Wisconsin Farm Credit Services

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Provide lending and other financial services to farmers and other agribusinesses

Lobbying Interests:
Business climate issues impacting Wisconsin agriculture and agribusiness. Issues affecting the financial services industry in Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Perry Aasness

Contact
PA
Perry Aasness
21088 Keswick Loop
Lakeville, MN 55044
(612) 202-4925
perry.aasness@compeer.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
3/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 32

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 42

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 244
Assembly Bill 244
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/8/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 372
Assembly Bill 372
Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 419
Assembly Bill 419
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 466
Assembly Bill 466
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Support AA1 to AB 466
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 247
Senate Bill 247
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 13

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 370
Senate Bill 370
Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management

Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Environmental Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Management

Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Regulation of Consumer Data Privacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of Consumer Data Privacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/27/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/9/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Farm Taxation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm Taxation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$28,500.00
2023
July - December
$21,900.00
Total $50,400.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
8.00
2023
July - December
3.20
Total 11.20
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
63.85
2023
July - December
33.80
Total 97.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17%
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17%
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

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
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30%
2023
July - December
50%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 37%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures