Smart Government Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Smart Government advocates for sound government practices related to taxation, governance and more, with a geographic focus on impacts to the greater Milwaukee area.

Lobbying Interests:
Economic development and local government funding.

Title:
Vice President

Contact
MH
Michael Hostad
247 Freshwater Way, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 272-0588
msh6580@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Childress Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Hostad Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Joe Leibham Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Julia Taylor Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Jennifer Malcore Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 521
Assembly Bill 521
Relating to: additional local sales and use tax for Milwaukee County. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2019
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.
Senate Bill 471
Senate Bill 471
Relating to: additional local sales and use tax for Milwaukee County. (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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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

All matters related to alternative funding sources for local governmentS.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to alternative funding sources for local governmentS.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2019
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.

All matters related to alternative funding sources for local governmentS.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to alternative funding sources for local governmentS.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2019
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.

All matters related to changes to WEDC governance and programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to changes to WEDC governance and programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2019
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$16,800.00
2019
July - December
$6,417.00
2020
January - June
$5,600.00
2020
July - December
$5,400.00
Total $34,217.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
8.10
2019
July - December
5.10
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
0.40
Total 14.60
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
52.20
2019
July - December
9.40
2020
January - June
0.00
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 61.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: additional local sales and use tax for Milwaukee County. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
35 %
2020
January - June
95 %
2020
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: additional local sales and use tax for Milwaukee County. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
35 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 16 %

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 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
70 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
90 %
Total 60 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures