Citizen Action of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Social, economic, environmental justice.

Lobbying Interests:
Health care, education, labor, voting rights, consumer rights.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
RK
Robert Kraig
221 S. Second St., Suite 300 S
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 322-5324
(414) 476-4580
robert.kraig@citizenactionwi.org
http://www.citizenactionwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Kraig Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2011
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 Assembly Bill 2
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
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 Assembly Bill 5
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 9

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
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

Against
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 2

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2011
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 2
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 1

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
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 5
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 5
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 7

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
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

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 14

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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 6
Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: restoring the treatment of the exclusion of capital gains for individuals and certain other persons that existed before the enactment of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, and phasing out the taxation of capital gains.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
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 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 23

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2011
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 129
Assembly Bill 129
Relating to: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2011
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 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2012
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 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 495
Assembly Bill 495
Relating to: duties of ski area operators and participants in snow sports, liability of ski area operators, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 497
Assembly Bill 497
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to a school board or the governing body of a charter school that provides public access to school grounds for certain recreational activities.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 162

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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.
Other
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: reports on implementation of federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2012
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 531
Assembly Bill 531
Relating to: requiring legislation for agencies to take an action to, request federal moneys to, and use state moneys to assist the federal government to implement federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2012
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 697
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: changes to BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core programs by the department of health services and by waiver, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2012
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 6
Senate Bill 6
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2011
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 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county ordinances requiring employers to provide employees with leave from employment to deal with family, medical, or health issues.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 16

Against
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.
Senate Bill 94
Senate Bill 94
Relating to: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2011
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.
Senate Bill 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: elimination of compensatory and punitive damages for acts of employment discrimination or unfair honesty or genetic testing.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 219

Against
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2012
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 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 373
Senate Bill 373
Relating to: changes to product liability law and the law governing remedies against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 382
Senate Bill 382
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to a school board or the governing body of a charter school that provides public access to school grounds for certain recreational activities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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.
Other
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 388
Senate Bill 388
Relating to: duties of ski area operators and participants in snow sports, liability of ski area operators, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 199

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 538
Senate Bill 538
Relating to: changes to BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core programs by the department of health services and by waiver, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2012
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 Joint Resolution 21
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/10/2011
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 12
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 13
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 14
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 12
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 92

Against
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 13
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 14
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 69

Against
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration

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.

Commerce
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce

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.

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

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.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs

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.

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

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

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.

Revenue
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue

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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Wisconsin implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/1/2012
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.

End health care discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender and health status.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
End health care discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender and health status.

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.

Expansion of BadgerCare.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of BadgerCare.

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.

Guarantee health care coverage as good as what state legislators receive to everyone in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guarantee health care coverage as good as what state legislators receive to everyone in Wisconsin.

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.

Health Care Reform to assure affordable access to quality health care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Reform to assure affordable access to quality health care.

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.

Streamline and modernize Wisconsin's voter registration system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Streamline and modernize Wisconsin's voter registration system.

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.

Use federal economic recovery money to invest in green jobs which are family supporting. Guarantee that strong labor standards are attached to all stimulus package related projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use federal economic recovery money to invest in green jobs which are family supporting. Guarantee that strong labor standards are attached to all stimulus package related projects.

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
$19,031.27
2011
July - December
$10,176.26
2012
January - June
$8,512.76
2012
July - December
$6,808.60
Total $44,528.90
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
43.25
2011
July - December
28.75
2012
January - June
16.75
2012
July - December
8.25
Total 97.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
477.75
2011
July - December
278.00
2012
January - June
252.50
2012
July - December
205.50
Total 1213.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creation of an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and making appropriations.
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: preemption of city, village, town, or county ordinances requiring employers to provide employees with leave from employment to deal with family, medical, or health issues.
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: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: creation of the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, creation of the badger jobs fund and the jobs now fund certification program, both of which are to be administered by the Wisconsin Venture Capital Authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
3 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.
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 2 %
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.
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 2 %
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.
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 2 %
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
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
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8 %
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
30 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.
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: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.
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: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.
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: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.
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: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: changes to BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core programs by the department of health services and by waiver, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, 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
20 %
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: changes to BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core programs by the department of health services and by waiver, disallowing certain carry-forward amounts for combined reporting purposes, 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
20 %
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of 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
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of 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
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 2 %
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 2 %
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 2 %

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
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 8 %
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
10 %
Total 2 %
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
15 %
Total 2 %

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
2011
July - December
6 %
2012
January - June
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %

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
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures