Milwaukee Area Technical College

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Provides technical college education in Milwaukee area.

Lobbying Interests:
Technical college funding and management; all matters affacting education in Wisconsin; Workforce Development issues

Title:
Vice President and General Counsel

Contact
JF
Janice Falkenberg
700 W State St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 297-8718
(414) 297-7823
falkenjm@matc.edu

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Timothy J Elverman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/26/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: scheduling of classes at technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 61
Assembly Bill 61
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privilege suspensions for controlled substance violations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to extend the life of a tax incremental district for one year to benefit housing in the city or village.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 288
Assembly Bill 288
Relating to: education and work experience requirements for registration as a professional engineer and examinations for professional engineering credentials.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 350

For
Notification Date
8/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 509
Assembly Bill 509
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 536
Assembly Bill 536
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a wr...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 616
Assembly Bill 616
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 671
Assembly Bill 671
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 797
Assembly Bill 797
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 15
Assembly Joint Resolution 15
Relating to: opposing a federal mandate requiring the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses in all circumstances in which a person has been convicted of a drug or other controlled substances violation and exercising the state's option to opt out of...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 18
Senate Bill 18
Relating to: fee remissions for certain University of Wisconsin System and technical college students.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 36
Senate Bill 36
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privilege suspensions for controlled substance violations.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 8

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 85
Senate Bill 85
Relating to: eligibility for tuition fee remission for certain veterans and their spouses, surviving spouses, and children.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a wr...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 59

None
Notification Date
11/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 414
Senate Bill 414
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 160

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 586
Senate Bill 586
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 291

For
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Joint Resolution 6
Senate Joint Resolution 6
Relating to: opposing a federal mandate requiring the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses in all circumstances in which a person has been convicted of a drug or other controlled substances violation and exercising the state's option to opt out of...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Higher Educational Aids Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Higher Educational Aids Board

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

PI 34, flexibility in licensing and rule clarification.
Agency Name
Public Instruction

Subject
PI 34, flexibility in licensing and rule clarification.

Register Number: 652 (4/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-083
Against
Notification Date
7/29/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
MATC opposes language in the proposed Rule which would require a Bachelor's Degree for nurses working in schools.
PI 34.01 and 34.31, school nurse qualifications.
Agency Name
Public Instruction

Subject
PI 34.01 and 34.31, school nurse qualifications.

Register Number: 652 (4/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-058
Against
Notification Date
8/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Oppose requirement that school nurses have Bachelor's Degrees.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Granting Technical Colleges' District Boards the authority to employ police for the purposes of preserving peace on district property.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Granting Technical Colleges' District Boards the authority to employ police for the purposes of preserving peace on district property.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of a budget repair bill for the 2007-09 biennial period.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a budget repair bill for the 2007-09 biennial period.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$22,356.00
2009
July - December
$16,800.00
2010
January - June
$17,280.00
2010
July - December
$15,120.00
Total $71,556.00
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
77.75
2009
July - December
35.00
2010
January - June
21.75
2010
July - December
27.25
Total 161.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
114.00
2009
July - December
94.50
2010
January - June
118.75
2010
July - December
102.25
Total 429.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: fee remissions for certain University of Wisconsin System and technical college students.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privilege suspensions for controlled substance violations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: scheduling of classes at technical colleges.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: opposing a federal mandate requiring the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses in all circumstances in which a person has been convicted of a drug or other controlled substances violation and exercising the state's option to opt out of this federal mandate.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privilege suspensions for controlled substance violations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: opposing a federal mandate requiring the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses in all circumstances in which a person has been convicted of a drug or other controlled substances violation and exercising the state's option to opt out of this federal mandate.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: eligibility for tuition fee remission for certain veterans and their spouses, surviving spouses, and children.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: authorizing a city or village to extend the life of a tax incremental district for one year to benefit housing in the city or village.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a written agreement concerning such studies, and requiring the establishment of a longitudinal data system of student data.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a written agreement concerning such studies, and requiring the establishment of a longitudinal data system of student data.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: education and work experience requirements for registration as a professional engineer and examinations for professional engineering credentials.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 23 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
50 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures