Dairy Business Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Dairy industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Agricultural legislation.

CEO Name:
Jerry Meissner
Executive Director

Contact
LF
Laurie Fischer
P.O. Box 13505
Green Bay, WI 54307-3505
(920) 771-0008
(920) 771-0008
LFischer@widba.com
www.widba.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Laurie Fischer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Jerry Meissner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Shawn Pfaff Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
David Crass Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/3/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Tim Griswold Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 6/26/2009 Withdrawn On 12/28/2009
Anna Wildeman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/30/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
David Jelinski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/22/2010 Withdrawn On N/A
Jayme Sellen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 6/10/2010 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 34
Assembly Bill 34
Relating to: allowing dairy cooperatives to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 75
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2009 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 28

Other
Notification Date
3/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 84
Assembly Bill 84
Relating to: membership of the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
For
Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 88
Assembly Bill 88
Relating to: allowing electric utilities and retail electric cooperatives to include energy derived from garbage and certain waste in satisfying renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/11/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

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.
Against
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.
Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: requiring that certain high school agriculture courses be counted as science credits.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 114

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 279
Assembly Bill 279
Relating to: registration of livestock premises.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/16/2010
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
relating to registration of livestock premises
Against
Notification Date
4/16/2010
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 470
Assembly Bill 470
Relating to: membership of the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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
relating to the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream
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
1/20/2010
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.
Against
Notification Date
1/20/2010
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 708
Assembly Bill 708
Relating to: creating a food animal veterinarian loan assistance program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2010
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 747
Assembly Bill 747
Relating to: crimes against animals and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2010
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.
Other
Notification Date
2/25/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 756
Assembly Bill 756
Relating to: the dairy and livestock investment tax credits.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 294

For
Notification Date
2/24/2010
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 777
Assembly Bill 777
Relating to: the issuance of driver cards and driver card instruction permits by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/7/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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
Relating to groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 113
Senate Bill 113
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 327
Senate Bill 327
Relating to: designating Wisconsin cheese as the Wisconsin state snack.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2009
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.
Senate Bill 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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
relating to the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream
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
1/20/2010
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.
Against
Notification Date
1/20/2010
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 497
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: creating a food animal veterinarian loan assistance program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2010
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 559
Senate Bill 559
Relating to: the dairy and livestock investment tax credits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2010
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 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: making companies that hire illegal 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
3/18/2010
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
Relating to making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
Against
Notification Date
3/18/2010
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 610
Senate Bill 610
Relating to: employment eligibility verification requirements for state and local government employees and state procurement and construction contracts.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/18/2010
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
Relating to employment eligibility verification requirements for state and local government employees and state procurement and construction contracts.
Senate Bill 620
Senate Bill 620
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2010
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
Relating to groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.
Against
Notification Date
3/19/2010
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
Groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.
Senate Bill 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: control of nonpoint source water pollution in certain areas with carbonate bedrock and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/18/2010
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
Relating to control of nonpoint source water pollution in certain areas with carbonate bedrock and granting rule-making authority.

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

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

Notification Date
5/28/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
5/28/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
6/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Oppose use value changes.

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

Notification Date
5/28/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 99, agricultural producer security.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 99, agricultural producer security.

Register Number: 614 (3/1/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-073
Other
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.

ATCP 29 and 40, the Agricultural Chemical Cleanup Program.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
ATCP 29 and 40, the Agricultural Chemical Cleanup Program.

Register Number: 612 (1/1/2007)
Other
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.

ATCP 50 - Soil and water resource management.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
ATCP 50 - Soil and water resource management.

Register Number: 617 (6/1/2007)
Other
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.

NR 102 and 217, phosphorus water quality standards criteria and related WPDES permit limitations and procedures.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 102 and 217, phosphorus water quality standards criteria and related WPDES permit limitations and procedures.

Register Number: 0 (1/1/1900)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-035
None
Notification Date
12/3/2010
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.

NR 142 and creates Chapters NR 850, 854, 856, 858, 860 and 864, the Great Lakes—St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 142 and creates Chapters NR 850, 854, 856, 858, 860 and 864, the Great Lakes—St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Register Number: 652 (5/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-059
Other
Notification Date
7/15/2010
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.

NR 150, the Department’s implementation of the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act (WEPA) and s. 1.11, Wis. Stats.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 150, the Department’s implementation of the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act (WEPA) and s. 1.11, Wis. Stats.

Register Number: 657 (9/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 13-022
None
Notification Date
12/2/2010
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.

PSC 118, renewable resource credits.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission (PSC)

Subject
PSC 118, renewable resource credits.

Register Number: 655 (7/15/2010)
Other
Notification Date
12/28/2010
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

2011-2012 Biennial Budget in the areas of DATCP, DNR and Commerce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2011-2012 Biennial Budget in the areas of DATCP, DNR and Commerce

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/24/2010
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.

TMDL’s for Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids -- DNR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TMDL’s for Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids -- DNR

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/1/2010
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.

NR 217 EFFLUENT STANDARDS AND LIMITATIONS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 217 EFFLUENT STANDARDS AND LIMITATIONS

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

LRB 3607/1; relating to making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3607/1; relating to making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/18/2010
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.

LRB 4271/1; relating to employment eligibility verification requirements for state and local government employees and state procurement and construction contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4271/1; relating to employment eligibility verification requirements for state and local government employees and state procurement and construction contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/18/2010
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.

LRB 4264/1 KARST legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4264/1 KARST legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2010
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.

LRB-4094/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4094/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/10/2010
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.

LRB 09-4258/1 Dairy investment Tax credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 09-4258/1 Dairy investment Tax credit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2010
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.

LRB-3662/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3662/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/2/2010
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.

LRB-3677/1 relating to: the issuance of driver cards and driver card instruction permits by the Department of Transportation to those who do not provide documentary proof of legal status
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3677/1 relating to: the issuance of driver cards and driver card instruction permits by the Department of Transportation to those who do not provide documentary proof of legal status

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2010
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.

LRB-3883/1 Climate Change Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3883/1 Climate Change Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

LRB 09-3242/3 Topic: Allow sale of raw milk to consumers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 09-3242/3 Topic: Allow sale of raw milk to consumers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Addition of water bodies to list of outstanding and exceptional resource waters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Addition of water bodies to list of outstanding and exceptional resource waters

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Climate change / green house gas emissions legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Climate change / green house gas emissions legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Karst / land use restriction legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Karst / land use restriction legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

CAFO fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CAFO fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Incentives For Producers / Green Tier Advancement Project
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Incentives For Producers / Green Tier Advancement Project

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/11/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

PSC: Advanced renewable tarrif
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PSC: Advanced renewable tarrif

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/12/2009
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.

Support of LRB 09-1526/2 Topic: Allowing dairy cooperatives to claim dairy manufacturing facility investment credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of LRB 09-1526/2 Topic: Allowing dairy cooperatives to claim dairy manufacturing facility investment credit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Economic Development - Cheese Infrastructure Modernization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic Development - Cheese Infrastructure Modernization

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.

Great Lakes Compact and its impact on the Wisconsin dairy industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Great Lakes Compact and its impact on the Wisconsin dairy industry.

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.

LRB 3207/P7 Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3207/P7 Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact

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.

LRB 3698/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3698/1

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.

LRB 4342/1 -in support of- which pertains to determining the size of a livestock operation for the applicability of the livestock facility siting law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4342/1 -in support of- which pertains to determining the size of a livestock operation for the applicability of the livestock facility siting law.

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.

Office of Energy Independence anaerobic digesters & development of biogas.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Office of Energy Independence anaerobic digesters & development of biogas.

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.

Undecided on LRB-1033/6 Illegal Aliens
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Undecided on LRB-1033/6 Illegal Aliens

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
$64,721.37
2009
July - December
$56,642.38
2010
January - June
$148,117.31
2010
July - December
$90,884.28
Total $360,365.34
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
77.75
2009
July - December
55.70
2010
January - June
169.95
2010
July - December
88.60
Total 392.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
478.25
2009
July - December
479.15
2010
January - June
1192.45
2010
July - December
861.90
Total 3011.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the issuance of driver cards and driver card instruction permits by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of 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
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, 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
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, 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
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
8 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
12 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
23 %
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

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
2010
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
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
10 %
Total 3 %
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
50 %
Total 14 %

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
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
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
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
2 %
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
6 %
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
20 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
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%
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%
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 3 %
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
10 %
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
7 %
2009
July - December
7 %
2010
January - June
9 %
2010
July - December
14 %
Total 10 %

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
7 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures