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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Timothy J Elverman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/9/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/19/2011
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 97
Assembly Bill 97
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/1/2011
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 142
Assembly Bill 142
Relating to: enrollment requirements for recipients of talent incentive grants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/1/2011
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
9/1/2011
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 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: the Wisconsin higher education grant program, tuition grant program, Lawton minority undergraduate grant program, minority undergraduate retention grant program, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/1/2011
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
9/1/2011
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 144
Assembly Bill 144
Relating to: creating a commission on financial aid consolidation and modernization.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 176

None
Notification Date
9/1/2011
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 197
Assembly Bill 197
Relating to: payment of extended unemployment insurance benefits during certain periods in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/8/2011
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 318
Assembly Bill 318
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/23/2011
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 322
Assembly Bill 322
Relating to: accessible instructional materials for students with disabilities enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System or the Technical College System.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 124

None
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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
10/20/2011
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 340
Assembly Bill 340
Relating to: credit cards issued to underage customers, higher education institutions and the marketing of credit cards, financial literacy requirements for higher education students, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-mak...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/16/2011
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 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/5/2011
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 352
Assembly Bill 352
Relating to: eligibility for participating employee status and the Wisconsin Retirement System and post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/23/2011
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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/5/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
11/5/2011
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 398
Assembly Bill 398
Relating to: workforce growth grants to technical college districts and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/9/2012
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 431
Assembly Bill 431
Relating to: grants to technical college district boards under the Workforce Advancement Training Program.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/16/2011
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 447
Assembly Bill 447
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/5/2012
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 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: directing the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to develop a workforce training program and authorizing a technical college district board to obtain a state trust fund loan to provide workforce training.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2011
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 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 86

Other
Notification Date
4/1/2011
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 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: remission of fees for veterans and their dependents enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System or in a technical college and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2011
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 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/24/2011
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 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 286

None
Notification Date
11/5/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
11/5/2011
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 335
Senate Bill 335
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 156

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2011
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 352
Senate Bill 352
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/9/2012
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 383
Senate Bill 383
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 160

Against
Notification Date
2/21/2012
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 18
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 18
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 18
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 18
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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
1/25/2011
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
1/25/2011
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
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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
1/1/2011
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
1/1/2011
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

GAB interpretations of methods of compliance for photo ID cards issued by Colleges and Universities under the newly passed voter ID legislation (Act 23).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
GAB interpretations of methods of compliance for photo ID cards issued by Colleges and Universities under the newly passed voter ID legislation (Act 23).

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/15/2011
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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$21,600.00
2011
July - December
$18,900.70
2012
January - June
$17,010.00
2012
July - December
$20,700.00
Total $78,210.70
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
35.50
2011
July - December
23.00
2012
January - June
77.75
2012
July - December
64.50
Total 200.75
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
163.25
2011
July - December
126.50
2012
January - June
106.75
2012
July - December
123.75
Total 520.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: remission of fees for veterans and their dependents enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System or in a technical college and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: payment of extended unemployment insurance benefits during certain periods in this state.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exempting certain capital expenditures made by a technical college district from the requirement for a referendum.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the Wisconsin higher education grant program, tuition grant program, Lawton minority undergraduate grant program, minority undergraduate retention grant program, and making appropriations.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: credit cards issued to underage customers, higher education institutions and the marketing of credit cards, financial literacy requirements for higher education students, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eligibility for participating employee status and the Wisconsin Retirement System and post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating a commission on financial aid consolidation and modernization.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: accessible instructional materials for students with disabilities enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System or the Technical College System.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants to technical college districts to reduce unemployment; creating a new individual income tax upper bracket; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: enrollment requirements for recipients of talent incentive grants.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: workforce growth grants to technical college districts and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: grants to technical college district boards under the Workforce Advancement Training Program.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: authorizing a school board to grant a vocational high school diploma.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
35 %
2012
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 8 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
60 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
60 %
Total 32 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures