Wisconsin Pork Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Pork producers.

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:
Mike Wehler
Director of Operations

Contact
TV
Tammy Vaassen
PO Box 327
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-7551
(608) 723-7553
tvaassen@wppa.org
http://www.wppa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mike Wehler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A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 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: the exclusion of veterinarians from the prescription drug monitoring program.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 3

For
Notification Date
2/5/2013
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 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
4/9/2013
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.
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 541
Assembly Bill 541
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2013
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 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 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: the exclusion of veterinarians from the prescription drug monitoring program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2013
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.
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.

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 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
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 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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$15,905.83
2013
July - December
$14,009.77
2014
January - June
$13,576.95
2014
July - December
$6,370.95
Total $49,863.50
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
75.50
2013
July - December
36.45
2014
January - June
22.35
2014
July - December
10.50
Total 144.80
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
145.05
2013
July - December
95.50
2014
January - June
76.90
2014
July - December
33.20
Total 350.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the exclusion of veterinarians from the prescription drug monitoring program.
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%
Relating to: the exclusion of veterinarians from the prescription drug monitoring program.
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%
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
6 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
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
40 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 15 %
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 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 6 %
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 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
30 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 13 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
10 %
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
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
50 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
70 %
Total 19 %
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
30 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures