Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Small and agricultural business legislative action organization.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of taxation and regulation affecting small and agricultural businesses.

CEO Name:
Thomas Dohm
President

Contact
JG
John Gard
PO Box 2135
Madison, WI 53701-2135
(608) 255-0373
(608) 255-6600
johngard@wibiz.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Metz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Wayne C Corey Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On 6/30/2009
Gary Antoniewicz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/23/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
John Gard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/23/2009 Withdrawn On 5/11/2010
Eric J Petersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/16/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Tony Langenohl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/16/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Jennifer Broberg Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/16/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 136

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: payment of Wisconsin supplemental and extended unemployment insurance benefits in this state.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 1

None
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 6
Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: a tort action for intentional misrepresentation in a residential real estate transaction.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: a requirement that all employers in this state grant a paid leave of absence on Veterans Day to employees who are veterans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 11
Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: eliminating the World Dairy Center Authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 12
Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: a meat processing facility investment income and franchise tax credit, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: the regulation of traveling sales crews, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 16
Assembly Bill 16
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in housing because of arrest or conviction record, making it a Class I felony to discriminate in employment or housing because of arrest or conviction record, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: scheduling of classes at technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 53
Assembly Bill 53
Relating to: making companies that employ unauthorized aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 56
Assembly Bill 56
Relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: employer monitoring of employee electronic mail usage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 66
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: pricing of retail sales of alcohol beverages.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 67
Assembly Bill 67
Relating to: alcohol beverages operators' licenses, managers' licenses, and retail licenses, and persons responsible for the operation of certain retail licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 80
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 91
Assembly Bill 91
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 107
Assembly Bill 107
Relating to: protections for tenants in foreclosure actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 120
Assembly Bill 120
Relating to: providing the public with information on state agency operations expenditures and state agency contracts and grants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: prohibiting an insurer from requiring a certain vendor for repairing a motor vehicle, requiring adjusters to inspect motor vehicle damage, and insurance payments for motor vehicle repair costs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 184
Assembly Bill 184
Relating to: increasing expense deductions for income and franchise tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: adopting changes to the Internal Revenue Code for state income tax purposes related to deductions for energy efficient commercial buildings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 255
Assembly Bill 255
Relating to: eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and payment of extended benefits; excluding recovery and reinvestment act moneys from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments; eligibility for participation in the programs of a communi...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 11

None
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: the disposal of used automotive engine oil filters and oil absorbent materials and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 86

None
Notification Date
5/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 261
Assembly Bill 261
Relating to: soliciting purchases of goods or services using unsolicited checks or money orders and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 150

None
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: federalizing the treatment of capital losses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 271
Assembly Bill 271
Relating to: professional land surveyors, the practice of professional land surveying, surveying land abutting navigable waters, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 279
Assembly Bill 279
Relating to: registration of livestock premises.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 295
Assembly Bill 295
Relating to: the designation of smoking rooms in lodging establishments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 300
Assembly Bill 300
Relating to: an income and franchise credit for property taxes paid on restaurant kitchen machinery and equipment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 320
Assembly Bill 320
Relating to: creating an exception to local levy limits and the expenditure restraint program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 326
Assembly Bill 326
Relating to: committing fraud on certain service providers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 sales and use tax exemption for building materials used to construct or remodel single-family residences.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: probation for certain drunken driving offenses and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: the homestead exemption and increases in the value of the exemption for various property that is exempt from execution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 397
Assembly Bill 397
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 476
Assembly Bill 476
Relating to: requiring the Department of Commerce to study and report on methods to retain businesses at risk of relocating or expanding outside the state and to encourage business relocations and expansions in the state and to create an emergency response...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: the effective date of the jobs tax credit.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 478
Assembly Bill 478
Relating to: ending combined reporting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 487
Assembly Bill 487
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 523
Assembly Bill 523
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for electricity and natural gas.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 524
Assembly Bill 524
Relating to: the jurisdictional amount and court fees in certain small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 8
Assembly Joint Resolution 8
Relating to: taxation of principal homesteads of individuals (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 16
Assembly Joint Resolution 16
Relating to: the dissolution of state funds and accounts and prohibiting the state from changing the purpose of any state fund or program revenue appropriation account (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 24
Assembly Joint Resolution 24
Relating to: providing property tax relief from school district property taxes to persons who have their principal dwelling in this state (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 58
Assembly Joint Resolution 58
Relating to: accounting and expenditure of state funds (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Resolution 7
Assembly Resolution 7
Relating to: requiring a two-thirds majority vote in the assembly for passage, concurrence, and adoption of proposals that increase the rate of the state sales tax, increase any of the rates of the income tax or franchise tax, or increase a fee.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: the filing of a wage claim or the bringing of a wage claim action by a collective bargaining representative on behalf of an employee and the priority of a wage claim lien over a prior lien of a commercial lending institution and over the right...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 4
Senate Bill 4
Relating to: the regulation of traveling sales crews, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 3

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 9
Senate Bill 9
Relating to: a tort action for intentional misrepresentation in a residential real estate transaction.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 4

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 11
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: a requirement that all employers in this state grant a paid leave of absence on Veterans Day to employees who are veterans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: payment of Wisconsin supplemental and extended unemployment insurance benefits in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: liability of the state for a violation of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Fair Labor Standards Act, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 or of Title I of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 20
Senate Bill 20
Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 20

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 26
Senate Bill 26
Relating to: allowing dairy cooperatives to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 27
Senate Bill 27
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 14

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: excluding from taxable income gains from a Wisconsin business.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: the distribution of the first dollar property tax credit.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

None
Notification Date
2/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 64
Senate Bill 64
Relating to: increasing the amount of the individual income tax personal exemption for certain older taxpayers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 65
Senate Bill 65
Relating to: expanding and increasing the tax exemption for retirement plan income received by an individual.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 77
Senate Bill 77
Relating to: changes to economic development tax benefit programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 78
Senate Bill 78
Relating to: protections for tenants in foreclosure actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: prohibiting an insurer from requiring a certain vendor for repairing a motor vehicle, requiring adjusters to inspect motor vehicle damage, and insurance payments for motor vehicle repair costs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 346

For
Notification Date
4/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 181
Senate Bill 181
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 12

None
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 182
Senate Bill 182
Relating to: statute of limitations for intentional torts.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 120

None
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 187
Senate Bill 187
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for wages paid to an employee who is deployed or called to active duty with the national guard or a reserve unit of the U.S. armed forces.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and payment of extended benefits; excluding recovery and reinvestment act moneys from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments; eligibility for participation in the programs of a communi...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 190
Senate Bill 190
Relating to: renewals and extensions of business contracts.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 192

For
Notification Date
5/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 201
Senate Bill 201
Relating to: permitting motor vehicle dealers to remain open for business on Sunday.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 213
Senate Bill 213
Relating to: notification of alternative dispute resolution in foreclosure actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: a real property tax exemption for snowmobile clubs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 225
Senate Bill 225
Relating to: the designation of smoking rooms in lodging establishments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 230
Senate Bill 230
Relating to: creating an exception to local levy limits and the expenditure restraint program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: the homestead exemption and increases in the value of the exemption for various property that is exempt from execution.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 80

For
Notification Date
9/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 267
Senate Bill 267
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: the jurisdictional amount and court fees in certain small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 385
Senate Bill 385
Relating to: factors considered in binding interest arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 35
Senate Joint Resolution 35
Relating to: encouraging the purchase and use of American goods and services with federal economic renewal grants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 37
Senate Joint Resolution 37
Relating to: accounting and expenditure of state funds (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: Agency Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Agency Services

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Board on Aging and Long-Term Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Management and Compensation Reserves
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Budget Management and Compensation Reserves

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Building Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Program

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Corrections: Adult Correctional Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Correctional Facilities

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
WIB strongly opposes expansion of the sales tax base.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Governor
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Governor

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Miscellaneous Appropriations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Miscellaneous Appropriations

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: School District Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: School District Operations

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Tobacco Settlement Securitization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tobacco Settlement Securitization

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Tourism
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Telecommunications law and consumer access to competitive telecommunication services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecommunications law and consumer access to competitive telecommunication services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/29/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 taxes and benefits in the unemployment compensation system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes in taxes and benefits in the unemployment compensation system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of a hospital rate review commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a hospital rate review commission.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Expansion of BadgerCare Plus.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of BadgerCare Plus.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health care financing reform.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care financing reform.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health insurance financing and structuring reform.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health insurance financing and structuring reform.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Implementation of the BadgerChoice health insurance program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of the BadgerChoice health insurance program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 jurisdictional limit of small claims courts and providing financing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing the jurisdictional limit of small claims courts and providing financing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 expansion of the sales tax base.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The expansion of the sales tax base.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

BadgerCare Plus program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
BadgerCare Plus program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Business service contract renewal language.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Business service contract renewal language.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of a catastrophic care supplemental health insurance program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a catastrophic care supplemental health insurance program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of catastrophic health care funding and other proposals by the governor's Healthy Wisconsin Council.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of catastrophic health care funding and other proposals by the governor's Healthy Wisconsin Council.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of the 2009-2011 state budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2009-2011 state budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of the BadgerChoice health care program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the BadgerChoice health care program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of the Private Employer Health Care Coverage Program including rate band legislative and rule-making for the small employer insurance market
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the Private Employer Health Care Coverage Program including rate band legislative and rule-making for the small employer insurance market

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc

Development of the Wisconsin Health Plan to reform payment for health care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the Wisconsin Health Plan to reform payment for health care.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to general fund taxes in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to general fund taxes in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to health care costs in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to health care costs in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to health insurance reform in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting and introduction of issues relating to health insurance reform in the 2009-2011 executive budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or consideration of a proposal to allow or mandate a "basic benefit plan" with reduced state coverage requirements by group health insurance carriers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or consideration of a proposal to allow or mandate a "basic benefit plan" with reduced state coverage requirements by group health insurance carriers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Establishment of a "basic benefits" health insurance plan for small business.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishment of a "basic benefits" health insurance plan for small business.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Establishment of a statewide minimum age.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishment of a statewide minimum age.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Expansion of the sales tax base as proposed by the Governor's Task Force on Educational Excellence.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of the sales tax base as proposed by the Governor's Task Force on Educational Excellence.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Healthy Wisconsin program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy Wisconsin program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 to encourage development of medical savings accounts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to encourage development of medical savings accounts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Property line revisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property line revisions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

reform of the Unfair Sales Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reform of the Unfair Sales Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Statewide ban on smoking in public places and places of work.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statewide ban on smoking in public places and places of work.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 operation of the unemployment insurance system as it pertains to employees, employers and determination of benefits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The operation of the unemployment insurance system as it pertains to employees, employers and determination of benefits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Health Care Partnership Plan.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Health Care Partnership Plan.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Independent Businesses will support efforts to increase the small claims court jurisdictional limit.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Independent Businesses will support efforts to increase the small claims court jurisdictional limit.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$285,109.54
2009
July - December
$173,304.64
2010
January - June
$103,059.57
2010
July - December
$86,970.87
Total $648,444.63
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
379.05
2009
July - December
160.50
2010
January - June
202.00
2010
July - December
16.75
Total 758.30
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
4213.30
2009
July - December
3186.50
2010
January - June
2831.00
2010
July - December
1890.00
Total 12120.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 15 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
40 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 14 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
70 %
Total 20 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 15 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 14 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures