Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Legislative action organization for property owners.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting school and local government financing and property taxes, state spending, property tax relief, credits and local aids.

CEO Name:
Michael Marsch
Legislative Director

Contact
JNJ
John N Jacobson
P.O. Box 1493
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 255-7473
(608) 204-2622
john.n.jacobson@wptonline.org
http://wptonline.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Birkley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/1/2014 Withdrawn On 8/10/2015
John N Jacobson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/4/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, ...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: variable rate loans.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 54

None
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 32
Assembly Bill 32
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 45
Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: authorizing towns to participate in multijurisdictional tax incremental financing districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 96

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 71
Assembly Bill 71
Relating to: aid payments on, and city, village, town, and county approval of, certain lands purchased by the Department of Natural Resources and restrictions on the purchase of land by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 89
Assembly Bill 89
Relating to: grants for farm to school programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 113
Assembly Bill 113
Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 15

For
Notification Date
4/14/2015
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 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 132
Assembly Bill 132
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allo...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 134
Assembly Bill 134
Relating to: tax incremental financing project plan amendments and extending the life of a tax incremental district if the district is adversely impacted by statutory changes to the method of calculating equalized valuation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 135
Assembly Bill 135
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 136
Assembly Bill 136
Relating to: limits on TID creation as measured by total TID value. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 137
Assembly Bill 137
Relating to: designation of tax incremental districts as distressed or severely distressed districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: redetermination of base value for tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 149
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2015
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 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 402
Assembly Bill 402
Relating to: decreasing auditor positions in the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 465
Assembly Bill 465
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2015
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 559
Assembly Bill 559
Relating to: eliminating the restriction on leasing managed forest land.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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 561
Assembly Bill 561
Relating to: taxes on managed forest lands, eligibility for the managed forest land program, management plans for managed forest land, sale or transfer of managed forest land, productivity of managed forest land, closed managed forest land, forest producti...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 564
Assembly Bill 564
Relating to: implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles operated or transported on highways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 576
Assembly Bill 576
Relating to: the special supervision of property tax assessments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 322

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2016
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 774
Assembly Bill 774
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: a state minimum wage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: the provision by employers to employees of written disclosure statements of the terms of employment, the filing and investigation of wage claims, the statute of limitations for filing a wage claim action, the payment of interest, penalties, a...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 50
Senate Bill 50
Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 256

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 51
Senate Bill 51
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 257

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allo...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 255

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 55
Senate Bill 55
Relating to: limits on TID creation as measured by total TID value. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: designation of tax incremental districts as distressed or severely distressed districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 57
Senate Bill 57
Relating to: redetermination of base value for tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2015
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 344
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
12/3/2015
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 411
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2015
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 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: the special supervision of property tax assessments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: taxes on managed forest lands, eligibility for the managed forest land program, management plans for managed forest land, sale or transfer of managed forest land, productivity of managed forest land, closed managed forest land, forest producti...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 358

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 765
Senate Bill 765
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2016
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
2/27/2015
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.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
6/5/2015
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
Create and fund farmer led watershed initiative.

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Increase state aid to 2/3 of school costs. Reduce property tax revenue limits.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Replace municipal property assessment system with county assessment for municipalities of less than 39,000 population.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Maintain or increase property tax relief.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Increase property tax credits.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Eliminate personal property tax.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
Increase state support, reduce property tax support for Technical Colleges.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Dairy processor grants.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Dairy processor grants.

Register Number: 695 (11/15/2013)
For
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Residential rental practices.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Residential rental practices.

Register Number: 697 (2/1/2014)
Other
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Seed labeling and sale; plant inspection and pest control, pesticide use and control; pesticide product restrictions; fertilizer and pesticide bulk storage; agricultural chemical cleanup program; fertilizer and related products; commercial feed; farmland p...
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Seed labeling and sale; plant inspection and pest control, pesticide use and control; pesticide product restrictions; fertilizer and pesticide bulk storage; agricultural chemical cleanup program; fertilizer and related products; commercial feed; farmland p...

Register Number: 698 (3/1/2014)
None
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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

Relating to the phase out or full repeal of the Personal Property Tax in the 2017-2019 state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the phase out or full repeal of the Personal Property Tax in the 2017-2019 state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/7/2016
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.

Relating to the DPI Fair Funding for Our Future plan in the 2017-2019 state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the DPI Fair Funding for Our Future plan in the 2017-2019 state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/7/2016
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.

Relating to the re-implementation of the Beginning Farmer and Farm Asset Owner tax credits in the 2017-2019 state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the re-implementation of the Beginning Farmer and Farm Asset Owner tax credits in the 2017-2019 state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/7/2016
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.

Relating to the continuation and expansion of small business assistance and development programs administered by WEDC in the 2017-2019 state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the continuation and expansion of small business assistance and development programs administered by WEDC in the 2017-2019 state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/7/2016
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.

2017-2019 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2017-2019 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/23/2016
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.

Bills consisting of a proposed Homeowners Bill of Rights, including policies relating to eminent domain, property taxes, rural broadband access, energy security and affordability, regulatory reform, Smart Growth reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Bills consisting of a proposed Homeowners Bill of Rights, including policies relating to eminent domain, property taxes, rural broadband access, energy security and affordability, regulatory reform, Smart Growth reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/15/2016
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.

Relating to the administration of and requirements for employees receiving unemployment insurance while experiencing a temporary or seasonal layoff
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the administration of and requirements for employees receiving unemployment insurance while experiencing a temporary or seasonal layoff

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2015
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.

Relating to certain special taxation districts' ability to levy tax on personal property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to certain special taxation districts' ability to levy tax on personal property

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/10/2015
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.

Relating to the creation of a farm legacy pilot program in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the creation of a farm legacy pilot program in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/22/2015
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.

Repeal of the personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of the personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/28/2015
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.

Amend 70.03 and 70.112 to clarify taxability of triple net leased properties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend 70.03 and 70.112 to clarify taxability of triple net leased properties.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Amend Wis Stat 71.54 to provide annual inflationary adjustment to Homestead Property Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis Stat 71.54 to provide annual inflationary adjustment to Homestead Property Tax Credit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Assessment of real property by counties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assessment of real property by counties.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/5/2015
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 or charge fees to all privately owned tax exempt properties for services to those properties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax or charge fees to all privately owned tax exempt properties for services to those properties.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Prohibit taxation of vehicles as personal property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibit taxation of vehicles as personal property

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Increase state aid, eliminate property tax for Technical Colleges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase state aid, eliminate property tax for Technical Colleges

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Maintain local control of sand mining.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintain local control of sand mining.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Increase school aid to 2/3 of school costs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase school aid to 2/3 of school costs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Eliminate personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminate personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$283,338.55
2015
July - December
$174,249.09
2016
January - June
$251,462.04
2016
July - December
$241,073.32
Total $950,123.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
2155.51
2015
July - December
1815.05
2016
January - June
2040.89
2016
July - December
1673.20
Total 7684.65
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
753.00
2015
July - December
804.75
2016
January - June
857.00
2016
July - December
887.50
Total 3302.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 12 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 20 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures