Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WIB represents small, independent businesses and farmers. On their behalf, we advocate for state government policies and actions which help them grow and prosper.

Lobbying Interests:
State taxation and regulation of small, independent businesses and farmers as well as state government activities and actions which impact their operations.

CEO Name:
John Gard
Legislative Director

Contact
BPD
Brian P. Dake
P.O. Box 2135
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 310-2012
(608) 255-6600
bdake@wibiz.org
http://www.wibiz.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brian P Dake Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
John Gard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy T Harriman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/27/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 48
Assembly Bill 48
Relating to: the treatment of depreciation, depletion, and amortization for income and franchise tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2015
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 80
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: review by state agencies of administrative rules and enactments and an expedited process for repealing rules an agency no longer has the authority to promulgate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2015
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 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2015
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 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
3/30/2015
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 139
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: small claims court fee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: requiring certain unemployment insurance claimants to submit to drug tests, eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits following a drug test, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

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 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2015
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 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: income and sales and use tax audits and statistical sampling. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: audits and interest rates on past due amounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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 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
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 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 344

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 518
Assembly Bill 518
Relating to: lines transporting manure within highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
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 558
Assembly Bill 558
Relating to: size and weight limits of vehicles operating on the I 39 and I 41 corridors.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 360

For
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 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 623
Assembly Bill 623
Relating to: individual and corporate income and franchise taxes; sales and use taxes; administration of tax laws; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 645
Assembly Bill 645
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 647
Assembly Bill 647
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 675
Assembly Bill 675
Relating to: agricultural loan guarantee programs administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 700
Assembly Bill 700
Relating to: the date on which the annual open season for hunting and trapping wolves begins. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 285

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 724
Assembly Bill 724
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 180

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 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.
Assembly Bill 733
Assembly Bill 733
Relating to: seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 735
Assembly Bill 735
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requiremen...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2016
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
1/25/2016
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 798
Assembly Bill 798
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 334

For
Notification Date
2/8/2016
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 820
Assembly Bill 820
Relating to: duties of the Public Service Commission under the broadband expansion grant program and certification of political subdivisions under that program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 278

For
Notification Date
2/8/2016
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 874
Assembly Bill 874
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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 24
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: the treatment of depreciation, depletion, and amortization for income and franchise tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2015
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
3/31/2015
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 83
Senate Bill 83
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

For
Notification Date
3/26/2015
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 140
Senate Bill 140
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2015
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 168
Senate Bill 168
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
5/28/2015
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.
Senate Bill 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/7/2015
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 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: approvals for high capacity wells, designation of sensitive resource areas, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.
Senate Bill 390
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: lines transporting manure within highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 231

For
Notification Date
12/4/2015
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 401
Senate Bill 401
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 448
Senate Bill 448
Relating to: implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles operated or transported on highways.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 232

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 503
Senate Bill 503
Relating to: individual and corporate income and franchise taxes; sales and use taxes; administration of tax laws; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
1/12/2016
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 509
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 235

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 512
Senate Bill 512
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 242

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 519
Senate Bill 519
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 536
Senate Bill 536
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 542
Senate Bill 542
Relating to: the date on which the annual open season for hunting and trapping wolves begins. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: agricultural loan guarantee programs administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 316

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 567
Senate Bill 567
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requiremen...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 205

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 684
Senate Bill 684
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2016
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 699
Senate Bill 699
Relating to: duties of the Public Service Commission under the broadband expansion grant program and certification of political subdivisions under that program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2016
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

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Administration: Transfers
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Transfers

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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 Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
5/4/2015
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.

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
3/18/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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
3/18/2015
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: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
5/4/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Dairy farms, and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Dairy farms, and affecting small business.

Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
None
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.

Dairy plants, and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Dairy plants, and affecting small business.

Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
None
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.

Revises Chapter NR 40, relating to invasive species. SS 016-12
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Revises Chapter NR 40, relating to invasive species. SS 016-12

Register Number: 675 (4/1/2012)
None
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.

Procedural rules for filing petitions for commission review and commission review of cases.
Agency Name
Labor and Industry Review Commission

Subject
Procedural rules for filing petitions for commission review and commission review of cases.

Register Number: 695 (11/15/2013)
Other
Notification Date
12/13/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

worker's compensation insurance - alternative dispute resolution process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
worker's compensation insurance - alternative dispute resolution process

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/5/2015
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.

agricultural production interference
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
agricultural production interference

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/19/2015
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.

Dairy Farmer Inspection Regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy Farmer Inspection Regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Property Tax Relief for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property Tax Relief for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

State Agency Discretion in Imposing Penalties for Minor Violations of Rules by Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Agency Discretion in Imposing Penalties for Minor Violations of Rules by Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Regulation of High Capacity Wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of High Capacity Wells

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Financing of the State's Transportation Infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Financing of the State's Transportation Infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Funding and Governance of the Wisconsin Technical College System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding and Governance of the Wisconsin Technical College System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Personal Property Taxation and Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Personal Property Taxation and Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Retrospective Review of Existing State Agency Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retrospective Review of Existing State Agency Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

The Operation of, and the Permitting for Implements of Husbandry on Wisconsin Roadways
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Operation of, and the Permitting for Implements of Husbandry on Wisconsin Roadways

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Wolf Management and State Compensation to Farmers for Damages to Livestock Caused by Wolves
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wolf Management and State Compensation to Farmers for Damages to Livestock Caused by Wolves

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Compensation to Farmers for Wildlife Damage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compensation to Farmers for Wildlife Damage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Transportation of Agricultural Crops, Livestock, Hay, Milk and Manure on Wisconsin Roadways
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation of Agricultural Crops, Livestock, Hay, Milk and Manure on Wisconsin Roadways

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Access to Health Insurance Coverage for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to Health Insurance Coverage for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

State Sales Taxation of Taxable Goods and Services via the Internet
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Sales Taxation of Taxable Goods and Services via the Internet

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

State Employment Laws and Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Employment Laws and Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Worker's Compensation Insurance and the Activities of the Worker's Compensation Advisory Council
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation Insurance and the Activities of the Worker's Compensation Advisory Council

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Building, Construction and Property Development Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building, Construction and Property Development Regulations Applicable to Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

State Income and Sales Tax Code Compliance for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Income and Sales Tax Code Compliance for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Unemployment Insurance Taxes on Small Businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Unemployment Insurance Taxes on Small Businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Administration of the State's Unemployment Insurance System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administration of the State's Unemployment Insurance System

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Use-Value Assessment of Agricultural Property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use-Value Assessment of Agricultural Property

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Tort Reform for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tort Reform for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

State Income Tax Relief and State Tax Incentives for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Income Tax Relief and State Tax Incentives for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Expansion of the State's Existing Sales Tax Base
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of the State's Existing Sales Tax Base

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Legislative Supermajority Requirement to Increase State Income Tax and State Sales Tax Rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Supermajority Requirement to Increase State Income Tax and State Sales Tax Rates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses and Farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses and Farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Levy Limits on Local Units of Government
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Levy Limits on Local Units of Government

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Health Insurance Exchanges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Insurance Exchanges

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Agricultural Chemical Clean-Up Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural Chemical Clean-Up Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

activities of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
activities of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$72,346.28
2015
July - December
$68,967.46
2016
January - June
$101,002.85
2016
July - December
$98,493.20
Total $340,809.79
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
159.25
2015
July - December
65.25
2016
January - June
59.25
2016
July - December
71.00
Total 354.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
2201.25
2015
July - December
2179.25
2016
January - June
2960.50
2016
July - December
2821.25
Total 10162.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)
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 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: individual and corporate income and franchise taxes; sales and use taxes; administration of tax laws; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
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
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

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 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 15 %
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
25 %
Total 7 %

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
20 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 46 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures