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Senate Bill 690

Relating To: Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 1/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2018

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/23/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2018

Comments
We support increasing sparsity aid for rural school districts and easing revenue limit provisions for traditionally low-spending districts. However oppose freezing the revenue limit ceiling for districts that have been defeated on past referenda.
NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 2/13/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2018

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 1/25/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2018

Comments
SWSA is opposed to the provision that does not allow low-spending districts the ability to raise local revenue for 3 years if they have had a failed operational referendum.
WiRSA Notified Date 1/22/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/22/2018

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 1/24/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2018

Comments
While we support the bill, we oppose the provision that does not allow low-spending districts the ability to raise local revenue for 3 years if they have had a failed operational referendum.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 1/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2018

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 1/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2018

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 1/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2018

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 1/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2018

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 1/15/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/15/2018

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 2/6/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2018

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/2/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/2/2018

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 1/25/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2018

Comments
We are not in favor of the provision of limiting districts who failed an operational referendum from accessing these funds. It is not fair and an issue of equity.
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 3/7/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2018

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
23.00
2018
July - December
13.00
Total 36.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
8.00
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11.00
2018
July - December
13.00
Total 24.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
4.00
2018
July - December
Total 4.00