United States Cellular Corporation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cellular telecommunications services.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all issues affecting wireless carriers or that may impact telecommunications, including but not limited to: Universal Service; Enhanced 911; Rights-of-Way; Tower/Antenna Siting or Zoning; taxation of telecommunications; reselling of telecommunications services.

CEO Name:
Kenneth Meyers
Legal & Regultory Affairs

Contact
SC
Stephanie Cassioppi
8410 W Bryn Mawr Ste 800
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 399-4280
Stephanie.Cassioppi@uscellular.com
http://www.uscc.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Erik Kanter Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Alicia Schweitzer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On 1/16/2017

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2017
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 130
Assembly Bill 130
Relating to: authorizing a political subdivision to restrict the placement of certain mobile cell towers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2017
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 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: tax administration changes, the police and fire protection fee, defining restaurant for purposes of alcohol beverage regulation, lottery ticket couriers, background investigations of persons associated with the lottery, and providing a crimina...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/7/2017
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 161
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: authorizing a political subdivision to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2017
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 348
Assembly Bill 348
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2017
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 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2017
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 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: tax administration changes, the police and fire protection fee, defining restaurant for purposes of alcohol beverage regulation, lottery ticket couriers, background investigations of persons associated with the lottery, and providing a crimina...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 17

None
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/9/2017
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

Military Affairs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Military Affairs

Notification Date
5/9/2017
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
3/18/2017
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: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
3/18/2017
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

Development of legislation addressing Small Cell technology
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of legislation addressing Small Cell technology

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2018
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.

Development of the 2019-21 biennial state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2019-21 biennial state budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/5/2018
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 Police and Fire Protection Fee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Police and Fire Protection Fee

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/19/2017
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.

Universal Service Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Universal Service Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

State tax policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State tax policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

Cell tower siting regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cell tower siting regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

Development of 2017-19 state budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of 2017-19 state budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$33,690.29
2017
July - December
$28,537.27
2018
January - June
$23,392.80
2018
July - December
$24,157.80
Total $109,778.16
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
37.50
2017
July - December
39.25
2018
January - June
24.50
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 109.25
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
131.50
2017
July - December
76.50
2018
January - June
47.50
2018
July - December
21.25
Total 276.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: tax administration changes, the police and fire protection fee, defining restaurant for purposes of alcohol beverage regulation, lottery ticket couriers, background investigations of persons associated with the lottery, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: tax administration changes, the police and fire protection fee, defining restaurant for purposes of alcohol beverage regulation, lottery ticket couriers, background investigations of persons associated with the lottery, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
35 %
2018
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
70 %
2018
January - June
50 %
2018
July - December
Total 30 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
50 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures