Wisconsin & Southern Railroad L.L.C.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Freight Railroad Company

Lobbying Interests:
Railroad Crossing Safety, Crossing Technology, Track & Structure Capital Funding, Railroad equipment.

CEO Name:
James Fuchs
Director of Government Relations

Contact
KL
Kenneth Lucht
1890 E. Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53704
(414) 438-8820 x4207
(608) 243-9225
klucht@watcocompanies.com
http://www.wsorrailroad.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kenneth Lucht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Samuel Gratz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2014 Withdrawn On 6/30/2014

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: railroad track clearance and railroad walkways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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 799
Assembly Bill 799
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroad tracks and penalties for violations relating to railroad crossings and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 219

For
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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.
Comments
See our attached memo
Supporting Documentation
20140319_023813_AB-799.docx

Assembly Bill 816
Assembly Bill 816
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2014
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 588
Senate Bill 588
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroad tracks and penalties for violations relating to railroad crossings and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2014
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 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Safe railroad walkways for working and inspections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Safe railroad walkways for working and inspections

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2014
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.

To provide regulation and a penalty for pedestrians at railroad crossings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To provide regulation and a penalty for pedestrians at railroad crossings.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2014
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.

Approval and funding of appropriate FTE positions at Office of the Commissioner of Railroads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Approval and funding of appropriate FTE positions at Office of the Commissioner of Railroads

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2014
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.

Freight Railroad Preservation Program (FRPP), funding levels, continued improvements to publicly-owned freight railroad infrastructure.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Freight Railroad Preservation Program (FRPP), funding levels, continued improvements to publicly-owned freight railroad infrastructure.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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
$3,307.33
2013
July - December
$1,284.40
2014
January - June
$10,349.00
2014
July - December
$887.25
Total $15,827.98
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
12.50
2013
July - December
16.00
2014
January - June
18.25
2014
July - December
14.50
Total 61.25
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
39.00
2013
July - December
4.50
2014
January - June
59.75
2014
July - December
1.00
Total 104.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroad tracks and penalties for violations relating to railroad crossings 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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (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 10 %
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroad tracks and penalties for violations relating to railroad crossings 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
50 %
2014
July - December
Total 24 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
100 %
2013
July - December
100 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 54 %

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
10 %
2014
July - December
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
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures