Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cooperative businesses of all types, including credit unions and mutual insurance companies.

Lobbying Interests:
WFC represents a wide range of cooperative businesses and therefore tracks and lobbies on a variety of issues, including those affecting financial institutions, telephone and rural electric cooperative utilities, dairy, farm supply, livestock marketing, insurance, health care and cooperative housing. Cooperative taxation issues impact all WFC mbrs and is another area in which the Federation is involved. State agencies the WFC works most closely with include the PSC, Dept of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, DNR, Dept of Financial Institutions and Dept of Commerce.

CEO Name:
Rodney Nilsestuen
Vice President of Administration

Contact
PB
Patricia Berry
131 W Wilson St #400
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 258-4400
(608) 258-4407
pat.berry@wfcmac.coop

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William Oemichen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
David Jenkins Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
David Hoopman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Melissa Duffy Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Beata Kalies Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Clay Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
John Manske Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 30

For
Notification Date
1/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 16
Assembly Bill 16
relating to: exempting amounts claimed for depreciation of farm equipment for purposes of calculating farm income under the Badger Care health care program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
relating to: computing expense deductions and amortization and depreciation on property used in farming for income and franchise tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 362

For
Notification Date
8/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 72
Assembly Bill 72
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 119
Assembly Bill 119
relating to: exempting amounts claimed for depreciation for purposes of calculating farm and self-employment income under the Medical Assistance and Badger Care health care programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
relating to: the dairy investment tax credit.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 145
Assembly Bill 145
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for livestock farm modernization or expansion.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 153
Assembly Bill 153
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 195
Assembly Bill 195
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 199
Assembly Bill 199
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 327
Assembly Bill 327
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 342
Assembly Bill 342
relating to: private motor carriers transporting livestock.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 346
Assembly Bill 346
relating to: a sales tax and use tax exemption on tangible personal property used in the business of farming.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 363
Assembly Bill 363
relating to: coverage under a liability insurance policy for owners of dogs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 437
Assembly Bill 437
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to a public utility for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 24

None
Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 441
Assembly Bill 441
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 29

None
Notification Date
5/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 457
Assembly Bill 457
relating to: eliminating the condemnation authority of nongovernmental entities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 505
Assembly Bill 505
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 510
Assembly Bill 510
relating to: special or seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 364

For
Notification Date
7/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 545
Assembly Bill 545
relating to: strategic energy plans regarding electricity, certificates of public convenience and necessity for electric generation and transmission facilities, approval of electric power purchase contracts, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
relating to: sales and use tax exemptions for electricity used in agricultural biotechnology and for vitamins, feed supplements, and hormones used on livestock.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 574
Assembly Bill 574
relating to: the prohibition of certain billing practices for consumer goods or services, lawn care service contracts, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 458

For
Notification Date
9/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 606
Assembly Bill 606
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of electricity used in agricultural biotechnology and on the purchase of products used on livestock.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 635
Assembly Bill 635
relating to: participation by certain persons who buy potatoes in the Agriculture Producer Security Program and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 80

For
Notification Date
10/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

None
Notification Date
9/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
9/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Support as amended.
Assembly Bill 748
Assembly Bill 748
relating to: discharging a firearm in the direction of an electric transmission facility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 169

None
Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 767
Assembly Bill 767
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for using alternative energy sources to generate electricity and heat water.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 806
Assembly Bill 806
relating to: low-income assistance grants made from the utility public benefits fund.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 818
Assembly Bill 818
relating to: public utility aid payments, imposing local general property taxes on production plant general structures and substations, and creating a credit against license fees imposed on light, heat, and power companies and electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
support when amended
Other
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 837
Assembly Bill 837
relating to: the purchase of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork products by state agencies, school districts, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 841
Assembly Bill 841
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy co...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
support when amended
Assembly Bill 852
Assembly Bill 852
relating to: requiring tracer wires in the installation of private sewage systems.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 892
Assembly Bill 892
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of Internet equipment used in the broadband market.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 898
Assembly Bill 898
relating to: transporting buildings on the highways and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 907
Assembly Bill 907
relating to: requiring a contract with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information; eliminating the Board on Health Care Information, the Interagency Coordinating Council, and the Independent Review...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 228

For
Notification Date
1/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 926
Assembly Bill 926
relating to: group health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 231

None
Notification Date
1/26/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 973
Assembly Bill 973
relating to: expanding the purposes for which a town may create a tax incremental financing district.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 330

For
Notification Date
3/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 980
Assembly Bill 980
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1039
Assembly Bill 1039
relating to: persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct paymen...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1053
Assembly Bill 1053
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1140
Assembly Bill 1140
relating to: creating the Private Health Insurance Purchasing Corporation of Wisconsin, establishing a health insurance purchasing arrangement through the use of private accounts for all state residents, adopting federal law as it relates to health savings...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1153
Assembly Bill 1153
relating to: the establishment of a college savings program bank deposit trust fund and a college savings program credit union deposit trust fund and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1173
Assembly Bill 1173
relating to: the prohibition against the harvest of raw forest products from tax delinquent lands and notice and recording requirements for persons who harvest raw forest products.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
4/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1186
Assembly Bill 1186
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 441

For
Notification Date
4/24/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 41
Senate Bill 41
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 83

For
Notification Date
3/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 7

None
Notification Date
2/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 108
Senate Bill 108
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
relating to: renewable resource requirements for electric utilities and cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 111
Senate Bill 111
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 137
Senate Bill 137
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 141
Senate Bill 141
relating to: prohibiting cancellation or nonrenewal of property or automobile insurance because of claims based on acts of nature.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 164
Senate Bill 164
relating to: notice regarding unauthorized acquisition of personal information.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 138

Other
Notification Date
9/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 234
Senate Bill 234
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to electric utilities and cooperatives for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 356
Senate Bill 356
relating to: choice of law in cases involving environmental claims under general liability insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
10/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 381
Senate Bill 381
relating to: low-income assistance grants made from the utility public benefits fund.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 392
Senate Bill 392
relating to: the sale of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 459
Senate Bill 459
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy co...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 141

None
Notification Date
12/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
12/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 480
Senate Bill 480
relating to: transporting buildings on the highways and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 250

None
Notification Date
2/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 483
Senate Bill 483
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of Internet equipment used in the broadband market.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 479

Other
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 516
Senate Bill 516
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 200

None
Notification Date
2/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 517
Senate Bill 517
relating to: group health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 566
Senate Bill 566
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for the offering of a Wisconsin business; excluding from taxable income gains from a Wisconsin business; liability of shareholders; and exemptions from securities registration requirements.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 614
Senate Bill 614
persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct payment to a chirop...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 648
Senate Bill 648
regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 661
Senate Bill 661
the establishment of a college savings program bank deposit trust fund and a college savings program credit union deposit trust fund and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 683
Senate Bill 683
the prohibition against the harvest of raw forest products from tax delinquent lands and notice and recording requirements for persons who harvest raw forest products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 13
Senate Resolution 13
memorializing Congress to support H. R. 3318, the Railroad Antitrust and Competition Enhancement Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
5/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
2/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Edvest College Program Savings Fund changes

Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

State Treasurer
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
State Treasurer

Notification Date
5/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Local Transportation Projects
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Projects

Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
Other
Notification Date
10/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Fertilizer bulk storage.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
Fertilizer bulk storage.

Register Number: 564 (1/1/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-108
livestock premises registration
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
livestock premises registration

Register Number: 580 (5/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-103
For
Notification Date
12/21/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
We support the proposed rule.
Pesticide bulk storage
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
Pesticide bulk storage

Register Number: 564 (1/1/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-108
standards for siting and expanding livestock facilities
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
standards for siting and expanding livestock facilities

Register Number: 581 (5/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-014
For
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

DFI—CU 74, incidental powers activity authority parity with federal credit unions.
Agency Name
Financial Institutions

Subject
DFI—CU 74, incidental powers activity authority parity with federal credit unions.

Register Number: 591 (3/15/2005)
For
Notification Date
8/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 406, 407 and 410, General Air Permit and Registration Air Permit Programs.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406, 407 and 410, General Air Permit and Registration Air Permit Programs.

Register Number: 582 (6/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-107
For
Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Trans 102, establishing a classified driver license system.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 102, establishing a classified driver license system.

Register Number: 594 (6/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-064
Other
Notification Date
6/13/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Trans 327, intrastate motor carrier safety regulations.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 327, intrastate motor carrier safety regulations.

Register Number: 602 (3/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-043
Other
Notification Date
5/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2007-2008 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007-2008 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

BadgerCare Plus Propsal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
BadgerCare Plus Propsal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Healthy Wisconsin Initiative
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy Wisconsin Initiative

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislative Council Special Committee on Nuclear Power
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Special Committee on Nuclear Power

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/26/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB-4503 electricity used for space heating
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4503 electricity used for space heating

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 4639/1, relating to amending the Unfair Sales Act. Oppose proposal.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4639/1, relating to amending the Unfair Sales Act. Oppose proposal.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

seeking state support of federal proposals dealing with the rail industry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
seeking state support of federal proposals dealing with the rail industry

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

BadgerCare eligibility requirements that keep farmers from benefitting from the program, namely that farm equipment depreciation is considered income.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
BadgerCare eligibility requirements that keep farmers from benefitting from the program, namely that farm equipment depreciation is considered income.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Governor's State of the State health care initatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's State of the State health care initatives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3739/1 relating to contractor educational courses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3739/1 relating to contractor educational courses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

OCI's interpretation of s. 635.05 as it pertains to health care purchasing cooperatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OCI's interpretation of s. 635.05 as it pertains to health care purchasing cooperatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 4055, group health plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4055, group health plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3429, relating to licensing of electricians (Ott).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3429, relating to licensing of electricians (Ott).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3679, relating to public utility aid payments (Honadel)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3679, relating to public utility aid payments (Honadel)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Senate Confirmation of Dan Ebert to the PSC.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Senate Confirmation of Dan Ebert to the PSC.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health care reform efforts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care reform efforts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support for nomination of Alberta Darling to the College Savings Board (EdVest)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for nomination of Alberta Darling to the College Savings Board (EdVest)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

CR 05-032, rule that revises the hazardous waste and used oil regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 05-032, rule that revises the hazardous waste and used oil regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 2152 & LRB 2402 certificates of public convenience and necessity.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2152 & LRB 2402 certificates of public convenience and necessity.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Limiting local regulation related to fertilizers and agricultural and vegetable seeds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting local regulation related to fertilizers and agricultural and vegetable seeds

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Sales and use tax exemptions for electricity used in agricultural biotechnology and for vitamins, feed supplements, and hormones used on livestock
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales and use tax exemptions for electricity used in agricultural biotechnology and for vitamins, feed supplements, and hormones used on livestock

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Preparation of a second Wisconsin cooperative statute.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preparation of a second Wisconsin cooperative statute.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The nomination of Margaret Krome to the DATCP Board, in support of the nomination.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The nomination of Margaret Krome to the DATCP Board, in support of the nomination.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Senate Confirmation of Brian Rude to DATCP Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Senate Confirmation of Brian Rude to DATCP Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Senate confirmation of Mark Meyer to the PSC
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Senate confirmation of Mark Meyer to the PSC

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

annexation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
annexation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

building code modifications
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
building code modifications

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

changes regarding worker's compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes regarding worker's compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

renewable energy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
renewable energy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

stray voltage, ground or earth currents, and other electrical phenomena
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
stray voltage, ground or earth currents, and other electrical phenomena

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

liability for damages caused by dogs, court orders to kill a dog, and providing a penalty
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
liability for damages caused by dogs, court orders to kill a dog, and providing a penalty

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

OCI interpretation of Section 612.13 relating to inside directors of a town mutual insurance company
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OCI interpretation of Section 612.13 relating to inside directors of a town mutual insurance company

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Evidence of lay and expert witness (Daubert Standard).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Evidence of lay and expert witness (Daubert Standard).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensing of electrical contractors, electricians and electrical inspection.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of electrical contractors, electricians and electrical inspection.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

"100 Day Jobs Agenda."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
"100 Day Jobs Agenda."

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2005-2007 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2005-2007 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

ATCP 32, 33, and 35: administrative rules regulating the bulk storage of agronomy products and the reimbursement of agronomy environmental clean-up expenses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 32, 33, and 35: administrative rules regulating the bulk storage of agronomy products and the reimbursement of agronomy environmental clean-up expenses

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comm 10, Administrative rule regulating the storage of flammable and combustible liquids and liquid hazardous substances
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Comm 10, Administrative rule regulating the storage of flammable and combustible liquids and liquid hazardous substances

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creation of rural health care cooperatives and rural health care purchasing alliances
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of rural health care cooperatives and rural health care purchasing alliances

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creation of the Wisconsin Rural Finance Authority
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of the Wisconsin Rural Finance Authority

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health Insurance for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Insurance for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Implementation of 2003 WI Act 101
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of 2003 WI Act 101

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Liquified petroleum gas insurance - Draft legislation would mandate financial responsibility minimums for retail suppliers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Liquified petroleum gas insurance - Draft legislation would mandate financial responsibility minimums for retail suppliers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to the environmental cleanup of PCBs in the Fox River
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the environmental cleanup of PCBs in the Fox River

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

retained earnings of a telephone cooperative
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
retained earnings of a telephone cooperative

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support the Unfair Sales Act against repeal or amendment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support the Unfair Sales Act against repeal or amendment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$83,146.48
2005
July - December
$90,465.83
2006
January - June
$83,444.45
2006
July - December
$39,394.23
Total $296,450.99
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
320.99
2005
July - December
191.00
2006
January - June
333.50
2006
July - December
96.50
Total 941.99
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
884.00
2005
July - December
892.25
2006
January - June
830.40
2006
July - December
474.40
Total 3081.05

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
4 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to electric utilities and cooperatives for the construction of electric transmission lines.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to a public utility for the construction of electric transmission lines.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
11 %
2005
July - December
14 %
2006
January - June
16 %
2006
July - December
Total 12 %
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
13 %
2005
July - December
8 %
2006
January - June
24 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
12 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
12 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14 %
2006
January - June
14 %
2006
July - December
Total 8 %
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: public utility aid payments, imposing local general property taxes on production plant general structures and substations, and creating a credit against license fees imposed on light, heat, and power companies and electric cooperatives.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy conservation code; state use of renewable energy resources; anaerobic digestor research; and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy conservation code; state use of renewable energy resources; anaerobic digestor research; and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
memorializing Congress to support H. R. 3318, the Railroad Antitrust and Competition Enhancement Act.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the prohibition against the harvest of raw forest products from tax delinquent lands and notice and recording requirements for persons who harvest raw forest products.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
the prohibition against the harvest of raw forest products from tax delinquent lands and notice and recording requirements for persons who harvest raw forest products. (FE)
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of Internet equipment used in the broadband market.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: group health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
8 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
6 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
3 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
4 %
2005
July - December
4 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
6 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
7 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
23 %
Total 5 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
8 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
11 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
4 %
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
22 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
9 %
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures