Wisconsin Dairy Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The financial support is provided by Members and Allied Industry Professionals in the dairy industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Environmental regulations and policy and other policy matters that impact the growth and expansion of the Wisconsin dairy industry.

CEO Name:
Cynthia Leitner
President

Contact
CL
Cynthia Leitner
18814 TWIN BAY LANE
KIEL, WI 53042
(920) 254-3999
cjetzer@ldsinc.biz
http://wisconsindairyalliance.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/3/2021 Withdrawn On 7/27/2022
Cynthia Leitner Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Lane E Ruhland Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/6/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2021
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 Bill 727
Assembly Bill 727
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 223

None
Notification Date
1/4/2022
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 894
Senate Bill 894
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2022
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.

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Other
Notification Date
8/4/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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

Environmental regulations and policy and other policy matters that impact the growth and expansion of the Wisconsin dairy industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Environmental regulations and policy and other policy matters that impact the growth and expansion of the Wisconsin dairy industry.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/28/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$0.00
2021
July - December
$0.00
2022
January - June
$24,000.00
Total $24,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
0.00
2021
July - December
0.00
2022
January - June
11.25
Total 11.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
46.50
2022
January - June
67.25
Total 123.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
100 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
75 %
2022
July - December
Total 50 %
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

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
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

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
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

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
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures