Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A voluntary association for government relations professionals in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and Rules affecting government relations professionals registered principals and Wisconsin Ethics Commission regulatory activity.

CEO Name:
George Klaetsch
Executive Director

Contact
GK
George Klaetsch
10 E. Doty Street, Suite 523
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 442-7295
gklaetsch@kpasllc.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
George Klaetsch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 4/12/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 754
Assembly Bill 754
Relating to: changes to the lobbying laws, including changes recommended by the Ethics Commission.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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 719
Senate Bill 719
Relating to: changes to the lobbying laws, including changes recommended by the Ethics Commission.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 266

For
Notification Date
12/13/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Ethics Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Ethics Commission

Notification Date
4/16/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Any/all issues relating to Chapter 13 of the Wisconsin State Statutes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any/all issues relating to Chapter 13 of the Wisconsin State Statutes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/27/2021
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
$3,600.00
2021
July - December
$6,375.00
2022
January - June
$5,175.00
Total $15,150.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
11.00
2021
July - December
15.50
2022
January - June
14.50
Total 41.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
13.00
2021
July - December
27.00
2022
January - June
20.00
Total 60.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: changes to the lobbying laws, including changes recommended by the Ethics Commission.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: changes to the lobbying laws, including changes recommended by the Ethics Commission.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
75 %
2022
July - December
Total 47 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
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
50 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 22 %

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
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

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

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures