Madison Area Technical College

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Community and Technical Higher Education: Vocational; technical; and adult education; workforce and economic deveopment; K-12 and higher education.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting the technical college system.

Title:
Public Affairs and Government Relations Manager

Contact
ET
Erin Thornley
3550 Anderson St
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-6033
(608) 246-6880
ethornley@matcmadison.edu
www.matcmadison.edu

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Erin Thornley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Roger Price Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: scheduling of classes at technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/20/2009
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
8/2/2010
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 513
Assembly Bill 513
Relating to: the amounts appropriated for tuition grants and for Wisconsin higher education grants for University of Wisconsin system students, technical college students, and tribal college students; grants to technical college districts to reduce unemplo...

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 624
Assembly Bill 624
Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; and providing ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/2/2010
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 414
Senate Bill 414
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 160

Against
Notification Date
8/2/2010
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

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

Notification Date
5/7/2009
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.

Comments
Flexibility in Financing Capital Projects, Path to Prosperity Initiative, WTCS Legislative Initiatives

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

PI 34.01 and 34.31, school nurse qualifications.
Agency Name
Public Instruction
Subject
PI 34.01 and 34.31, school nurse qualifications.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 652 (4/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-058
Against
Notification Date
9/22/2010
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
Madison Area Technical College is opposed to the administrative rule to require school nurses to hold a bachelor's degree.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB-3391/P2 Train/educate WI workers, grant financial aid to low-income students, award grants to businesses, enhance Angel Investment Tax Credit and leverage federal funds.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3391/P2 Train/educate WI workers, grant financial aid to low-income students, award grants to businesses, enhance Angel Investment Tax Credit and leverage federal funds.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/15/2009
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 LRB 2717/2
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
For LRB 2717/2

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/15/2009
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.

Allocating federal stimulus funding for Wisconsin technical colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allocating federal stimulus funding for Wisconsin technical colleges.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/7/2009
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 creation of flexibiity for Wisconsin's technical colleges to grow in a way less restrictive than current statutes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The creation of flexibiity for Wisconsin's technical colleges to grow in a way less restrictive than current statutes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/7/2009
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 Path To Prosperity grants program to support education and training at technical colleges for individuals in ares of high unemployment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Path To Prosperity grants program to support education and training at technical colleges for individuals in ares of high unemployment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/7/2009
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.

Supporting Documentation
20090507_140204_P2P Fact Sheet.pdf


Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$9,929.87
2009
July - December
$3,658.82
2010
January - June
$2,374.92
2010
July - December
$4,117.87
Total $20,081.47
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
59.75
2009
July - December
8.50
2010
January - June
16.50
2010
July - December
24.25
Total 109.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
62.00
2009
July - December
34.00
2010
January - June
10.50
2010
July - December
10.50
Total 117.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the amounts appropriated for tuition grants and for Wisconsin higher education grants for University of Wisconsin system students, technical college students, and tribal college students; grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; grants to businesses to make capital expenditures; increasing the total amount of angel investment credits; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: scheduling of classes at technical colleges.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
22 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
4 %
Total 4 %
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
2010
January - June
1 %
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
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; 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
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
51 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 27 %

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
25 %
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
1 %
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
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
8 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %

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
1 %
2010
January - June
97 %
2010
July - December
71 %
Total 23 %

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
23 %
2009
July - December
62 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 24 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures