Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Wisconsin

Political Activism

Wisconsin State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Wisconsin.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

The Wisconsin State Legislature is made up of two bodies - the Senate and the State Assembly.

There are 33 Senators and 99 members in the Assembly.

Senators serve four-year terms and elections are staggered. Assembly members serve two-year terms. There are no term limits.

To qualify for candidacy you must be a resident of the state for one year prior to the election and a registered voter of the district.

The start date of the two year session is determined by a vote of the legislature. Generally, the session begins in January and remain in session until adjournment.

Wisconsin has a divided government, as the governor is a Democrat and the Republicans control both chambers.

To learn more about the Wisconsin Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


WI A 553

2020

Pending - House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee

Status: Pending - Assembly Education Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 10/18/19

‍Author: Wittke (R)

Additional Authors: Miller (D); Olsen (R); Cowles (R); Darling (R); Tranel (R); Wanggaard (R); Kulp (R); Kitchens (R); Novak (R); Quinn (R); Zimmerman (R); Gruszynski (D); Oldenburg (R); Ramthun (R)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Relates to the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects.

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WI A 765

2020

Green Banks Study

Status: Pending - Assembly Financial Institutions Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/11/20

‍Author: Neubauer (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Requires a study relating to green banks, makes an appropriation.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2019)

Bryan Steil (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2013)

Mark Pocan (D)

3rd District:

(Since 1997)

Ron Kind (D)

4th District:

(Since 2005)

Gwen Moore (D)

5th District:

(Since 2021)

Scott Fitzgerald (R)

6th District:

(Since 2015)

Glenn Grothman (R)

7th District:

(Since 2020)

Thomas P. Tiffany (R)

8th District:

(Since 2017)

Mike Gallagher (R)

Senators

Tammy Baldwin (D)

(Since 2013)

Ron Johnson (R)

(Since 2011)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Wisconsin. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Wisconsin.

Resident Agent Requirement? No. Wis. Stat. § 11.0501.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary (up to $12,000 per year).

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Out-of-state and federal PACs are required to register and report in Wisconsin only if they
    • Contribute more than $2,500 in the state, and
    • Spend more than 50 percent of total spending in Wisconsin.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: Candidates for governor $86,000; candidates for lieutenant governor $26,000; candidates for attorney general $44,000; candidates for secretary of state, state treasurer, state superintendent or justice $18,000.

Legislative Official: Candidates for state senator $2,000 and candidates for representative to the assembly $1,000.

Local Candidate: Candidates for court of appeals judge in districts which contain a county having a population of more than 750,000 is $6,000. Candidates for court of appeals judge in other districts is $5,000. Candidates for circuit judge in circuits having a population of more than 300,000 or candidates for district attorney in prosecutorial units having a population of more than 300,000 is $6,000. Candidates for circuit judge in other circuits or candidates for district attorney in other prosecutorial units is $2,000.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: Candidates for governor $86,000; candidates for lieutenant governor $26,000; candidates for attorney general $44,000; candidates for secretary of state, state treasurer, state superintendent or justice $18,000.

Legislative Official: Candidates for state senator $2,000 and candidates for representative to the assembly $1,000.

Local Candidate: Candidates for court of appeals judge in districts which contain a county having a population of more than 750,000 is $6,000. Candidates for court of appeals judge in other districts is $5,000. Candidates for circuit judge in circuits having a population of more than 300,000 or candidates for district attorney in prosecutorial units having a population of more than 300,000 is $6,000. Candidates for circuit judge in other circuits or candidates for district attorney in other prosecutorial units is $2,000.

Union

Statewide Official: Candidates for governor $86,000; candidates for lieutenant governor $26,000; candidates for attorney general $44,000; candidates for secretary of state, state treasurer, state superintendent or justice $18,000.

Legislative Official: Candidates for state senator $2,000 and candidates for representative to the assembly $1,000.

Local Candidate: Candidates for court of appeals judge in districts which contain a county having a population of more than 750,000 is $6,000. Candidates for court of appeals judge in other districts is $5,000. Candidates for circuit judge in circuits having a population of more than 300,000 or candidates for district attorney in prosecutorial units having a population of more than 300,000 is $6,000. Candidates for circuit judge in other circuits or candidates for district attorney in other prosecutorial units is $2,000.