Legislative Efforts

Bills And Resolutions

Principals do not report on the budget under the bill number, but by Budget Bill Subjects as published by the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.  You can search for Budget Bill Subjects from the left-hand menu. 

Senate Bill 49

Relating To: Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)
Bill Text and History
Add to a FOCUS Subscription

Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 3/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2017

Comments
AARP support the recognition of tele health and the effects this could have in increase access to health care and wellness checks.
Ascension Wisconsin Notified Date 2/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2017

Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 4/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/5/2017

CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel Service Group LLC) Notified Date 3/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/22/2017

Charter Communications, Inc. Notified Date 3/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/8/2017

Comments
Currently monitoring bill.
Cooperative Network Notified Date 3/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2017

Dane County Notified Date 3/21/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/21/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 2/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/27/2017

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 4/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/26/2017

Comments
League would support this bill if it included funding specifically for outreach and assistance in access for older populations.
Microsoft Corporation Notified Date 4/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/13/2017

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 5/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/2/2017

RELX Inc. Notified Date 5/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/17/2017

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 3/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2017

TDS Telecommunications Corporation Notified Date 3/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/13/2017

T-Mobile Notified Date 4/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/13/2017

United States Cellular Corporation Notified Date 4/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/5/2017

Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) Notified Date 4/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2017

Vilas County Economic Development Corporation Notified Date 2/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2017

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Comments
Could be improved to give rural school districts more flexibility if TEACH infrastructure grants could be used for either IT infrastructure or teacher training according to the needs of the recipient districts and if CESAs could be fiscal agents.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

WISCONSIN CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Comments
WCCA supports the bill as currently drafted.
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 3/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2017

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Game Preserve Association Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Comments
We are releasing a 2017 economic impact survey on March 28th. Access to broadband emerged as a critical need for our bird breeding and sport operations statewide.
Wisconsin Hospital Association Notified Date 2/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/27/2017

Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 2/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2017

Wisconsin Independent Telecommunications System, Inc. d/b/a Access Wisconsin Notified Date 2/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2017

Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association Notified Date 3/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2017

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 3/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2017

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Notified Date 3/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2017

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 2/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2017

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
228.00
2017
July - December
37.00
2018
January - June
30.00
2018
July - December
11.00
Total 306.00
Ascension Wisconsin 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
AT&T Wisconsin 2017
January - June
38.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 38.00
CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel Service Group LLC) 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
1.00
Total 12.00
Charter Communications, Inc. 2017
January - June
19.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 19.00
Cooperative Network 2017
January - June
32.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 32.00
Microsoft Corporation 2017
January - June
9.00
2017
July - December
35.00
2018
January - June
15.00
2018
July - December
Total 59.00
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative 2017
January - June
22.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 22.00
TDS Telecommunications Corporation 2017
January - June
20.00
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 21.00
T-Mobile 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11.00
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 19.00
United States Cellular Corporation 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
WISCONSIN CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION 2017
January - June
35.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 35.00
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2017
January - June
9.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Game Preserve Association 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Independent Telecommunications System, Inc. d/b/a Access Wisconsin 2017
January - June
4.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association 2017
January - June
6.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6.00