Business Action Fund

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Small Business

Lobbying Interests:
Badgercare expansion; Child care; PFML; small business grants and regulations; WEDC funding.

Contact
SMP
Shawn M Phetteplace
1827 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704
6083856488
shawn@mainstreetalliance.org
http://mainstreetalliance.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: establishing a flat individual income tax rate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: local guaranteed income programs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2023
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 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2023
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 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2023
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, federal Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment grants, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2023
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 963
Assembly Bill 963
Relating to: main street bounceback grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
2/14/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
See attachment.
Supporting Documentation
02142024_083109_Main Street Bounceback Grant Testimony, Committee on Tourism, 2.14.2024.pdf

Assembly Joint Resolution 6
Assembly Joint Resolution 6
Relating to: the appropriation authority of the legislature and the allocation of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2023
First Communication Date
3/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
https://urbanmilwaukee.com/2023/03/17/legislature-weighs-constitutional-amendments-to-take-control-of-federal-grants/
Assembly Joint Resolution 24
Assembly Joint Resolution 24
Relating to: declaration of the Economic Justice Bill of Rights.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2023
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

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
4/15/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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

Notification Date
4/15/2023
First Communication Date
3/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Personal Property Tax repeal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Personal Property Tax repeal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Paid Family Medical Leave
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Paid Family Medical Leave

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/25/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Child Care Counts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Child Care Counts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/25/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Badgercare expansion
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Badgercare expansion

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/25/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$1,850.00
2023
July - December
$0.00
Total $1,850.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
23.50
2023
July - December
0.00
Total 23.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
13.50
2023
July - December
0.00
Total 13.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: establishing a flat individual income tax rate. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: local guaranteed income programs.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, federal Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment grants, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the appropriation authority of the legislature and the allocation of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (second consideration).
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: declaration of the Economic Justice Bill of Rights.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
50%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 50%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
100%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures