American Family Insurance Group

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Insurance: Property, casualty, life and financial services.

Lobbying Interests:
Insurance legislation and regulation: property/casualty/life insurance issues, taxes, drones, home automation and employer related issues.

CEO Name:
William Westrate

Contact
MG
Monica Groves
6000 American Pkwy
Madison, WI 53783
(608) 242-4100 Ext. 30627
mgroves@amfam.com
http://www.amfam.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: the regulation of pools located at short-term rentals and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 55
Assembly Bill 55
Relating to: penalties for reckless driving and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 9

Undisclosed
Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
4/17/2023
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 394
Assembly Bill 394
Relating to: a driver education grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 86

For
Notification Date
9/6/2023
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 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/6/2023
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 438
Assembly Bill 438
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
10/16/2023
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 439
Assembly Bill 439
Relating to: funding for improvement of baseball park facilities and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
10/16/2023
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 464
Assembly Bill 464
Relating to: nonrecourse civil litigation advances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2024
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 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.
Senate Bill 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: the regulation of pools located at short-term rentals and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
3/6/2023
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 386
Senate Bill 386
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/6/2023
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 396
Senate Bill 396
Relating to: a driver education grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/30/2023
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 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: nonrecourse civil litigation advances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2024
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 893
Senate Bill 893
Relating to: reclassification of land surveyors for purposes of worker's compensation insurance.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2024
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

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

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
6/2/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

UW System Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
UW System Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/12/2023
First Communication Date
11/6/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Property and Casualty Underwriting Restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property and Casualty Underwriting Restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/17/2023
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.

Confirmation of Jack Salzwedel to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Confirmation of Jack Salzwedel to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

Confirmation of Nathan Houdek as Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Confirmation of Nathan Houdek as Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/27/2023
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.

Stadium Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stadium Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/15/2023
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.

Safety Belt Enforcement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safety Belt Enforcement

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2023
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.

Driver Education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Driver Education

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Relating to the personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Reducing Recidivism and Removing Impediments to Ex-Offender Employment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reducing Recidivism and Removing Impediments to Ex-Offender Employment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Autonomous Vehicles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Autonomous Vehicles

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Property and Casualty Insurance Underwriting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property and Casualty Insurance Underwriting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Access to Data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to Data

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Civil Justice Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil Justice Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Cyber Security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cyber Security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Corporate Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Corporate Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$40,652.31
2023
July - December
$41,800.18
Total $82,452.49
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
43.25
2023
July - December
30.25
Total 73.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
129.00
2023
July - December
114.25
Total 243.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)
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 3%
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)
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 3%
Relating to: penalties for reckless driving and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 8%
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: funding for improvement of baseball park facilities and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: a driver education grant program. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%

Budget Bill Subjects

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 3%
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 3%
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 3%
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 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 3%
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 3%
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 3%

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
20%
2023
July - December
55%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 36%

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
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures