Construction Business Group

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A joint Labor-Management organization to enhance business opportunities and a quality of life by ensuring fairness, equity and standards of excellence in the Wisconsin construction industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Infrastructure investment, construction regulations, and labor and employment matters.

CEO Name:
Robb Kahl
General Counsel

Contact
CLB
Cynthia L Buchko
4702 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 310-8341
(608) 240-4179
c.buchko@cbgwi.com
https://www.cbgwi.com/about-us/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Misha V Lee Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/7/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 734
Assembly Bill 734
Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2018
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 748
Assembly Bill 748
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

2017 Wisconsin Act 327

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 1069
Assembly Bill 1069
Relating to: state and local highway projects; expenditure of transportation moneys received from the federal government; determining a reduction in individual income tax rates; and election of pass-through entities to be taxed at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
Relating to: federal government waivers and other requests for federal approval; public assistance programs; waivers from work search and registration requirements for certain unemployment insurance benefit claimants; granting rule-making authority; and ma...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 620
Senate Bill 620
Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2018
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 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

Against
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Worker misclassification and payroll fraud
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker misclassification and payroll fraud

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/18/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2018
January - June
$30,000.00
2018
July - December
$230,000.00
Total $260,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2018
January - June
22.00
2018
July - December
14.50
Total 36.50
Total Hours Other 2018
January - June
42.00
2018
July - December
54.75
Total 96.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2018
January - June
50 %
2018
July - December
Total 24 %

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

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
50 %
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 76 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures