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Assembly Bill 835

Relating To: Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 141
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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

Supporting Documentation
20180129_Testimony 012518.pdf

Greater Green Bay Chamber Notified Date 1/30/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2018

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

Supporting Documentation
20180129_Testimony 012518.pdf

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

Supporting Documentation
20180129_Testimony 012518.pdf

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

Supporting Documentation
20180129_Testimony 012518.pdf

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

Supporting Documentation
20180129_Testimony 012518.pdf

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 limiting districts who fail to pass an operational referendum from accessing the funds. It is not fair and is an equity issue.
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
597.00
2018
July - December
4.00
Total 601.00
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
88.00
2018
July - December
Total 88.00
Greater Green Bay Chamber 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
19.00
2018
July - December
Total 19.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
8.00
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
WiRSA 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
104.00
2018
July - December
Total 104.00
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
94.00
2018
July - December
Total 94.00
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
86.00
2018
July - December
Total 86.00
Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
86.00
2018
July - December
Total 86.00
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
90.00
2018
July - December
Total 90.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
17.00
2018
July - December
4.00
Total 21.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
4.00
2018
July - December
Total 4.00