PROFS Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Lobbying and Public relations for university faculty.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters pertaining to university faculty, higher education and UW-Madison.

CEO Name:
Louise Robbins
President

Contact
LR
Louise Robbins
258 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-9273
(608) 265-5728
mfelber@bascom.wisc.edu

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 427
Assembly Bill 427
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2010
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 551
Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: furlough of executive branch state employees during the 2009-11 fiscal biennium and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/11/2009
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 223
Senate Bill 223
Relating to: composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/23/2009
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 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2010
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 523
Senate Bill 523
Relating to: unfair labor practices in violation of collective bargaining rights.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 289

Other
Notification Date
4/13/2010
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

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
5/5/2009
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.

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

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.

Employment Relations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employment Relations

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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support for the nominations of Mark Bradley and Ed Manydeeds as members of the UW Board of Regents.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for the nominations of Mark Bradley and Ed Manydeeds as members of the UW Board of Regents.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/23/2010
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.

Support for Jose Vasquez's nomination to serve on the UW Board of Regents.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for Jose Vasquez's nomination to serve on the UW Board of Regents.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/7/2010
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.

Smart Furlough legislation that would require the state to only furlough state employees if doing so would result in net savings to the state.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Smart Furlough legislation that would require the state to only furlough state employees if doing so would result in net savings to the state.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/11/2009
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.

Support for the nominations of Chuck Pruitt and Aaron Wingad as members of the UW Board of Regents.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for the nominations of Chuck Pruitt and Aaron Wingad as members of the UW Board of Regents.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/11/2009
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.

Allow the carrying of concealed weapons - Position oppose
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allow the carrying of concealed weapons - Position oppose

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Collective bargaining for UW faculty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Collective bargaining for UW faculty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Extension of benefits to the domestic partners of state employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Extension of benefits to the domestic partners of state employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Membership on Legislative Council special committees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Membership on Legislative Council special committees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Require background checks on all firearm transactions in the state
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Require background checks on all firearm transactions in the state

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Stem cell research
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stem cell research

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

The UW faculty pay plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The UW faculty pay plan

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
$22,440.00
2009
July - December
$25,540.00
2010
January - June
$23,534.52
2010
July - December
$24,474.98
Total $95,989.50
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
27.00
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
8.00
2010
July - December
2.00
Total 47.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
84.00
2009
July - December
53.50
2010
January - June
68.75
2010
July - December
87.50
Total 293.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: furlough of executive branch state employees during the 2009-11 fiscal biennium and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures 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: state building contracting and construction procedures 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: unfair labor practices in violation of collective bargaining rights.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
Total 7 %

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 13 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
50 %
Total 30 %

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
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 11 %

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
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

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
70 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
50 %
Total 26 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures