Cooperative Network Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cooperative businesses of all types, including credit unions and mutual insurance companies.

Lobbying Interests:
Cooperative Network represents a wide range of cooperative businesses and therefore tracks and lobbies on a variety of issues, including those affecting financial institutions, telephone and rural electric cooperative utilities, dairy, farm supply, livestock marketing, insurance, health care and cooperative housing. Cooperative taxation issues impact all Cooperative Network mbrs and is another area in which the Federation is involved. State agencies the Cooperative Network works most closely with include the PSC, Dept of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, DNR, Dept of Financial Institutions and Dept of Commerce.

CEO Name:
William Oemichen
Vice President of Administration

Contact
PB
Patricia Berry
1 S Pinckney St, Ste. 810
Madison, WI 53703-2869
(608) 258-4400
(608) 258-4407
pat.berry@cooperativenetwork.coop

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Sharon Brandt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Clay Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Beata Kalies Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
John Manske Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
William Oemichen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
James Rabbitt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
David Ward Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A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

For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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
1/10/2011
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
Daubert sections only at this time.
For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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
435 20110119_180816_DaubertTestimonySB1January2011 (2).doc
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

For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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

None
Notification Date
1/12/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued ...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 21

None
Notification Date
2/1/2011
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 9
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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

None
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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

For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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
1/10/2011
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
Daubert sections only at this time.
For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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
436 20110119_180856_DaubertTestimonySB1January2011 (2).doc
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

For
Notification Date
1/10/2011
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

None
Notification Date
1/12/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 9
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 9
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 14

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: the dairy and livestock farm investment credits.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
For
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 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: semiannual meetings of small winery cooperative wholesalers.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 175

None
Notification Date
3/24/2011
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
3/24/2011
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 72
Assembly Bill 72
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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 Bill 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: increasing the jurisdictional amount in and the filing fee for small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/12/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: eligibility of hydroelectric resources under the renewable portfolio standard.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 128
Assembly Bill 128
Relating to: the amount of the exemption from income tax withholding requirements for employees of a county fair association.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 145
Assembly Bill 145
Relating to: authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve temporary electric rates to promote economic development.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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.
Other
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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
5/24/2011
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 165
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2011
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 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

Other
Notification Date
6/30/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
6/30/2011
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 195
Assembly Bill 195
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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 201
Assembly Bill 201
Relating to: regulation of geothermal well drillers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/2/2011
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 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/12/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 228
Assembly Bill 228
Relating to: exemptions from securities registration requirements.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 178

For
Notification Date
8/31/2011
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 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: the maximum permissible length of vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials on highways.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 53

None
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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 309
Assembly Bill 309
Relating to: dry cask storage of spent fuel from nuclear power plants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Comments
Electric Co-ops that purchase power from other utilities will pay higher costs. Proposed payment amounts are excessive. Where spent fuel is stored is not a choice since there is no national storage facility.
Assembly Bill 357
Assembly Bill 357
Relating to: allowing members of a dairy cooperative to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit in the next taxable year.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2011
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 359
Assembly Bill 359
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for providing broadband service.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/4/2011
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 363
Assembly Bill 363
Relating to: regulating sales of plastic bulk merchandise containers to scrap plastic dealers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2012
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 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/3/2012
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 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
1/13/2012
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 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: financial assistance for the livestock premises registration program, a tax credit for livestock identification tags and tag-reading equipment, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2012
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 510
Assembly Bill 510
Relating to: deposit placement programs of public depositories.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2012
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 526
Assembly Bill 526
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2012
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 527
Assembly Bill 527
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale mercha...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2012
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 provisions dealing with tampering or interfering with utility equipment.
For
Notification Date
2/6/2012
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 529
Assembly Bill 529
Relating to: licensing of taxicabs by a 1st class city.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2012
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.
Other
Notification Date
2/7/2012
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
Updated position - 625 20120216_160011_TaxiMedallionNuetral.pdf
Assembly Bill 571
Assembly Bill 571
Relating to: regulating certain service contracts and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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.
Comments
Support if amended to exempt electric co-ops and their subsidiaries and affiliates.
Assembly Bill 579
Assembly Bill 579
Relating to: licensing of plants that process certain foods made with milk or milk products.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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
Working on an amendment to shift focus from amending the existing definition of "dairy product" to instead creation of a narrow additional exemption from dairy plant licensure.
Assembly Bill 586
Assembly Bill 586
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

None
Notification Date
3/13/2012
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 604
Assembly Bill 604
Relating to: surplus lines insurance, insurance security fund, automobile insurance, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2012
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 626
Assembly Bill 626
Relating to: gasoline vapor recovery requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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 28
Assembly Joint Resolution 28
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

None
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 31
Assembly Joint Resolution 31
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2011
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 9
Senate Bill 9
Relating to: the dairy and livestock farm investment credits.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 15

For
Notification Date
1/28/2011
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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: prohibiting certain telephone calls using electronically prerecorded messages, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/8/2011
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 28
Senate Bill 28
Relating to: composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 50
Senate Bill 50
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
Relating to: liability of public utility customers for unbilled utility service.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 67
Senate Bill 67
Relating to: political disbursements and obligations by corporations and cooperative associations and the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: increasing the jurisdictional amount in and the filing fee for small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2011
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 81
Senate Bill 81
Relating to: eligibility of hydroelectric resources under the renewable portfolio standard.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 34

None
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: various changes to the eminent domain laws.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: the amount of the exemption from income tax withholding requirements for employees of a county fair association.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 131

For
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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.
Senate Bill 98
Senate Bill 98
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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 102
Senate Bill 102
Relating to: authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve temporary electric rates to promote economic development.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/21/2011
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.
Other
Notification Date
9/21/2011
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 108
Senate Bill 108
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/15/2011
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 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 122

For
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: the maximum permissible length of vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials on highways.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/30/2011
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.
Senate Bill 216
Senate Bill 216
Relating to: dry cask storage of spent fuel from nuclear power plants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/7/2011
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.
Comments
Electric Co-ops that purchase power from other utilities will pay higher costs. Proposed payment amounts are excessive. Where spent fuel is stored is not a choice since there is no national storage facility.
Senate Bill 224
Senate Bill 224
Relating to: exception to local levy limits for the village of Shorewood.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 63

None
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.
Senate Bill 260
Senate Bill 260
Relating to: allowing members of a dairy cooperative to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit in the next taxable year.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 237

For
Notification Date
11/9/2011
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 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/2/2011
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 274
Senate Bill 274
Relating to: regulating sales of plastic bulk merchandise containers to scrap plastic dealers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 194

For
Notification Date
3/16/2012
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 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 286

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2011
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 308
Senate Bill 308
Relating to: deposit placement programs of public depositories.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 204

For
Notification Date
3/15/2012
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 314
Senate Bill 314
Relating to: collection of money owed for failure to pay for gasoline or diesel fuel and obtaining information with personal identifiers from the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 186

Other
Notification Date
12/3/2011
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 356
Senate Bill 356
Relating to: the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 205

For
Notification Date
1/4/2012
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 375
Senate Bill 375
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
1/13/2012
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 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: surplus lines insurance, insurance security fund, automobile insurance, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 224

For
Notification Date
2/25/2012
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 396
Senate Bill 396
Relating to: financial assistance for the livestock premises registration program, a tax credit for livestock identification tags and tag-reading equipment, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 278

For
Notification Date
1/23/2012
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.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 138

None
Notification Date
2/6/2012
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 428
Senate Bill 428
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale mercha...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 155

For
Notification Date
2/8/2012
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

None
Notification Date
2/13/2012
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 492
Senate Bill 492
Relating to: regulating certain service contracts and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 226

None
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.
None
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.
Comments
Support SA2 to exempt electric co-ops and their subsidiaries for services provided to their members only.
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.
Comments
Support as amended to exempt electric co-ops and their subsidiaries and affiliates.
Senate Bill 518
Senate Bill 518
Relating to: gasoline vapor recovery requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 196

For
Notification Date
2/29/2012
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 20
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 20
Relating to: changes to agricultural production loan guarantees administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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 20
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 20
Relating to: changes to agricultural production loan guarantees administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 80

For
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/8/2011
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
4/6/2011
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.

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

Revenue
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue

Notification Date
6/28/2011
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
Provision related to the wholesale distribution of beer.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.

Register Number: 644 (8/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-105
Against
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.

Comments
Expressing concern regarding the amount of overall fee increases and specifically about the fees proposed for LPG and tank meters and scales.
Chapter Comm 10, relating to flammable, combustible and hazardous liquids.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Chapter Comm 10, relating to flammable, combustible and hazardous liquids.

Register Number: 660 (1/1/2011)
Other
Notification Date
9/7/2011
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.

Comm 2, 5, and 16, relating to electrical construction, certification and inspection.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 2, 5, and 16, relating to electrical construction, certification and inspection.

Register Number: 623 (11/15/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-029
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.

Comm 5, relating to licenses, certifications and registrations mandated as a result of legislation enacted during the 2007-2008 session.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 5, relating to licenses, certifications and registrations mandated as a result of legislation enacted during the 2007-2008 session.

Register Number: 626 (3/1/2008)
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

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/16/2013
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.

biogas
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
biogas

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2012
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.

stray voltage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
stray voltage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2012
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.

Clarification of federal agriculture hours-of-service exemption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarification of federal agriculture hours-of-service exemption.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/30/2012
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.

Clarification of federal agriculture hours-of-service exemption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarification of federal agriculture hours-of-service exemption.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/30/2012
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.

tax credit for biogas projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax credit for biogas projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/28/2012
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 credit for biogas projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax credit for biogas projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/28/2012
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.

Ownership of renewable energy projects and rates paid by utilities for renewable energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ownership of renewable energy projects and rates paid by utilities for renewable energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/3/2012
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.

Ownership of renewable energy projects and rates paid by utilities for renewable energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ownership of renewable energy projects and rates paid by utilities for renewable energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/3/2012
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.

Relating to changes to the small winery cooperative wholesaler law and other laws governing or pertaining to wineries
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to changes to the small winery cooperative wholesaler law and other laws governing or pertaining to wineries

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/30/2012
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.

Relating to changes to the small winery cooperative wholesaler law and other laws governing or pertaining to wineries
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to changes to the small winery cooperative wholesaler law and other laws governing or pertaining to wineries

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/29/2012
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.

13.10 Request for PECFA.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
13.10 Request for PECFA.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/14/2012
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.

delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/20/2011
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.

Revisions to 94.73 related to the agrichemical cleanup program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to 94.73 related to the agrichemical cleanup program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/16/2011
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.

the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2011
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.

Support of William (Bill) Oemichen as a member of the College Savings Program Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of William (Bill) Oemichen as a member of the College Savings Program Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Dry cask storage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dry cask storage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/21/2011
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.

Fuel taxes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fuel taxes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/27/2011
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.

Supporting the nomination of Raymond Dreger to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Authority Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting the nomination of Raymond Dreger to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Authority Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Revisions to chapters 185 and 186 of the State Statutes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to chapters 185 and 186 of the State Statutes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/14/2011
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.

Relating to exemptions from securities registration requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to exemptions from securities registration requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/9/2011
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 appointment of Ellen Nowak to the Public Service Commission
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support appointment of Ellen Nowak to the Public Service Commission

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/30/2011
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.

Renewable Resource Credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Renewable Resource Credits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/14/2011
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.

Support the appointment of William (Bill) Bruins to the Natural Resources Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support the appointment of William (Bill) Bruins to the Natural Resources Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/4/2011
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.

Economic Development Rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic Development Rates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 appointment of Phil Montgomery as Chairman of the Public Service Commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support appointment of Phil Montgomery as Chairman of the Public Service Commission.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

transmission regs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transmission regs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
4/4/2011
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.

No-Call list
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
No-Call list

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2011
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.

telecommunication deregulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telecommunication deregulation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/8/2011
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.

Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/9/2011
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.

Increasing the small claims court cap.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing the small claims court cap.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/3/2011
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.

constitutional amendment segregated funds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
constitutional amendment segregated funds

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Focus on Energy Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Focus on Energy Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Nuclear Power
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nuclear Power

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

The regulation of phosphorus by point sources
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of phosphorus by point sources

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2011
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.

Support appointment of Ben Brancel as DATCP Secretary.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support appointment of Ben Brancel as DATCP Secretary.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Support constitutional amendment prohibiting use of segregated fund money for unintended purposes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support constitutional amendment prohibiting use of segregated fund money for unintended purposes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Support Unfair Sales Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Unfair Sales Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Advising Governor's transition team about credit union issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advising Governor's transition team about credit union issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Agricultural Producer Security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural Producer Security

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.

Cooperative health Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cooperative health Care

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.

Dept. of Commerce reorganization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept. of Commerce reorganization

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Financial Institutions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Financial Institutions

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.

Health Benefit Purchasing Cooperatives (Co-op Care)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Benefit Purchasing Cooperatives (Co-op Care)

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.

Healthy Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy 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.

Legislative Council Special Committee on Health Care Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Special Committee on Health Care 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.

LRB 3593, relating to health care plans operated by cooperative associations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3593, relating to health care plans operated by cooperative associations

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.

Massage therapy and bodywork
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Massage therapy and bodywork

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

nuclear power
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
nuclear power

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.

Relating to the review of standards in ATCP 51, pertaining to livestock facility siting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the review of standards in ATCP 51, pertaining to livestock facility siting

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

telecommunication cooperative retained earnings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telecommunication cooperative retained earnings

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.

Telecommunication Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecommunication Legislation

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.

Unfair Sales Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Unfair Sales Act

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
$87,295.32
2011
July - December
$37,533.02
2012
January - June
$45,603.63
2012
July - December
$28,715.05
Total $199,147.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
255.25
2011
July - December
134.55
2012
January - June
126.50
2012
July - December
72.40
Total 588.70
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
749.50
2011
July - December
405.70
2012
January - June
531.75
2012
July - December
289.75
Total 1976.70

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
1 %
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the amount of the exemption from income tax withholding requirements for employees of a county fair association.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the dairy and livestock farm investment credits.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: semiannual meetings of small winery cooperative wholesalers.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
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 information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 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 information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve temporary electric rates to promote economic development.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
4 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
4 %
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: increasing the jurisdictional amount in and the filing fee for small claims actions.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
7 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing members of a dairy cooperative to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit in the next taxable year.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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
1 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the maximum permissible length of vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials on highways.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the maximum permissible length of vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials on highways.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: changes to agricultural production loan guarantees administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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
2 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: dry cask storage of spent fuel from nuclear power plants and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: dry cask storage of spent fuel from nuclear power plants and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: liability of public utility customers for unbilled utility service.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: allowing members of a dairy cooperative to claim the dairy manufacturing facility investment credit in the next taxable year.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
9 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: exemptions from securities registration requirements.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
12 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: deposit placement programs of public depositories.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale merchant plants; public utility removal of certain electric service lines; renewable resource credits; tampering or interfering with utility equipment; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating certain service contracts and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale merchant plants; public utility removal of certain electric service lines; renewable resource credits; tampering or interfering with utility equipment; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating certain service contracts and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial assistance for the livestock premises registration program, a tax credit for livestock identification tags and tag-reading equipment, 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
3 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial assistance for the livestock premises registration program, a tax credit for livestock identification tags and tag-reading equipment, 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
3 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: licensing of plants that process certain foods made with milk or milk products.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
13 %
Total 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
35 %
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 14 %
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
2 %
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

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
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
2 %
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
13 %
2012
July - December
6 %
Total 5 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
7 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
11 %
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
1 %
Total < 1%
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
2 %
Total < 1%
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
4 %
Total < 1%
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
4 %
Total < 1%
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
5 %
Total < 1%
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
8 %
Total 1 %
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
9 %
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
6 %
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
8 %
Total 6 %

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
7 %
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures