Charter Communications, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Telephone Communications

Lobbying Interests:
Cable TV, Broadband and Telecommunications Legislation Taxes and the State Budget Privacy and Consumer Legislation

CEO Name:
Thomas Rutledge
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
CF
Celeste Flynn
1320 N Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 688-1694
(414) 277-8049
celeste.flynn@charter.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Celeste Flynn Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Adam M Raschka Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Gary Underwood Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/21/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Teri Hatchell Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 10/7/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 239
Assembly Bill 239
Relating to: the use of certain federal funds for broadband expansion grants. (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.
Comments
We support the use of American Rescue Plan Act funding by the PSC to support broadband via the WI Broadband Expansion Grant Program. These dollars should only buildout unserved areas and not duplicate private or federal broadband investment.
Assembly Bill 371
Assembly Bill 371
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 573
Assembly Bill 573
Relating to: broadband mapping and the use of certain federal funds for wireless broadband and cellular service expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2021
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 957
Assembly Bill 957
Relating to: consumer data protection and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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 278
Senate Bill 278
Relating to: the use of certain federal funds for broadband expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/7/2021
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.
Comments
We support the use of American Rescue Plan Act funding by the PSC to support broadband via the WI Broadband Expansion Grant Program. These dollars should only buildout unserved areas and not duplicate private or federal broadband investment.
Senate Bill 365
Senate Bill 365
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2021
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.
Senate Bill 565
Senate Bill 565
Relating to: broadband mapping and the use of certain federal funds for wireless broadband and cellular service expansion grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Food Safety and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Food Safety and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Public Service Commission: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Public Service Commission: Grant Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Grant Programs

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 4835, Consumer Data Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4835, Consumer Data Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/1/2021
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.

LRB 2746, Privacy of Personal Data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2746, Privacy of Personal Data

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2021
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.

LRB 1842 & 3341, Broadband Expansion Grant Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1842 & 3341, Broadband Expansion Grant Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/11/2021
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.

COVID-19 response, relief, and recovery policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 response, relief, and recovery policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

COVID-19 Executive and other orders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Executive and other orders

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to video service regulation, taxation, and fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues relating to Broadband Expansion.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to Broadband Expansion.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues related to online privacy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to online privacy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues related to ROW and permitting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to ROW and permitting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Police and Fire Protection fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Issues related to NextGen 911.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to NextGen 911.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Telecommunications issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telecommunications issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Customer service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Customer service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Right of way issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right of way issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Video service issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Video service issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Tax issues related to broadband.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax issues related to broadband.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

One-call Requirement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
One-call Requirement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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
$13,141.86
2021
July - December
$20,374.60
2022
January - June
$16,193.95
Total $49,710.41
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
33.00
2021
July - December
31.50
2022
January - June
38.50
Total 103.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
95.50
2021
July - December
102.00
2022
January - June
116.00
Total 313.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 27 %
Relating to: the broadband expansion grant program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
35 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 30 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
30 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

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
15 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 20 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures