Wisconsin Community Action Program Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Voluntary association of local community based organizations with anti-poverty missions including 16 community action agencies.

Lobbying Interests:
Anti-poverty programs providing tools for self-sufficiency; safe and affordable housing; public benefits; affordable health insurance; skills enhancement programs; food security; entrepreneurship.

CEO Name:
Richard Schlimm
Executive Director

Contact
RJ
Robert Jones
1310 Mendota St #107
Madison, WI 53714-1039
(608) 244-4422
(608) 244-4064
rschlimm@wiscap.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Richard Schlimm Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Jones Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Other
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
Engaged due to impact on future of housing programs currently at Commerce
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

Other
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
Engaged due to impact on future of housing programs currently at Commerce
Assembly Bill 211
Assembly Bill 211
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for investments in a community development financial institution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/23/2011
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 556
Assembly Bill 556
Relating to: requiring participation in the food stamp employment and training program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2012
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
2/17/2012
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.
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
2/15/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011-2013 biennial budget bill consideration of issues relating to low-income households in the areas of jobs and economic development, housing, energy, education, food security, and family support.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2011-2013 biennial budget bill consideration of issues relating to low-income households in the areas of jobs and economic development, housing, energy, education, food security, and family support.

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.

Development of funding and programming for lead abatement in low-income households
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of funding and programming for lead abatement in low-income households

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.

Funding for Skills Enhancement Programs to assist low wage workers to move to good paying jobs with access to employer sponsored benefits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Skills Enhancement Programs to assist low wage workers to move to good paying jobs with access to employer sponsored benefits.

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.

Maintain funding for Universal Service Fund programs at the Public Service Commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintain funding for Universal Service Fund programs at the Public Service Commission.

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.

Provision of accessible, affordable, quality health care insurance for low-income families and individuals including affordable dental and mental health care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provision of accessible, affordable, quality health care insurance for low-income families and individuals including affordable dental and mental 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.

The creation of an affordable housing trust fund for Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The creation of an affordable housing trust fund for 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.

The Department of Children and Families state plan for the Community Services Block Grant
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Department of Children and Families state plan for the Community Services Block Grant

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.

To advocate for development and implementation of affordable housing programs for both low-income homeowners and renters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To advocate for development and implementation of affordable housing programs for both low-income homeowners and renters

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.

To advocate for low-income people in the operation of energy public benefits authorized by 2000 Act 9
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To advocate for low-income people in the operation of energy public benefits authorized by 2000 Act 9

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.

To participate in the analysis and development of recommendations concerning the W-2 program and TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) expenditures in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To participate in the analysis and development of recommendations concerning the W-2 program and TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) expenditures 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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$17,168.17
2011
July - December
$10,692.25
2012
January - June
$9,323.37
2012
July - December
$8,005.17
Total $45,188.97
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
113.00
2011
July - December
77.00
2012
January - June
48.00
2012
July - December
54.00
Total 292.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
106.00
2011
July - December
56.50
2012
January - June
67.50
2012
July - December
47.00
Total 277.00

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
2 %
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: an income and franchise tax credit for investments in a community development financial institution.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
1 %
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
2 %
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
3 %
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 11 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 14 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 13 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
15 %
2011
July - December
30 %
2012
January - June
35 %
2012
July - December
35 %
Total 26 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
55 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 26 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
1 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures