Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Farmers.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation and rules affecting agriculture.

CEO Name:
Howard Poulson
Treasurer

Contact
JF
Jeff Fuller
PO Box 5550
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 836-5575
(608) 828-5718
jfuller.fbcenter@wfbf.com
www.wfbf.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Roger Cliff Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul Zimmerman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Sabrina Gentile Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
T Jeffrey Lyon Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A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
1/21/2005
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 5
Assembly Bill 5
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 30

For
Notification Date
1/21/2005
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 6
Assembly Bill 6
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2005
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 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
1/21/2005
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 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
1/21/2005
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 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

None
Notification Date
8/11/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 52
Assembly Bill 52
relating to: the payment of personal property taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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

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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
relating to: polling hours.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 333

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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 67
Assembly Bill 67
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 71
Assembly Bill 71
relating to: determinations of ordinary high-water marks by counties and by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/26/2005
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 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
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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 73
Assembly Bill 73
relating to: the amount of the exemption from income tax withholding requirements for employees of a county fair association.

Bill Text and History

None
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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
relating to: covering certain private sector employers and their employees under the health care coverage plan for the state and its employees and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2005
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 115
Assembly Bill 115
relating to: operating certain 3-vehicle combinations on the highways.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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

None
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.
Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
relating to: the dairy investment tax credit.

Bill Text and History

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.
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
3/2/2005
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 166
Assembly Bill 166
relating to: wildlife damage abatement assistance.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 82

For
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.
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
3/14/2005
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 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

Other
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 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

For
Notification Date
8/10/2005
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 279
Assembly Bill 279
relating to: the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to enforce violations of the trespass law, imposing a hunting and fishing trespass surcharge, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 300
Assembly Bill 300
relating to: trailers or semitrailers used to transport livestock.

Bill Text and History

None
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 312
Assembly Bill 312
relating to: the distribution of the penalty for converting agricultural land.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/29/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 327
Assembly Bill 327
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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 340
Assembly Bill 340
relating to: lighting and visibility marking requirements for certain agricultural vehicles and agricultural implements operated or towed upon a highway, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule pro...

Bill Text and History

None
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

None
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 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

None
Notification Date
4/29/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 389
Assembly Bill 389
relating to: requiring the Department of Administration to study the feasibility of developing a Wisconsin brand.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/29/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 409
Assembly Bill 409
relating to: the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to enforce certain violations of the trespass law; revocation, suspension, and denial of certain approvals and privileges relating to wild animals and plants for certain violations of the tr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 420
Assembly Bill 420
relating to: fencing of farm-raised deer and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/22/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 490
Assembly Bill 490
relating to: damage to fish farms caused by otters.

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.
Assembly Bill 500
Assembly Bill 500
relating to: determinations concerning the navigability of bodies of water; determinations as to whether bodies of waters are lakes or streams; procedures, requirements, and exemptions that apply to permits and contracts for activities that affect navigabl...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/21/2005
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 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
6/28/2005
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 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

None
Notification Date
8/11/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 602
Assembly Bill 602
relating to: exempting an assessor and an assessor's staff from liability for trespassing.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/13/2006
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.
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

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.
Assembly Bill 646
Assembly Bill 646
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for the sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of tangible personal property used in farming.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 366

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 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

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.
Assembly Bill 675
Assembly Bill 675
relating to: compensation for the reduction in the fair market value of private real property.

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.
Assembly Bill 703
Assembly Bill 703
relating to: making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

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.
Assembly Bill 762
Assembly Bill 762
relating to: exempting from motor carrier regulations certain vehicle combinations operated in intrastate commerce.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 65

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 809
Assembly Bill 809
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for motor vehicles that use gasoline and ethanol mixtures as fuel.

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 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
1/13/2006
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.
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

None
Notification Date
1/13/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 878
Assembly Bill 878
relating to: open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 884
Assembly Bill 884
relating to: the admissibility of evidence of the discovery of an endangered or threatened species during the course of certain proceedings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2006
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

For
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.
Other
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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
1/19/2006
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 1003
Assembly Bill 1003
relating to: eligibility for the farm assets reinvestment management loan guarantee program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 480

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 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
3/7/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 1129
Assembly Bill 1129
relating to: creating a license that authorizes the hunting of deer by muzzle-loading firearms, deer hunting seasons during the months of October and November for hunting deer on the Apostle Islands and under certain other circumstances, an annual 9-day de...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2006
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.
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

For
Notification Date
4/17/2006
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 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
1/21/2005
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 Bill 9
Senate Bill 9
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 15
Senate 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
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.
Senate Bill 16
Senate Bill 16
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
relating to: eliminating the estate tax.

Bill Text and History

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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 37
Senate Bill 37
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 39
Senate Bill 39
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 43

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 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
3/8/2005
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 45
Senate Bill 45
relating to: operating certain 3-vehicle combinations on the highways.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 119

None
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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 46
Senate Bill 46
relating to: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time...

Bill Text and History

None
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 65
Senate Bill 65
relating to: the capital gains income tax exclusion.

Bill Text and History

None
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 78
Senate Bill 78
relating to: pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and other materials used to produce methamphetamine, the distribution of methamphetamine to minors, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 14

None
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 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
3/14/2005
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.
Senate Bill 111
Senate Bill 111
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.

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 128
Senate Bill 128
relating to: increasing the limits for insurance coverage of nervous or mental health disorders or alcoholism or other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2005
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

Other
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 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

For
Notification Date
8/10/2005
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.
Senate Bill 213
Senate Bill 213
relating to: private motor carriers transporting livestock.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2005
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 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/2/2005
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 240
Senate Bill 240
relating to: special or seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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
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.
Senate Bill 445
Senate Bill 445
relating to: prohibiting local governmental restrictions on certain business signs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/13/2006
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 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

For
Notification Date
3/6/2006
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 504
Senate Bill 504
relating to: determining the size of a livestock operation for the applicability of the livestock facility siting law, water quality regulation of livestock operations, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedur...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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
3/7/2006
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 620
Senate Bill 620
creating an income and franchise tax credit for motor vehicles that use gasoline and ethanol mixtures as fuel and for fuel efficient hybrid motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2006
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 723
Senate Bill 723
the motor vehicle fuel tax imposed on gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting charging an excessive price for gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting discrimination against a retailer of gasoline that contain...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2006
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 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

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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Division of Gaming
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Division of Gaming

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.

Comments
ethanol incentive program

Administration: Land Information
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Land Information

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.

Comments
land use planning

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
3/2/2005
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.

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

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.

Comments
nonpoint funding

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

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.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

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.

Comments
wildlife damage program

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

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.

Comments
nonpoint funding

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids

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.

Public Instruction: Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Revenue Limits

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.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation

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.

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

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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

agricultural producer security
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
agricultural producer security

Register Number: 589 (2/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-068
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

ATCP 10 to 12, animal health, including individual identification requirements for intrastate movement of sheep and goats and technical rule changes.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 10 to 12, animal health, including individual identification requirements for intrastate movement of sheep and goats and technical rule changes.

Register Number: 298 (10/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-009
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

ATCP 60, 69, 70, 71, 75, 77, 80, 81, 82 and 85, relating to food and diary license fees.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 60, 69, 70, 71, 75, 77, 80, 81, 82 and 85, relating to food and diary license fees.

Register Number: 600 (1/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-037
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

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
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

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
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

nutrient management on farms
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
nutrient management on farms

Register Number: 581 (5/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-013
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

ATCP 10 − 12, animal health, including aquaculture, the control of Johne’s disease in cattle and goats, animal health fees and technical rule changes.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
ATCP 10 − 12, animal health, including aquaculture, the control of Johne’s disease in cattle and goats, animal health fees and technical rule changes.

Register Number: 587 (11/15/2004)
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

NR 243, regulations for animal feeding operations.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 243, regulations for animal feeding operations.

Register Number: 570 (7/1/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-075
None
Notification Date
1/17/2006
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Construction and funding for the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Construction and funding for the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

CWD and deer herd management issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CWD and deer herd management issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

DOT truck weight limits and vehicle regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOT truck weight limits and vehicle regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Healthcare costs and availability to Wisconsin farm families.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthcare costs and availability to Wisconsin farm families.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Investment Tax credits for agricultural modernizations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Investment Tax credits for agricultural modernizations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Producer security program improvements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Producer security program improvements.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

resolving electrical quality issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
resolving electrical quality issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$263,423.49
2005
July - December
$265,054.80
2006
January - June
$266,687.36
2006
July - December
$274,779.70
Total $1,069,945.35
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
686.00
2005
July - December
545.50
2006
January - June
495.50
2006
July - December
309.00
Total 2036.00
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
1428.00
2005
July - December
977.50
2006
January - June
1054.50
2006
July - December
744.00
Total 4204.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

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
80 %
2005
July - December
85 %
2006
January - June
85 %
2006
July - December
85 %
Total 83 %

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
20 %
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
15 %
2006
July - December
15 %
Total 17 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures