Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Construction industry, commercial and heavy markets.

Lobbying Interests:
The association may attempt to influence issues and rules that deal with employer/employee relations such as training, equal rights, workers and unemployment compensation, wage rates, taxes (payroll). Also issues which deal with marketplace conditions such as government intervention into the private sector, utility intrusion into private sector, expansion of states infrastructure (highways), and environmentally related regulations.

CEO Name:
John Mielke
President

Contact
JM
John Mielke
5330 Wall Street
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 244-5883
(608) 244-2401
jmielke@abcwi.org
http://www.abcwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
John Mielke Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
John Schulze Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: new internship grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 13
Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: workforce training grants for seminars in high-demand fields to teach new skills and provide micro-credentials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for paid interns and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: requiring persons accused of violating traffic laws and ordinances related to driving while intoxicated to appear in person in court. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 45
Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 38

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2020
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 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: highway project design inventory for design-build projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 18

Other
Notification Date
6/19/2019
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 285
Assembly Bill 285
Relating to: bidding procedures for highway improvements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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
ABC does not have an opinion on the legislation, but is opposed amendment that doubles the public bidding threshold to $50,000 because it reduces transparency and does not safeguard the taxpayer dollar.
Assembly Bill 324
Assembly Bill 324
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/7/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 383
Assembly Bill 383
Relating to: a sales tax exemption for tangible personal property temporarily stored in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: income and franchise tax benefit for investment in Wisconsin opportunity zones and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 136

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 606
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 703
Assembly Bill 703
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/3/2020
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 797
Assembly Bill 797
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2020
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 820
Assembly Bill 820
Relating to: requirements for design-build transportation projects, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2020
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.
Comments
Opposed to AA 1 being considered by the Assembly on 2/18 because it doubles the current competitive bidding threshold for all construction, thereby reducing transparency, creating the opportunity for corruption, and removing taxpayer safeguards.
Assembly Bill 850
Assembly Bill 850
Relating to: modifying an administrative rule of the Department of Safety and Professional Services regarding renewal of a registered electrician enrollment for a youth apprentice. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2020
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 958
Assembly Bill 958
Relating to: distributions from a federal college savings plan to pay principal and interest on qualified education loans and for materials and equipment used in an apprenticeship program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2020
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 962
Assembly Bill 962
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2020
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 1038
Assembly Bill 1038
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 185

Other
Notification Date
4/16/2020
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 Joint Resolution 20
Assembly Joint Resolution 20
Relating to: proclaiming April 28, 2019, Workers' Memorial Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2019
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.
Senate Bill 14
Senate Bill 14
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for paid interns and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 15
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: new internship grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.
Senate Bill 17
Senate Bill 17
Relating to: workforce training grants for seminars in high-demand fields to teach new skills and provide micro-credentials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.
Senate Bill 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2019
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.
Senate Bill 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2019
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.
Senate Bill 153
Senate Bill 153
Relating to: submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2020
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 257
Senate Bill 257
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2019
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 274
Senate Bill 274
Relating to: highway project design inventory for design-build projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/19/2019
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 284
Senate Bill 284
Relating to: bidding procedures for highway improvements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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
ABC does not have an opinion on the legislation, but is opposed amendment that doubles the public bidding threshold to $50,000 because it reduces transparency and does not safeguard the taxpayer dollar.
Senate Bill 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/16/2019
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 351
Senate Bill 351
Relating to: a sales tax exemption for tangible personal property temporarily stored in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 181

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 440
Senate Bill 440
Relating to: income and franchise tax benefit for investment in Wisconsin opportunity zones and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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 529
Senate Bill 529
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2019
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.
Senate Bill 671
Senate Bill 671
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2020
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 672
Senate Bill 672
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2020
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 673
Senate Bill 673
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2020
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 716
Senate Bill 716
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2020
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 764
Senate Bill 764
Relating to: modifying an administrative rule of the Department of Safety and Professional Services regarding renewal of a registered electrician enrollment for a youth apprentice. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2020
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 820
Senate Bill 820
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2020
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 840
Senate Bill 840
Relating to: distributions from a federal college savings plan to pay principal and interest on qualified education loans and for materials and equipment used in an apprenticeship program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2020
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 Joint Resolution 20
Senate Joint Resolution 20
Relating to: proclaiming April 28, 2019, Workers' Memorial Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2019
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Attached Divisions and Other Bodies
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Attached Divisions and Other Bodies

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
opposition to reinstatement of prevailing wage and opposition to repeal of project labor agreement neutrality.

Administration: Facilities Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Facilities Management

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
$2 billion in new bonding as part of the capitol budget.

Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
decrease or freeze in credentialing fees charged by DSPS, upgrade to DSPS credentialing system, and the hiring of 20 state employees to process professional credentials and investigate professional regulation violations.

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

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
opposition to the elimination of the requirement that federal dollars be combined into the fewest number of projects.

Transportation: General Transportation Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: General Transportation Operations

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

Transportation: State Highway Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Facilities

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
continuing to address the construction skills gap. Specifically support Motion #74: Wisconsin Fast Forward and Workforce Training and Education Programs.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Certification to inspect fire detection, prevention, and suppression devices
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Certification to inspect fire detection, prevention, and suppression devices

SS 039_15
Other
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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.

Continuing education
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Continuing education

SS 090_20
For
Notification Date
9/29/2020
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.

Fire prevention.
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Fire prevention.

Register Number: 671 (12/1/2011)
Other
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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.

Inspection of fire and smoke dampers
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Inspection of fire and smoke dampers

SS 101_19
Against
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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.

The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business

SS 043_15
Other
Notification Date
10/25/2019
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.

Amending provisions related to available for work, work available, and work search for unemployment insurance benefit claimants
Agency Name
Department of Workforce Development (DWD)

Subject
Amending provisions related to available for work, work available, and work search for unemployment insurance benefit claimants

SS 008_20
Other
Notification Date
3/17/2020
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.

Apprenticeship program; equal employment opportunity
Agency Name
Department of Workforce Development (DWD)

Subject
Apprenticeship program; equal employment opportunity

SS 122_18
Other
Notification Date
2/25/2019
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.

Employer contribution rates for 2021
Agency Name
Department of Workforce Development (DWD)

Subject
Employer contribution rates for 2021

SS 070_20
For
Notification Date
6/12/2020
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

DSPS continuing education credits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DSPS continuing education credits.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/19/2020
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.

local units of government ordinances compliance with Wisconsin's uniform commercial building code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
local units of government ordinances compliance with Wisconsin's uniform commercial building code.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/18/2020
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.

LRB-6434, relating to: Liability for COVID-19 on Premises
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-6434, relating to: Liability for COVID-19 on Premises

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/1/2020
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.

Tax law changes to allow education savings accounts / Edvest accounts to be used for apprenticeship costs without state tax penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax law changes to allow education savings accounts / Edvest accounts to be used for apprenticeship costs without state tax penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/31/2020
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.

Reopen and restart Wisconsin economy following COVID-19.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reopen and restart Wisconsin economy following COVID-19.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/27/2020
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.

State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19, including but not limited to designation of essential services and unemployment insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19, including but not limited to designation of essential services and unemployment insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2020
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.

support of LRB 5252 / distributions from a federal college savings plan to pay principal and interest on qualified education loans and for materials and equipment used in an apprenticeship program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support of LRB 5252 / distributions from a federal college savings plan to pay principal and interest on qualified education loans and for materials and equipment used in an apprenticeship program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2020
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.

Support for the confirmation of Caleb Frostman as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for the confirmation of Caleb Frostman as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2020
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.

LRB 5114 / LRB-5064 / LRB-5065 (workers compensation and unemployment insurance legislation).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 5114 / LRB-5064 / LRB-5065 (workers compensation and unemployment insurance legislation).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2020
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.

Governor Evers Joint Enforcement Task Force on Misclassification and Payroll Fraud
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor Evers Joint Enforcement Task Force on Misclassification and Payroll Fraud

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/27/2019
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.

allowing technical colleges and registered apprenticeship programs to market to former UW System students that did not achieve a degree.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
allowing technical colleges and registered apprenticeship programs to market to former UW System students that did not achieve a degree.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2019
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.

Commercial plan review
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commercial plan review

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/9/2019
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.

Encourage Wisconsin legislators to encourage Trump administration to adopt Presidents' Bush PLA EO, repeal President Obama's PLA EO.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Encourage Wisconsin legislators to encourage Trump administration to adopt Presidents' Bush PLA EO, repeal President Obama's PLA EO.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/26/2019
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.

asbestos remediation certification and ESL
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
asbestos remediation certification and ESL

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/9/2019
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 2566 & LRB 0869: Proclaiming Workers’ Memorial Day.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support LRB 2566 & LRB 0869: Proclaiming Workers’ Memorial Day.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/5/2019
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.

local officials and public bidding decisions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
local officials and public bidding decisions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/11/2019
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 1990 relating to youth apprenticeship.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1990 relating to youth apprenticeship.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.

LRB 1990 RE: youth apprenticeship grant funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1990 RE: youth apprenticeship grant funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/25/2019
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 1159 - apprenticeship tuition deduction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1159 - apprenticeship tuition deduction

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/25/2019
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.

opposition to design build for public projects, and raising the public bidding threshold.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
opposition to design build for public projects, and raising the public bidding threshold.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2019
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.

Elimination of Wisconsin personal property tax while holding local municipalities harmless.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination of Wisconsin personal property tax while holding local municipalities harmless.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2019
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.

personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

project labor agreement neutrality
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
project labor agreement neutrality

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

apprenticeship ratios
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
apprenticeship ratios

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

income tax exemption for adult apprenticeship tuition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
income tax exemption for adult apprenticeship tuition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

providing adult apprenticeship information to former UW system students
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
providing adult apprenticeship information to former UW system students

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

skilled wage rate
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
skilled wage rate

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

public project alternative delivery methods
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
public project alternative delivery methods

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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.

P3s - public private partnerships
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
P3s - public private partnerships

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/11/2018
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
$49,891.68
2019
July - December
$58,838.71
2020
January - June
$53,024.64
2020
July - December
$144,857.37
Total $306,612.40
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
239.00
2019
July - December
239.00
2020
January - June
243.75
2020
July - December
162.00
Total 883.75
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
342.00
2019
July - December
406.25
2020
January - June
414.75
2020
July - December
444.25
Total 1607.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs 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 1 %
Relating to: highway project design inventory for design-build projects. (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 1 %
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: creating individual and corporate income and franchise tax deductions for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: distributions from a federal college savings plan to pay principal and interest on qualified education loans and for materials and equipment used in an apprenticeship 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
Total 1 %
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (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
Total 3 %
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of 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
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 1 %
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
5 %
Total 3 %
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 %
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 %
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
10 %
Total 4 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %

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 1 %
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 1 %
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 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
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 3 %
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
5 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
40 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 21 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
20 %
Total 5 %

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
15 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures