Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Electric and natural gas utility.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation and rules affecting existing or proposed operations of electric and/or natural gas utilities.

CEO Name:
Michael Swenson
Manager, Government Affairs

Contact
RL
Rebecca Larson
10 E Doty St, Suite 511
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 280-7314
(608) 280-7359
rebecca.a.larson@xcelenergy.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Christine Ball Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy Boyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Larson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
David Donovan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert I Fassbender Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
John D Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 6/29/2009
Andrew Cook Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/2/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Donald Reck Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/10/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Jim Smith Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
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 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

Other
Notification Date
11/5/2009
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 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 580
Assembly Bill 580
Relating to: petitions and management plans for the designation of managed forest land; transferrals of ownership of managed forest land; establishing stumpage values, filing cutting reports, and estimating withdrawal taxes under the managed forest land pr...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 365

None
Notification Date
12/11/2009
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 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 403

For
Notification Date
12/1/2009
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.
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
1/21/2010
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

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.
For
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 755
Assembly Bill 755
Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an ex...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2010
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 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necess...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 378

For
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 876
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: expanding the authority of political subdivisions to make residential energy efficiency improvement loans, and authorizing political subdivisions to make water efficiency improvement loans and impose special charges for the loans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 904
Assembly Bill 904
Relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of eme...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

For
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 279
Senate Bill 279
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 401

None
Notification Date
10/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 425
Senate Bill 425
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
1/21/2010
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

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.
For
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 615
Senate Bill 615
Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necess...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 379

For
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Notification Date
2/25/2009
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.

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

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.

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

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.

Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
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.

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
2/25/2009
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.

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

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.

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
2/25/2009
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.

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
2/25/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters

Register Number: 0 (12/12/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-111
None
Notification Date
5/30/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

PSC 128, wind siting rules.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission

Subject
PSC 128, wind siting rules.

Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-057
None
Notification Date
6/5/2010
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

Health Savings Accounts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Savings Accounts

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/28/2009
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.

Air emissions, including mercury, air toxics, ozone, particulate matter or greenhouse gases
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Air emissions, including mercury, air toxics, ozone, particulate matter or greenhouse gases

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to legal standards, liability or other matter relating to civil litigation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to legal standards, liability or other matter relating to civil litigation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Energy efficiency and renewable fuels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy efficiency and renewable fuels

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Fuel Rules and other matters affecting public utility financing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fuel Rules and other matters affecting public utility financing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Siting of electric generating facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Siting of electric generating facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Zone Consolidation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Zone Consolidation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to woody biomass.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to woody biomass.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
4/29/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wind Siting - Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to wind siting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wind Siting - Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to wind siting.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/22/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 introduction of a proposal addressing the establishment fo cleanup standards of contaminated sediments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal addressing the establishment fo cleanup standards of contaminated sediments.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/19/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 introduction of a proposal relating to transmission system reliability and changes to the transmission approval process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to transmission system reliability and changes to the transmission approval process.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/19/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Abandonment and discontinuation of service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Abandonment and discontinuation of service

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/10/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 introduction of a proposal relating to stray voltage, neutral to earth or ground currents, objectionable currents or other electrical phenomena.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to stray voltage, neutral to earth or ground currents, objectionable currents or other electrical phenomena.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
$101,721.42
2009
July - December
$77,186.08
2010
January - June
$106,991.25
2010
July - December
$85,091.76
Total $370,990.51
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
100.01
2009
July - December
76.58
2010
January - June
196.25
2010
July - December
23.50
Total 396.34
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
679.77
2009
July - December
826.90
2010
January - June
874.25
2010
July - December
501.50
Total 2882.42

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the disposal of used automotive engine oil filters and oil absorbent materials and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
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
31 %
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
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
31 %
2010
July - December
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
7 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

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
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
4 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
7 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
11 %
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
12 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
3 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
23 %
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
12 %
Total 10 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
27 %
2009
July - December
78 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
9 %
Total 29 %
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
19 %
Total 3 %

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
1 %
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %

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
14 %
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
14 %
2010
July - December
42 %
Total 15 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures