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August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1

Relating To: Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway bonding authority, and making appropriations. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 58
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
All Aboard Wisconsin Notified Date 8/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/7/2017

Comments
All Aboard Wisconsin will be carefully monitoring this legislation to review the public transit and passenger rail program implications of any final industrial development plans.
Alliant Energy Notified Date 8/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/24/2017

Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 8/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/4/2017

Ascension Wisconsin Notified Date 8/14/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/14/2017

Comments
Please see the attached statement of support from Ascension Wisconsin.
Supporting Documentation
20170814_August 14 - Ascension WI Support Statement.pdf

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Comments
ABCofWI generally opposes alternative public project delivery methods like those which are in this bill. But this is a transformative, one-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Wisconsin.
ATC Management Inc. Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2017

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 8/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/24/2017

Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2017

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/4/2017

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/2/2017

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 8/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/16/2017

Greater Green Bay Chamber Notified Date 8/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/24/2017

Hoffman Construction Co. Notified Date 8/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/15/2017

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 8/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/9/2017

Kids Forward Notified Date 8/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/7/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 8/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/10/2017

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/3/2017

Comments
We oppose this bill based on our positions supporting responsible use of tax revenues and a physical environment beneficial to life. Our statement is attached.
Supporting Documentation
20170803_Oppose-Aug2017SpecialSessionAB1_Foxconn.pdf

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 8/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/8/2017

Comments
We are pleased with the legislature's passion for creating jobs in Wisconsin. We do not support doing so at the cost of the environment. We ask that you amend the bill to delete the exceptions on environmental controls.
Supporting Documentation
20170808_AB 1 Press Release LOPPW.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
M.A. Mortenson Company Notified Date 8/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/22/2017

Marquette University Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2017

Midwest Environmental Advocates Notified Date 9/14/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2017

Milwaukee County Notified Date 8/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/8/2017

Comments
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports the proposed legislation.
NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 8/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/17/2017

Nature Conservancy - Wisconsin Chapter, The Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/2/2017

Nelson Schmidt Inc. Notified Date 8/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/9/2017

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters Notified Date 8/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/9/2017

RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/3/2017

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/3/2017

Supporting Documentation
20170803_20170803_River Alliance Testimony.pdf

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/2/2017

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2017

Wisconsin Apartment Association (formerly Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council Notified Date 8/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/7/2017

Comments
At this time the Association will be monitoring this proposal for it's possible impact on the area's local rental housing industries.
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 8/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/4/2017

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 8/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/15/2017

Comments
WISCAP will discuss programs related to Skills Training and Job Development programs for low income Wisconsin residents ensuring that they will be able to complete for the new jobs being brought to Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 9/11/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 8/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/7/2017

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2017

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 8/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/2/2017

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 8/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/10/2017

Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 8/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/9/2017

Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association Notified Date 8/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/28/2017

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 8/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/8/2017

Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc Notified Date 8/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/1/2017

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 8/19/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/19/2017

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 8/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2017

Wisconsin Transportation Equity Alliance Notified Date 8/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/8/2017

Comments
The Wisconsin Transportation Equity Alliance will monitor AB 1 as it relates to regional transporation opportunities or increased use of public transportation to assist and aid in the economic development and the quality of the area's environment.
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 8/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/17/2017

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 8/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/4/2017

Comments
Attached position states WWA's position on the legislation as written and potential recommendations.

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1085.00
2018
January - June
87.00
2018
July - December
Total 1172.00
Americans For Prosperity 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
7.00
2018
July - December
Total 15.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
27.00
2018
July - December
Total 27.00
ATC Management Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
6.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
64.00
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 69.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
Greater Green Bay Chamber 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
9.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9.00
Hoffman Construction Co. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
124.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 124.00
International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
68.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 68.00
Kids Forward 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
17.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 17.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
6.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
M.A. Mortenson Company 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
4.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
Marquette University 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
16.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 16.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
154.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 154.00
Midwest Environmental Advocates 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
NAIOP Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
16.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 16.00
Nelson Schmidt Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
37.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 37.00
RENEW Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
34.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 34.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
16.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Apartment Association (formerly Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
28.00
2018
January - June
35.00
2018
July - December
Total 63.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
40.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 40.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
224.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 224.00
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
9.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
79.00
2018
January - June
11.00
2018
July - December
Total 90.00
Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
75.00
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 76.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 15.00