Wisconsin Grocers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Independent grocers and grocery chains, warehouses & brokers, vendors, suppliers and manufacturers.

Lobbying Interests:
Taxes & regulations, WIC, food safety, alcohol & tobacco regulations, retail theft & bad checks, health care issues, labor & employment.

CEO Name:
Brandon Scholz
Vice President

Contact
MK
Michelle Kussow
1 S Pinckney St, Ste. 504
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 244-7150
(608) 244-9030
brandon@wisconsingrocers.com
www.wisconsingrocers.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Brett Hulsey Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/19/2010 Withdrawn On 5/10/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 136

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 8
Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 73

None
Notification Date
2/9/2009
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

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 10
Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: a report on food safety programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2009
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

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 29
Assembly Bill 29
Relating to: the sale of consumer goods containing radio frequency identification tags.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2009
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 30
Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: employer monitoring of employee electronic mail usage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 31
Assembly Bill 31
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

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 38
Assembly Bill 38
Relating to: excluding from taxable income gains from a Wisconsin business.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 40
Assembly Bill 40
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

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 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

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 148

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: employer monitoring of employee electronic mail usage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 66
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: pricing of retail sales of alcohol beverages.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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.
Comments
With committee approval of an amendment to exempt non-profits.
Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for Wisconsin food banks that are members of Feeding America and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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 80
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
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
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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 132
Assembly Bill 132
Relating to: a requirement that an employer grant an unpaid leave of absence to allow an employee to participate in an emergency service operation of the Civil Air Patrol and prohibiting discrimination in employment based on Civil Air Patrol membership.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 56

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 154
Assembly Bill 154
Relating to: prohibiting purchase of tobacco products on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: regulating the provision of certain bags to customers of retailers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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 200
Assembly Bill 200
Relating to: the number of school days required each school term.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/17/2009
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

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 215
Assembly Bill 215
Relating to: determining the value of billboards for personal property tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/17/2009
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 231
Assembly Bill 231
Relating to: the time within which a complaint may be filed or a civil action may be brought alleging a violation of the family and medical leave law and the procedures governing an appeal of a determination of the Department of Workforce Development under...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: an income and franchise tax for hiring certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 240
Assembly Bill 240
Relating to: making June 19, Juneteenth Day, a legal holiday.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: retail theft, proof of ownership for flea market sales, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 254
Assembly Bill 254
Relating to: a sales tax and use tax exemption for nonprescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
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
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 281
Assembly Bill 281
Relating to: the restriction on the amount of phosphorus in certain cleaning agents.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 63

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
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

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2009
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 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: products containing mercury and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 381
Assembly Bill 381
Relating to: decreasing the discount on amounts paid for tax stamps on cigarettes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale of bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 414
Assembly Bill 414
Relating to: requirements for a certificate of food protection practices and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 445
Assembly Bill 445
Relating to: an integrated crime alert network and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 464
Assembly Bill 464
Relating to: a requirement that an employer permit an employee who is a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical technician, first responder, or ambulance driver for a volunteer fire department or fire company, a public agency, or a nonprofit corporation ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 466
Assembly Bill 466
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 468
Assembly Bill 468
Relating to: municipal court fees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Against
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 487
Assembly Bill 487
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 512
Assembly Bill 512
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 524
Assembly Bill 524
Relating to: the jurisdictional amount and court fees in certain small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: directing the Department of Commerce to award grants to community development corporations to establish capital access programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 268

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: allowing out-of-state insurers to offer health care plans that are exempt from certain laws to employers and individuals in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to establish standards for products sold as honey, prohibiting the labeling as Wisconsin certified honey of a product that has not been determined to meet the standards, pr...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 169

For
Notification Date
1/26/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 637
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: regulating chemicals in children's products and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 639
Assembly Bill 639
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
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 651
Assembly Bill 651
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 674
Assembly Bill 674
Relating to: allowing a village in Dane County meeting specified criteria to exceed its retail liquor license quota by issuing three additional retail licenses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 696
Assembly Bill 696
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission over certain telecommunications utilities, telecommunications access charges, universal service fund contributions based on interconnected voice over Internet protocol service, tandem switching provid...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 706
Assembly Bill 706
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 709
Assembly Bill 709
Relating to: requiring access to toilet facilities in a retail establishment, immunity from civil liability related to use of the toilet facilities, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 198

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 767
Assembly Bill 767
Relating to: changes to the membership of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board, notification to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board of bills with an economic impact on small businesses, and the role of the Office of the Small Business Advocate...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/9/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: physical examinations and discovery of patients' records in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 854
Assembly Bill 854
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 885
Assembly Bill 885
Relating to: creation of a wage council to study and make recommendations concerning increases in the living wage, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 894
Assembly Bill 894
Relating to: prohibiting abusive work environments and permitting a person who has been subject to such an environment to bring a civil action.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2009
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 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
1/19/2009
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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/19/2009
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 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
2/9/2009
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
3/12/2010
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 Bill 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 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
2/9/2009
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 24
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for Wisconsin food banks that are members of Feeding America and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2009
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 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

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 42
Senate Bill 42
Relating to: a report on food safety programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2009
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 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 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

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 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

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 86
Senate Bill 86
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/10/2009
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 105
Senate Bill 105
Relating to: payment card network fees for merchants and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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 145
Senate Bill 145
Relating to: determining the value of billboards for personal property tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/17/2009
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 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: retail theft, proof of ownership for flea market sales, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2009
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.
Senate Bill 176
Senate Bill 176
Relating to: a sales tax and use tax exemption for nonprescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 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
3/12/2010
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 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
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 190
Senate Bill 190
Relating to: renewals and extensions of business contracts.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 192

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 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

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.
Senate Bill 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale at wholesale of certain baby bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 145

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 294
Senate Bill 294
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 308
Senate Bill 308
Relating to: a requirement that an employer permit an employee who is a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical technician, first responder, or ambulance driver for a volunteer fire department or fire company, a public agency, or a nonprofit corporation ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 140

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 327
Senate Bill 327
Relating to: designating Wisconsin cheese as the Wisconsin state snack.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 218

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 419
Senate Bill 419
Relating to: requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to establish standards for products sold as honey, prohibiting the labeling as Wisconsin certified honey of a product that has not been determined to meet the standards, pr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2009
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.
Senate Bill 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Other
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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 Bill 455
Senate Bill 455
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 142

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 469
Senate Bill 469
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission over certain telecommunications utilities, telecommunications access charges, universal service fund contributions based on interconnected voice over Internet protocol service, tandem switching provid...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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 Bill 508
Senate Bill 508
Relating to: exempting from income taxation certain employer-paid fringe benefits for mass transit expenses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 510
Senate Bill 510
Relating to: allowing a village in Waushara County to exceed its retail liquor license quota by issuing one additional retail license.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 522
Senate Bill 522
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 206

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 560
Senate Bill 560
Relating to: prohibiting advertising the price of merchandise as reduced by an available rebate unless the rebate is provided at the time of purchase.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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 Bill 585
Senate Bill 585
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 290

Against
Notification Date
3/12/2010
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 Bill 612
Senate Bill 612
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2010
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 Bill 628
Senate Bill 628
Relating to: physical examinations and discovery of patients' records in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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
3/18/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
None
Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.

Register Number: 644 (8/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-105
Against
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

state agency budgets 2010-2011
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
state agency budgets 2010-2011

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/8/2010
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.

unfair sales act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
unfair sales act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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.

beer sampling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
beer sampling

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

cigarette excise tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
cigarette excise tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

counterfeit coupons
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
counterfeit coupons

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

health care and related issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
health care and related issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

Comments
Wisconsin Grocers Association

organized retail crime
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
organized retail crime

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

ozone non-attainment designation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ozone non-attainment designation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

relating to any financial increase on businesses whether tax increases, program fee increases, repeal of tax exemptions, sales tax increases or tax shifts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to any financial increase on businesses whether tax increases, program fee increases, repeal of tax exemptions, sales tax increases or tax shifts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

relating to health insurance mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to health insurance mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

relating to improving Wisconsin's product liability law by clarifying seller's liability, product issues and remedial issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to improving Wisconsin's product liability law by clarifying seller's liability, product issues and remedial issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

relating to minimum mark-up on gasoline, tobacco and other products sold at retail
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to minimum mark-up on gasoline, tobacco and other products sold at retail

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

relating to transportation funding and ensuring a reliable infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to transportation funding and ensuring a reliable infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

requirements on retailers regarding sale of gift certificates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
requirements on retailers regarding sale of gift certificates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

scrap metal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
scrap metal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

soda machine rental
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
soda machine rental

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$32,507.50
2009
July - December
$33,226.45
2010
January - June
$47,448.75
2010
July - December
$15,621.93
Total $128,804.63
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
59.50
2009
July - December
17.00
2010
January - June
34.25
2010
July - December
21.25
Total 132.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
318.00
2009
July - December
333.90
2010
January - June
508.50
2010
July - December
125.50
Total 1285.90

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: a report on food safety programs.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: pricing of retail sales of alcohol beverages.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: retail theft, proof of ownership for flea market sales, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale of bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
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 4 %
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.
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 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
80 %
2009
July - December
55 %
2010
January - June
45 %
2010
July - December
Total 52 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 16 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures