Cottonwood Financial Ltd.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Consumer finance

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation relating to consumer finance and related areas.

CEO Name:
Trevor Ahlberg
Compliance Officer

Contact
GT
Greg Taylor
10 Strecker Road
Ellsville, MO 63011
(314) 374-9009
cottonwoodfinancial@gdtaylor.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Erik Kanter Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 770
Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2020
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.
Senate Bill 703
Senate Bill 703
Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2020
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

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.

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

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of the 2021-23 biennial budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2021-23 biennial budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/14/2020
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.

Issues related to Governor Evers' Public Health Emergency Declaration and COVID-19 Response
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Governor Evers' Public Health Emergency Declaration and COVID-19 Response

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

LRB-1179 Relating to interest rates on payday loans and licensed lenders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1179 Relating to interest rates on payday loans and licensed lenders.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/16/2020
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.

Development of the 2019-21 biennial state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2019-21 biennial state budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Short term consumer loans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Short term consumer loans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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
$60,000.00
2019
July - December
$60,000.00
2020
January - June
$60,000.00
2020
July - December
$60,000.00
Total $240,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
0.00
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
10.50
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 10.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
3.25
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
22.50
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 25.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
45 %
2020
July - December
Total 41 %
Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
45 %
2020
July - December
Total 41 %

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%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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%

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
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
90 %
2019
July - December
100 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
100 %
Total 8 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures