Milwaukee Teachers Education Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Union representing teachers, educational assistants, substitute teachers, and accountants/bookkeepers.

Lobbying Interests:
Residency for public employees, voucher expansion, public school funding, collective bargaining QEO, etc., charter schools - CAPS, taxes - TABOR, health insurance and health care reform.

CEO Name:
Pat O'Maher
Assistant Executive Director

Contact
AR
Andrew Reid
5130 W Vliet St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 259-1990
(414) 259-7801
reida@mtea.weac.org morgant@mtea.weac.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Dennis Oulahan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/4/2009 Withdrawn On 9/15/2009
Kristin Collett Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/4/2009 Withdrawn On 9/15/2009
Tom Morgan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/4/2009 Withdrawn On 4/12/2010
Michael Langyel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/15/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Sidney Hatch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/26/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Reid Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick O'Mahar Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/12/2010 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 89
Assembly Bill 89
Relating to: prohibiting the Milwaukee Public Schools from imposing residency requirements on teachers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2009
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 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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 119
Assembly Bill 119
Relating to: requirements for pupils enrolled in five-year-old kindergarten.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/21/2009
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 615
Assembly Bill 615
Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/18/2009
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 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: prohibiting the Milwaukee Public Schools from imposing residency requirements on teachers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2009
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 67
Senate Bill 67
Relating to: preparation time as a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
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.
Senate Bill 69
Senate Bill 69
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to an income tax deduction for certain educators and creating an individual income tax deduction for educators who use their own funds to purchase classroom educational supplies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
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.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: requirements for pupils enrolled in five-year-old kindergarten.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2009
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.
Senate Bill 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: commencement of the school term in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/21/2009
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 155
Senate Bill 155
Relating to: adjusting a school district's revenue limit for certain school safety expenditures.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/21/2009
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/16/2009
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.
Senate Bill 437
Senate Bill 437
authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/20/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
7/30/2009
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.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
7/30/2009
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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids

Notification Date
7/30/2009
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.

Public Instruction: Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Revenue Limits

Notification Date
7/30/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 4037/1, relating to governance of Milwaukee Public Schools and education reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4037/1, relating to governance of Milwaukee Public Schools and education reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.

Mayoral take over of the Milwaukee Public Schools giving the Mayor the power to appoint the Board of School Directors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mayoral take over of the Milwaukee Public Schools giving the Mayor the power to appoint the Board of School Directors

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/25/2009
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.

SEED Milwaukee boarding school.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SEED Milwaukee boarding school.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/21/2009
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.

Dissolution of Milwaukee public schools, LRB-0640/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dissolution of Milwaukee public schools, LRB-0640/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/26/2009
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.

Milwaukee Parental Choice Program - accountability. LRB-0615/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Milwaukee Parental Choice Program - accountability. LRB-0615/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/24/2009
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.

Accountability for schools participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. LRB-3000/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Accountability for schools participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. LRB-3000/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Fixing the school voucher funding flaw for Milwaukee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fixing the school voucher funding flaw for Milwaukee

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Funding K12 Education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding K12 Education

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Mandating K5 for Wisconsin children
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mandating K5 for Wisconsin children

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

MPCP funding and accountability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
MPCP funding and accountability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Property tax issues/Revenue Limits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property tax issues/Revenue Limits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Public Bargaining Law / QEO
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Bargaining Law / QEO

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Requirement that children attend kindergarten before entering 1st grade.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requirement that children attend kindergarten before entering 1st grade.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Residency for MPS employees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Residency for MPS employees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Residency for Public Employes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Residency for Public Employes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Retiremment Benefits for Public Employes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retiremment Benefits for Public Employes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

School funding reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School funding reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$16,800.97
2009
July - December
$68,267.16
2010
January - June
$56,209.79
2010
July - December
$5,446.25
Total $146,724.17
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
36.25
2009
July - December
118.00
2010
January - June
156.50
2010
July - December
42.00
Total 352.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
141.75
2009
July - December
556.75
2010
January - June
415.50
2010
July - December
31.00
Total 1145.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prohibiting the Milwaukee Public Schools from imposing residency requirements on teachers.
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 1 %
Relating to: requirements for pupils enrolled in five-year-old kindergarten.
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 1 %
Relating to: adjusting a school district's revenue limit for certain school safety expenditures.
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 1 %
Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
19 %
2010
January - June
26 %
2010
July - December
Total 18 %
authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
69 %
2010
July - December
Total 26 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
40 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
25 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
19 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
58 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 26 %
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
50 %
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
5 %
2009
July - December
4 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
30 %
Total 6 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures