Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promoting education, advocacy, cooperation and collaboration among and on behalf of technical college district board members and their colleges and stakeholders.

Lobbying Interests:
Technical colleges, technical career and adult education, higher education, K-12, job training, workforce and economic development, taxation, local governments, boards and public officials.

CEO Name:
Paul R Gabriel
Executive Director

Contact
PG
Paul Gabriel
22 N Carroll St, Ste 103
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-9430
(608) 266-0122
pgabriel@districtboards.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On 11/13/2012
Sean Stephenson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/29/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul Gabriel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Mark Graul Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/29/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Shawn Pfaff Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On 11/13/2012

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

None
Notification Date
2/18/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2011
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 33
Assembly Bill 33
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain residents of this state who graduate from a college or university.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2011
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
AB 33 should be amended to make clear that regionally accredited Wisconsin technical college associate degree and diploma graduates are eligible for this deduction.
Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2011
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
This bill may have an error. Act 160 did not set specific standards for school nurses. Act 160 required DPI to do so by rule. The exec budget, AB40/SB27, also addresses this issue and this bill may conflict with/preempt that proposal.
For
Notification Date
4/6/2011
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
Support AB 62 subject to adoption of Substitute Amendment 1, which focuses school nurse qualifications on the RN plus training and not the degree earned to be an RN.
Assembly Bill 97
Assembly Bill 97
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/25/2011
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.
Comments
AB97 maintains current funding for these grants but further restricts eligibility within the $4 mil annual total. The $2 mil already set-side for advanced manufacturing is increased to $2.4 mil. About $2.7 mil is already awarded for this purpose.
For
Notification Date
4/25/2011
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.
Comments
Support contingent upon an amendment to increase appropriation along with targeting grants for advanced manufacturing.
Assembly Bill 113
Assembly Bill 113
Relating to: changing the boundaries of Marquette County and Green Lake County.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 66

None
Notification Date
5/19/2011
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 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 133
Assembly Bill 133
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
5/20/2011
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 141
Assembly Bill 141
Relating to: the Minnesota-Wisconsin student reciprocity agreement, the Wisconsin higher education grant program, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 142
Assembly Bill 142
Relating to: enrollment requirements for recipients of talent incentive grants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 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
5/20/2011
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 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
5/20/2011
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 187
Assembly Bill 187
Relating to: requiring the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to create and implement a business retention program, increasing the funding for skills enhancement grants, advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges, and making an app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2011
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 201
Assembly Bill 201
Relating to: regulation of geothermal well drillers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2012
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.
None
Notification Date
1/14/2012
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.
Comments
Based on ASA1, our concerns appear to have been addressed and we no longer oppose.
Assembly Bill 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/7/2011
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
We are concerned this bill could be too restrictive on local governments including technical colleges.
Assembly Bill 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: an exemption from the prevailing wage law for a public works project that is not less than 85 percent privately funded in which the completed facility is dedicated to the state or a local governmental unit for conservation, recreational, or ed...

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 286
Assembly Bill 286
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

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 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
10/19/2011
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 319
Assembly Bill 319
Relating to: reductions in cost of compensation or fringe benefits to municipal employers without modifying an existing collective bargaining agreement for purposes of 2011 Wisconsin Act 10.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 65

For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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 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
10/19/2011
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.
For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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.
For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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 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 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
11/16/2011
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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/2/2011
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
This bill would make ineligible for 6 of 9 board positions many representative board candidates including economic development, charity, foundation, community organization, local government, military, school, county and other officials.
Assembly Bill 398
Assembly Bill 398
Relating to: workforce growth grants to technical college districts and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2012
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

For
Notification Date
1/14/2012
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 473
Assembly Bill 473
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2012
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
2/27/2012
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 Joint Resolution 46
Assembly Joint Resolution 46
Relating to: funding in bills placing requirements on local governmental units (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2011
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/29/2011
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
SB40 maintains current funding for these grants but further restricts eligibility within the $4 mil annual total. The $2 mil already set-side for advanced manufacturing is increased to $2.4 mil. About $2.7 mil is already awarded for this purpose.
For
Notification Date
3/29/2011
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
Support contingent upon an amendment to increase appropriation along with targeting grants for advanced manufacturing.
Senate Bill 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 86

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2011
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
This bill may have an error. Act 160 did not set specific standards for school nurses. Act 160 required DPI to do so by rule. The exec budget, AB40/SB27, also addresses this issue and this bill may conflict with/preempt that proposal.
For
Notification Date
4/6/2011
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
Support SB 45 subject to adoption of Substitute Amendment 1, which focuses school nurse qualifications on the RN plus training and not the degree earned to be an RN.
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
4/12/2011
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
This bill expands tuition remissions for deserving military veterans while assuring that the costs are a state-level priority instead of being carried by non-vet students and local property taxpayers.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: various changes to the eminent domain laws.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 90
Senate Bill 90
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

None
Notification Date
5/20/2011
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 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

For
Notification Date
7/18/2011
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 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

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.
Senate Bill 230
Senate Bill 230
Relating to: an exemption from the prevailing wage law for a public works project that is not less than 85 percent privately funded in which the completed facility is dedicated to the state or a local governmental unit for conservation, recreational, or ed...

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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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.
Comments
We leave to the Legislature the best way to fund this important job creation bill and do not take a position on the income tax mechanism in the bill as drafted.
Senate Bill 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and granting rule-making authority.

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.
Senate Bill 258
Senate Bill 258
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.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: membership of technical college district boards.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 286

Against
Notification Date
11/2/2011
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
This bill would make ineligible for 6 of 9 board positions many representative board candidates including economic development, charity, foundation, community organization, local government, military, school, county and other officials.
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

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.
Senate Bill 375
Senate Bill 375
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2012
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 485
Senate Bill 485
Relating to: accessible instructional materials for students with disabilities enrolled in institutions of higher education.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2012
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 4
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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.
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
10/19/2011
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.
Comments
We support increased career and technical opportunities in high school but are concerned that reducing core HS subjects is not positive for students and sends the wrong message about the rigor needed for college-level technical education.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 4
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: advanced manufacturing skills grants for technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
10/19/2011
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.
Comments
We support increased career and technical opportunities in high school but are concerned that reducing core HS subjects is not positive for students and sends the wrong message about the rigor needed for college-level technical education.

Budget Bill Subjects

Educational Communications Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Educational Communications Board

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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.

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
6/8/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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
Proposed aid cuts exceed estimated savings from new employee pension/health care payments by more than $20 million annually. Coupled with a new tax levy freeze, these cuts will greatly inhibit job creation and economic growth and recovery.

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

Notification Date
3/3/2011
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

Creates administrative rules pursuant to 2009 Wisconsin Act 28 and implemented under Chapter 446 of the Wisconsin Statutes, relating to Chiropractic Radiological Technicians and Chiropractic Technicians.
Agency Name
Chiropractic Examining Board (Chir)
Subject
Creates administrative rules pursuant to 2009 Wisconsin Act 28 and implemented under Chapter 446 of the Wisconsin Statutes, relating to Chiropractic Radiological Technicians and Chiropractic Technicians.
Scope Statement
Wisconsin Administrative Register
Against
Notification Date
6/2/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Executive or Legislative initiatives as a result of the Governor's College and Workforce Readiness Council and/or Tim Sullivan's "The Road Ahead: Restoring Wisconsin's Workforce Development" report.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Executive or Legislative initiatives as a result of the Governor's College and Workforce Readiness Council and/or Tim Sullivan's "The Road Ahead: Restoring Wisconsin's Workforce Development" report.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/10/2012
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.

Executive or Legislative initiatives as a result of the Governor's College and Workforce Readiness Council and/or Tim Sullivan's "The Road Ahead: Restoring Wisconsin's Workforce Development" report.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Executive or Legislative initiatives as a result of the Governor's College and Workforce Readiness Council and/or Tim Sullivan's "The Road Ahead: Restoring Wisconsin's Workforce Development" report.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/10/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Matters related to the Joint Legislative Council Special Committee on Improving Educational Opportunities in High School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the Joint Legislative Council Special Committee on Improving Educational Opportunities in High School

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/5/2012
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.

Topics related to 2013-15 state budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics related to 2013-15 state budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/17/2012
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.

Eligibility of technical college student IDs for voting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eligibility of technical college student IDs for voting

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Economic Development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic Development

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/26/2011
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.

Eligibility of technical college student IDs for voting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eligibility of technical college student IDs for voting.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.

Including veterans success services and staff at technical colleges in jobs bills/initiatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Including veterans success services and staff at technical colleges in jobs bills/initiatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.

Development of job creation proposals to include technical college-related provisions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of job creation proposals to include technical college-related provisions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/7/2011
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.

Expansion of and/or technical changes to capital expenditure authority for residence hall projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of and/or technical changes to capital expenditure authority for residence hall projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/7/2011
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.

LRB 2243/1 funding post retirement health care benefits on an actuarial basis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2243/1 funding post retirement health care benefits on an actuarial basis.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/18/2011
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.

LRB 0294/1 changing the composition of technical college districts boards.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0294/1 changing the composition of technical college districts boards.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.

Development of the 2011-13 State Budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2011-13 State Budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Improving/clarifying transferability of credits between Wisconsin Technical Colleges and UW System institutions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving/clarifying transferability of credits between Wisconsin Technical Colleges and UW System institutions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Increasing funding for Wisconsin Higher Education Grants and Tuition Grants and/or changing grant distribution methods or formulas.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing funding for Wisconsin Higher Education Grants and Tuition Grants and/or changing grant distribution methods or formulas.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Matters related to the appointment of Wisconsin Technical College district board members.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the appointment of Wisconsin Technical College district board members.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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
Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc

Proposal(s) to limit by statute technical college revenue, expenditures, borrowing, and/or property tax levies beyond current law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposal(s) to limit by statute technical college revenue, expenditures, borrowing, and/or property tax levies beyond current law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Regulation and licensing of chiropractic assistants, chiropractic technicians, and/or chiropractic radiological technicians.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and licensing of chiropractic assistants, chiropractic technicians, and/or chiropractic radiological technicians.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Regulation of proprietary/for-profit schools, colleges and universities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of proprietary/for-profit schools, colleges and universities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Tax levy authority and property tax share of college funding relative to other sources.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax levy authority and property tax share of college funding relative to other sources.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$90,542.56
2011
July - December
$59,183.37
2012
January - June
$49,821.20
2012
July - December
$43,483.71
Total $243,030.84
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
53.25
2011
July - December
55.00
2012
January - June
45.00
2012
July - December
31.75
Total 185.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
659.50
2011
July - December
351.75
2012
January - June
438.75
2012
July - December
410.75
Total 1860.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
11 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: administration of medication to pupils.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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
5 %
2012
January - June
8 %
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
6 %
2012
January - June
16 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
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
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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
2012
January - June
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
54 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 19 %

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
11 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
8 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
8 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
12 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
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 %

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
24 %
2011
July - December
56 %
2012
January - June
49 %
2012
July - December
Total 31 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures