Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Radio and television broadcasters.

Lobbying Interests:
Open meetings, open records, taxation policy, broadcast tower regulations, small business concerns, campaign finance issues, information technology, advertising related issues, sales and use tax, ad tax

CEO Name:
Michelle Vetterkind
President & CEO

Contact
MV
Michelle Vetterkind
44 E Mifflin St, Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-2600
(608) 256-3986
mvetterkind@wi-broadcasters.org
http://www.wi-broadcasters.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michelle Vetterkind Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 91
Assembly Bill 91
Relating to: restrictive covenants in employment and agency relationships.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2015
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 671
Assembly Bill 671
Relating to: using a drone to commit a crime and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/16/2016
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 716
Assembly Bill 716
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for commercial radio and television station property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2016
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 Joint Resolution 62
Assembly Joint Resolution 62
Relating to: the public's right to access governmental records (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Joint Resolution 63
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including legislative committees, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for v...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Joint Resolution 64
Assembly Joint Resolution 64
Relating to: public notice for assembly, senate, and joint committee meetings.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Resolution 13
Assembly Resolution 13
Relating to: notice for committee meetings.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 69
Senate Bill 69
Relating to: restrictive covenants in employment and agency relationships.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2015
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 497
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: using a drone to commit a crime and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/16/2016
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 590
Senate Bill 590
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for commercial radio and television station property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2016
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 Joint Resolution 52
Senate Joint Resolution 52
Relating to: the public's right to access governmental records (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Joint Resolution 53
Senate Joint Resolution 53
Relating to: public notice for assembly, senate, and joint committee meetings.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Joint Resolution 54
Senate Joint Resolution 54
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including legislative committees, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for v...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 Resolution 6
Senate Resolution 6
Relating to: public notice for meetings of senate committees.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
5/1/2015
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
$31,866.45
2015
July - December
$23,085.21
2016
January - June
$29,343.87
2016
July - December
$19,176.24
Total $103,471.77
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
44.00
2015
July - December
19.00
2016
January - June
42.50
2016
July - December
6.00
Total 111.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
241.25
2015
July - December
143.50
2016
January - June
171.50
2016
July - December
62.41
Total 618.66

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: restrictive covenants in employment and agency relationships.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: restrictive covenants in employment and agency relationships.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: using a drone to commit a crime and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the public's right to access governmental records (first consideration).
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: public notice for assembly, senate, and joint committee meetings.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: notice for committee meetings.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: using a drone to commit a crime and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: public notice for meetings of senate committees.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including legislative committees, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for violations of such laws (first consideration).
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 %
Relating to: the public's right to access governmental records (first consideration).
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 %
Relating to: public notice for assembly, senate, and joint committee meetings.
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 %
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including legislative committees, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for violations of such laws (first consideration).
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 %
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for commercial radio and television station property. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
74 %
2016
January - June
95 %
2016
July - December
60 %
Total 50 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
93 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 36 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

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
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 5 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures