Wisconsin State AFL-CIO

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We serve members of unions affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

Lobbying Interests:
All issues that relate to the rights, protections, benefits and economic security of Wisconsin workers and their families.

CEO Name:
Phillip Neuenfeldt
President

Contact
PN
Phillip Neuenfeldt
6333 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 771-0700
(414) 771-1715
pneuenfeldt@wisaflcio.org
http://www.wisaflcio.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Phillip Neuenfeldt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Stephanie Bloomingdale Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Jose Bucio Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Joanne Ricca Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On 9/20/2012
Michael Sheridan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/20/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
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

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 9

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: regulation of telecommunications utilities and alternative telecommunications utilities; telecommunications provider of last-resort obligations; telecommunications intrastate switched access rates; interconnected voice over Internet protocol s...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 2

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 2
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

2011 Wisconsin Act 1

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 5
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 5
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 7

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/22/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
Relating to: regulation of telecommunications utilities and alternative telecommunications utilities; telecommunications provider of last-resort obligations; telecommunications intrastate switched access rates; interconnected voice over Internet protocol s...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 22

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 6
Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: restoring the treatment of the exclusion of capital gains for individuals and certain other persons that existed before the enactment of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, and phasing out the taxation of capital gains.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 23

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county ordinances requiring employers to provide employees with leave from employment to deal with family, medical, or health issues.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/30/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 92
Assembly Bill 92
Relating to: eliminating the enrollment cap for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and extending the program to permit private schools located in Milwaukee County to participate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 94
Assembly Bill 94
Relating to: the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 129
Assembly Bill 129
Relating to: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/21/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 173
Assembly Bill 173
Relating to: local ordinances, determining the lawful presence of a person arrested for or charged with a crime or certain civil violations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 197
Assembly Bill 197
Relating to: payment of extended unemployment insurance benefits during certain periods in this state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: an exemption from the prevailing wage law for a public works project that is not less than 85 percent privately funded in which the completed facility is dedicated to the state or a local governmental unit for conservation, recreational, or ed...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 281
Assembly Bill 281
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 286
Assembly Bill 286
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 310
Assembly Bill 310
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
10/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO supports the original version of AB 310, the agreed-upon bill negotiated by labor and management representatives on the UI Advisory Council, which should not be amended.
Assembly Bill 329
Assembly Bill 329
Relating to: renaming the office of county treasurer in Milwaukee County, creating the elective office of county comptroller for Milwaukee County, transferring the duties of the Milwaukee County treasurer to that elective office, and expanding the duties a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 338
Assembly Bill 338
Relating to: collective bargaining for public employees, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 344
Assembly Bill 344
Relating to: employment discrimination based on employment status.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 374
Assembly Bill 374
Relating to: creating a preference in state procurement for Wisconsin-based businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 392
Assembly Bill 392
Relating to: eliminating deductions for moving expenses for businesses that move out of the state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 443
Assembly Bill 443
Relating to: excluding sports officials from coverage under the worker's compensation law.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/10/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Needs to be reviewed and discussed through the Worker's Compensation Advisory Council process.
Assembly Bill 457
Assembly Bill 457
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 499
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 504
Assembly Bill 504
Relating to: concealment of benefit claim information, availability for work, interest on delinquent payments, and the composition and authority of appeal tribunals under the unemployment insurance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: the state main street program and business area revitalization services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 637
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: disregarding a taxpayer's election to include another in its combined group, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, repealing the income and franchise tax credit for qualified production activities income, r...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 21
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: creation of the fiscal responsibility fund (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 79
Assembly Joint Resolution 79
Relating to: expression of support by members of the Wisconsin assembly for the American Jobs Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 6
Senate Bill 6
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 10
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: restoring the treatment of the exclusion of capital gains for individuals and certain other persons that existed before the enactment of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, and phasing out the taxation of capital gains.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board, providing additional charter school authorizers, eliminating the limit on the number of pupils who may attend virtual charter schools, modifying teacher licensure requirements, eliminating the limit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/26/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county ordinances requiring employers to provide employees with leave from employment to deal with family, medical, or health issues.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 16

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 47
Senate Bill 47
Relating to: changes to the membership of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board, notification to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board of bills with an economic impact on small businesses, the role of the Office of Regulatory Assistance in the De...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 46

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 94
Senate Bill 94
Relating to: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/21/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 147
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: payment of extended unemployment insurance benefits during certain periods in this state.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 42

For
Notification Date
7/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 148
Senate Bill 148
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 43

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 149
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 44

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 150
Senate Bill 150
Relating to: division of municipalities into wards and redistricting of supervisory and aldermanic districts and appointing a panel to hear challenges to the apportionment of a congressional or legislative district, and hearing certain appeals.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 39

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 187
Senate Bill 187
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: elimination of compensatory and punitive damages for acts of employment discrimination or unfair honesty or genetic testing.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 219

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 219
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 198

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 233
Senate Bill 233
Relating to: collective bargaining for public employees, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 249
Senate Bill 249
Relating to: employment discrimination based on employment status.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 259
Senate Bill 259
Relating to: creating the office of county comptroller for Milwaukee County.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 62

Against
Notification Date
11/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
None
Notification Date
11/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
The Wisconsin AFL-CIO has withdrawn its opposition and has no position on this bill.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 286

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: creating a preference in state procurement for Wisconsin-based businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 373
Senate Bill 373
Relating to: changes to product liability law and the law governing remedies against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
1/31/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 417
Senate Bill 417
Relating to: concealment of benefit claim information, availability for work, interest on delinquent payments, and the composition and authority of appeal tribunals under the unemployment insurance law.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 236

For
Notification Date
2/1/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 538
Senate Bill 538
Relating to: changes to BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core programs by the department of health services and by waiver, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 21
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 12
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 12
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 92

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 69

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Children and Families: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Commerce
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Instruction: Choice and Charter
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice and Charter

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
4/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

DWD 272, relating to minimum wages
Agency Name
Workforce Development

Subject
DWD 272, relating to minimum wages

Register Number: 630 (6/15/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 08-069
For
Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Relating to accountability standards for Venture Capital proposals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to accountability standards for Venture Capital proposals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Relating to accountability standards for Venture Capital proposals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to accountability standards for Venture Capital proposals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 for Wisconsin Jobs Initiative to restore funding cut from WTCS in 2009-11 State Budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for Wisconsin Jobs Initiative to restore funding cut from WTCS in 2009-11 State Budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/18/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Adjustment Bill (LRB--1383/2)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Adjustment Bill (LRB--1383/2)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 of jobs in the green economy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of jobs in the green economy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Labor representation on government bodies dealing with workforce and economic development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Labor representation on government bodies dealing with workforce and economic development

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Potential job development strategies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Potential job development strategies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 for passage of state employee contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for passage of state employee contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

To develop a fairer tax system in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To develop a fairer tax system in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

When the state contracts for services with the private sector, the work must be done in the U.S.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
When the state contracts for services with the private sector, the work must be done in the U.S.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$2,302,171.45
2011
July - December
$25,122.90
2012
January - June
$40,053.96
2012
July - December
$29,640.57
Total $2,396,988.89
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
16.00
2011
July - December
6.40
2012
January - June
22.75
2012
July - December
19.00
Total 64.15
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
2234.55
2011
July - December
306.65
2012
January - June
419.50
2012
July - December
326.50
Total 3287.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
55 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 37 %
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting provisions concerning employment discrimination based on arrest or conviction record that prohibit activity that is allowed under the state fair employment law.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
35 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
30 %
2012
January - June
30 %
2012
July - December
80 %
Total 27 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures