League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities is a not-for-profit association of cities and villages. First established in 1898, the League acts as an information clearinghouse, lobbying organization and legal resource for municpalities. Its membership consists of 386 villages and 190 cities.

Lobbying Interests:
The League focuses its lobbying efforts on any areas that affect municipal powers, funding, and organization, including annexation, land use, taxation, election laws, police powers, rights-of-way, employment law, public finance, public utilities, fire protection, building regulation, parks, liquor licensing and libraries.

CEO Name:
Dan Thompson
Assistant Director

Contact
CW
Curtis Witynski
122 W. Washington Ave., Suite 300
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-2380
(608) 267-0645
witynski@lwm-info.org
www.lwm-info.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Curtis Witynski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Daniel R Thompson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
relating to: eliminating the Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions and increasing the membership of the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The League is concerned about eliminating the Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions without creating an alternative process for reviewing newly proposed property tax exemptions.
Assembly Bill 35
Assembly Bill 35
relating to: the qualifications of newspapers permitted to publish legal notices and allowing mailing and Internet posting of legal notices instead of publishing.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2005
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 49
Assembly Bill 49
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 12

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2005
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 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
2/2/2005
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 61
Assembly Bill 61
relating to: residency of certain election officials.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
2/2/2005
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 68
Assembly Bill 68
relating to: disclosing information obtained by the Department of Transportation to the Department of Revenue.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 79
Assembly Bill 79
relating to: authorizing a city or a village to abolish its police department and contract for law enforcement services with a county.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 88
Assembly Bill 88
relating to: income tax and property tax exemptions for the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Oppose expansion of existing property tax exemptions.
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

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government's or nonprofit organization.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 129
Assembly Bill 129
relating to: late payments of property tax installments and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 349

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We supported the initial version of the bill but oppose the amended version passed by both houses that simply creates a 5-day extension for paying property taxes.
Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 202

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 155
Assembly Bill 155
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 81

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 173
relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 185
Assembly Bill 185
relating to: disciplinary procedures for certain local law enforcement officers and fire fighters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 194
Assembly Bill 194
relating to: a person's right to contest a property tax assessment if the person refused a written request by the assessor to view the property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 211
Assembly Bill 211
relating to: collection of fees, fines, forfeitures, and surcharges by credit or debit card; setoffs against tax refunds; disclosing information obtained by the Department of Transportation to the Department of Revenue; and creation of a fine or forfeiture...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 59

For
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 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

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 236
Assembly Bill 236
relating to: exempting local governments from the motor vehicle fuel tax.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 253
Assembly Bill 253
relating to: authorizing a town that has entered into a cooperative boundary agreement to use tax incremental financing.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/25/2005
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.
Other
Notification Date
4/25/2005
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.
Comments
Assembly Amendment 1 to Senate companion bill (SB 124) addresses our concerns and removes our opposition
Assembly Bill 257
Assembly Bill 257
relating to: changing the requirements for the publication of city and village ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

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 Bill 264
Assembly Bill 264
relating to: increasing filing fees for municipal court actions.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 54

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 266
Assembly Bill 266
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/20/2005
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
relating to: payment of employee required contributions under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 268
Assembly Bill 268
relating to: mandatory and permissive subjects of collective bargaining under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Reduces municipal authority to bring nuisance actions to protect public health, safety and welfare.
Other
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Our concerns about the preemption provision of the bill have been addressed by the amended version the Senate Judiciary Committee has recommended for adoption.
Assembly Bill 293
Assembly Bill 293
relating to: authorizing a county to participate in a municipal revenue sharing agreement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 298
Assembly Bill 298
relating to: tourism promotion and development under room tax law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 135

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

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
relating to: municipal ordinances regarding drug paraphernalia.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 116

For
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 324
Assembly Bill 324
relating to: requiring subdividers to comply with municipal extraterritorial public improvement requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 325
Assembly Bill 325
relating to: the applicability of city and village comprehensive plans in unincorporated territory.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 329
Assembly Bill 329
relating to: membership of the Group Insurance Board.

Bill Text and History

For
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 Bill 339
Assembly Bill 339
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 366
Assembly Bill 366
relating to: authorizing the creation of neighborhood improvement districts.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 186

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 370
Assembly Bill 370
relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to enact and enforce ordinances or resolutions that impose fees on the purchase or installation of fixtures.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 388
Assembly Bill 388
relating to: establishing a state waterfront development program and creating a council on that program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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 393
Assembly Bill 393
relating to: establishing a requirement that a petition for the recall of a city, village, town, or school district officer include a statement of the grounds that constitute cause for the recall.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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 399
Assembly Bill 399
relating to: the involvement of military base commanders with local zoning entities; creating a council on military and state relations; and requiring a seller of real property to disclose its proximity to the boundaries of a military installation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 26

Other
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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 414
Assembly Bill 414
relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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 421
Assembly Bill 421
relating to: authorizing cities, villages, towns, and counties to solicit bids for certain contracts by using the Internet.

Bill Text and History

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

Other
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 483
Assembly Bill 483
relating to: county and municipal support for a public library system.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/17/2005
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 492
Assembly Bill 492
relating to: service charges of municipal storm water utilities and complaints about municipal storm water and other sewer utilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/17/2005
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 509
Assembly Bill 509
relating to: liability of cities, villages, towns, and counties for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a highway.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 513
Assembly Bill 513
relating to: leave provided to employees for voting on election day and granting certain state employees a holiday on the day of the general election.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2006
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 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

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 538
Assembly Bill 538
relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to property taxes.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 454

For
Notification Date
7/11/2005
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 558
Assembly Bill 558
relating to: limiting the reasons for which a local government may withhold approval of a permit.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 573
Assembly Bill 573
relating to: revision and elimination of the exemption from the property tax for certain property and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 597
Assembly Bill 597
relating to: remedies in certain actions concerning building code or zoning ordinance violations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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 599
Assembly Bill 599
relating to: payment of a 1st class city police officer's salary after discharge.

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 601
Assembly Bill 601
relating to: revoking, modifying, or imposing conditions on certain approvals.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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 602
Assembly Bill 602
relating to: exempting an assessor and an assessor's staff from liability for trespassing.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
relating to: expanding reimbursements to cities and villages for fire calls on certain highways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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 620
Assembly Bill 620
relating to: requiring notice to persons affected by zoning actions and comprehensive plans that change the allowable use of their property.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 208

Against
Notification Date
8/24/2005
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.
Other
Notification Date
8/24/2005
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 645
Assembly Bill 645
relating to: repealing the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

Against
Notification Date
9/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 662
Assembly Bill 662
relating to: requiring the departments of administration and revenue to study the impact on local governments of removing land from the tax rolls.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 670
Assembly Bill 670
relating to: distributing the school levy and lottery and gaming property tax credits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 675
Assembly Bill 675
relating to: compensation for the reduction in the fair market value of private real property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/21/2005
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 696
Assembly Bill 696
relating to: the issuance of citations by humane officers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/21/2005
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 713
Assembly Bill 713
relating to: subjecting a county development plan to town board approval.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 726
Assembly Bill 726
relating to: allowing schools and local governmental units to claim refunds of the motor vehicle fuel tax and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 756
Assembly Bill 756
relating to: the apportionment of law enforcement services costs among counties and municipalities and creating a police services levy limit for certain counties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 760
Assembly Bill 760
relating to: changes to the comprehensive planning statutes and authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 763
Assembly Bill 763
relating to: carrying a concealed weapon, possessing or transporting a firearm under certain circumstances, background checks for handgun purchases, photographic identification cards for retired law enforcement officers, requiring the exercise of rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/2/2005
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 790
Assembly Bill 790
relating to: requiring funding for bills imposing state mandates on local units of government.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 794
Assembly Bill 794
relating to: making counties eligible for and requiring the selection of Clark County for participation in the State Main Street Program.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 803
Assembly Bill 803
relating to: the deadline for school districts to determine, and to notify municipalities of, their tax levies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/18/2005
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 818
Assembly Bill 818
relating to: public utility aid payments, imposing local general property taxes on production plant general structures and substations, and creating a credit against license fees imposed on light, heat, and power companies and electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 851
Assembly Bill 851
relating to: allowing a city, town, or village to allow persons to operate a neighborhood electric vehicle on local highways.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 329

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Allows for local decisionmaking so we do not oppose.
Assembly Bill 857
Assembly Bill 857
relating to: final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Type of legislation we've supported in the past but our governing board hasn't had opportunity to review and endorse yet.
For
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 870
Assembly Bill 870
relating to: investment of funds by the City of Milwaukee Employes' Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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 886
Assembly Bill 886
relating to: the use of stewardship funds for the acquisition of land or development rights in land around certain military bases or installations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 899
Assembly Bill 899
relating to: expanding town authority to create an official map and the status of an official town map.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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 936
Assembly Bill 936
relating to: repealing reporting requirements related to area cooperation compacts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 956
Assembly Bill 956
relating to: ordinances establishing standards for places of employment and public buildings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2006
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 Bill 999
Assembly Bill 999
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1015
Assembly Bill 1015
relating to: authorizing a city or village to simultaneously create a new tax incremental financing district and subtract territory from an existing tax incremental district.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1032
Assembly Bill 1032
relating to: payment and repayment of a 1st class city police officer's pay and benefits after suspension or discharge.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 1051
Assembly Bill 1051
relating to: objecting to property tax assessments and making claims for unlawful property taxes and excessive property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1061
Assembly Bill 1061
relating to: exempting certain cities and villages from the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1077
Assembly Bill 1077
relating to: the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 203

Against
Notification Date
3/14/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1156
Assembly Bill 1156
relating to: changes to the impact fee law and imposing certain requirements on other fees imposed by political subdivisions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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
4/19/2006
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 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
5/11/2005
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 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
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 98
Assembly Joint Resolution 98
relating to: different property tax levy rates for parts of cities, villages, towns, counties, and school districts added by attachments to school districts, consolidations, and boundary changes under cooperative agreements (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
relating to: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
Comments
Concerned about provisions in ASA 5 imposing state ethics law requirements on local officials, including requirement that candidates file a financial interest form.
Against
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
Comments
We are opposed to language in ASA 5 applying ethics code for state officials to locals, especially requirement that all local officials file statements of economic interest with the state.
Senate Bill 5
Senate Bill 5
relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 18
Senate Bill 18
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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 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

For
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 57
Senate Bill 57
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government's or nonprofit organization.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 63
Senate Bill 63
relating to: expanding the authority of villages to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
relating to: disciplinary procedures for certain local law enforcement officers and fire fighters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 6

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 117
Senate Bill 117
relating to: late payments of property tax installments and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 118
Senate Bill 118
relating to: authorizing a city or a village to abolish its police department and contract for law enforcement services with a county.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 124
Senate Bill 124
relating to: authorizing a town that has entered into a cooperative boundary agreement to use tax incremental financing.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 13

Other
Notification Date
4/25/2005
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.
Other
Notification Date
4/25/2005
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.
Comments
Assembly Amendment 1 to SB 124 addresses our concerns and removes our opposition to the bill. We appreciate the authors' willingness to clarify the bill.
Senate Bill 126
Senate Bill 126
relating to: changing the requirements for the publication of city and village ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

For
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 146
Senate Bill 146
relating to: authorizing a county to participate in a municipal revenue sharing agreement.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 98

For
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 149
Senate Bill 149
relating to: membership of the Group Insurance Board.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 66

For
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.
Senate Bill 163
Senate Bill 163
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 170
Senate Bill 170
relating to: electric service provided by municipal utilities to rental dwellings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 194
Senate Bill 194
relating to: the involvement of military base commanders with local zoning entities; creating a council on military and state relations; and requiring a seller of real property to disclose its proximity to the boundaries of a military installation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 202
Senate Bill 202
relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 204
Senate Bill 204
relating to: authorizing cities, villages, towns, and counties to solicit bids for certain contracts by using the Internet.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 231
Senate Bill 231
relating to: exempting certain 2nd and 3rd class cities from the requirement to accept official city newspaper bids.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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

For
Notification Date
6/17/2005
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.
Senate Bill 259
Senate Bill 259
relating to: eliminating various school district and Department of Public Instruction requirements, authorizing a city or village to abolish its police department and contract for law enforcement services with a county, authorizing a county to participate ...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 220

For
Notification Date
8/24/2005
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 272
Senate Bill 272
relating to: the organization and funding of public libraries and public library systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 420

Other
Notification Date
11/2/2005
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 276
Senate Bill 276
relating to: expanding reimbursements to cities and villages for fire calls on certain highways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/24/2005
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 283
Senate Bill 283
relating to: limiting the reasons for which a local government may withhold approval of a permit.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 171

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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.
Senate Bill 307
Senate Bill 307
relating to: payment of a 1st class city police officer's salary after discharge.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 326
Senate Bill 326
relating to: the personal property tax exemption for recreational mobile homes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/2/2005
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 356
Senate Bill 356
relating to: choice of law in cases involving environmental claims under general liability insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 379
Senate Bill 379
relating to: the regulation, preservation, and restoration of historic buildings, the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit and the state historic rehabilitation tax credit, requiring the certification of downtowns, promoting certain...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 403
Senate Bill 403
relating to: carrying a concealed weapon, possessing or transporting a firearm under certain circumstances, background checks for handgun purchases, photographic identification cards for retired law enforcement officers, requiring the exercise of rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/2/2005
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 412
Senate Bill 412
relating to: the deadline for school districts to determine, and to notify municipalities of, their tax levies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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 431
Senate Bill 431
relating to: distributing the school levy and lottery and gaming property tax credits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.
Senate Bill 460
Senate Bill 460
relating to: municipal boundary agreements and the use of alternative dispute resolution in municipal boundary disputes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 461
Senate Bill 461
relating to: department of administration advisory review of certain annexations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 463
Senate Bill 463
relating to: investment of funds by the City of Milwaukee Employes' Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 189

For
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.
Senate Bill 498
Senate Bill 498
relating to: excavation notices and installation of certain water and sewer laterals.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 425

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.
Against
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.
Senate Bill 510
Senate Bill 510
relating to: repealing reporting requirements related to area cooperation compacts.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 164

For
Notification Date
6/23/2006
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 513
Senate Bill 513
relating to: increasing aid to Forward Wisconsin, Inc., and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 524
Senate Bill 524
relating to: creating a building inspector review board.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 457

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2006
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 546
Senate Bill 546
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 418

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 564
Senate Bill 564
relating to: the number of ballots authorized to be printed at an election.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 570
Senate Bill 570
relating to: the property tax exemption exemption for property owned by certain benevolent or educational associations and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 588
Senate Bill 588
relating to: retaliatory conduct by public officers and employees, administration and enforcement of codes of ethics, information for applicants for approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources, and information for applicants for permits issued ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 596
Senate Bill 596
relating to: authorizing a city or village to simultaneously create a new tax incremental financing district and subtract territory from an existing tax incremental district.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 328

For
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
Senate Bill 607
Senate Bill 607
exempting certain cities and villages from the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 639
Senate Bill 639
the payment of interest on property tax refunds for manufacturing property and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
Senate Bill 659
Senate Bill 659
the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
Senate Bill 660
Senate Bill 660
revision and elimination of the exemption from the property tax for certain property and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2006
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.
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
4/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 681
Senate Bill 681
changes to the impact fee law and imposing certain requirements on other fees imposed by political subdivisions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2006
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 698
Senate Bill 698
creating a health care plan to cover all individuals employed in the state, requiring every employer in the state to pay an assessment for the costs of the health care plan, creating a Wisconsin Health Care Plan Board, requesting waivers of federal law, re...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2006
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
2/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

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

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

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

Comments
Funding for recycling grant program.

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

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

Comments
Manufacturing assessment charge imposed on municipalities.

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
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

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

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

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

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

prevailing wage rates on state or local public works projects.
Agency Name
Workforce Development

Subject
prevailing wage rates on state or local public works projects.

Register Number: 581 (6/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-081
Against
Notification Date
1/1/2005
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State franchising of cable and other video service providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State franchising of cable and other video service providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/26/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation funding issues and other topics under consideration by the Select Committee on the Road to the Future.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation funding issues and other topics under consideration by the Select Committee on the Road to the Future.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/23/2006
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.

Clarifying the tax exemption under sec. 70.11(21)for property used in treating waste or abating pollution.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the tax exemption under sec. 70.11(21)for property used in treating waste or abating pollution.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/19/2006
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.

Clarifying the property tax exemption for property purchased or constructed as a waste treatment facility used for the treatment of industrial waste, Sec. 70.11(21), Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the property tax exemption for property purchased or constructed as a waste treatment facility used for the treatment of industrial waste, Sec. 70.11(21), Stats.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 4284/1, property tax exemptions for residential housing owned by benevolent associations -- opposed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4284/1, property tax exemptions for residential housing owned by benevolent associations -- opposed.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2006
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.

Amending the laws governing municipal clean-up of brownfields.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amending the laws governing municipal clean-up of brownfields.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.

Amending the Wisconsin State Constitution by inserting spending and taxing limitations on local governments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amending the Wisconsin State Constitution by inserting spending and taxing limitations on local governments.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.

Proposed amendments to the Wisconsin Constitution that impose limits on municipal taxing and spending authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed amendments to the Wisconsin Constitution that impose limits on municipal taxing and spending authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.

Final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act in the context of levy limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act in the context of levy limits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Limiting municipal powers to acquire property through eminent domain.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting municipal powers to acquire property through eminent domain.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Limiting the ability of municipalities to use their eminent domain powers to acquire dwellings for the purpose of selling that property to a private entity.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting the ability of municipalities to use their eminent domain powers to acquire dwellings for the purpose of selling that property to a private entity.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/30/2005
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.

Exempt 2nd and 3rd class cities in which only one qualifying newspaper is published from complying with the requirement in sec. 985.06 to annually advertise for bids from newspapers seeking to become the city's official newspaper.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempt 2nd and 3rd class cities in which only one qualifying newspaper is published from complying with the requirement in sec. 985.06 to annually advertise for bids from newspapers seeking to become the city's official newspaper.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/11/2005
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.

Allowing municipalities to solicit bids for public construction projects on the Internet rather than in the municipality's official newspaper.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to solicit bids for public construction projects on the Internet rather than in the municipality's official newspaper.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Exempting 2nd and 3rd class cities in which only one qualifying newspaper is published from complying with the annual publication requirement in sec. 985.06.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempting 2nd and 3rd class cities in which only one qualifying newspaper is published from complying with the annual publication requirement in sec. 985.06.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Placement of a renter's delinquent electric utility charges on the landlord's property tax bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Placement of a renter's delinquent electric utility charges on the landlord's property tax bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed changes to the room tax law; definition of "tourism promotion and development."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed changes to the room tax law; definition of "tourism promotion and development."

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Clarifying and streamlining the sales tax exemption applicable to purchases of materials used in public construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying and streamlining the sales tax exemption applicable to purchases of materials used in public construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Changes to the Expenditure Restraint Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to the Expenditure Restraint Program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Clarifying and simplifying the sales tax exemption applicable to municipal purchases of material used in public construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying and simplifying the sales tax exemption applicable to municipal purchases of material used in public construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Improvements to the tax refund intercept program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improvements to the tax refund intercept program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Methods for addressing double taxation of city and village property taxpayers. Exempting municipal taxpayers from the county levy for services municipal residents do not receive from the county e.g., sheriff patorol.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Methods for addressing double taxation of city and village property taxpayers. Exempting municipal taxpayers from the county levy for services municipal residents do not receive from the county e.g., sheriff patorol.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Modifying municipal legal notice publication requirements. In particular, allowing municipalities to publish a summary of newly enacted ordinances.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying municipal legal notice publication requirements. In particular, allowing municipalities to publish a summary of newly enacted ordinances.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Modifying the property tax exemption applicable to benevolent associations, including benevolent retirement homes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying the property tax exemption applicable to benevolent associations, including benevolent retirement homes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Proposals to place spending and taxing limitations on state and local government in the constitution, the Taxpayers Bill of Rights.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to place spending and taxing limitations on state and local government in the constitution, the Taxpayers Bill of Rights.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Allowing municipalities to publish legal notices on their Web pages in lieu of newspaper publication.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to publish legal notices on their Web pages in lieu of newspaper publication.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Authorizing municipalities to combine their police and fire departments into a single public safety agency.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing municipalities to combine their police and fire departments into a single public safety agency.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Authorizing sewer and storm water utilities to make payments in lieu of taxes to municipalities in the same manner as water utilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing sewer and storm water utilities to make payments in lieu of taxes to municipalities in the same manner as water utilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Changes in state law that will give municipalities more flexibility to continue to provide qaulity services in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes in state law that will give municipalities more flexibility to continue to provide qaulity services in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Eliminating the right of an employee to substitute paid leave for family or medical leave.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminating the right of an employee to substitute paid leave for family or medical leave.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Funding of General Transportation Aids and other local road aids paid to municipalities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding of General Transportation Aids and other local road aids paid to municipalities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Funding of Shared Revenue program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding of Shared Revenue program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Giving off-duty police officers arrest authority outside their jurisdiction for serious crimes and impose potential liability for such actions on the officer's employer.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Giving off-duty police officers arrest authority outside their jurisdiction for serious crimes and impose potential liability for such actions on the officer's employer.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Increasing the threshhold at which public construction contracts must be competitively bid.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing the threshhold at which public construction contracts must be competitively bid.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Making it easier for municipalities to enter into boundary agreements with towns and other changes to the annexation process being considered by the Municpal Annexation Special Committee.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making it easier for municipalities to enter into boundary agreements with towns and other changes to the annexation process being considered by the Municpal Annexation Special Committee.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Modifying the Tax Incremental Financing Law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying the Tax Incremental Financing Law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Proposed 2-year property tax freeze.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed 2-year property tax freeze.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Proposed legislation authorizing a city or village to disband its police department and contract with the county for law enforcement services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed legislation authorizing a city or village to disband its police department and contract with the county for law enforcement services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Reducing the amount of time it takes to finalize a cooperative boundary agreement under sec. 66.0307, Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reducing the amount of time it takes to finalize a cooperative boundary agreement under sec. 66.0307, Stats.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

The activities of the Senate Select Committee on State and Local Government Relations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The activities of the Senate Select Committee on State and Local Government Relations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

The creation, make-up and activities of the Legislative Council study committee on tax exemptions for non-profit housing (Columbus Park).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The creation, make-up and activities of the Legislative Council study committee on tax exemptions for non-profit housing (Columbus Park).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Legislation relating to the authority and liability of an off-duty peace officer acting outside the officer's territorial jurisdiction during an emergency.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to the authority and liability of an off-duty peace officer acting outside the officer's territorial jurisdiction during an emergency.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/15/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislative proposals being considered by the Special Committee on Municipal Annexation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative proposals being considered by the Special Committee on Municipal Annexation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/15/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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
$66,962.65
2005
July - December
$89,831.60
2006
January - June
$59,429.53
2006
July - December
$33,646.59
Total $249,870.37
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
179.33
2005
July - December
96.50
2006
January - June
100.83
2006
July - December
33.50
Total 410.16
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
669.75
2005
July - December
652.75
2006
January - June
695.25
2006
July - December
416.00
Total 2433.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: exempting certain 2nd and 3rd class cities from the requirement to accept official city newspaper bids.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: disciplinary procedures for certain local law enforcement officers and fire fighters.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: changing the requirements for the publication of city and village ordinances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: tourism promotion and development under room tax law.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: changing the requirements for the publication of city and village ordinances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
8 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: authorizing a city or a village to abolish its police department and contract for law enforcement services with a county.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: limiting the reasons for which a local government may withhold approval of a permit.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
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
3 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: payment of litigation expenses of emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters, first responders, and law enforcement or correctional officers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: payment of litigation expenses of emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters, first responders, and law enforcement or correctional officers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
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
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: revision and elimination of the exemption from the property tax for certain property and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
25 %
2006
January - June
25 %
2006
July - December
Total 14 %
relating to: excavation notices and installation of certain water and sewer laterals.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
changes to the impact fee law and imposing certain requirements on other fees imposed by political subdivisions. (FE)
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
15 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
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
20 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
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
20 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
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
10 %
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
20 %
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
60 %
Total 9 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 8 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures