Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Labor organization representing safety issues for members and citizens. Benefit levels.

Lobbying Interests:
The PFFW, Inc. is interested in legislation and rules that impact public safety, health and safety of fire fighters (diseases, protective equipment, staffing), fire education, retirement benefits, duty disability benefits, emergency medical services and delivery of such services, and collective bargaining legislation.

CEO Name:
Rick Gale
President

Contact
RG
Rick Gale
2831 S 114th St
West Allis, WI 53227
(608) 251-0900
(414) 321-7596

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Richard Gale Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Baird Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Drury Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Joseph Strohl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 25
Assembly Bill 25
relating to: regional emergency response team requirements.

Bill Text and History

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

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2005
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 81
Assembly Bill 81
relating to: creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2005
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 94
Assembly Bill 94
relating to: expanding the authority of villages to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 3

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2005
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 133
Assembly Bill 133
relating to: crossing a fire hose that is being used in an emergency situation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 144

For
Notification Date
4/18/2005
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 185
Assembly Bill 185
relating to: disciplinary procedures for certain local law enforcement officers and fire fighters.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/10/2005
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.
For
Notification Date
3/10/2005
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 198
Assembly Bill 198
relating to: authorizing cities and towns, and expanding the authority of villages, to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/11/2005
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 201
Assembly Bill 201
relating to: the compatibility of the offices of coroner or medical examiner, and certain emergency services positions.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 127

None
Notification Date
3/30/2005
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 263
Assembly Bill 263
relating to: payment of litigation expenses of emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters, first responders, and law enforcement or correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
5/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 267
Assembly Bill 267
relating to: payment of employee required contributions under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/30/2005
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 268
Assembly Bill 268
relating to: mandatory and permissive subjects of collective bargaining under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/30/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
3/15/2006
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 306
Assembly Bill 306
relating to: providing immunity from civil liability for users, owners, and providers of automatic defibrillators for acts or omissions in rendering emergency care in good faith.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/21/2005
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 408
Assembly Bill 408
relating to: interfering with a 911 emergency telephone call and providing a penalty.

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.
Assembly Bill 462
Assembly Bill 462
relating to: spending limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, school districts, and technical college districts; school district revenue limits; and qualified economic offers under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/10/2005
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 515
Assembly Bill 515
relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees and allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 518
Assembly Bill 518
relating to: factors considered in rendering a collective bargaining arbitration decision under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 519
Assembly Bill 519
relating to: disclosure of health insurance claims experience of local governmental units; bids submitted to local governmental units for health insurance; requiring the commissioner of insurance to promulgate rules establishing uniform forms for local gov...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 544
Assembly Bill 544
relating to: automatic fire sprinkler systems in certain residence halls and other student residential facilities and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 78

None
Notification Date
7/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
7/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 577
Assembly Bill 577
relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the fire fighters memorial.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/28/2005
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 590
Assembly Bill 590
relating to: payment of annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2006
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 604
Assembly Bill 604
relating to: a grant for construction of the State Fire Fighters Memorial and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 835
Assembly Bill 835
relating to: fee remission for children and surviving spouses of ambulance drivers, correctional officers, emergency medical services technicians, fire fighters, and law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 857
Assembly Bill 857
relating to: final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2005
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 995
Assembly Bill 995
relating to: a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain income received by a volunteer fire fighter, volunteer first responder, or volunteer emergency medical technician.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2006
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.
None
Notification Date
2/13/2006
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 1089
Assembly Bill 1089
relating to: creating a local airport district and authorizing the creation of local airport districts; authorizing the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to make loans to a county that contains a 1st class city; and authorizing the Investment Board to...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/9/2006
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 1157
Assembly Bill 1157
relating to: deduction of membership dues from retirement annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1180
Assembly Bill 1180
relating to: creating an exception to the local levy limits for amounts assessed by a joint fire department.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2006
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 40
Assembly Joint Resolution 40
relating to: spending limits for the state, school districts, and local governmental units, electoral approval for certain taxing, spending, and bonding decisions by governmental units, the ability of local governmental units to exempt themselves from stat...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2005
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 Joint Resolution 71
Assembly Joint Resolution 71
relating to: spending limits for the state, school districts, technical college districts, and local governmental units; electoral approval for exceeding spending limits; exceeding spending limits in the event of an emergency; and requiring the state to fu...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/6/2006
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.
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

Against
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2005
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 63
Senate Bill 63
relating to: expanding the authority of villages to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.
Senate Bill 85
Senate Bill 85
relating to: crossing a fire hose that is being used in an emergency situation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/22/2005
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 116
Senate Bill 116
relating to: prohibitions against certain telephone solicitations, authorizing a private cause of action, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 132
Senate Bill 132
relating to: payment of litigation expenses of emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters, first responders, and law enforcement or correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 73

For
Notification Date
9/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 242
Senate Bill 242
relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees and allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/24/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
6/24/2005
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 267
Senate Bill 267
relating to: payment of annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2005
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 386
Senate Bill 386
relating to: immunity from civil liability for providing safety services related to the inspection and installation of child safety restraint systems in motor vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 322

For
Notification Date
11/10/2005
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 398
Senate Bill 398
relating to: establishing fire safety standards for cigarettes, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

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.
Senate Bill 414
Senate Bill 414
relating to: fee remission for children and surviving spouses of ambulance drivers, correctional officers, emergency medical services technicians, fire fighters, and law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 320

For
Notification Date
11/3/2005
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 453
Senate Bill 453
relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the fire fighters memorial.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 323

For
Notification Date
12/12/2005
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 680
Senate Bill 680
creating an exception to the local levy limits for amounts assessed by a joint fire department. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/2/2006
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 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

Against
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

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

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Employment Relations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employment Relations

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Employment Relations Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employment Relations Commission

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Investment Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Investment Board

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
3/1/2005
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.

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
3/1/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
3/1/2005
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.

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
3/1/2005
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Comm 14, 61 to 65, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and Fire Prevention Code
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 14, 61 to 65, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and Fire Prevention Code

Register Number: 581 (5/15/2004)
Other
Notification Date
12/14/2006
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.

Comm 61 to 65, relating to the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 61 to 65, relating to the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.

Register Number: 584 (8/15/2004)
Other
Notification Date
12/14/2006
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.

HFS 113, governing certification of first responders.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
HFS 113, governing certification of first responders.

Register Number: 579 (3/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-048
None
Notification Date
7/28/2005
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Airport authorities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Airport authorities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
6/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

disaster preparedness
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
disaster preparedness

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
6/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Appointments to the EMS Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointments to the EMS Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

Do Not Call List
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Do Not Call List

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Property Tax Freeze
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property Tax Freeze

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tuition Remission
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tuition Remission

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$20,113.52
2005
July - December
$18,714.25
2006
January - June
$27,692.86
2006
July - December
$17,209.02
Total $83,729.65
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
18.33
2005
July - December
17.75
2006
January - June
22.25
2006
July - December
12.25
Total 70.58
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
119.03
2005
July - December
62.24
2006
January - June
120.48
2006
July - December
14.00
Total 315.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: authorizing cities and towns, and expanding the authority of villages, to create combined protective services departments.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: prohibitions against certain telephone solicitations, authorizing a private cause of action, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: spending limits for the state, school districts, and local governmental units, electoral approval for certain taxing, spending, and bonding decisions by governmental units, the ability of local governmental units to exempt themselves from state mandates that are not fully funded, and creating reserve funds (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
12 %
2005
July - December
27 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 10 %
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 7 %
relating to: payment of annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: fee remission for children and surviving spouses of ambulance drivers, correctional officers, emergency medical services technicians, fire fighters, and law enforcement officers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: fee remission for children and surviving spouses of ambulance drivers, correctional officers, emergency medical services technicians, fire fighters, and law enforcement officers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14 %
2006
January - June
9 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
relating to: mandatory and permissive subjects of collective bargaining under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the fire fighters memorial.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees and allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
creating an exception to the local levy limits for amounts assessed by a joint fire department. (FE)
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
8 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
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
74 %
2006
July - December
Total 27 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
26 %
2005
July - December
12 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
44 %
Total 3 %

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
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
6 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
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
24 %
Total 2 %
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
32 %
Total 2 %

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
25 %
2005
July - December
3 %
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures