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Senate Bill 228

Relating To: Relating to: the amount of an academic excellence higher education scholarship, the number of those scholarships that may be awarded in an academic year, the eligibility criteria for those scholarships, and creating an individual income tax credit for certain academic scholarship recipients. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Forward Janesville Inc Notified Date 2/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2016

Marquette University Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/13/2015

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 10/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/5/2015

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Notified Date 11/3/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/3/2015

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 10/23/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/23/2015

Comments
The WASB has concerns that the changes in this bill will reduce opportunities for students in small and rural high schools to qualify for these scholarships.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 9/10/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/10/2015

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 10/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2015

Comments
This bill will seriously diminish the number of excellent students who currently receive scholarships.
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance Notified Date 10/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/26/2015

Comments
Testified against due to the impact to rural schools.

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25.00
2016
January - June
28.00
2016
July - December
Total 53.00
Forward Janesville Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Marquette University 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
24.00
2016
July - December
Total 24.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
12.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
3.00
2016
July - December
Total 6.00