Charter Communications, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Telephone Communications

Lobbying Interests:
Cable TV, Broadband and Telecommunications legislation. Taxes and the State Budget Privacy and Consumer legislation

CEO Name:
Thomas Rutledge
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
CF
Celeste Flynn
1320 N Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 688-1694
(414) 277-8049
celeste.flynn@charter.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Adam M Raschka Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Celeste Flynn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Gary Underwood Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/26/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

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
3/14/2017
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 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

Other
Notification Date
6/8/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 136

Other
Notification Date
11/3/2017
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 788
Assembly Bill 788
Relating to: privacy and security of customer information obtained by a broadband Internet access service provider and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 912
Assembly Bill 912
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, grants to other authorities and state agencies for purposes of rural economic development, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2018
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 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
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.
Comments
Currently monitoring bill.
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

Other
Notification Date
11/3/2017
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 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/3/2017
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 769
Senate Bill 769
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, grants to other authorities and state agencies for purposes of rural economic development, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2018
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

Administration: Information Technology
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Information Technology

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/15/2017
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.

LRB 3246 and LRB 3273 relating to privacy issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3246 and LRB 3273 relating to privacy issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/3/2017
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.

Interest in following LRB 2103.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interest in following LRB 2103.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Issues relating to Broadband Expansion Grant Program, LRB-0047/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to Broadband Expansion Grant Program, LRB-0047/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Issues related to online privacy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to online privacy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Issues related to ROW and permitting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to ROW and permitting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Issues related to NextGen 911.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to NextGen 911.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Telecommunications issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecommunications issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2017
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.

Customer service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Customer service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2017
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.

Right of way issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right of way issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2017
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.

Video service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Video service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2017
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.

Tax issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$29,271.46
2017
July - December
$48,323.52
2018
January - June
$28,527.84
2018
July - December
$31,318.64
Total $137,441.46
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
54.20
2017
July - December
52.00
2018
January - June
26.50
2018
July - December
39.00
Total 171.70
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
104.30
2017
July - December
150.00
2018
January - June
127.00
2018
July - December
105.50
Total 486.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
12 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
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
12 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
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
35 %
2017
July - December
55 %
2018
January - June
59 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 40 %
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
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, grants to other authorities and state agencies for purposes of rural economic development, and making an appropriation. (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%
Relating to: privacy and security of customer information obtained by a broadband Internet access service provider and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

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
2 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
4 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
4 %
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
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 10 %
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 %
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 %
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 %
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 %
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
25 %
Total 5 %

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
31 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
32 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 24 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures