Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee is dedicated to advocating and advancing rail programs and services throughout the State of Wisconsin. The Committee's mission is to provide positive economic impact, produce environmental benefits, improve livability, grow employment and follow the guidelines and best practices of what is known as "One Rail". Our motto will be Rail: Wisconsin's Future Is Riding On It.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee will advocate for improving passenger and freight services between interested communities throughout Wisconsin. The Committee values WDOT, organized professional labor, local Commissions dedicated to freight service, planning agencies, public transit advocates, local government and state trade associations dedicated to their interests. We will network with several national partners including environmental organizations. The Committee will support rail bridge improvements, tunnels, port connections, passenger stations, grade crossings and grade separations in hopes of leveraging additional private sector investments.

CEO Name:
David Mumma
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
130 Lakewood Blvd.
Madison, wi 53704
(608) 249-8118
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/23/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 107
Assembly Bill 107
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/30/2017
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 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/30/2017
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/24/2017
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.

Comments
The Committee will be supporting hearings, discussions, studies and planning for additional passenger rail service between Chicago and Minneapolis. The service expansion in this instance would be coordinated with Amtrak.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$500.00
2017
July - December
$300.00
2018
January - June
$0.00
2018
July - December
$2,350.00
Total $3,150.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
6.00
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
6.00
Total 15.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
12.00
2017
July - December
6.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
12.00
Total 30.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.
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
5 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.
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
5 %
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
80 %
2017
July - December
50 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
70 %
Total 71 %

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
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
10 %
Total 7 %

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
40 %
2018
January - June
100 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures