Wisconsin Beverage Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wholesale bottlers of soda water beverage products.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting the soda water beverage industry.

CEO Name:
Kelly McDowell
Executive Secretary

Contact
KM
Kelly McDowell
33 East Main Street, Suite 701
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 852-7555
kellymmcdowell@gmail.com
http://www.wibeverage.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kelly McDowell Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
4/25/2017
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 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: nutritional food pilot program under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/14/2017
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

Against
Notification Date
10/30/2017
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

Against
Notification Date
10/30/2017
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 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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
7/7/2017
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.

Comments
Proposal to tax heavy trucks

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Food Share
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Food Share

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$40,434.00
2017
July - December
$44,010.00
2018
January - June
$44,000.00
2018
July - December
$44,010.00
Total $172,454.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
17.50
2018
January - June
6.50
2018
July - December
5.00
Total 32.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
84.00
2017
July - December
163.50
2018
January - June
167.50
2018
July - December
23.00
Total 438.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: nutritional food pilot program under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
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
35 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
Total 24 %
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
35 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
Total 24 %
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
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %

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

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
35 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6 %

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 6 %

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
60 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
Total 26 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures