Transit Now

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Transit Now is a regional membership organization established in 1992. Our main focus is to facilitate positive transportation solutions that link people to jobs and spur economic development.

Lobbying Interests:
Transit Now will be lobbying on the Kenosha Racine Milwaukee commuter rail project and funding for this project.

Title:
Interim Executive Director

Contact
KT
Kerry Thomas
PO Box 565
Sussex, WI 53089
(262) 246-6151
(262) 246-4053
kthomas@transitnow.org
www.transitnow.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kerry Thomas Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/22/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 282
Assembly Bill 282
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 723
Assembly Bill 723
Relating to: the southeastern regional transit authority, the creation of interim regional transit authorities in southeast Wisconsin, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 511
Senate Bill 511
Relating to: the southeastern regional transit authority, the creation of interim regional transit authorities in southeast Wisconsin, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
7/30/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Granting communities the ability to create Regional Transit Authorities that provide dedicated local funding and regional coordination and management of transit.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Granting communities the ability to create Regional Transit Authorities that provide dedicated local funding and regional coordination and management of transit.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/4/2010
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.

Funding of local and regional transit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding of local and regional transit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

The enabling and structure of regional transit authorities in WI.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The enabling and structure of regional transit authorities in WI.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$1,239.00
2009
July - December
$3,776.00
2010
January - June
$5,780.89
2010
July - December
$157.00
Total $10,952.89
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
7.50
2009
July - December
14.60
2010
January - June
21.60
2010
July - December
3.10
Total 46.80
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
12.50
2009
July - December
49.60
2010
January - June
64.70
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 126.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the southeastern regional transit authority, the creation of interim regional transit authorities in southeast Wisconsin, 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
11 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: the southeastern regional transit authority, the creation of interim regional transit authorities in southeast Wisconsin, 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
22 %
2010
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
100 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 12 %

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
100 %
2010
January - June
37 %
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 57 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures