Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Large industrial end users of electricity and natural gas.

Lobbying Interests:
Advocacy for large industrial end users of natural gas and electricity. WIEG lobbies the legislature and intervenes with regulators.

CEO Name:
Pat Henderson
Executive Director

Contact
TS
Todd Stuart
44 E Mifflin Street, Suite 404
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 441-5740
tstuart@wieg.org
http://www.wieg.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 27
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 24

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 37
Assembly Bill 37
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 497
Assembly Bill 497
Relating to: inspection requirements for chemical recovery boilers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/12/2021
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 892
Assembly Bill 892
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2022
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
Please oppose AB 892. It limits competition and increases rate pressure on all consumers.
Supporting Documentation
20220122_ROFR legislative memo 1-21-22.pdf

Assembly Joint Resolution 113
Assembly Joint Resolution 113
Relating to: recognizing the importance of oil and natural gas pipelines for Wisconsin and its economy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 47

None
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 47
Senate Bill 47
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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: inspection requirements for chemical recovery boilers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 110

For
Notification Date
8/12/2021
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 490
Senate Bill 490
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/21/2021
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 672
Senate Bill 672
Relating to: modifying the sales and use tax exemption for renewable energy property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2021
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 838
Senate Bill 838
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2022
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
Please oppose SB 838. It limits competition and increases rate pressure on all consumers.
Supporting Documentation
20220114_ROFR legislative memo 1-14-22.pdf

Senate Joint Resolution 90
Senate Joint Resolution 90
Relating to: recognizing the importance of oil and natural gas pipelines for Wisconsin and its economy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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

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

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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
2/23/2021
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: Grant Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Grant Programs

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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
2/23/2021
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

Proposed revisions to ch. PSC 118, Renewable Resource Credit Tracking Program
Agency Name
Public Service Commission (PSC)
Subject
Proposed revisions to ch. PSC 118, Renewable Resource Credit Tracking Program
Scope Statement
SS 012_19
For
Notification Date
5/31/2021
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 CR 20-083 (SS 012-19)

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Opposed to LRB 5423 relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposed to LRB 5423 relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/30/2021
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.

Supporting Documentation
20211230_ROFR legislative memo 12-30-21.pdf


Chemical Recovery Boiler - legislation to change administrative rules regarding inspection timelines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chemical Recovery Boiler - legislation to change administrative rules regarding inspection timelines

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

Climate change task force recommendations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Climate change task force recommendations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

PSC 119 interconnection of distributed generation facilities to electric distribution systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PSC 119 interconnection of distributed generation facilities to electric distribution systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

Issues related to the retirement of electric generation, potentially including the issuance of debt or equity by public utilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to the retirement of electric generation, potentially including the issuance of debt or equity by public utilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

Consumer advocate funding for utility ratepayers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consumer advocate funding for utility ratepayers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

Executive appointments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Executive appointments

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

Electric vehicles (EV) and EV charging stations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electric vehicles (EV) and EV charging stations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

DNR and/or EPA air emissions regulations. Proposed changes may include mercury, air toxins, ozone, particulate matter and/or greenhouse gases.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR and/or EPA air emissions regulations. Proposed changes may include mercury, air toxins, ozone, particulate matter and/or greenhouse gases.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2020
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.

Rate options such as bilateral tariffs, demand response and new real time pricing tariffs under Ch 196.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rate options such as bilateral tariffs, demand response and new real time pricing tariffs under Ch 196.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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.

Taxation of electric generation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation of electric generation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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.

PSC 118 renewable resource credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PSC 118 renewable resource credits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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.

Energy efficiency/energy conservation/renewable resource programs/2005 Wis Act 141
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy efficiency/energy conservation/renewable resource programs/2005 Wis Act 141

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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.

Public Service Commission/ Utility Reform Matters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Service Commission/ Utility Reform Matters

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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.

cost recovery mechanisms/riders/trackers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
cost recovery mechanisms/riders/trackers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/24/2020
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$14,617.99
2021
July - December
$10,631.60
2022
January - June
$97,316.74
Total $122,566.33
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
30.50
2021
July - December
10.00
2022
January - June
213.50
Total 254.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
24.00
2021
July - December
30.00
2022
January - June
310.00
Total 364.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: modifying the sales and use tax exemption for renewable energy property. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
6 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: inspection requirements for chemical recovery boilers. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
8 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: inspection requirements for chemical recovery boilers. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
8 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
49 %
2022
July - December
Total 42 %
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
49 %
2022
July - December
Total 42 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
55 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
65 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
8 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures