Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

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(L to R: WBA State Legislative Chair, Roger Utnehmer; WBA Lobbyist, Brandon Scholz, The Capitol Group; WBA Chair, Kelly Radandt; Stephanie Maytag; our Senate Author Glenn Grothman; WBA Immediate Past Chair, Dean Maytag; WBA President & CEO & WBA Lobbyist, Michelle Vetterkind; Ashlee Moore, Chief of Staff for our Assembly Author Rep. Joel Kleefisch; and Adam Gibbs, Legislative Assistant to Senator Glenn Grothman, watch as Governor Scott Walker signs our bill into law)

CONGRATULATIONS WBA Members!

YOUR Sales Tax Exemption Bill (AB-5) on broadcast equipment, supplies, electricity, and vehicles licensed for highway-use (used to transmit or receive signals from a satellite) was signed into law by Governor Walker on April 23! As you know – the bill passed both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature – receiving overwhelming bi-partisan support. The Vote in the Senate was 30-3 and the Vote in the Assembly was 92-1 Stay tuned for more details on the logistics (it will go into effect on July 1, 2014 – the first day of the 3rd month after the bill signing).

YOU DID A FABULOUS JOB – Teamwork and Grassroots efforts all the way!!

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