Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promotion of potatoes and vegetables.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting field crop production agriculture including but not limited to: fertilizer; pesticide application; water use; real estate tax; right to farm.

CEO Name:
Tamas Houlihan

Contact
TH
Tamas Houlihan
P.O. Box 327
Antigo, WI 54409
715-623-7683
thoulihan@wisconsinpotatoes.com
http://www.wisconsinpotatoes.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: a pre-disaster flood resilience grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 244
Assembly Bill 244
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/8/2023
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.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: seasonal period for farm service license endorsement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
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.
Senate Bill 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2023
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.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: membership in county land conservation committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2023
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.
Senate Bill 222
Senate Bill 222
Relating to: a pre-disaster flood resilience grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/18/2023
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.
Senate Bill 247
Senate Bill 247
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.

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
2/23/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Soil and water resource management program
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Soil and water resource management program
Scope Statement
SS 081_21
Other
Notification Date
2/8/2023
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

Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Craig Thompson as Secretary of the Department of Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/10/2023
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.

Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/9/2023
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.

Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farmer-led Conservation Initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
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.

Farm Taxation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm Taxation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2023
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.

2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2023-25 Biennial Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

No certified reports found.

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures