North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters represents the local unions/membership of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in Wisconsin on state government issues. Members are employed in construction and industrial plants. The Carpenters' Union believes all working people have a right to a good job with benefits; a living wage that can support a family; security and dignity in work and retirement; a safe and secure workplace; education and training to reach our full potential.

Lobbying Interests:
The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters participates in the state legislative and rules process on issues relating to labor standards, worker rights, employee protections, the general economic security and welfare of Wisconsin carpenters and their families. The areas of legislation and administrative rules of concern include: prevailing wage law, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, apprenticeship and training, the bidding and awarding of public construction projects, the biennial state budget, transportation, the state building trades collective bargaining agreement, family and medical leave law, health and safety, prison labor, the preservation of hunting, fishing and recreational opportunities.

Contact
AD
Andrew Disch
115 W Main Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 354-8064
adisch@ncsrcc.org
http://www.northcountrycarpenter.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
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 149
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, federal Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment grants, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
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 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and authorizing the secretary of administration to transfer employees from any executive branch agency to the Department of Workforce Development for certain purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
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 153
Assembly Bill 153
Relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 245
Assembly Bill 245
Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agenc...

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
5/4/2023
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 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/15/2023
First Communication Date
5/12/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 272
Assembly Bill 272
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for broadband expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Opposed unless A1 to ASA 1 is adopted.
Assembly Bill 438
Assembly Bill 438
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
10/9/2023
First Communication Date
10/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 439
Assembly Bill 439
Relating to: funding for improvement of baseball park facilities and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
10/16/2023
First Communication Date
10/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 470
Assembly Bill 470
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities and Public Service Commission procedures if the transmission facility is a regionally cost-shared transmission line.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2023
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 472
Assembly Bill 472
Relating to: construction contractor registration and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2024
First Communication Date
2/12/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 550
Assembly Bill 550
Relating to: technical education equipment grants, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2023
First Communication Date
10/23/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 621
Assembly Bill 621
Relating to: temporary limited easements for construction crane booms that pass over adjacent real property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2024
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 629
Assembly Bill 629
Relating to: driver education instruction related to work zone safety. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2023
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 723
Assembly Bill 723
Relating to: local government competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/14/2023
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 738
Assembly Bill 738
Relating to: solar and wind energy projects on prime farmland. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 779
Assembly Bill 779
Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax cred...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2024
First Communication Date
1/8/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: eligibility to receive occupational credentials for recipients of deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
12/4/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 983
Assembly Bill 983
Relating to: limitations on the total value of taxable property that may be included in a tax incremental financing district created in the city of Stevens Point. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2024
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 226
Senate Bill 226
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2023
First Communication Date
5/12/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 233
Senate Bill 233
Relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 266
Senate Bill 266
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for broadband expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 301
Senate Bill 301
Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agenc...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/13/2023
First Communication Date
5/23/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 481
Senate Bill 481
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities and Public Service Commission procedures if the transmission facility is a regionally cost-shared transmission line.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2023
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 483
Senate Bill 483
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2023
First Communication Date
10/31/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 580
Senate Bill 580
Relating to: technical education equipment grants, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2023
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 589
Senate Bill 589
Relating to: temporary limited easements for construction crane booms that pass over adjacent real property.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2024
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 591
Senate Bill 591
Relating to: driver education instruction related to work zone safety. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2023
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 880
Senate Bill 880
Relating to: limitations on the total value of taxable property that may be included in a tax incremental financing district created in the city of Stevens Point. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2024
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

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

Notification Date
5/22/2023
First Communication Date
5/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Milwaukee Brewers Stadium
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Milwaukee Brewers Stadium

Notification Date
8/25/2023
First Communication Date
8/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

All matters related to the Public Service Commission
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to the Public Service Commission

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Utility Scale Solar
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Utility Scale Solar

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

All matters related to prevailing wage laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to prevailing wage laws

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

All matters relating to the bidding for public construction work
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters relating to the bidding for public construction work

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship and Workforce Training & Development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship and Workforce Training & Development

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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 Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

All matters related to WI Lowest Responsible Bidder Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to WI Lowest Responsible Bidder Law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Construction Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Construction Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Wage Fraud and the Misclassification of Workers as independent contractors.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wage Fraud and the Misclassification of Workers as independent contractors.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$26,465.19
2023
July - December
$32,648.20
Total $59,113.39
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
46.00
2023
July - December
46.50
Total 92.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
163.75
2023
July - December
203.75
Total 367.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agencies and counties to be enrolled in the Wisconsin Retirement System; fire and police commissions of first class cities; eliminating the personal property tax; reporting certain crimes and other incidents that occur on school property or school transportation; advisory referenda; local health officers; local public protection services; exceptions to local levy limits; local regulation of certain quarry operations; emergency services; local approval of projects and activities under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program; requiring a referendum; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%
Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax credit for completing an apprenticeship program, rejection criteria for part-time open enrollment applications, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities and Public Service Commission procedures if the transmission facility is a regionally cost-shared transmission line.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
40%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 18%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures