Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Transportation construction contractors/suppliers/consultants.

Lobbying Interests:
1. Transportation legislation, including programs, financing and regulations. 2. Environmental legislation impacting transportation use and/or construction, including land use, contamination remediation, run-off, air and water quality, etc. 3. Labor; unemployment compensation and worker compensation issues, such as prevailing wage; and health and safety issues.

CEO Name:
Thomas Walker
Executive Director

Contact
TW
Thomas Walker
1 S Pinckney St Ste 818
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-6891
(608) 256-1670
twalker@wtba.org
www.wtba.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas Walker Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Stevens Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Kevin Traas Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Timm Speerschneider Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Peshek Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On 6/1/2006
Eric J Petersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan Elias Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another 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 105
Assembly Bill 105
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 89

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
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 121
Assembly Bill 121
relating to: exempting school districts from the motor vehicle fuel tax.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
3/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 161
Assembly Bill 161
relating to: solicitation of bids for public procurements by means of an electronic auction and granting rule-making.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 205
Assembly Bill 205
relating to: creating an Office of Public Intervenor in the Department of Justice.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
relating to: exempting local governments from the motor vehicle fuel tax.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
relating to: general air pollution control permits, the term of registration air pollution control permits, the effect of a challenge to an emission limitation in an air pollution operation permit, and a report on regulatory barriers affecting manufacturin...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 28

None
Notification Date
4/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
relating to: the minimum number of railroad employees required to be present in the cab of the lead control locomotive when the railroad train or locomotive is in motion.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2006
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 330
Assembly Bill 330
relating to: requiring the Department of Revenue to prepare and maintain a list of delinquent taxpayer accounts and to post on the Internet the names from the list.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 331
Assembly Bill 331
relating to: operating a vehicle after revocation of a person's operating privilege and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 342
Assembly Bill 342
relating to: private motor carriers transporting livestock.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
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 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

None
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.
Assembly Bill 505
Assembly Bill 505
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 608
Assembly Bill 608
relating to: biennial registration for certain motor vehicles.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 610
Assembly Bill 610
relating to: expanding reimbursements to cities and villages for fire calls on certain highways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 656
Assembly Bill 656
relating to: determining fair market value of property taken by condemnation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 675
Assembly Bill 675
relating to: compensation for the reduction in the fair market value of private real property.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 678
Assembly Bill 678
relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for certain overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations, creating an overweight vehicle surcharge, requiring certain motor carriers to maintain weight records, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 167

None
Notification Date
1/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 710
Assembly Bill 710
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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 711
Assembly Bill 711
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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 716
Assembly Bill 716
relating to: transporting bulk materials on a highway, liability for spilling waste or foreign matter upon or along a highway, and mudguards on motor trucks and semitrailers transporting bulk materials.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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 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

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
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 729
Assembly Bill 729
relating to: a temporary reduction in the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/10/2005
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 736
Assembly Bill 736
relating to: drug and alcohol testing of employees who are required to be paid the prevailing wage rate for work performed on projects of public works, other than state highway projects, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 181

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 788
Assembly Bill 788
relating to: posting of information relating to certain pending state contracts and orders on the Internet.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 410

None
Notification Date
2/14/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 793
Assembly Bill 793
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

None
Notification Date
2/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 814
Assembly Bill 814
relating to: registration and reporting by principals who employ lobbyists to attempt to influence certain actions of state agencies.

Bill Text and History

None
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 872
Assembly Bill 872
relating to: political contributions by government contractors.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 918
Assembly Bill 918
relating to: registration fees for certain automobiles.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/14/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 946
Assembly Bill 946
relating to: landscape architecture.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 950
Assembly Bill 950
relating to: depositing sales and use tax revenues from the sale or use of motor vehicle parts into the transportation fund and general transportation aids to local governments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 958
Assembly Bill 958
relating to: civil liability exemption for assistance provided as the result of an emergency.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 459

None
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 1016
Assembly Bill 1016
relating to: the acquisition of land, easements, and development rights in land by the Department of Transportation for highway projects.

Bill Text and History

None
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 1086
Assembly Bill 1086
relating to: the regulation of construction contractors and subcontractors, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Road contrators are regulated by WisDOT, not Commerce. The bill clearly applies to housing contactors, who are regulated by Commerce. Transporation facility contactors should be explicitly exempted from this bill.
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 10
Senate Bill 10
relating to: Department of Transportation rules relating to land subdivisions abutting state trunk highways and connecting highways.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 56
Senate Bill 56
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 156
Senate Bill 156
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 162
Senate Bill 162
relating to: creating a Council on Transportation Infrastructure in the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/2/2005
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 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 220
Senate Bill 220
relating to: the determination of prevailing wage rates and prevailing fringe benefit rates for workers employed on state or local projects of public works and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 276
Senate Bill 276
relating to: expanding reimbursements to cities and villages for fire calls on certain highways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
9/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 85

None
Notification Date
9/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 352
Senate Bill 352
relating to: creating the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority to develop and operate spaceports and related facilities and services and other aerospace facilities and services and providing the authority with the power of condemnation, authorizing municipalities...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 335

Other
Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

None
Notification Date
10/17/2005
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 421
Senate Bill 421
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 422
Senate Bill 422
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing sales and use tax revenues from the sale or use of motor vehicle parts into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
relating to: construction liens, requirements for securing payment for work on publicly financed projects, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 204

None
Notification Date
2/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 498
Senate Bill 498
relating to: excavation notices and installation of certain water and sewer laterals.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 425

For
Notification Date
3/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 545
Senate Bill 545
relating to: inspection of the payroll records of contractors, subcontractors, and agents performing work on projects that are subject to the prevailing wage law.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/14/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 608
Senate Bill 608
state procurement from lowest-cost vendors.

Bill Text and History

None
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 723
Senate Bill 723
the motor vehicle fuel tax imposed on gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting charging an excessive price for gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting discrimination against a retailer of gasoline that contain...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/19/2006
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 Resolution 63
Senate Resolution 63
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for red...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Other Divisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Other Divisions

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: State Patrol
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Patrol

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 135, regulation of nonmetallic mining reclamation.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 135, regulation of nonmetallic mining reclamation.

Register Number: 597 (9/15/2005)
None
Notification Date
1/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 411, regulating diesel exhaust from trucks.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 411, regulating diesel exhaust from trucks.

Register Number: 595 (7/15/2005)
None
Notification Date
6/2/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 300 series, activities in navigable waterways.
NR 341, grading on the banks of navigable waterways and ch. NR 216, storm water discharge permits.
NR 406 and 407, exemptions for minor sources from air pollution control construction and operation permits.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406 and 407, exemptions for minor sources from air pollution control construction and operation permits.

Register Number: 600 (12/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-047
None
Notification Date
6/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 406 and 407, to provide for greater flexibility to major emission sources which use some of the new elements of the proposed changes to chs. NR 405 and 408.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406 and 407, to provide for greater flexibility to major emission sources which use some of the new elements of the proposed changes to chs. NR 405 and 408.

Register Number: 582 (6/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-106
Other
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.

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

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

Register Number: 582 (6/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-107
Other
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.

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

Subject
Trans 327, intrastate motor carrier safety regulations.

Register Number: 602 (3/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-043
Other
Notification Date
5/23/2006
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.

Trans 515, contractual service procurement.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 515, contractual service procurement.

Register Number: 604 (5/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-077
Against
Notification Date
8/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
Other
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

2007 Federal Plan to allocate funding above Chapter 20 levels.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007 Federal Plan to allocate funding above Chapter 20 levels.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/3/2006
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.

DNR request for additional positions for environemental regualtion of highway projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR request for additional positions for environemental regualtion of highway projects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed DNR rule-making on High-Capacity Wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed DNR rule-making on High-Capacity Wells

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2007 8-Hour Ozone SIP Development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007 8-Hour Ozone SIP Development

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
5/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Taxpayer Protection Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxpayer Protection Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2007 Biennial Budget - Transportation Programs and Finance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007 Biennial Budget - Transportation Programs and Finance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

all proposals relating to gas tax indexing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
all proposals relating to gas tax indexing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

proposals relating to suspension of the gas tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposals relating to suspension of the gas tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

relating to comprehensive planning requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to comprehensive planning requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/19/2005
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.

bonding on state projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
bonding on state projects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

changes in nuisance law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes in nuisance law

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.

drug testing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
drug testing

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.

tax exemptions/grants to airlines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax exemptions/grants to airlines

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.

proposals relating to air emissions/air permitting fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposals relating to air emissions/air permitting fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Contract Sunshine proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Contract Sunshine proposal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Prevailing wage calculations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevailing wage calculations

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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

Taxpayer Bill or Rights
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxpayer Bill or Rights

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

air general permits and registration permits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
air general permits and registration permits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

lrb 1801, relating to vehicle emissions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
lrb 1801, relating to vehicle emissions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

modifications to nr 115, relating to shoreland protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
modifications to nr 115, relating to shoreland protection

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

nr 135, relating to nonmetallic mining reclamation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
nr 135, relating to nonmetallic mining reclamation

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Projects being considered by the Transportation Projects Commission
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Projects being considered by the Transportation Projects Commission

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Proposals relating to safety in construction work zones
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to safety in construction work zones

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

proposals to improve and streamline environmental requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposals to improve and streamline environmental requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

provisions relating to design-build construction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
provisions relating to design-build construction

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

relating to a federal plan for federal funding of transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to a federal plan for federal funding of transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

relating to apprenticeships on public construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to apprenticeships on public construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Requirements relating to relocating utility facilities on highway construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requirements relating to relocating utility facilities on highway construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

rules relating to the implementation of Wisconsin Act 118
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
rules relating to the implementation of Wisconsin Act 118

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

trans 233, relating to division of land abutting a state trunk highway or connecting highway
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
trans 233, relating to division of land abutting a state trunk highway or connecting highway

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Transportation financing issues, relating to the 2005-07 state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation financing issues, relating to the 2005-07 state budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

relating to arbitration for claims on WisDOT projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to arbitration for claims on WisDOT projects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/7/2004
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
$115,439.36
2005
July - December
$105,017.67
2006
January - June
$73,648.42
2006
July - December
$58,483.99
Total $352,589.44
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
191.50
2005
July - December
131.75
2006
January - June
105.75
2006
July - December
65.00
Total 494.00
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
437.00
2005
July - December
357.25
2006
January - June
303.75
2006
July - December
245.00
Total 1343.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
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: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
68 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 18 %
relating to: allowing schools and local governmental units to claim refunds of the motor vehicle fuel tax and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

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%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
74 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 27 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
8 %
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
6 %
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
11 %
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
2 %
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
13 %
2006
January - June
63 %
2006
July - December
84 %
Total 32 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
18 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
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
2 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
7 %
2005
July - December
8 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures