Forward Janesville Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Economic development organization representing the Rock County area business community.

Lobbying Interests:
Fiscal and tax issues, transportation, education, workers compensation, environmental issues, mandated benefits, health care issues, government spending, budgetary matters, and government regulation.

CEO Name:
John Beckord
Vice President - Government Relations

Contact
DC
Dan Cunningham
14 S. Jackson Street, Suite 200
Janesville, WI 53548
(608) 757-3160
(608) 757-3170
danc@forwardjanesville.com
http://www.forwardjanesville.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Daniel Cunningham Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/31/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: transferring technical college district assets, liabilities, and employees to the technical college system board; limiting the authority of technical college district boards and prohibiting them from levying property taxes; increasing the rate...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/13/2014
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 289
Assembly Bill 289
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of certain tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2013
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 580
Assembly Bill 580
Relating to: authorizing the transfer of certain tax credits earned in connection with economic development in this state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2014
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 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/21/2013
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 252
Senate Bill 252
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of certain tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
9/17/2013
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 293
Senate Bill 293
Relating to: development opportunity zones for areas experiencing mass layoffs or business closings. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/17/2013
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 449
Senate Bill 449
Relating to: authorizing the transfer of certain tax credits earned in connection with economic development in this state.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 184

For
Notification Date
12/30/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State Shared Revenue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Shared Revenue

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/1/2014
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.

Vision Wisconsin, a public infrastructure project fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vision Wisconsin, a public infrastructure project fund

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/20/2014
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.

Inspire Rock County / Career Cruising
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Inspire Rock County / Career Cruising

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/20/2014
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.

State income tax reduction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State income tax reduction

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter

Notification Date
8/7/2014
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.

Vision Wisconsin, a public infrastructure fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vision Wisconsin, a public infrastructure fund

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/7/2014
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.

State transportation funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State transportation funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/21/2013
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/21/2013
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.

The expansion of I-39/90 from the state line to Madison
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The expansion of I-39/90 from the state line to Madison

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/21/2013
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.

TID Base Value Reassessment Legislation, LRB 1758
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TID Base Value Reassessment Legislation, LRB 1758

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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.

State Transportation Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Transportation Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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 Increment Financing Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax Increment Financing Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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.

The expansion of Interstate 39/90 from the Illinois state line to Madison
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The expansion of Interstate 39/90 from the Illinois state line to Madison

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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 credit portability & refundability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax credit portability & refundability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2013
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
$4,567.77
2013
July - December
$1,897.01
2014
January - June
$2,371.90
2014
July - December
$2,096.07
Total $10,932.75
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
33.25
2013
July - December
13.75
2014
January - June
22.00
2014
July - December
24.25
Total 93.25
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
62.00
2013
July - December
24.50
2014
January - June
26.50
2014
July - December
19.25
Total 132.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)
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
Total < 1%
Relating to: development opportunity zones for areas experiencing mass layoffs or business closings. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
9 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of certain tax incremental districts. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
24 %
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of certain tax incremental districts. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
24 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: authorizing the transfer of certain tax credits earned in connection with economic development in this state.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
27 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: authorizing the transfer of certain tax credits earned in connection with economic development in this state.
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 3 %
Relating to: transferring technical college district assets, liabilities, and employees to the technical college system board; limiting the authority of technical college district boards and prohibiting them from levying property taxes; increasing the rate of the state sales tax and use tax, and requiring a referendum. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
16 %
2014
July - December
1 %
Total 4 %

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
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
14 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total 6 %
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
1 %
Total 7 %
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 6 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
21 %
2013
July - December
4 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 10 %
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
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
6 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
27 %
Total 8 %
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
24 %
Total 8 %
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
5 %
Total < 1%
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
22 %
Total 4 %

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
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
9 %
Total 15 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures