Wisconsin Transportation Equity Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Alliance is comprised of property owners, developers, community leaders, with interests in the WDOT budget and the operations of that Department. The Alliance will be dedicated to reviewing and advancing conclusions of the recently published state audit of the highway program. The Alliance will advocate for transportation spending balance and multi modal equity in current legislative session.

Lobbying Interests:
The Alliance will monitor or comment on all areas of legislative or administrative activity which involve state transportation spending, planning, and project enumeration. The Alliance will participate in the development of the state budget with a particular emphasis on transportation issues.

CEO Name:
David Pionke
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
130 Lakewood Blvd.
Madison, Wi 53704
(608) 219-5237
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 58

None
Notification Date
8/8/2017
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
The Wisconsin Transportation Equity Alliance will monitor AB 1 as it relates to regional transporation opportunities or increased use of public transportation to assist and aid in the economic development and the quality of the area's environment.
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.
Assembly Bill 142
Assembly Bill 142
Relating to: use of the construction manager-general contractor process for highway project contracting, major highway project reports, and cost-benefit analyses of certain services related to transportation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2017
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 361
Assembly Bill 361
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/16/2017
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 415
Assembly Bill 415
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2017
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 85
Senate Bill 85
Relating to: use of the construction manager-general contractor process for highway project contracting, major highway project reports, and cost-benefit analyses of certain services related to transportation.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 247

For
Notification Date
3/7/2017
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
The issues surrounding the developing 2018-2019 transportation budget should include all the recommendations contained in the recent State Highway Audit. The Joint Committee's work has been carefully crafted and is supported by our Alliance.
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.
Senate Bill 186
Senate Bill 186
Relating to: the Milwaukee County high-wide route. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 114

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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.
Comments
Our Alliance commends the planning that went into this final proposal. Safety and access to a transportation route endorsed by the local units of government impacted, allows development, infrastructure construction, and other development to occur.
Senate Bill 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2017
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: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

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.

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

Notification Date
8/10/2017
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
We are reviewing the costs of additional general revenue bonding and additional WDOT backed bonding. We will be speaking with some agencies and appropriate legislative staff seeking information on how those costs will be covered in future budgets.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

WTEA will begin to research ways to improve transportation options for economic development in southeastern Wisconsin. This may include advocating increased coordination of transportation options for communities in the region.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WTEA will begin to research ways to improve transportation options for economic development in southeastern Wisconsin. This may include advocating increased coordination of transportation options for communities in the region.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2017
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.

The WTEA will follow the development of an Executive Order by Governor Walker to create a position of "Inspector General" in the WDOT. The person has not yet been selected but is required t issue a report in December right after the general election
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The WTEA will follow the development of an Executive Order by Governor Walker to create a position of "Inspector General" in the WDOT. The person has not yet been selected but is required t issue a report in December right after the general election

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/22/2017
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.

WTEA will begin discussions with agency and legislative leaders about re-establishing an Inter-Agency Council on Transportation Coordination.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WTEA will begin discussions with agency and legislative leaders about re-establishing an Inter-Agency Council on Transportation Coordination.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/30/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$3,000.00
2017
July - December
$6,000.00
2018
January - June
$3,000.00
2018
July - December
$2,000.00
Total $14,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
17.00
2017
July - December
22.00
2018
January - June
21.00
2018
July - December
12.00
Total 72.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
28.00
2017
July - December
39.00
2018
January - June
32.00
2018
July - December
24.00
Total 123.00

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
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: use of the construction manager-general contractor process for highway project contracting, major highway project reports, and cost-benefit analyses of certain services related to transportation.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (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
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: use of the construction manager-general contractor process for highway project contracting, major highway project reports, and cost-benefit analyses of certain services related to transportation.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
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
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (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
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: the Milwaukee County high-wide route. (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
5 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
60 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 23 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 12 %

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
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 3 %

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
10 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
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
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures