Wisconsin Economic Development Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Statewide association of economic development professionals and persons from business and government interested in promoting economic development.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters relating to economic development and fostering a healthy economic climate including matters relating to taxation, transportation, environment, energy, workforce, education, and business incentives.

CEO Name:
James E Hough
Legislative Director

Contact
JEH
James E Hough
10 East Doty St #500
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-5666
(608) 283-2589
hough@hamilton-consulting.com
www.weda.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy Boyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
James E Hough Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert I Fassbender Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Franken Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 10
Assembly Bill 10
relating to: Department of Transportation rules relating to land subdivisions abutting state trunk highways and connecting highways.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
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

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 58
Assembly Bill 58
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
relating to: changing the definition of industrial development project, and limiting the scope of certain projects, under the Industrial Development Law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 227

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 174
Assembly Bill 174
relating to: limits on the designation of enterprise development zones.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2005
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 206
Assembly Bill 206
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for research conducted in this state by a corporation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
relating to: creating rural enterprise development zones and providing tax incentives to qualified businesses in the zones, creating refundable individual income tax credits for income and capital gains derived from the zones, making appropriations, and pr...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 361

For
Notification Date
3/18/2005
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 223
Assembly Bill 223
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for businesses located in an airport development zone and a loan program for certain construction projects in an airport development zone.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 243
Assembly Bill 243
relating to: the income and franchise tax credit for research and research facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
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 266
Assembly Bill 266
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
relating to: general air pollution control permits, the term of registration air pollution control permits, the effect of a challenge to an emission limitation in an air pollution operation permit, and a report on regulatory barriers affecting manufacturin...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2005
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
relating to: the minimum number of railroad employees required to be present in the cab of the lead control locomotive when the railroad train or locomotive is in motion.

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 299
Assembly Bill 299
relating to: the effect of county shoreland zoning ordinances in territories annexed by cities, villages, or towns or incorporated as cities, or villages.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2006
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 338
Assembly Bill 338
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 554
Assembly Bill 554
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for electricity used in research or development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
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
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 620
Assembly Bill 620
relating to: requiring notice to persons affected by zoning actions and comprehensive plans that change the allowable use of their property.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 208

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 623
Assembly Bill 623
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of electricity used in research and development.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 645
Assembly Bill 645
relating to: repealing the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 656
Assembly Bill 656
relating to: determining fair market value of property taken by condemnation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
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 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
9/20/2005
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 676
Assembly Bill 676
relating to: the creation of a tax incremental financing district in the city of Madison.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 682
Assembly Bill 682
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property for any purpose not expressly authorized.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 710
Assembly Bill 710
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 760
Assembly Bill 760
relating to: changes to the comprehensive planning statutes and authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 778
Assembly Bill 778
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 797
Assembly Bill 797
relating to: a temporary suspension of the motor vehicle fuel tax and eliminating the automatic annual increase in the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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 845
Assembly Bill 845
relating to: creating an economic development program Web site and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
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

For
Notification Date
1/4/2006
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 979
Assembly Bill 979
relating to: grants to businesses that locate in extremely depressed areas, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 999
Assembly Bill 999
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 1015
Assembly Bill 1015
relating to: authorizing a city or village to simultaneously create a new tax incremental financing district and subtract territory from an existing tax incremental district.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2006
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 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
2/27/2006
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 1163
Assembly Bill 1163
relating to: liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 474

For
Notification Date
5/17/2006
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2006
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 10
Senate Bill 10
relating to: Department of Transportation rules relating to land subdivisions abutting state trunk highways and connecting highways.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
relating to: apportioning remaining net income by using a single sales factor based on creating and retaining new jobs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 55
Senate Bill 55
relating to: limits on the designation of enterprise development zones.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 6

For
Notification Date
3/2/2005
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.
Senate Bill 91
Senate Bill 91
relating to: changing the definition of industrial development project under the Industrial Development Law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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.
Senate Bill 103
Senate Bill 103
relating to: the income and franchise tax credit for research and research facilities.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 452

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
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.
Senate Bill 136
Senate Bill 136
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for businesses located in an airport development zone and a loan program for certain construction projects in an airport development zone.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 487

For
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 159
Senate Bill 159
relating to: providing the jury in civil actions with an explanation regarding the results of their findings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2005
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 161
Senate Bill 161
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 325

For
Notification Date
4/12/2005
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 165
Senate Bill 165
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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 183
Senate Bill 183
relating to: increasing the maximum amount of grants to certain organizations that provide support to a manufacturing extension center and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 180

For
Notification Date
4/26/2005
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.
Senate Bill 184
Senate Bill 184
relating to: allowing refunds for claiming the development zones capital investment tax credit, development zones credit, development opportunity zones credit, technology zones credit, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2005
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.
Senate Bill 290
Senate Bill 290
relating to: claiming early stage seed and angel investment income and franchise tax credits.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 85

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 372
Senate Bill 372
relating to: a grant for a biomedical technology alliance in southeastern Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 402
Senate Bill 402
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
relating to: the authority of the Department of Justice and public nuisance actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2006
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 433
Senate Bill 433
relating to: grants to certain state agencies for information technology development projects, creation of an enterprise development fund, authorization to transfer certain moneys from state agency appropriation accounts, imposition of fees for state vende...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 435
Senate Bill 435
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for the sales and use taxes paid for tangible personal property that is used in research or manufacturing by a biotechnology business, an institution of higher education, or a governmental unit.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 447
Senate Bill 447
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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.
Senate Bill 449
Senate Bill 449
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for eligible innovation projects and project facilities.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 460
Senate Bill 460
relating to: municipal boundary agreements and the use of alternative dispute resolution in municipal boundary disputes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 461
Senate Bill 461
relating to: department of administration advisory review of certain annexations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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.
Senate Bill 513
Senate Bill 513
relating to: increasing aid to Forward Wisconsin, Inc., and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 546
Senate Bill 546
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 418

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.
Senate Bill 563
Senate Bill 563
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for expenses related to film production services and for capital investments made by a film production company, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 483

For
Notification Date
5/17/2006
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.
Senate Bill 602
Senate Bill 602
creating a development zone credit for the license fees paid by certain insurers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2006
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.
Senate Resolution 63
Senate Resolution 63
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for red...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2006
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

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

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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: Departmentwide and Economic Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Expert opinion evidence
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expert opinion evidence

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Forward Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Forward Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Great Lakes Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Great Lakes Compact

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Impact fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Impact fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

LAB economic programs report
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LAB economic programs report

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Medical Malpractice caps
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Malpractice caps

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Open meetings/records for quasi-governmental bodies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Open meetings/records for quasi-governmental bodies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Product Liability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Product Liability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Punitive damages standard
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Punitive damages standard

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Risk contibution
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Risk contibution

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Workforce issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workforce issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/2/2006
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.

Invest Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Invest Wisconsin

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.

Eminent Domain/Condemnation of Property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eminent Domain/Condemnation of Property

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/12/2005
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.

Tax credit reform.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax credit reform.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/18/2005
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.

Legislation relating to rural economic development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to rural economic development.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Any matters relating to air quality programs, including mercury, air toxics, ozone, particulate matter or greenhouse gases adn related permitting and funding issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any matters relating to air quality programs, including mercury, air toxics, ozone, particulate matter or greenhouse gases adn related permitting and funding issues.

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.

Brownfields redevelopment and related environmental clean-up issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Brownfields redevelopment and related environmental clean-up issues.

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.

Constitutional amendment to control government spending.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Constitutional amendment to control government spending.

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.

Dept. of Commerce Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept. of Commerce 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.

Dept. of Transportation Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept. of Transportation 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.

High-speed internet service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
High-speed internet service

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.

Leg. Council Study Committee in Transportation Infrastructure.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Leg. Council Study Committee in Transportation Infrastructure.

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.

Legislation relating to tax incremental financing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to tax incremental financing

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.

Levy/tax freeze.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Levy/tax freeze.

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.

Regulatory Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulatory Reform

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.

Trans 233
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Trans 233

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.

Transportation funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation funding

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
$35,167.12
2005
July - December
$35,774.00
2006
January - June
$41,158.00
2006
July - December
$40,523.88
Total $152,623.00
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
184.50
2005
July - December
166.00
2006
January - June
112.50
2006
July - December
77.95
Total 540.95
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
519.30
2005
July - December
720.45
2006
January - June
850.95
2006
July - December
707.55
Total 2798.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.
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
Total 1 %
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
7 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
9 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: allowing refunds for claiming the development zones capital investment tax credit, development zones credit, development opportunity zones credit, technology zones credit, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
14 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
9 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
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
10 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17 %
2006
January - June
11 %
2006
July - December
Total 8 %
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17 %
2006
January - June
9 %
2006
July - December
Total 7 %
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
13 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: liability of shareholders.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
14 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
Total 1 %
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
Total 1 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
16 %
2006
July - December
13 %
Total 12 %
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
12 %
Total 3 %
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
13 %
Total 3 %
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
17 %
Total 4 %

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
9 %
2005
July - December
25 %
2006
January - June
22 %
2006
July - December
16 %
Total 19 %

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
30 %
2005
July - December
7 %
2006
January - June
8 %
2006
July - December
29 %
Total 17 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures