League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non-partisan political organization to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Lobbying Interests:
Voting rights, election administration, campaign finance, redistricting, healthcare, education, government revenue, social policy, natural resources, and reproductive health.

CEO Name:
Kathryn E Johnson
Executive Director

Contact
AK
Andrea Kaminski
122 State St Ste 201A
Madison, WI 53703-2500
(608) 256-0827
(608) 256-1761
lwvwisconsin@lwvwi.org
http://www.lwvwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrea Kaminski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued ...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 21

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.
Supporting Documentation
20110119_164718_LWV statement on rule_making.pdf

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
2/15/2011
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.
Supporting Documentation
20110215_114036_BudgetRepairNeedsPublicInput.pdf

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
1/27/2011
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 28
Assembly Bill 28
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2011
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 67
Assembly Bill 67
Relating to: late voter registration, absentee voting in person, and implementation of a voter identification requirement at elections.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 86
Assembly Bill 86
Relating to: corrections and sentencing.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 93
Assembly Bill 93
Relating to: prohibiting purchase of tobacco products on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 249

For
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 101
Assembly Bill 101
Relating to: requiring a municipal judge to be a licensed Wisconsin attorney.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
12/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
589 20111213_104615_SupportAB101_muni_judges.pdf
Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2012
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.
Against
Notification Date
3/2/2012
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
632 20120306_112005_Oppose AB 110_vouchers.pdf
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

Against
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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 136
Assembly Bill 136
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentences and extended supervision eligibility for persons who commit certain crimes against children and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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 oppose only one provision and that is to increase the penalty for possession of child pornography from 3 to 12 yrs.
Other
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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
554 20111020_110417_Statement on AB 136 and AB 209.pdf
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2011
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 159
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: the regulation of indirect sources of air pollution and the suspension of a rule promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 160
Assembly Bill 160
Relating to: ambient air quality standards established by the Department of Natural Resources and the suspension of a rule promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 161
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: the dates of the September primary and certain other election occurrences and absentee voting.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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 162
Assembly Bill 162
Relating to: the date of the presidential preference primary and certain other election occurrences.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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 164
Assembly Bill 164
Relating to: soft tissue injury to a law enforcement officer when resisting or obstructing arrest.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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 believe an understandable definition of serious tissue injury is not provided in AB164 and oppose it for this reason.
Assembly Bill 165
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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.
Comments
AB 165 would undermine the effectiveness of the ban on displaying phosphorus fertilizers on store shelves. Wisconsin residents support protecting our lakes and streams from phosphorus run-off that spurs the growth of weeds and smelly algae.
Assembly Bill 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: creation of a task force on the elections process and election technology.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: procedures for applications and hearings relating to permits and contracts for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 195
Assembly Bill 195
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 196
Assembly Bill 196
Relating to: prohibiting the promulgation of certain rules concerning campaign financing by the Government Accountability Board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/9/2011
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 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: preparation of legislative and congressional districting plans by the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Government Accountability Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2012
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 209
Assembly Bill 209
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentences for certain child sex offenses.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 272

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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
555 20111020_110432_Statement on AB 136 and AB 209.pdf
Assembly Bill 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 72

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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
LWV supports the current law and opposes the change made by AB 212.
Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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
580 20111031_113550_Oppose AB 212.pdf
Assembly Bill 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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.
Comments
We oppose this based on our support of local decision-making authority
Assembly Bill 232
Assembly Bill 232
Relating to: rights of crime victims and witnesses.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 283

For
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: approving premarital agreements.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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.
Comments
517 20110929_180120_Oppose AB235_premarital agreements.pdf
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

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: comprehensive planning and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2011
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.
Comments
LWV opposes this based on strong past support for Smart Growth.
Assembly Bill 337
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, and proof of residence for voting in an election and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/30/2011
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 370
Assembly Bill 370
Relating to: the method of reporting election returns by municipalities.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/15/2011
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 389
Assembly Bill 389
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce standards, requirements, and thresholds; elimination of gubernatorial approval of p...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/23/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 393
Assembly Bill 393
Relating to: voter intimidation or suppression, authorized activities at or near polling places, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/23/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 396
Assembly Bill 396
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/15/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
12/15/2011
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.
Comments
624 20120216_145807_Statement on mining legislation.pdf
Assembly Bill 441
Assembly Bill 441
Relating to: signing a petition to recall the same officer more than once and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2012
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
This bill would criminalize behavior that may be unintentional or may represent an effort by a voter to ensure his/her signature is counted.
Assembly Bill 444
Assembly Bill 444
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/6/2012
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 446
Assembly Bill 446
Relating to: time limits and other participation requirements, case management services, and caretaker of newborn grants under Wisconsin Works; child care provider rates and eligibility for subsidies under Wisconsin Shares; and granting rule-making authori...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 452
Assembly Bill 452
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons, exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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.
For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
626 20120226_141411_Support AB 452.pdf
Assembly Bill 460
Assembly Bill 460
Relating to: use of university, college, or technical college identification cards as proof of identification for voting.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/7/2012
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
While this bill would make the Photo ID law more palatable for one group of citizens, it does not solve the overall problem with the law.
Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
1/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
600 20120111_135220_Oppose SB368_AB463 wetlands bill.pdf
Assembly Bill 464
Assembly Bill 464
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations by underage persons on licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 472
Assembly Bill 472
Relating to: offering anything of value to induce someone to sign or not sign a recall petition and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2012
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 481
Assembly Bill 481
Relating to: voter registration at high schools and certain tribal schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2012
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 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 514
Assembly Bill 514
Relating to: addition of crimes that qualify a juvenile for the Serious Juvenile Offender Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 525
Assembly Bill 525
Relating to: return of absentee ballots, submittal of proof of identification with absentee ballot applications, and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2012
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.
Comments
With a new, more complex system for casting mailed absentee ballots, clerks should be allowed to return absentee ballots with faulty certificates to the elector if there is sufficient time for the elector to correct the problem.
Assembly Bill 526
Assembly Bill 526
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 565
Assembly Bill 565
Relating to: spending by certain electric and natural gas public utilities on energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable resource programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 567
Assembly Bill 567
Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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.
Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
630 20120305_162825_Oppose AB 567 bail bonds.pdf
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: creation of the fiscal responsibility fund (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2011
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 Joint Resolution 52
Assembly Joint Resolution 52
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including the legislature, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for violatio...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/16/2011
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 Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Relating to: the terms people and person (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 100
Assembly Joint Resolution 100
Relating to: accounting and expenditure of state funds and reduction of deficit (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
1/17/2011
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 does not solve a problem, and it would keep many eligible citizens from voting. The bill should not be fast-tracked. A reliable fiscal estimate is needed. Voters and state & local governments need time to comply.
www.lwvwi.org
Against
Notification Date
1/17/2011
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
438 20110127_104632_Oppose_SB6_testimony.pdf
Senate Bill 17
Senate Bill 17
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2011
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.
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 24
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: eliminating the fee for having land rezoned out a farmland preservation zoning district and eliminating the program for purchasing agricultural conservation easements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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 57
Senate Bill 57
Relating to: corrections and sentencing.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 38

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: eliminating substitution of judges in criminal matters.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
It is important for criminal defendants to have the right to substitute judges one time. There are often very good reasons not to want a particular judge to hear one's case. This is a defendant's final protection before actual trial.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 86
Senate Bill 86
Relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 83

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2011
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

Against
Notification Date
6/21/2011
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 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 122

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 148
Senate Bill 148
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 43

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2011
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.
Supporting Documentation
20110714_111028_Oppose redistricting bills_July2011.pdf

Senate Bill 149
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 44

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2011
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.
Supporting Documentation
20110714_111044_Oppose redistricting bills_July2011.pdf

Senate Bill 150
Senate Bill 150
Relating to: division of municipalities into wards and redistricting of supervisory and aldermanic districts and appointing a panel to hear challenges to the apportionment of a congressional or legislative district, and hearing certain appeals.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 39

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2011
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.
Supporting Documentation
20110714_111100_Oppose redistricting bills_July2011.pdf

Senate Bill 162
Senate Bill 162
Relating to: notice of the fee for identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
Relating to: birth certificates for Milwaukee County residents.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/14/2011
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 193
Senate Bill 193
Relating to: prohibiting a vote on bills during the first 21 days after introduction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/4/2011
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
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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 237
Senate Bill 237
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 216

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2011
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 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: return of absentee ballots and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 227

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2012
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.
Senate Bill 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/28/2011
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 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: reporting of the principal place of employment of certain individuals who make political contributions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: enclosure of absentee ballots in privacy envelopes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/23/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 306
Senate Bill 306
Relating to: voluntary and informed consent to an abortion, information on domestic abuse services, giving a woman an abortion-inducing drug, repealing criminal sanctions against women who perform or obtain certain abortion procedures, and providing a pena...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 217

Against
Notification Date
12/13/2011
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 329
Senate Bill 329
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2011
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 367
Senate Bill 367
Relating to: signing a petition to recall the same officer more than once and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 118

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
1/9/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
599 20120111_135156_Oppose SB368_AB463 wetlands bill.pdf
Senate Bill 374
Senate Bill 374
Relating to: offering anything of value to induce someone to sign or not sign a recall petition and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2012
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 386
Senate Bill 386
Relating to: voter registration at high schools and certain tribal schools.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 240

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2012
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 392
Senate Bill 392
Relating to: setback requirements for wind energy systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 238

For
Notification Date
1/26/2012
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 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 138

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 481
Senate Bill 481
Relating to: proof of identification for voting by university, college or technical college students.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/17/2012
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.
Comments
While this bill would mitigate the negative effects of the Photo ID law for one group of citizens, it does not solve the overall problem with the law.
Senate Bill 486
Senate Bill 486
Relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2012
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 488
Senate Bill 488
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2012
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 8
Senate Joint Resolution 8
Relating to: the vote on bills that would increase certain tax rates (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
3/2/2012
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 41
Senate Joint Resolution 41
Relating to: requiring the legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of and public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including the legislature, and making members of the legislature subject to citations and civil penalties for violatio...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2011
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 Joint Resolution 42
Senate Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: the appointment of supreme court justices and appeals court judges (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/30/2011
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 24
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 24
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 24
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2011
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Corrections: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Departmentwide

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Maintain funding for Earned Release Program and Prison Aftercare Program

Government Accountability Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Government Accountability Board

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Restore funding for Impartial Justice Law

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

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Restore funding for Wisconsin Well Woman Program

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Maintain funding for Medigap Hotline

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Aid to Public Library Systems and Library Contracts

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
4/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
protect the energy savings goals and budgets for Focus on Energy

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

Notification Date
6/15/2011
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.

Comments
Remove bail bondsmen provision from State Budget

Supporting Documentation
20110614_160621_Remove bail bondsmen provision from budget.pdf

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
SE WI Capital Assistance Program

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Intercity Bus Assistance

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Milwaukee to Chicago Passenger Rail

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Bicycle and pedestrian funding

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Freight rail bonding

Notification Date
5/2/2011
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
Transportation Bonding & Debt Service

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

GAB 4, the conduct and regulation of election observers to monitor compliance with election laws by local election officials.
Agency Name
Government Accountability Board

Subject
GAB 4, the conduct and regulation of election observers to monitor compliance with election laws by local election officials.

Register Number: 657 (10/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-130
For
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
LWV-WI supports the proposed election observer rules, which provide clear guidelines for observers and election officials alike. The rules promote transparency elections and help chief inspectors maintain an orderly voting process.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Appointment of members to the Government Accountability Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of members to the Government Accountability Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/10/2012
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.

Election Day Registration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Election Day Registration

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/10/2012
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.

Use of student ID cards as voting IDs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use of student ID cards as voting IDs

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/14/2011
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.

providing instruction in human growth and development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
providing instruction in human growth and development

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/11/2011
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.

Support of resolution requiring legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of meetings and holding legislators accountable for violations of those laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of resolution requiring legislature to enact laws requiring reasonable notice of meetings and holding legislators accountable for violations of those laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/7/2011
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.

creating an elections process and technology task force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creating an elections process and technology task force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/9/2011
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.

Supporting Documentation
20110608_231003_ElectionsTaskForceStatement.pdf


Permitting a qualified elector with a current and valid Wisconsin driver’s license or state ID to register to vote on a secure Internet site maintained by the GAB
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Permitting a qualified elector with a current and valid Wisconsin driver’s license or state ID to register to vote on a secure Internet site maintained by the GAB

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/27/2011
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.

Opposition to allowing hidden, loaded guns in public places.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to allowing hidden, loaded guns in public places.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/11/2011
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.

Changes to public schools funding formula, in particular the proposal from the School Finance Network.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to public schools funding formula, in particular the proposal from the School Finance Network.

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.

Creation of a nonpartisan and independent redistricting process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a nonpartisan and independent redistricting process.

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.

Limiting the scope of campaign finance regulation to regulation of issue ads through a Government Accountability Board rule and legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting the scope of campaign finance regulation to regulation of issue ads through a Government Accountability Board rule and legislation.

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.

Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.

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.

Restoration of voting rights to felons who are not currently incarcerated.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of voting rights to felons who are not currently incarcerated.

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
$1,868.80
2011
July - December
$611.00
2012
January - June
$988.57
2012
July - December
$264.06
Total $3,732.43
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
6.00
2011
July - December
4.25
2012
January - June
8.75
2012
July - December
1.00
Total 20.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
26.50
2011
July - December
7.50
2012
January - June
10.25
2012
July - December
4.00
Total 48.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creation of a task force on the elections process and election technology.
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 6 %
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
14 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 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, 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
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10 %
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
41 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentences and extended supervision eligibility for persons who commit certain crimes against children and providing penalties.
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: mandatory minimum sentences for certain child sex offenses.
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: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: approving premarital agreements.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative redistricting.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
7 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: congressional redistricting.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
7 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: division of municipalities into wards and redistricting of supervisory and aldermanic districts and appointing a panel to hear challenges to the apportionment of a congressional or legislative district, and hearing certain appeals.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
7 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring a municipal judge to be a licensed Wisconsin attorney.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
9 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: voluntary and informed consent to an abortion, information on domestic abuse services, giving a woman an abortion-inducing drug, repealing criminal sanctions against women who perform or obtain certain abortion procedures, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
9 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
13 %
2012
January - June
9 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
17 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: preparation of legislative and congressional districting plans by the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Government Accountability Board.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations by underage persons on licensed premises.
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: offering anything of value to induce someone to sign or not sign a recall petition 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
4 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: reporting of the principal place of employment of certain individuals who make political contributions.
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: return of absentee ballots and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election.
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 %
Relating to: prohibiting the promulgation of certain rules concerning campaign financing by the Government Accountability Board.
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 %
Relating to: signing a petition to recall the same officer more than once 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
6 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: voter registration at high schools and certain tribal schools.
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 3 %
Relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
13 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: return of absentee ballots, submittal of proof of identification with absentee ballot applications, and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
26 %
2012
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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
20 %
Total 1 %

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
13 %
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
2012
July - December
80 %
Total 6 %

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
14 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures