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January 2011 Special Session Assembly 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
2011 Wisconsin Act 10
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
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 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2011

Comments
As on SB 11: 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
20110224_103045_WI budget repair memo to leg FINAL 02.16.11.pdf

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 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2011

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_123124_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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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

Dane County Notified Date 3/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/25/2011

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

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

Froedtert Health Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2011

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 2/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/19/2011

Comments
Relating to budget repair bill provisions impacting Medicaid governance and funding
Heat & Frost Insulators, Local 19 Notified Date 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2011

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Invenergy LLC Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Leading Age Wisconsin (formerly WI Assn of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc) Notified Date 3/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/14/2011

M.A. Mortenson Company Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/16/2011

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/1/2011

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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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

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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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

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

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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2011

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)
Transit Now Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2011

Comments
Oppose loss of $46.6 million in Federal transit aids. Federal law requires continuation of collective bargaining rights for transit employees in order to receive federal transit aid. Under AB11, WI could lose $46.6 mil. in transit aids according.
United Staff Union Notified Date 7/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/29/2011

United States Cellular Corporation Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/21/2011

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 3/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2011

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 3/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/22/2011

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

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 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/1/2011

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_072833_AFSCME Support Letter2-18-11.pdf

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
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 Credit Union League Notified Date 10/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/7/2011

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 2/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2011

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, and creation of a state of emergency to suspend program rules without demonstrated need.
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

Wisconsin Housing Alliance Notified Date 2/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
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 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 2/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/16/2011

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 3/9/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/9/2011

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 Professional Police Association Notified Date 9/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/19/2011

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 2/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2011

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

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2011

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 Towns Association Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2011

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

WISPIRG (Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group) Notified Date 3/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/16/2011

Comments
WISPIRG opposes the provision that would allow for the sale or lease of state-owned power plants. Before moving forward to allow for the privatization of public assets, the state must adopt principles that protect Wisconsin taxpayers and consumers.
WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 2/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2011

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
18072.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 18078.00
AFSCME Council 11 2011
January - June
1256.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1256.00
AFSCME International 2011
January - June
10099.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10099.00
American Cancer Society 2011
January - June
88.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 88.00
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
104.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 104.00
City of Madison 2011
January - June
8.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
City of Milwaukee 2011
January - June
77.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 77.00
Construction Business Group 2011
January - June
60.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 60.00
Customers First! Coalition 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Dane County 2011
January - June
15.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 21.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
19.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 19.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Froedtert Health 2011
January - June
43.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 43.00
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
Leading Age Wisconsin (formerly WI Assn of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc) 2011
January - June
10.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2011
January - June
90.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 90.00
Milwaukee County 2011
January - June
98.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 98.00
Operating Engineers Local #139 2011
January - June
31.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
134.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 134.00
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
Transit Now 2011
January - June
9.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 9.00
United Staff Union 2011
January - June
15.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 15.00
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 Association of School Boards Inc 2011
January - June
128.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 128.00
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence 2011
January - June
11.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
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 Council on Children & Families 2011
January - June
43.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 43.00
Wisconsin County Police Association 2011
January - June
18.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Education Association Council 2011
January - June
3748.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3748.00
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 Laborers District Council 2011
January - June
90.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 90.00
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 Retired Educators Association 2011
January - June
93.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 93.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2011
January - June
1238.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1238.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2011
January - June
47.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 47.00
Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc 2011
January - June
78.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 78.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
43.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 43.00
WISPIRG (Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group) 2011
January - June
7.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7.00