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January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11

Relating To: Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

Comments
Provision that costs the state to lose 46 million dollars in federal transit aids
Supporting Documentation
20110223_100214_0216lfbmemo.pdf

AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/21/2011

AFSCME International Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

AFT - Wisconsin Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

American Cancer Society Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2011

Comments
Concerned w/broad power given to DHS to change current medicaid statutes. Current provisions were only codified into law after public hearings & debate by full Legis. Changes, now & in the future, should be subject to the same process.
Supporting Documentation
20110217_220949_WI budget repair memo to leg FINAL 02.16.11.pdf

Association of State Prosecutors Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Notified Date 5/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/13/2011

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2011

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

City of Madison Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/14/2011

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Comments
Need Amendments.
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110218_123102_CWAG opposes Budget Adjustment Bill.doc

Construction Business Group Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/17/2011

Cottonwood Financial Ltd. Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/16/2011

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2011

Fair Wisconsin Inc. Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/16/2011

None
Report Date
2/21/2011

Froedtert Health Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation Notified Date 4/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/6/2011

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/17/2011

Comments
Provisions in budget repair bill related to governance and funding of Medical Assistance program, including related amendment(s)
Heat & Frost Insulators, Local 19 Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2011

Hospice Organization and Palliative Experts of Wisconsin (HOPE) Notified Date 3/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2011

Comments
Oppose DHS having authority to propose changes to MA without any public input. JF is not required to hold a hearing and health committee is not involved.
www.hopeofwisconsin.org
IBEW Local Union 2150 Notified Date 3/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/15/2011

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Invenergy LLC Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110217_180129_February 15 letter to joint finance e-mail version.pdf

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110215_114036_BudgetRepairNeedsPublicInput.pdf

M.A. Mortenson Company Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2011

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/29/2011

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

Comments
Oppose provision granting DHS broad authority over changes to Medicaid program.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2011

Milwaukee Charter School Advocates Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Milwaukee County Notified Date 2/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/26/2011

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/16/2011

Milwaukee Teachers Education Association Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2011

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2011

Comments
Concerns with impact to municipal utility workers
Supporting Documentation
20110214_182202_MEUW Position - SSSB11 - Budget Repair Bill 021511.pdf

Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110218_104010_Legislators Memo on SSSB11 (SSSB11).PDF

National Education Association of the United States Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2011

NextEra Energy Resources Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2011

Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/2/2011

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2011

PROFS Inc Notified Date 2/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/19/2011

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/21/2011

School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin, The Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

SEIU Wisconsin State Council Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2011

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, Elder Law Section and the Civil Rights and Liberties Law Section. (02/24/11)
United States Cellular Corporation Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Waukesha County Notified Date 3/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/3/2011

WEA Insurance Corporation Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2011

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110216_134943_BRB JFC Testimony - WAWH 2.15.11.pdf

Wisconsin Association for Justice Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

Wisconsin Association of Family & Childrens Agencies Notified Date 3/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/8/2011

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/17/2011

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2011

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/1/2011

Wisconsin Cemetery & Cremation Association Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2011

Wisconsin Community Media (formerly WI Assn of Public, Ed. and Govt Access Channels, Inc.) Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/21/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110221_072916_AFSCME Support Letter2-18-11.pdf

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Supporting Documentation
20110214_182905_budget repair statement--final.pdf

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/17/2011

Wisconsin County Police Association Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2011

Comments
Turns state agency legislative liaisons, media spokespeople, and lawyers into political appointees--undermines state agency ability to represent the public w/o fear of retribution; allows governor to divvy special favors to his supporters
Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

Wisconsin Family Action Inc Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2011

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

Comments
WFU opposes the shifting of the authority for changes to Badger Care from the legislature to the Department of Health services.
Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/16/2011

Comments
WHCA continues to review the special session budget adjustment bill.
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/16/2011

Wisconsin Housing Alliance Notified Date 2/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/28/2011

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2011

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2011

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 2/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2011

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2011

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

Comments
WNA is against policy topics being included in the budget adjustment bill. Policy topics need to follow the ususal legislative process. WNA wants the debate regarding the funding of Medicaid to belong to the legislature, not DHS.
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Notified Date 3/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/8/2011

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2011

Comments
We oppose the provision that removes the right to collectively bargain.
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2011

Other
Report Date
2/21/2011

Comments
Support provisions limiting public employee wage increases to the rate of inflation and increasing employee health, retirement contributions. Oppose non-fiscal provisions related to collective bargaining rights.
Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 2/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/26/2011

Wisconsin Rural Water Association Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin School Social Workers Association Notified Date 2/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/19/2011

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 2/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2011

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/21/2011

Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/18/2011

Wisconsin Troopers Association Inc Notified Date 3/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/5/2011

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/16/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
4234.00
2011
July - December
258.00
2012
January - June
6.00
2012
July - December
5.00
Total 4503.00
AFT - Wisconsin 2011
January - June
1835.00
2011
July - December
118.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1953.00
American Cancer Society 2011
January - June
88.00
2011
July - December
39.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 127.00
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen 2011
January - June
46.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 46.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
156.00
2011
July - December
61.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 217.00
City of Madison 2011
January - June
8.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc 2011
January - June
42.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 42.00
Customers First! Coalition 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
19.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 19.00
Fair Wisconsin Inc. 2011
January - June
10.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5.00
2012
July - December
Total 9.00
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation 2011
January - June
1.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Heat & Frost Insulators, Local 19 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
IBEW Local Union 2150 2011
January - June
23.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 23.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2011
January - June
255.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 255.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc 2011
January - June
5.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5.00
Mental Health America of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
17.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 17.00
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 2011
January - June
103.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 103.00
Milwaukee Teachers Education Association 2011
January - June
457.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 457.00
Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division 2011
January - June
5.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5.00
National Education Association of the United States 2011
January - June
233.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 233.00
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
138.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 138.00
Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
134.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 134.00
PROFS Inc 2011
January - June
36.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 36.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
14.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
SEIU Wisconsin State Council 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2011
January - June
40.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 40.00
United Transportation Union 2011
January - June
224.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 224.00
WEA Insurance Corporation 2011
January - June
18.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2011
January - June
114.00
2011
July - December
26.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
5.00
Total 145.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2.00
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Community Media (formerly WI Assn of Public, Ed. and Govt Access Channels, Inc.) 2011
January - June
5.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2011
January - June
28.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Housing Alliance 2011
January - June
8.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Nurses Association 2011
January - June
8.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
12.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2011
January - June
93.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 93.00
Wisconsin School Social Workers Association 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2011
January - June
47.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 47.00