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Assembly Bill 554

Relating To: Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Wisconsin Council 32 Notified Date 1/13/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/13/2016

Alliant Energy Notified Date 1/8/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/8/2016

AQUA Notified Date 12/3/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/3/2015

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/28/2015

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/15/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2016

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/7/2015

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 1/20/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/26/2016

Supporting Documentation
20160126_CFC Position Note (01227432x9CDD3).pdf

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 12/10/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/10/2015

IBEW 965 Notified Date 2/6/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/6/2016

IBEW Local Union 2150 Notified Date 2/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2016

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 12/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/11/2015

Comments
After further review we have concluded the process in current law for selling a water utility should remain in place. We have come to believe that a mandatory referendum is preferable and better recognizes the extraordinary public investment.
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/2/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2016

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 1/11/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/11/2016

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/9/2015

Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division Notified Date 12/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/7/2015

Municipal Environmental Group - Wastewater Division Notified Date 12/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2015

Plumbers Local 75 Notified Date 2/16/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2016

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 1/3/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/3/2016

Waukesha Water Utility Notified Date 12/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/28/2015

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 2/9/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2016

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 2/10/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2016

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 1/25/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/25/2016

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/8/2015

Wisconsin Liquid Waste Carriers Association Notified Date 12/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/7/2015

Wisconsin Onsite Water Recycling Association Notified Date 12/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/7/2015

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association Notified Date 2/16/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2016

Wisconsin Rural Water Association Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/8/2015

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/27/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2016

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
94.00
2016
January - June
271.00
2016
July - December
3.00
Total 368.00
AQUA 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
41.00
2016
July - December
Total 44.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
15.00
2016
July - December
Total 21.00
Customers First! Coalition 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3.00
2016
July - December
Total 3.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
21.00
2016
July - December
3.00
Total 24.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
18.00
2016
January - June
38.00
2016
July - December
Total 56.00
Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 19.00
Municipal Environmental Group - Wastewater Division 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
7.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7.00
Waukesha Water Utility 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
40.00
2016
July - December
Total 40.00
Wisconsin Liquid Waste Carriers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
8.00
2016
January - June
9.00
2016
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Onsite Water Recycling Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Rural Water Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
33.00
2016
January - June
41.00
2016
July - December
Total 74.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
59.00
2016
July - December
Total 59.00