Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee is dedicated to advocating and advancing rail programs and services throughout the State of Wisconsin. The Committee's mission is to provide positive economic impact, produce environmental benefits, improve livability, grow employment and follow the guidelines and best practices of what is known as "One Rail". Our motto will be Rail: Wisconsin's Future Is Riding On It.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee will advocate for improving passenger and freight services between interested communities throughout Wisconsin. The Committee values WDOT, organized professional labor, local Commissions dedicated to freight service, planning agencies, public transit advocates, local government and state trade associations dedicated to their interests. We will network with several national partners including environmental organizations. The Committee will support bridge improvements, tunnels, port connections, passenger stations, grade crossings and grade separations in hopes of leveraging additional private sector investments.

CEO Name:
David Mumma
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
754 Williamson Street
Madison, wi 53703
(608) 237-8121
(608) 255-3301
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 876
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/11/2016
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 251
Senate Bill 251
Relating to: terms of office for members of the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 182

For
Notification Date
1/6/2016
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

Appointment of a new Railroad Commissioner by the Governor. Matter is subject to Senate hearings and confirmation. We will monitor and possible comment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of a new Railroad Commissioner by the Governor. Matter is subject to Senate hearings and confirmation. We will monitor and possible comment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
July - December
$500.00
2016
January - June
$500.00
2016
July - December
$400.00
Total $1,400.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
3.00
Total 10.00
Total Hours Other 2015
July - December
8.00
2016
January - June
12.00
2016
July - December
7.00
Total 27.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: terms of office for members of the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
60 %
2016
July - December
60 %
Total 43 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

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
2015
July - December
80 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
40 %
Total 35 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures