Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee is dedicated to advocating and advancing rail programs and services throughout the State of Wisconsin. The Committee's mission is to provide positive economic impact, produce environmental benefits, improve livability, grow employment and follow the guidelines and best practices of what is known as "One Rail". Our motto will be Rail: Wisconsin's Future Is Riding On It.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Freight and Passenger Rail Committee will advocate for improving passenger and freight services between interested communities throughout Wisconsin. The Committee values WDOT, organized professional labor, local Commissions dedicated to freight service, planning agencies, public transit advocates, local government and state trade associations dedicated to their interests. We will network with several national partners including environmental organizations. The Committee will support rail bridge improvements, tunnels, port connections, passenger stations, grade crossings and grade separations in hopes of leveraging additional private sector investments.

CEO Name:
David Mumma
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
130 Lakewood Blvd.
Madison, wi 53704
(608) 249-8118
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/16/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Our committee will add its advocacy for the operation of a second passenger train from Chicago to Minneapolis. We will be developing position papers to support that endeavor. Sate and local authorities will be contacted.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Our committee will add its advocacy for the operation of a second passenger train from Chicago to Minneapolis. We will be developing position papers to support that endeavor. Sate and local authorities will be contacted.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.

Our committee has been alerted to some concerns about passenger rail platform safety. We will begin to review the issues. Safe infrastructure is a top priority for this group. We believe that all passenger and freight rail operations run very well
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Our committee has been alerted to some concerns about passenger rail platform safety. We will begin to review the issues. Safe infrastructure is a top priority for this group. We believe that all passenger and freight rail operations run very well

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$500.00
2019
July - December
$0.00
2020
January - June
$0.00
2020
July - December
$0.00
Total $500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
6.00
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
0.00
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 6.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
13.00
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
0.00
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 13.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

No topics found.

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
2020
January - June
100 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

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
100 %
2019
July - December
100 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
100 %
Total 100 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures