CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel Service Group LLC)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Telecommunications services.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation or administrative rules affecting telecommunications.

CEO Name:
Duane Ring
Director, Regional Government Affairs

Contact
AS
Andrew Schriner
200 South 5th Street, Suite 2100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 663-6930
Andrew.schriner@centurylink.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nathan J Halbach Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Rogowski Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Schriner Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/12/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: caller ID spoofing, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2019
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 344
Assembly Bill 344
Relating to: telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 128

For
Notification Date
7/26/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 870
Assembly Bill 870
Relating to: consumer access to personal data processed by a controller and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 871
Assembly Bill 871
Relating to: deletion of consumer personal data by controllers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 872
Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: restricting controllers from using consumer personal data and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: caller ID spoofing, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/13/2019
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 321
Senate Bill 321
Relating to: telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/12/2019
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Service Commission: Affiliated Grant Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Affiliated Grant Programs

Notification Date
4/10/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
4/10/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/20/2019
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.

Sales and use tax exemption and income tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on internet equipment used in the broadband market
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales and use tax exemption and income tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on internet equipment used in the broadband market

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.

Competitive Local issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Competitive Local issues

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.

Incentives for Braodband
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Incentives for Braodband

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.

Regulation of Broadband
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of Broadband

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.

911 Emergency Communications
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
911 Emergency Communications

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.

Telecom Tax Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecom Tax Issues

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$18,150.00
2019
July - December
$12,525.00
2020
January - June
$24,125.00
2020
July - December
$18,000.00
Total $72,800.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
13.50
2019
July - December
12.25
2020
January - June
8.75
2020
July - December
7.75
Total 42.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
60.00
2019
July - December
65.50
2020
January - June
29.75
2020
July - December
19.50
Total 174.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: caller ID spoofing, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (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: caller ID spoofing, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (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: telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: telephone company tax exemption for property used to provide broadband service. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 11 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 12 %
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
20 %
Total 10 %

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
50 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 24 %

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
50 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
30 %
Total 24 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures