WEC Energy Group, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WEC Energy Group, a component of the S&P 500, has nearly $29 billion of assets, 9,300 employees and approximately 60,000 stockholders of record. The company's principal utilities are We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Michigan Gas Utilities, and Minnesota Energy Resources. The company's other major subsidiary, We Power, designs, builds and owns electric generating plants.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all legislation and administrative rules affecting operation or governance of the public utility industry and activities related to or in support of the energy or energy related businesses. Any and all legislation and administrative rules affecting any of the businesses owned by WEC Energy Group.

CEO Name:
Gale Klappa
Manager

Contact
JH
Joel Haubrich
231 W Michigan St, P346
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 221-4102
(414) 221-3814
joel.haubrich@we-energies.com
http://www.wecenergygroup.com/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mark Graul Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Hannah M Huffman Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Garvin Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Joel M Haubrich Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Christopher LaRowe Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Schillinger Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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
Concerns with implementing payment to DOT.
Assembly Bill 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: exception from local levy limits for political subdivisions receiving certain utility aid payments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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
5/28/2019
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 551
Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/6/2020
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 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (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.
Assembly Bill 787
Assembly Bill 787
Relating to: loan to the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitor Bureau for the construction of a visitor information and education center and authorizing general fund supported borrowing to fund the loan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2020
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.
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

For
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.
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
3/5/2020
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 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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
Concerns with implementing payment to DOT.
Senate Bill 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 14

For
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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 501
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/6/2020
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.
Comments
Support for Sen. Sub Amendment 1
Senate Bill 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2020
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.
Senate Bill 721
Senate Bill 721
Relating to: loan to the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitor Bureau for the construction of a visitor information and education center and authorizing general fund supported borrowing to fund the loan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2020
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.
Senate Bill 932
Senate Bill 932
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

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.

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

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.

Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Lobbying to insure legislation does not reduce safety standards when excavating with power equipment near natural gas pipelines, electric transmission and distribution wires.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lobbying to insure legislation does not reduce safety standards when excavating with power equipment near natural gas pipelines, electric transmission and distribution wires.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2019
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.

Executive Appointments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Executive Appointments

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.

Intervenor Compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Intervenor Compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/9/2019
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.

limitations on firm electric sales
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
limitations on firm electric sales

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/8/2019
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.

cost recovery mechanisms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
cost recovery mechanisms

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/8/2019
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.

Renewable energy purchase program, electric charging infrastructure, renewable training
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Renewable energy purchase program, electric charging infrastructure, renewable training

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/23/2019
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.

DOT WISCORS RULE SS 013-14
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOT WISCORS RULE SS 013-14

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/18/2019
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.

Production and Distribution of Energy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Production and Distribution of Energy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/15/2019
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.

Public Service Commission (PSC) authority over leased generation contracts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Service Commission (PSC) authority over leased generation contracts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2018
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
$114,094.17
2019
July - December
$107,097.71
2020
January - June
$103,157.09
2020
July - December
$78,329.77
Total $402,678.74
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
155.00
2019
July - December
101.25
2020
January - June
138.75
2020
July - December
24.00
Total 419.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
279.75
2019
July - December
221.00
2020
January - June
256.50
2020
July - December
37.00
Total 794.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: charging facility grant program 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
3 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (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 2 %
Relating to: charging facility grant program 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
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (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 2 %
Relating to: exception from local levy limits for political subdivisions receiving certain utility aid payments. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
24 %
2020
July - December
35 %
Total 12 %
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.
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 5 %
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
21 %
2020
July - December
35 %
Total 9 %

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 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 11 %

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 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 8 %
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 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 8 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 8 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
9 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 9 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures