Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Restaurant Association is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the foodservice industry. WRA membership includes thousands of foodservice businesses representing virtually every size and style of establishment in the state. Restaurateur members include fine dining establishments, mom-and-pop supper clubs, small cafes, fast food outlets, corporate chain restaurants, institutional food service operations, catering businesses and hotel and motel food services, to name a few. In addition to restaurateur and food service operators, WRA has hundreds of Supplier Associate Members that provide goods and services to the restaurant industry.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association will work to insure that no new taxes on small businesses are created and maintain equal property tax relief for businesses. WRA will work to maintain the September 1 school start law and an increase in the state budget for tourism promotion. WRA is interested in alcohol blood content and immunity from civil liability for furnishing alcohol. WRA will work to limit new mandates on employers in the area of employee benefits or health insurance and finding a viable solution for more small businesses to offer affordable health insurance to their employees. WRA is interested in workplace issues such as minimum wage, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and teen labor laws. WRA will work to protect the integrity of the restaurant industry by working for necessary and equitable regulations associated with safe food handling. WRA will work for utility deregulation to effect small businesses positively.

CEO Name:
Kristine Hillmer
Executive Vice President

Contact
SGQ
Susan G Quam
2801 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, WI 53713
(608) 270-9950
(608) 270-9960
squam@wirestaurant.org
http://www.wirestaurant.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Susan Gail Quam Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Edward Lump Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Kristine S Hillmer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/30/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 25
Assembly Bill 25
Relating to: child labor permits and modifying references to child labor in the statutes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 11

For
Notification Date
1/19/2017
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

For
Notification Date
3/20/2017
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 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/13/2017
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 243
Assembly Bill 243
Relating to: a study regarding offering mobility grants for unemployment insurance claimants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 326
Assembly Bill 326
Relating to: employment of minors as lifeguards.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 153

For
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 360
Assembly Bill 360
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 433
Assembly Bill 433
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2017
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 495
Assembly Bill 495
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 504
Assembly Bill 504
Relating to: child labor permits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2017
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 507
Assembly Bill 507
Relating to: allowing minors to operate temporary stands without a permit or license. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/25/2017
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 516
Assembly Bill 516
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 544
Assembly Bill 544
Relating to: the sale or rental of soda water beverage equipment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2017
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 594
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 595
Assembly Bill 595
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs along highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 320

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: authorizing La Crosse County to become a premier resort area. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 773
Assembly Bill 773
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audit...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 235

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 883
Assembly Bill 883
Relating to: the creation of a local exposition district by the City of Superior or the City of Eau Claire. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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.
Senate Bill 11
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: child labor permits and modifying references to child labor in the statutes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2017
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

For
Notification Date
3/20/2017
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 95
Senate Bill 95
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2017
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 201
Senate Bill 201
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/13/2017
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 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/22/2017
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 251
Senate Bill 251
Relating to: employment of minors as lifeguards.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs and other merchandise below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 311
Senate Bill 311
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2017
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 399
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 157

For
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 414
Senate Bill 414
Relating to: allowing minors to operate temporary stands without a permit or license. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/25/2017
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 420
Senate Bill 420
Relating to: child labor permits.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 168

For
Notification Date
11/8/2017
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 451
Senate Bill 451
Relating to: the sale or rental of soda water beverage equipment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2017
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 493
Senate Bill 493
Relating to: authorizing La Crosse County to become a premier resort area. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 495
Senate Bill 495
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs along highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 496
Senate Bill 496
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 634
Senate Bill 634
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 645
Senate Bill 645
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audit...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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.
Senate Bill 727
Senate Bill 727
Relating to: the creation of a local exposition district by the City of Superior or the City of Eau Claire. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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.
Senate Bill 801
Senate Bill 801
Relating to: creating a resort manufacturer permit authorizing the production and sale of intoxicating liquor, and activities and retail interests of resort manufacturers; creating an Office of Alcohol Beverages Enforcement attached to the Department of Re...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
Comments
WRA supports the creation of a resort manufacturer's permit. WRA has concerns over the creation of a separate alcohol office.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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 Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

Tourism
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Adequate funding for state food safety programs.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Adequate funding for state food safety programs.

Register Number: 548 (9/1/2001)
None
Notification Date
1/19/2017
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.

Food processing plants and food processing provisions in related administrative rules
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Food processing plants and food processing provisions in related administrative rules

SS 024_17
For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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.

Mobile retail food establishments
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Mobile retail food establishments

SS 030_16
None
Notification Date
1/19/2017
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.

Retail food establishments
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Retail food establishments

SS 133_15
None
Notification Date
1/19/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Repeal of Personal Property Tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of Personal Property Tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Uniform September 1 School Start Date
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform September 1 School Start Date

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/19/2017
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.

Allowing certain foods to be produced in unlicensed facilities and sold to the public
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing certain foods to be produced in unlicensed facilities and sold to the public

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Allowing growlers to be filled and sold to the public by Class A alcohol retailers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing growlers to be filled and sold to the public by Class A alcohol retailers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Retail alcohol licenses for local-government-owned facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retail alcohol licenses for local-government-owned facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Service animals in places of public accommodation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Service animals in places of public accommodation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Issuance of liquor licenses for a Premiere Economic Development District
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issuance of liquor licenses for a Premiere Economic Development District

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$90,322.74
2017
July - December
$76,408.49
2018
January - June
$70,730.78
2018
July - December
$71,338.85
Total $308,800.85
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
126.00
2017
July - December
137.50
2018
January - June
176.75
2018
July - December
147.75
Total 588.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
373.00
2017
July - December
280.50
2018
January - June
254.00
2018
July - December
229.00
Total 1136.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audits related to unclaimed property; interest rates for overdue insurance claims; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audits related to unclaimed property; interest rates for overdue insurance claims; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing La Crosse County to become a premier resort area. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing La Crosse County to become a premier resort area. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing minors to operate temporary stands without a permit or license. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sale or rental of soda water beverage equipment. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sale or rental of soda water beverage equipment. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hours and overtime, employment benefits, wage claims and collections, an employer's right to solicit salary information of prospective employees, employment discrimination, and professions regulated by the state; and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
50 %
2018
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: employment of minors as lifeguards.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs along highways. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: employment of minors as lifeguards.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the creation of a local exposition district by the City of Superior or the City of Eau Claire. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: creating a resort manufacturer permit authorizing the production and sale of intoxicating liquor, and activities and retail interests of resort manufacturers; creating an Office of Alcohol Beverages Enforcement attached to the Department of Revenue and transferring alcohol beverages regulation and enforcement functions to this office; and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

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 1 %
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 3 %
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 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
28 %
Total 9 %
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 2 %

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
20 %
Total 6 %
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 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
15 %
Total 7 %
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
10 %
Total 5 %
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
5 %
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
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

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
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures