Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Individuals and businesses involved in the cultivation of cranberries.

Lobbying Interests:
Any function or activity of any branch, department or phase of state or local government, agriculture, environment, taxation, regulation or business, finance or insurance or other topics pertaining to the general public health or welfare.

CEO Name:
Thomas Lochner
Executive Director

Contact
THL
Thomas H Lochner
PO Box 365
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-0365
(715) 423-2070
(715) 423-0275
wiscran@wiscran.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/5/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas H Lochner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 84
Assembly Bill 84
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 484
Assembly Bill 484
Relating to: the carry-back of net operating losses, the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing, the jobs tax credit, the electronic medical records credit, the manufacturing and agriculture credit, and the relocated business credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 679
Assembly Bill 679
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 77
Senate Bill 77
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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.
Senate Bill 509
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 377

For
Notification Date
1/23/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
5/6/2013
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.

Comments
Departmentwide

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

Revenue: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Agencywide

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
5/6/2013
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Assessment of agricultural property.
Agency Name
Revenue

Subject
Assessment of agricultural property.

Register Number: 691 (8/1/2013)
None
Notification Date
1/15/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Regulation and registration of implements of husbandry and farm commercial motor vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and registration of implements of husbandry and farm commercial motor vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/9/2013
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.

Legislation related to registration, transportation and regulation of Implements of Husbandry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to registration, transportation and regulation of Implements of Husbandry

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/3/2013
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.

Proposed legislation related to permitting of high capacity wells--for new wells as well as reconstructed wells or replacement wells.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed legislation related to permitting of high capacity wells--for new wells as well as reconstructed wells or replacement wells.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/23/2013
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.

Use value assessment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use value assessment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/9/2013
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.

Regulation of navigable waters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of navigable waters

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/20/2013
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.

Drone use for agricultural purposes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drone use for agricultural purposes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/9/2013
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.

Budget Bill Topic: Taxation of Farms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Topic: Taxation of Farms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2013
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.

Budget Bill Topic: Water Use Fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Topic: Water Use Fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2013
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.

Budget Bill Topic: Taxation of Income Derived from Farming
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Topic: Taxation of Income Derived from Farming

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2013
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.

Proposed Rule: ATCP 50
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed Rule: ATCP 50

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/22/2013
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.

Regulation of groundwater and high capacity wells.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of groundwater and high capacity wells.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/24/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$60,996.34
2013
July - December
$59,293.36
2014
January - June
$32,605.27
2014
July - December
$23,430.30
Total $176,325.26
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
40.75
2013
July - December
62.45
2014
January - June
41.30
2014
July - December
21.65
Total 166.15
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
94.25
2013
July - December
60.40
2014
January - June
80.95
2014
July - December
55.85
Total 291.45

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the carry-back of net operating losses, the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing, the jobs tax credit, the electronic medical records credit, the manufacturing and agriculture credit, and the relocated business credit. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
16 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
35 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
4 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
14 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
30 %
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 11 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
3 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
4 %
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
3 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
6 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
16 %
2013
July - December
11 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
16 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
4 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
26 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
50 %
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures