Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promotion of potatoes and vegetables.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting field crop production agriculture including but not limited to: fertilizer; pesticide application; water use; real estate tax; right to farm.

CEO Name:
Tamas Houlihan

Contact
JKL
Jordan K. Lamb
2 East Mifflin St., Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 252-9358
(608) 252-9243
jkl@dewittross.com
http://www.wisconsinpotatoes.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Duane Maatz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On 8/26/2014
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: a pilot program to limit foods under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/3/2013
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.
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 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
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.

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.

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.

Budget topic: Water use fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget topic: Water use fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2013
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
$37,922.54
2013
July - December
$36,444.26
2014
January - June
$41,822.85
2014
July - December
$28,776.40
Total $144,966.05
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
66.65
2013
July - December
145.60
2014
January - June
108.25
2014
July - December
24.65
Total 345.15
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
65.10
2013
July - December
96.85
2014
January - June
156.90
2014
July - December
66.00
Total 384.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
1 %
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a pilot program to limit foods under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
3 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
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
4 %
2014
January - June
10 %
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
43 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 18 %
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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
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
30 %
2014
July - December
Total 11 %
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
30 %
2014
July - December
Total 11 %

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
2 %
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
2 %
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
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
6 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %

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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

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
2 %
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
3 %
2013
July - December
2 %
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
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
14 %
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
18 %
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
18 %
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
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
6 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
60 %
Total 9 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
29 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
40 %
Total 15 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures