Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin livestock, cattle, farming.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation which impacts the production of animals, food or the lives of the people of rural Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Matt Ludlow

Contact
EJ
Eric Johnson
6630 Lee Rd.
Dane, WI 53529
(608) 516-4125
ecjvs@hotmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2023
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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
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 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 32

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
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 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
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 137
Assembly Bill 137
Relating to: establishing a statewide wolf population goal.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
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 244
Assembly Bill 244
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/8/2023
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 274
Assembly Bill 274
Relating to: a commercial driver training grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2023
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 372
Assembly Bill 372
Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2023
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.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
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.
Senate Bill 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2023
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.
Senate Bill 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: establishing a statewide wolf population goal.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2023
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.
Senate Bill 247
Senate Bill 247
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 13

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.
Senate Bill 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: a commercial driver training grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2023
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.
Senate Bill 370
Senate Bill 370
Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/27/2023
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Gray wolf harvest regulations
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Gray wolf harvest regulations
Scope Statement
SS 045_21
Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/8/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Labeling of Plant-based or Lab-grown Meat
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Labeling of Plant-based or Lab-grown Meat

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/20/2023
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.

Regulation of Livestock Farms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of Livestock Farms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/8/2023
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.

Labor & Workforce Shortages - Commercial Drivers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Labor & Workforce Shortages - Commercial Drivers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/28/2023
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.

Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/10/2023
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.

Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/9/2023
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.

Farm Taxation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm Taxation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
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.

Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
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.

Regulation of Gray Wolves
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of Gray Wolves

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
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.

2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$7,695.00
Total $7,695.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
3.45
Total 3.45
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
29.95
Total 29.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: establishing a statewide wolf population goal.
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 6 %
Relating to: establishing a statewide wolf population goal.
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 6 %
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 30 %
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 30 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21 %

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
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 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures