Wisconsin Farmers Union

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All matters affecting agriculture, including farming, land use planning, property taxes, rural infrastructure, agri-tourism, farm-based renewable energy, water quality, and access to health care for farmers and rural residents. Also campaign finance reform and nonpartisan redistricting.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting agriculture, including farming, land use planning, property taxes, rural infrastructure, agri-tourism, farm-based renewable energy, water quality, and access to health care for farmers and rural residents. Also campaign finance reform and nonpartisan redistricting.

CEO Name:
Julie Keown-Bomar
Government Relations Director

Contact
NL
Nicholas Levendofsky
30 W. Mifflin St., Suite 905
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 514-4541
nick@wisconsinfarmersunion.com
http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nicholas B Levendofsky Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/19/2021 Withdrawn On 5/17/2022
Bobbi R Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/22/2021 Withdrawn On 4/23/2021
Vivienne M Kerley-de la Cruz Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/20/2021 Withdrawn On 1/31/2022

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 1

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2021
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 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: member meetings, bylaws, and emergency powers of a cooperative.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 49
Assembly Bill 49
Relating to: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 54
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 73
Assembly Bill 73
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (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 75
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (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 77
Assembly Bill 77
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2021
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: ranked-choice voting, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: election observers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 173
Assembly Bill 173
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 178
Assembly Bill 178
Relating to: applications for absentee ballots. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 179
Assembly Bill 179
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 180
Assembly Bill 180
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 201
Assembly Bill 201
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, electronic voter registration, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 306
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: absentee voting, voting procedures, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 369
Assembly Bill 369
Relating to: timeline for local redistricting in Wisconsin following the 2020 federal decennial census.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/15/2021
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 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 601
Assembly Bill 601
Relating to: determining the lawful presence of a person arrested for or charged with a crime or certain civil violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 624
Assembly Bill 624
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 625
Assembly Bill 625
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 662
Assembly Bill 662
Relating to: food security and Wisconsin products grant program; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and makin...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 663
Assembly Bill 663
Relating to: farm to fork grants, farm to school grants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 664
Assembly Bill 664
Relating to: grants for meat processing facilities, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: funding for regional farm support agents, the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 666
Assembly Bill 666
Relating to: the Something Special from Wisconsin promotional campaign; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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

For
Notification Date
2/24/2022
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 728
Assembly Bill 728
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2022
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 948
Assembly Bill 948
Relating to: nonprobate transfers of farming implements at death. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2022
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 987
Assembly Bill 987
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

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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 1043
Assembly Bill 1043
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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 25
Senate Bill 25
Relating to: member meetings, bylaws, and emergency powers of a cooperative.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 5

For
Notification Date
2/2/2021
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 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 68
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: technical college farmer tuition assistance grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 80
Senate Bill 80
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2021
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 81
Senate Bill 81
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 180
Senate Bill 180
Relating to: absentee voting, voting procedures, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 204
Senate Bill 204
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, electronic voter registration, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 210
Senate Bill 210
Relating to: election observers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: applications for absentee ballots. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 212
Senate Bill 212
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 389
Senate Bill 389
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Senate Bill 579
Senate Bill 579
Relating to: determining the lawful presence of a person arrested for or charged with a crime or certain civil violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 621
Senate Bill 621
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Senate Bill 622
Senate Bill 622
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.
Senate Bill 630
Senate Bill 630
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 646
Senate Bill 646
Relating to: funding for regional farm support agents, the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 647
Senate Bill 647
Relating to: the Something Special from Wisconsin promotional campaign; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 648
Senate Bill 648
Relating to: food security and Wisconsin products grant program; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and makin...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 649
Senate Bill 649
Relating to: farm to fork grants, farm to school grants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 650
Senate Bill 650
Relating to: grants for meat processing facilities, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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 677
Senate Bill 677
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

For
Notification Date
11/10/2021
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 678
Senate Bill 678
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/10/2021
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 893
Senate Bill 893
Relating to: nonprobate transfers of farming implements at death. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 201

For
Notification Date
2/1/2022
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

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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 968
Senate Bill 968
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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

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
6/22/2021
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: Agriculture Development Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agriculture Development Services

Notification Date
6/22/2021
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: Central Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Central Administrative Services

Notification Date
6/22/2021
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
6/22/2021
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.

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
6/22/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
6/22/2021
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
6/22/2021
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
6/22/2021
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
6/22/2021
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

meat processing infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
meat processing infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2021
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.

legislative and congressional redistricting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
legislative and congressional redistricting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/28/2021
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.

support for strengthening Wisconsin's anti-corporate farming laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for strengthening Wisconsin's anti-corporate farming laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

support for student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

driver cards for immigrant workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
driver cards for immigrant workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

supporting funding for a Farm to School position in the state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
supporting funding for a Farm to School position in the state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

regulation of Cottage Foods
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of Cottage Foods

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

permitting and regulation of high-capacity wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
permitting and regulation of high-capacity wells

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

support for campaign finance reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for campaign finance reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Dairy price crisis
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy price crisis

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

support funding for mental health programs for farmers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support funding for mental health programs for farmers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Support Beginning Farmer Student Loan Assistance LRB-1388
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Beginning Farmer Student Loan Assistance LRB-1388

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

energy efficiency incentives for farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
energy efficiency incentives for farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

removing barriers to municipal broadband service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
removing barriers to municipal broadband service

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

implementation of dig-once policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
implementation of dig-once policies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's definition of "milk"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's definition of "milk"

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

monitoring and improving groundwater quality
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
monitoring and improving groundwater quality

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

funding and staffing for county soil and water table geological maps
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
funding and staffing for county soil and water table geological maps

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

restore market capitalism by decreasing monopoly power in ag and other industry sectors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
restore market capitalism by decreasing monopoly power in ag and other industry sectors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Industrial Hemp
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Industrial Hemp

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
student loan forgiveness for beginning farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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-3633 Farmland Preservation Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3633 Farmland Preservation Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Supporting LRB- 3633/4749, related to expanding the farmland preservation program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting LRB- 3633/4749, related to expanding the farmland preservation program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Support LRB-4243 & LRB-4891 – relating to the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB-4243 & LRB-4891 – relating to the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

identifying and incentivizing carbon-sequestering farming techniques.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
identifying and incentivizing carbon-sequestering farming techniques.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

support LRB 4201, Sustainable Ag Practice Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support LRB 4201, Sustainable Ag Practice Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

additional funding sources for farmer-led watershed grants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
additional funding sources for farmer-led watershed grants.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Dairy Task Force 2.0
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dairy Task Force 2.0

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative recommendations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative recommendations.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

support LRB-4294, requiring the DNR to notify a county in the event of a WPDES permit violation in that county or an adjacent county.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support LRB-4294, requiring the DNR to notify a county in the event of a WPDES permit violation in that county or an adjacent county.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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
$14,868.07
2021
July - December
$13,096.40
2022
January - June
$1,712.92
Total $29,677.39
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
18.75
2021
July - December
16.00
2022
January - June
13.50
Total 48.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
137.75
2021
July - December
10.00
2022
January - June
37.00
Total 184.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: legislative redistricting.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: congressional redistricting.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: funding for regional farm support agents, the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the Something Special from Wisconsin promotional campaign; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: funding for regional farm support agents, the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the Something Special from Wisconsin promotional campaign; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: food security and Wisconsin products grant program; funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid; 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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: farm to fork grants, farm to school grants, 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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants for meat processing facilities, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: grants for meat processing facilities, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, technical colleges, and special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: nonprobate transfers of farming implements at death. (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: member meetings, bylaws, and emergency powers of a cooperative.
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: nonprobate transfers of farming implements at death. (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: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (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 3 %
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
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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 7 %
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 7 %
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 7 %
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 7 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
3 %
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
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures