Brightspeed

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Brightspeed provides broadband and telecommunications services through a network platform capable of serving more than 6.5 million homes and businesses. Brightspeed’s vision is to promote a world where people and businesses have access to the connectivity they need to accomplish what is important. Our nearly 4,000 employees are committed to bridging the digital divide by deploying a state-of-the-art fiber network and a customer experience that makes staying connected simple and seamless.

Lobbying Interests:
Telecommunication Services; including broadband expansion

CEO Name:
Bill Hanchey

Contact
KS
Kelly Shipley
PO Box 1330
Fayetteville, NC 283021330
704-314-2611
kelly.shipley@brightspeed.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 272
Assembly Bill 272
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for broadband expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2023
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 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2023
First Communication Date
6/6/2023
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 356
Assembly Bill 356
Relating to: grants for incumbent local exchange carriers for costs associated with Next Generation 911 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/7/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 371
Assembly Bill 371
Relating to: exempting personal property from the tax imposed on telephone companies. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 466
Assembly Bill 466
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/1/2023
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

For
Notification Date
5/19/2023
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 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: exempting personal property from the tax imposed on telephone companies. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2023
First Communication Date
6/6/2023
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 325
Senate Bill 325
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 77

For
Notification Date
6/9/2023
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 355
Senate Bill 355
Relating to: warning lights on public utility, telecommunications carrier, or cooperative vehicles.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/24/2024
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.
Senate Bill 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: grants for incumbent local exchange carriers for costs associated with Next Generation 911 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/7/2023
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Service Commission: Grant Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Grant Programs

Notification Date
4/27/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Exempting personal property from the tax imposed on telephone companies.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempting personal property from the tax imposed on telephone companies.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2023
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.

Broadband Workforce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband Workforce

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/27/2023
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$30,000.00
2023
July - December
$19,998.00
Total $49,998.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
0.50
2023
July - December
3.50
Total 4.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
11.75
2023
July - December
23.75
Total 35.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for broadband expansion grants. (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 3%
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (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 3%
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for broadband expansion grants. (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: exempting personal property from the tax imposed on telephone companies. (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 broadband expansion grant program. (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 3%

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

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 3%

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
10%
2023
July - December
50%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 38%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 30%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures