TDS Telecommunications Corporation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Telecommunications service

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation dealing with telecommunications, administrative rules of the Public Service Commission, General Business impacting a tax issue.

CEO Name:
David Wittwer
Vice President

Contact
ASP
Andrew S. Petersen
525 Junction Road, Ste 7000
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 664-4155
andrew.petersen@tdstelecom.com
http://www.tdstelecom.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mark Graul Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Sean Stephenson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew S Petersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/28/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 595
Assembly Bill 595
Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by ...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 125

For
Notification Date
1/24/2014
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 306
Senate Bill 306
Relating to: provider of last resort obligations of certain telecommunications providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/24/2014
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 470
Senate Bill 470
Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2014
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

Broadband Discussions with Rural Schools Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband Discussions with Rural Schools Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
legislative

Notification Date
1/24/2014
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.

Police and Fire Protection Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Police and Fire Protection Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/24/2014
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/24/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$21,925.71
2013
July - December
$15,410.96
2014
January - June
$12,424.65
2014
July - December
$13,551.69
Total $63,313.01
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
35.00
2013
July - December
15.50
2014
January - June
2.00
2014
July - December
8.85
Total 61.35
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
76.75
2013
July - December
28.80
2014
January - June
12.00
2014
July - December
12.25
Total 129.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by telecommunications utilities; the definition of transmission facility; availability of public utility rate schedules; and rule-making procedures.
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
10 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: provider of last resort obligations of certain telecommunications providers. (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
5 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by telecommunications utilities; the definition of transmission facility; availability of public utility rate schedules; and rule-making procedures.
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
5 %
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
30 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
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
30 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
100 %
2013
July - December
100 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 85 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures