Charter Communications, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Telephone Communications

Lobbying Interests:
Cable TV, Broadband and Telecommunications legislation. Taxes and the State Budget Privacy and Consumer legislation

CEO Name:
Thomas Rutledge
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
CF
Celeste Flynn
1320 N Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 688-1694
(414) 277-8049
celeste.flynn@charter.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Celeste Flynn Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/2/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Adam M Raschka Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/2/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Gary Underwood Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/2/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

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
Neutral as introduced
Assembly Bill 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
6/1/2019
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.
Comments
Support as amended
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

None
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

None
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

None
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 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

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
Neutral as introduced
Senate Bill 243
Senate Bill 243
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2019
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
Support as amended

Budget Bill Subjects

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

Revenue: State and Local Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: State and Local Finance

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

COVID-19 response, relief, and recovery policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 response, relief, and recovery policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/12/2020
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.

COVID-19 Executive and other orders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Executive and other orders

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/23/2020
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.

One-call Requirement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
One-call Requirement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/17/2019
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.

Small Cell Wireless Deployment LRB-3279/1; LRB-1451
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Small Cell Wireless Deployment LRB-3279/1; LRB-1451

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/17/2019
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.

Tax issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Video service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Video service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Right of way issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right of way issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Customer service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Customer service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues related to NextGen 911.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to NextGen 911.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues related to ROW and permitting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to ROW and permitting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues related to online privacy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to online privacy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues relating to Broadband Expansion.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to Broadband Expansion.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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.

Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/29/2018
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
$42,200.56
2019
July - December
$23,570.24
2020
January - June
$12,598.57
2020
July - December
$9,103.60
Total $87,472.97
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
74.00
2019
July - December
38.50
2020
January - June
21.00
2020
July - December
17.00
Total 150.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
204.50
2019
July - December
37.50
2020
January - June
109.50
2020
July - December
80.00
Total 431.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
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
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: consumer access to personal data processed by a controller and providing a penalty.
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: deletion of consumer personal data by controllers and providing a penalty.
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: restricting controllers from using consumer personal data and providing a penalty.
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
20 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
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 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
20 %
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
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
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
10 %
Total 4 %
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
10 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 12 %

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
20 %
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 19 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 16 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures