Construction Business Group

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A joint Labor-Management organization to enhance business opportunities and a quality of life by ensuring fairness, equity and standards of excellence in the Wisconsin construction industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Transportation and other infrastructure investment, construction regulations, and labor and employment matters.

CEO Name:
Robb Kahl
General Counsel

Contact
CLB
Cynthia L Buchko
4702 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 310-8341
(608) 240-4179
c.buchko@cbgwi.com
https://www.cbgwi.com/about-us/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Misha V Lee Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/7/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2021
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 115
Assembly Bill 115
Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtraction for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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
8/24/2021
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 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

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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
2/10/2022
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 15
Assembly Joint Resolution 15
Relating to: declaring March 7, 2021 to March 14, 2021, as Women in Construction week and celebrating the wide reaching contributions of women in construction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2021
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 Joint Resolution 47
Assembly Joint Resolution 47
Relating to: declaring May 5 as National Skilled Trades Day in Wisconsin.

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 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 11
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
3/10/2021
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 125
Senate Bill 125
Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtraction for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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
8/24/2021
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 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

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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
2/22/2022
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.
Senate Joint Resolution 16
Senate Joint Resolution 16
Relating to: declaring March 7, 2021 to March 14, 2021, as Women in Construction week and celebrating the wide reaching contributions of women in construction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 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

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

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.

Transportation: General Transportation Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: General Transportation Operations

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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

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.

Transportation: State Highway Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Facilities

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Relating to the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed relocation of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed relocation of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/2/2022
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 construction grant funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to construction grant funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/2/2022
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 apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship and workforce training and development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship and workforce training and development.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/2/2022
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 utility scale solar.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to utility scale solar.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/2/2022
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.

Substance abuse prevention on certain public projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Substance abuse prevention on certain public projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/30/2021
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.

Relating to notification for youth apprenticeship options
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to notification for youth apprenticeship options

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/9/2021
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 0717/1 relating to apprenticeship tuition tax deduction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0717/1 relating to apprenticeship tuition tax deduction

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2021
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.

All matters related to transportation finance and infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to transportation finance and infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

Payroll fraud and worker misclassification
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Payroll fraud and worker misclassification

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

All matters related to broadband access and public grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to broadband access and public grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

Relating to issues dealing with worker misclassification
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to issues dealing with worker misclassification

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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
$30,092.00
2021
July - December
$30,092.00
2022
January - June
$30,000.00
Total $90,184.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
18.00
2021
July - December
7.75
2022
January - June
4.50
Total 30.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
56.75
2021
July - December
30.75
2022
January - June
25.50
Total 113.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtraction for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtraction for tuition paid for apprenticeship programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 17 %
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
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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 subtraction for expenses paid for apprenticeship programs, and making an appropriation. (FE)
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 1 %
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 subtraction for expenses paid for apprenticeship programs, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
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 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

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
10 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 21 %
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 1 %
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 1 %
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 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
5 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures