Frequently Asked Questions
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|Campaign Contributions and Activities by Lobbyists and Lobbying Organizations||
Wisconsin’s lobbying law permits lobbyists and organizations that employ lobbyists to contribute to political campaigns but places restrictions on when a lobbyist and an organization that employs a lobbyist may make or convey a campaign contribution to a partisan elected state official or candidate for partisan elected state offical. These restrictions apply only to lobbyists and organizations that employ them, but neither may avoid them by making a campaign contribution via a conduit or other intermediary or agent.
|The 3 Rs Of Lobbying In Wisconsin||
This is an overview of what individuals and organizations need to do to lobby in the State of
|When must an individual obtain a license to lobby?||
You have an obligation to obtain a lobbying license from the Government Accountability Board, and
|Does your organization need to register as a lobbying principal?||
This guideline identifies the criteria that requires an organization to register as a lobbying principal in Wisconsin and explains the process the organization completes to register with the Government Accountability Board.
|Reporting Requirements Once an Organization is Registered as a Lobbying Principal||
This guideline provides an overview of the lobbying information registered principal organization must report to the Government Accountability Board, how that information is reported, and deadlines for when reports are due.
|State Agencies’ Liaisons to the Legislature|