National Federation of Independent Business

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All labor-related issued impacting on small business. All legal-reform issues impacting on small business. All regulatory issues impacting on small business. All tax-related issues impacting on small business. All competition-related issues impacting on small business.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislative or administrative action relating to small and/or independent business including taxation, industry, environment, trade and commerce, health, insurance, state government, labor, education, tort reform.

CEO Name:
Brad Close
State Director

Contact
BGS
Billy G Smith
10 E Doty St, Suite 519
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-6083
(608) 255-4909
Bill.Smith@nfib.org
http://www.NFIB.com/WI

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2021 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2021 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: transactions with the Department of Workforce Development under the unemployment insurance law, funding for unemployment insurance modernization efforts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.
January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: transactions with the Department of Workforce Development under the unemployment insurance law, funding for unemployment insurance modernization efforts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 4

For
Notification Date
2/18/2021
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 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2021
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 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
1/21/2021
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/17/2021
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 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2021
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 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2021
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 188
Assembly Bill 188
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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 200
Assembly Bill 200
Relating to: depositing sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts, accessories, and services into the transportation fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/5/2021
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 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: grants for certain small businesses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/6/2021
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 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: deposits into the unemployment reserve fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2021
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 324
Assembly Bill 324
Relating to: the employment of minors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2021
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 336
Assembly Bill 336
Relating to: participation in federal unemployment benefit programs and work search requirements for unemployment insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 371
Assembly Bill 371
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/10/2021
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 406
Assembly Bill 406
Relating to: unemployment insurance contribution rates. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
6/24/2021
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 486
Assembly Bill 486
Relating to: the rights of employees to request and receive work schedule changes; predictable work schedules for retail, food service, and cleaning employees; granting rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/16/2021
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 587
Assembly Bill 587
Relating to: fees imposed on merchants in connection with credit card transactions and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2021
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 641
Assembly Bill 641
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/25/2021
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 717
Assembly Bill 717
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 156

For
Notification Date
11/30/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 743
Assembly Bill 743
Relating to: information disclosure by online marketplaces related to high-volume sellers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 858
Assembly Bill 858
Relating to: consumer lawsuit lending and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 883
Assembly Bill 883
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, a grant program for hiring qualified long-term unemployment recipients, allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding for certain purposes, the state plan under the federal Wo...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 912
Assembly Bill 912
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 937
Assembly Bill 937
Relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 938
Assembly Bill 938
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, requiring an audit to be conducted by the Legislative Audit Bureau, requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits, and authorizing ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 939
Assembly Bill 939
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 957
Assembly Bill 957
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 973
Assembly Bill 973
Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax subt...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 106
Assembly Joint Resolution 106
Relating to: honoring the life and commemorating the career and accomplishments of Ed Lump.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2021
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 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2021
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 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

For
Notification Date
2/17/2021
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 78
Senate Bill 78
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2021
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 151
Senate Bill 151
Relating to: the environmental compliance audit program.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 78

For
Notification Date
3/18/2021
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 157
Senate Bill 157
Relating to: grants to technical college and tribal college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2021
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 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2021
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 182
Senate Bill 182
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/18/2021
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2021
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 217
Senate Bill 217
Relating to: depositing sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts, accessories, and services into the transportation fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2021
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 276
Senate Bill 276
Relating to: deposits into the unemployment reserve fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/7/2021
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 278
Senate Bill 278
Relating to: the use of certain federal funds for broadband expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2021
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 281
Senate Bill 281
Relating to: grants for certain small businesses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/7/2021
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 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: the employment of minors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2021
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 354
Senate Bill 354
Relating to: participation in federal unemployment benefit programs and work search requirements for unemployment insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 365
Senate Bill 365
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/10/2021
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 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: work search requirements for unemployment insurance and the suspension of a rule of the Department of Workforce Development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 426
Senate Bill 426
Relating to: unemployment insurance contribution rates. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/24/2021
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 452
Senate Bill 452
Relating to: a state minimum wage, allowing the enactment of local minimum wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/8/2021
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 572
Senate Bill 572
Relating to: fees imposed on merchants in connection with credit card transactions and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2021
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 623
Senate Bill 623
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 690
Senate Bill 690
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/30/2021
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.
Senate Bill 710
Senate Bill 710
Relating to: information disclosure by online marketplaces related to high-volume sellers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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 753
Senate Bill 753
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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 842
Senate Bill 842
Relating to: consumer lawsuit lending and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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 886
Senate Bill 886
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 906
Senate Bill 906
Relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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 911
Senate Bill 911
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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 932
Senate Bill 932
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, requiring an audit to be conducted by the Legislative Audit Bureau, requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits, and authorizing ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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 957
Senate Bill 957
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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 981
Senate Bill 981
Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax subt...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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 Joint Resolution 83
Senate Joint Resolution 83
Relating to: honoring the life and commemorating the career and accomplishments of Ed Lump.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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
3/23/2021
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.

Financial Institutions: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/23/2021
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

Amending provisions related to available for work, work available, and work search for unemployment insurance benefit claimants
Agency Name
Department of Workforce Development (DWD)
Subject
Amending provisions related to available for work, work available, and work search for unemployment insurance benefit claimants
Scope Statement
SS 013_20
None
Notification Date
5/19/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 3848 - Business Fairness Act (essential vs. non-essential businesses).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3848 - Business Fairness Act (essential vs. non-essential businesses).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/27/2022
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.

LRB-4436 and LRB-1512 - Swipe Fees Proposals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4436 and LRB-1512 - Swipe Fees Proposals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/13/2021
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.

LRB-0266. Worker's Scheduling Fairness Act. NFIB Opposed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0266. Worker's Scheduling Fairness Act. NFIB Opposed.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/22/2021
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.

LRB-3932 - Relating to minimum wage proposal. NFIB opposed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3932 - Relating to minimum wage proposal. NFIB opposed.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/21/2021
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.

LRB 2337/P1 - relating to elimination of tipped minimum wage. NFIB Oppose
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2337/P1 - relating to elimination of tipped minimum wage. NFIB Oppose

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/18/2021
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.

LRB-1826/1 - School Start Date. Registering opposition.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1826/1 - School Start Date. Registering opposition.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

LRB-0902 - Support - Expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0902 - Support - Expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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.

LRB-1128/1 - Relating to repeal of the personal property tax. NFIB supports proposal.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1128/1 - Relating to repeal of the personal property tax. NFIB supports proposal.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2021
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.

Legal, regulatory and legislative issues relating to executive and legislative response(s) to COVID-19 pandemic.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legal, regulatory and legislative issues relating to executive and legislative response(s) to COVID-19 pandemic.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2021
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.

LRB-6434 - Relating to liability for COVID-19 on premises.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-6434 - Relating to liability for COVID-19 on premises.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$125,355.32
2021
July - December
$110,866.00
2022
January - June
$114,012.60
Total $350,233.92
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
52.00
2021
July - December
31.50
2022
January - June
31.50
Total 115.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
830.50
2021
July - December
670.25
2022
January - June
790.75
Total 2291.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: fees imposed on merchants in connection with credit card transactions and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: fees imposed on merchants in connection with credit card transactions and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: consumer lawsuit lending and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: consumer lawsuit lending and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %

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
50 %
2021
July - December
75 %
2022
January - June
80 %
2022
July - December
Total 68 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures