Wisconsin Cable Communications Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin cable TV industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all legislation and administrative rules which may affect the Wisconsin cable TV industry.

CEO Name:
Thomas E Moore
Executive Director

Contact
TEM
Thomas E. Moore
22 E Mifflin St, Suite 1010
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-1683
(608) 256-6222
temoore@chartermi.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Scott Tyre Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Adam Raschka Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas E Moore Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Steven Foti Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

For
Notification Date
5/6/2011
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 473
Assembly Bill 473
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.

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 444
Senate Bill 444
Relating to: professional land surveyors; the practice of professional land surveying; surveying land abutting navigable waters; various changes regarding platting, surveying, and certified survey maps; and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
Support Substitute Amendment 1

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/12/2011
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
issues related to PSC oversight of telecommunications in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
6/17/2011
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
Issues related to the UW System motion re: receipt of federal broadband grant

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

PSC 1-AC-237
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PSC 1-AC-237

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/21/2012
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.

Tax parity among like services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax parity among like services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/21/2012
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.

telecommunications regulatory reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telecommunications regulatory reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/12/2011
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.

Broadband regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband regulation

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.

Cable communications systems franchise requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cable communications systems franchise requirements

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.

LRB 0945/5 - Relating to the regulation of video service providers and interim cable operators.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0945/5 - Relating to the regulation of video service providers and interim cable operators.

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.

LRB 3270/1 Theft of cable and video services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3270/1 Theft of cable and video services

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.

Oppose efforts to require arbiration of disputes between a content provider and a cable operator
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose efforts to require arbiration of disputes between a content provider and a cable operator

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.

telecommunications reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telecommunications reform

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.

Telecommunications reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecommunications reform

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.

Treatment of patronage capital
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Treatment of patronage capital

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.

video franchise requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
video franchise requirements

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.

Video tax parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Video tax parity

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
$64,314.73
2011
July - December
$60,133.85
2012
January - June
$61,904.00
2012
July - December
$62,153.20
Total $248,505.78
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
99.00
2011
July - December
38.25
2012
January - June
37.00
2012
July - December
30.25
Total 204.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
188.25
2011
July - December
82.50
2012
January - June
104.25
2012
July - December
72.50
Total 447.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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 service; and use of transmission equipment and property by video service providers.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
75 %
2011
July - December
30 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 38 %
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.
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 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
18 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %

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
30 %
2012
January - June
12 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
18 %
2012
July - December
22 %
Total 7 %
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
18 %
Total 3 %
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
28 %
Total 4 %

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
15 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

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
10 %
2011
July - December
12 %
2012
January - June
30 %
2012
July - December
22 %
Total 17 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures