Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Dairy manufacturers and suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Policy areas including dairy regulation; environmental policy and regulation; taxation and labor issues; dairy producer related legislation; food safety issues.

CEO Name:
John Umhoefer
Executive Director

Contact
JTU
John T. Umhoefer
5117 West Terrace Drive Suite 402
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 286-1001
jumhoefer@wischeesemakers.org
http://www.wischeesemakers.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Rebekah A Sweeney Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
John T Umhoefer Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 113
Assembly Bill 113
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 207
Assembly Bill 207
Relating to: creating and funding a University of Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 328
Assembly Bill 328
Relating to: agricultural development loan guarantee program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/21/2019
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 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
10/8/2019
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 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
10/8/2019
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 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
11/13/2019
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 572
Assembly Bill 572
Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.
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
2/10/2020
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 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
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 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
1/17/2020
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 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
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 821
Assembly Bill 821
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Little Chute. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2020
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 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 151

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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 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
5/1/2019
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 219
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: agricultural development loan guarantee program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 62

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 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
11/13/2019
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
11/13/2019
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
11/13/2019
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 519
Senate Bill 519
Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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 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
2/5/2020
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 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
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 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
1/17/2020
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 785
Senate Bill 785
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Little Chute. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2020
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 Assembly Bill 3
January 2020 Special Session Assembly 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
2/8/2020
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 Assembly Bill 4
January 2020 Special Session Assembly 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
2/8/2020
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 Assembly Bill 6
January 2020 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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 Assembly Bill 7
January 2020 Special Session Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: grants to dairy processing plants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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 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
2/6/2020
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 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.

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
3/18/2019
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.

Environmental Improvement Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Program

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Housing and Economic Development Authority: Development Loan Guarantees
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Housing and Economic Development Authority: Development Loan Guarantees

Notification Date
4/8/2019
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.

Comments
We back a capital access proposal to expand the use of WHEDA's existing loan guarantee authority to support dairy processors’ growth projects in rural communities.

Natural Resources: Environmental Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Management

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
4/8/2019
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.

Comments
We support additional funding for staff at the UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Dairy product advertising and labeling related synthetic bovine growth hormone
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Dairy product advertising and labeling related synthetic bovine growth hormone

SS 070_19
For
Notification Date
1/17/2020
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.

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

Subject
Livestock facility siting

SS 012_16
None
Notification Date
8/16/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
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.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.

LRB-5414/LRB-5434 Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports and making an appropriation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5414/LRB-5434 Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports and making an appropriation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2020
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-5412/LRB-5432 Relating to: promoting production of value-added agricultural products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5412/LRB-5432 Relating to: promoting production of value-added agricultural products

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2020
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-5420/LRB-5439 Relating to: grants to dairy processing plants and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5420/LRB-5439 Relating to: grants to dairy processing plants and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.

Consumer Protection re: the Labeling of Plant-Based Products as a Dairy Product or Ingredient
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consumer Protection re: the Labeling of Plant-Based Products as a Dairy Product or Ingredient

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.

Consumer Protection re: the Labeling of Plant-Based Products as Milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consumer Protection re: the Labeling of Plant-Based Products as Milk

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.

Capital access legislative proposals for rural Wisconsin businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Capital access legislative proposals for rural Wisconsin businesses

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.

Agriculture and Manufacturing Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agriculture and Manufacturing Tax Credit

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.

Support for UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant Staff
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant Staff

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.

Dairy Processor Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy Processor Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

DNR Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

DATCP Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Transportation infrastructure funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation infrastructure funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2019
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.

Revision of Agricultural Producer Security Statute
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revision of Agricultural Producer Security Statute

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

legalization of the sale of unpasteurized (raw) milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
legalization of the sale of unpasteurized (raw) milk

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

proposed legislation related to the regulation of high capacity wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposed legislation related to the regulation of high capacity wells

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

Worker's Compensation Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

LRB 1572/2 related to Ag Producer Security Program and Milk Deferred Payment Contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1572/2 related to Ag Producer Security Program and Milk Deferred Payment Contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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
$14,544.00
2019
July - December
$17,810.00
2020
January - June
$12,048.00
2020
July - December
$11,557.00
Total $55,959.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
100.25
2019
July - December
115.50
2020
January - June
81.00
2020
July - December
33.00
Total 329.75
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
117.00
2019
July - December
137.00
2020
January - June
117.00
2020
July - December
107.00
Total 478.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
Relating to: agricultural development loan guarantee program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
35 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
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
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: using milk producer affidavits to substantiate claims that a dairy product is free of synthetic bovine growth hormone.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: using milk producer affidavits to substantiate claims that a dairy product is free of synthetic bovine growth hormone.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: agricultural development loan guarantee program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Little Chute. (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
5 %
Total 2 %
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
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports 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
15 %
Total 4 %
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
5 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: the Wisconsin Initiative for Dairy Exports 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: 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
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 3 %
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 8 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 2 %
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 %

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 %

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
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures