Wisconsin Farmers Union

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All matters affecting agriculture, including farming, land use planning, property taxes, rural infrastructure, agri-tourism, farm-based renewable energy, water quality, and access to health care for farmers and rural residents. Also campaign finance reform and nonpartisan redistricting.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting agriculture, including farming, land use planning, property taxes, rural infrastructure, agri-tourism, farm-based renewable energy, water quality, and access to health care for farmers and rural residents. Also campaign finance reform and nonpartisan redistricting.

CEO Name:
Julie Keown-Bomar
Government Relations Director

Contact
KO
Kara O'Connor
108 South Webster St. Suite 201
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 514-4541
koconnor@wisconsinfarmersunion.com
http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kara OConnor Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Bobbi R Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 8
Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: notification of changed property tax assessment for agricultural land. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/26/2019
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
WFU is neutral on this bill - does not oppose.
Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: testing of private wells, compensation for well contamination and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/26/2019
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 31
Assembly Bill 31
Relating to: grants for obtaining farm tractor rollover protection structures and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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 206
Assembly Bill 206
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/15/2019
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: Marquette University School of Dentistry rural scholarship program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/2/2019
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 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/30/2019
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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Assembly Bill 385
Assembly Bill 385
Relating to: retail liquor license quotas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union supports additional business opportunities for Wisconsin wineries, breweries, and distilleries.
Assembly Bill 428
Assembly Bill 428
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Assembly Bill 435
Assembly Bill 435
Relating to: regulation of recreational and educational camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 130

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Assembly Bill 437
Assembly Bill 437
Relating to: electronic health records at recreational and educational camps.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 131

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Assembly Bill 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 516
Assembly Bill 516
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 518
Assembly Bill 518
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 519
Assembly Bill 519
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of beginning farmers, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and provi...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 524
Assembly Bill 524
Relating to: farmer tuition assistance grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2019
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 556
Assembly Bill 556
Relating to: recognizing teaching hours for providing certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2019
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 574
Assembly Bill 574
Relating to: creating a task force on native pollinator health. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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 627
Assembly Bill 627
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: repair and replacement of implements of husbandry under warranty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2019
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 637
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2019
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 695
Assembly Bill 695
Relating to: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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 700
Assembly Bill 700
Relating to: notifying counties of certain water pollution violations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: town zoning in shorelands, the scope of county shoreland zoning ordinances, and authorizing partial county zoning. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 145

For
Notification Date
1/22/2020
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
This bill will ensure that towns have the necessary authority to preserve farmers' eligibility for farmland preservation program tax credits in shoreland areas.
Assembly Bill 747
Assembly Bill 747
Relating to: using milk producer affidavits to substantiate claims that a dairy product is free of synthetic bovine growth hormone.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 789
Assembly Bill 789
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Assembly Bill 790
Assembly Bill 790
Relating to: county conservation staffing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Assembly Bill 791
Assembly Bill 791
Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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 795
Assembly Bill 795
Relating to: grants and funding for water stewardship certification, a grazing coordinator position, producer-led watershed protection grants, lake protection, soil and water conservation, and crop insurance premium rebates for cover crops; granting rule-m...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Assembly Bill 796
Assembly Bill 796
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Assembly Bill 800
Assembly Bill 800
Relating to: supporting the Center for Watershed Science and Education, creating a hydrogeologist position, funding research on phosphorus recovery and reuse, creating grant programs for counties to test wells and provide public education, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Assembly Bill 869
Assembly Bill 869
Relating to: creating a private event venue permit issued by the Department of Revenue; the issuance by the Department of Revenue of retail alcohol beverage permits for motor vehicle racetrack grounds and for the state fair park; authorizing caterers to ma...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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
WFU opposes the portion of the bill relating to private event venue permits.
Assembly Bill 873
Assembly Bill 873
Relating to: an income tax credit for the property taxes paid on agricultural buildings and improvements and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2020
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 894
Assembly Bill 894
Relating to: livestock facility siting and expansion and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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 948
Assembly Bill 948
Relating to: various changes to the eminent domain laws. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2020
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 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: notification of changed property tax assessment for agricultural land. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 2

Other
Notification Date
2/26/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union is neutral on this bill - does not oppose.
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: grants for obtaining farm tractor rollover protection structures and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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: creating and funding a University of Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2019
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 188
Senate Bill 188
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 68

For
Notification Date
5/7/2019
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 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: Marquette University School of Dentistry rural scholarship program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/2/2019
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 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/30/2019
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 328
Senate Bill 328
Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Senate Bill 353
Senate Bill 353
Relating to: retail liquor license quotas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union supports additional business opportunities for Wisconsin wineries, breweries, and distilleries.
Senate Bill 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: electronic health records at recreational and educational camps.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Senate Bill 396
Senate Bill 396
Relating to: regulation of recreational and educational camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Senate Bill 399
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Senate Bill 410
Senate Bill 410
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2019
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
Wisconsin Farmers Union owns and operates WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.
Senate Bill 463
Senate Bill 463
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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 472
Senate Bill 472
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of beginning farmers, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and provi...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 497
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: recognizing teaching hours for providing certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2019
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 505
Senate Bill 505
Relating to: farmer tuition assistance grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2019
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 563
Senate Bill 563
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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 573
Senate Bill 573
Relating to: repair and replacement of implements of husbandry under warranty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/27/2019
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 575
Senate Bill 575
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/26/2019
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 617
Senate Bill 617
Relating to: creating a task force on native pollinator health. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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 628
Senate Bill 628
Relating to: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: notifying counties of certain water pollution violations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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 662
Senate Bill 662
Relating to: town zoning in shorelands, the scope of county shoreland zoning ordinances, and authorizing partial county zoning. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2020
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
This bill will ensure that towns have the necessary authority to preserve farmers' eligibility for farmland preservation program tax credits in shoreland areas.
Senate Bill 685
Senate Bill 685
Relating to: using milk producer affidavits to substantiate claims that a dairy product is free of synthetic bovine growth hormone.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 153

For
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 710
Senate Bill 710
Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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 715
Senate Bill 715
Relating to: grants and funding for water stewardship certification, a grazing coordinator position, producer-led watershed protection grants, lake protection, soil and water conservation, and crop insurance premium rebates for cover crops; granting rule-m...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Senate Bill 718
Senate Bill 718
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Senate Bill 722
Senate Bill 722
Relating to: supporting the Center for Watershed Science and Education, creating a hydrogeologist position, funding research on phosphorus recovery and reuse, creating grant programs for counties to test wells and provide public education, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Senate Bill 723
Senate Bill 723
Relating to: county conservation staffing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Senate Bill 724
Senate Bill 724
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200126_2020 WFU Clean Water Info Sheet.pdf

Senate Bill 808
Senate Bill 808
Relating to: livestock facility siting and expansion and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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 818
Senate Bill 818
Relating to: an income tax credit for the property taxes paid on agricultural buildings and improvements and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2020
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 847
Senate Bill 847
Relating to: various changes to the eminent domain laws. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: providing planning assistance to farmers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: regional farmer support for stress and mental illness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 3
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 3
Relating to: promoting production of value-added agricultural products; creating an organic farming education grant program, a grazing education grant program, and a farm to fork grant program; providing resource conservation technical assistance; granting...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 4
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: county-based agriculture positions in the Division of Extension of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 5
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 5
Relating to: farm to school grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 6
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 7
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 7
Relating to: grants to dairy processing plants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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.
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2020 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: creating a Small Farm Diversity grant program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
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

Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
6/14/2019
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
groundwater testing and mapping, county conservation staffing grants, Farm to School, Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin, managed grazing and organics specialist, staffing and lab equipment for industrial hemp

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
6/14/2019
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
support Medicaid expansion

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
4/29/2019
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
support funding for UW Veterinary School and UW Dairy Hub.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Livestock facility siting
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Livestock facility siting

SS 012_16
Other
Notification Date
6/14/2019
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.

Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas

SS 077_19
For
Notification Date
11/15/2019
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

meat processing infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
meat processing infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

support LRB-4294, requiring the DNR to notify a county in the event of a WPDES permit violation in that county or an adjacent county.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support LRB-4294, requiring the DNR to notify a county in the event of a WPDES permit violation in that county or an adjacent county.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2019
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.

additional funding sources for farmer-led watershed grants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
additional funding sources for farmer-led watershed grants.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2019
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.

support LRB 4201, Sustainable Ag Practice Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support LRB 4201, Sustainable Ag Practice Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2019
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.

identifying and incentivizing carbon-sequestering farming techniques.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
identifying and incentivizing carbon-sequestering farming techniques.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2019
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.

Support LRB-4243 & LRB-4891 – relating to the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB-4243 & LRB-4891 – relating to the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/20/2019
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.

Supporting LRB- 3633/4749, related to expanding the farmland preservation program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting LRB- 3633/4749, related to expanding the farmland preservation program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/15/2019
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.

LRB-3633 Farmland Preservation Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3633 Farmland Preservation Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/23/2019
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.

Support Beginning Farmer Student Loan Assistance LRB-1388
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Beginning Farmer Student Loan Assistance LRB-1388

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/24/2019
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.

student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/22/2019
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.

support funding for mental health programs for farmers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support funding for mental health programs for farmers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/30/2019
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.

Dairy price crisis
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy price crisis

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/8/2019
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.

Industrial Hemp
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Industrial Hemp

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/8/2019
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.

support for campaign finance reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for campaign finance reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

restore market capitalism by decreasing monopoly power in ag and other industry sectors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
restore market capitalism by decreasing monopoly power in ag and other industry sectors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

funding and staffing for county soil and water table geological maps
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
funding and staffing for county soil and water table geological maps

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

monitoring and improving groundwater quality
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
monitoring and improving groundwater quality

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

permitting and regulation of high-capacity wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
permitting and regulation of high-capacity wells

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

regulation of Cottage Foods
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of Cottage Foods

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

supporting funding for a Farm to School position in the state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
supporting funding for a Farm to School position in the state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

driver cards for immigrant workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
driver cards for immigrant workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

support for student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

support for strengthening Wisconsin's anti-corporate farming laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for strengthening Wisconsin's anti-corporate farming laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

energy efficiency incentives for farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
energy efficiency incentives for farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

removing barriers to municipal broadband service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
removing barriers to municipal broadband service

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

implementation of dig-once policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
implementation of dig-once policies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's definition of "milk"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's definition of "milk"

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Dairy Task Force 2.0
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy Task Force 2.0

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative recommendations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative recommendations.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$14,436.25
2019
July - December
$5,411.04
2020
January - June
$12,204.03
2020
July - December
$1,590.00
Total $33,641.32
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
58.25
2019
July - December
54.75
2020
January - June
62.50
2020
July - December
7.75
Total 183.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
366.25
2019
July - December
117.25
2020
January - June
165.25
2020
July - December
2.00
Total 650.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating and funding a University of Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: testing of private wells, compensation for well contamination and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: providing planning assistance to farmers and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regional farmer support for stress and mental illness and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: promoting production of value-added agricultural products; creating an organic farming education grant program, a grazing education grant program, and a farm to fork grant program; providing resource conservation technical assistance; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: county-based agriculture positions in the Division of Extension of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: farm to school grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants to dairy processing plants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating a Small Farm Diversity grant program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: supporting the Center for Watershed Science and Education, creating a hydrogeologist position, funding research on phosphorus recovery and reuse, creating grant programs for counties to test wells and provide public education, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: an income tax credit for the property taxes paid on agricultural buildings and improvements and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: an income tax credit for the property taxes paid on agricultural buildings and improvements and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: county conservation staffing and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
8 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: livestock facility siting and expansion and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
8 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: livestock facility siting and expansion and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
8 %
2020
July - December
6 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: grants and funding for water stewardship certification, a grazing coordinator position, producer-led watershed protection grants, lake protection, soil and water conservation, and crop insurance premium rebates for cover crops; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
8 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
8 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 8 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
4 %
2019
July - December
40 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 10 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
8 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
14 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 8 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
50 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures