December
1854.00
Total 10416.00
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
14.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
Americans For Prosperity 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10.00
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
Aquila Resources, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
12.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 12.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
91.00
2012
July - December
18.00
Total 109.00
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3.00
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
ATC Management Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
11.00
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 17.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
53.00
2012
January - June
396.00
2012
July - December
7.00
Total 456.00
Construction Business Group 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
64.00
2012
July - December
Total 64.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 6.00
Gogebic Taconite LLC 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
161.00
2012
January - June
569.00
2012
July - December
Total 730.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
14.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
77.00
Total 77.00
Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
64.00
2012
July - December
Total 64.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2.00
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 41.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
55.00
2012
July - December
Total 55.00
Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
Nature Conservancy, The 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
26.00
2012
January - June
43.00
2012
July - December
27.00
Total 96.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
81.00
2012
January - June
313.00
2012
July - December
Total 394.00
Operating Engineers Local #139 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
114.00
2012
July - December
Total 114.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
6.00
2012
July - December
Total 6.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
6.00
2012
January - June
18.00
2012
July - December
Total 24.00
St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
36.00
2012
July - December
Total 36.00
Tavern League of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
24.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 24.00
United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
41.00
2012
January - June
17.00
2012
July - December
Total 58.00
Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
4.00
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
30.00
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 39.00
Wisconsin Economic Development Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
34.00
2012
January - June
74.00
2012
July - December
Total 108.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
42.00
2012
July - December
Total 42.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1061.00
2012
January - June
1348.00
2012
July - December
Total 2409.00
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
386.00
2012
January - June
657.00
2012
July - December
Total 1043.00
Wisconsin Mining Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
324.00
2012
July - December
Total 324.00
Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
50.00
2012
July - December
Total 50.00
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1581.00
2012
July - December
1687.00
Total 3268.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
22.00
2012
January - June
64.00
2012
July - December
24.00
Total 110.00
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
283.00
2012
July - December
Total 283.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
2.00
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
274.00
2012
July - December
Total 274.00