Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC, and Affiliates

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Represents the various Koch Industries, Inc. companies on public affairs matters, including Flint Hills Resources, LP, an energy purchaser and refiner & transporter of petroleum and Georgia-Pacific, LLC a manufacturer of paper, wood products and building materials.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and rules relating to the environment, energy, taxation, business, policy and other areas affecting Koch Industries, Inc. companies.

CEO Name:
Richard Fink
Regional Manager, State Government Affairs

Contact
JS
Jeff Schoepke
10 E. Doty Street, Suite 703
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 257-1775
(651) 437-0868
jeff.schoepke@kochps.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert I Fassbender Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeffrey Schoepke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/30/2015
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 730
Assembly Bill 730
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 302

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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

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

Notification Date
6/2/2015
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.

Transportation: Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Finance

Notification Date
6/2/2015
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

Legislation regarding the regulation of auxiliary containers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation regarding the regulation of auxiliary containers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/24/2015
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 policies, including air quality programs (e.g., toxics, ozone, particulate matter), climate change programs (e.g., greenhouse gas emissions), as well as water quality and waste regulatory programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Environmental policies, including air quality programs (e.g., toxics, ozone, particulate matter), climate change programs (e.g., greenhouse gas emissions), as well as water quality and waste regulatory programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Proposals relating to taxation or business practice policies that may impact KCPS companies, including paper and petroleum industries.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to taxation or business practice policies that may impact KCPS companies, including paper and petroleum industries.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Proposals relating to the manufacturing, transportation or use of motor vehicle or other fuels, as well as other energy policies that may impact the manufacturing or sales of KCPS companies products or services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to the manufacturing, transportation or use of motor vehicle or other fuels, as well as other energy policies that may impact the manufacturing or sales of KCPS companies products or services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Proposals relating to legal standards, liability or other matters relating to civil litigation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to legal standards, liability or other matters relating to civil litigation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$100,007.01
2015
July - December
$87,363.76
2016
January - June
$81,252.08
2016
July - December
$76,257.80
Total $344,880.65
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
4.75
2015
July - December
15.00
2016
January - June
18.00
2016
July - December
14.50
Total 52.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
364.40
2015
July - December
319.65
2016
January - June
377.70
2016
July - December
216.95
Total 1278.70

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
7 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 5 %

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
3 %
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
8 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
26 %
2015
July - December
12 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 14 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
40 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 27 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
8 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
18 %
2015
July - December
24 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
40 %
Total 25 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures