Verizon Communications

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Telecommunications.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting the operations of Verizon and its subsidiaries.

CEO Name:
Charles R. Lee
Director

Contact
DV
David Vehslage
3939 Blue Spruce
DeWitt, MI 48820
(517) 668-0626
(517) 668-1018
david.vehslage@verizon.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Paul Fuglie Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 7/1/2010
Scott Stenger Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Mindy Walker Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/25/2009
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 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
3/30/2010
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
1/25/2010
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.
Comments
Opposed but generally supportive of deregulation and access reform.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Agency Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Agency Services

Notification Date
2/27/2009
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.

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
2/27/2009
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.

Public Service Commission: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Agencywide

Notification Date
2/27/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

PSC 172, a police and fire protection fee.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission

Subject
PSC 172, a police and fire protection fee.

Register Number: 645 (10/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-086
None
Notification Date
12/18/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Clearinghouse Rule 06-067(PSC 160, Wis. Admin. Code)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clearinghouse Rule 06-067(PSC 160, Wis. Admin. Code)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/18/2009
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.

911 surcharge
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
911 surcharge

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/27/2009
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.

Universal Service Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Universal Service Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/27/2009
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.

Broadband in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Patronage Capital
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Patronage Capital

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Broadband tax credit legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband tax credit legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Oppose-retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose-retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Regulatory Parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulatory Parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Tax credit on deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of WI
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax credit on deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of WI

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Taxes on Telecommunications
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxes on Telecommunications

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
$7,838.00
2009
July - December
$15,338.00
2010
January - June
$15,000.00
2010
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $53,176.00
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
14.50
2009
July - December
10.50
2010
January - June
49.50
2010
July - December
7.00
Total 81.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
101.75
2009
July - December
53.50
2010
January - June
89.00
2010
July - December
24.00
Total 268.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: school conference and activities leave.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
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 provider electronic call records, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
65 %
2010
July - December
Total 26 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
90 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 34 %

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
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 9 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
80 %
Total 7 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures