Ho-Chunk Nation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The HCN Government is charged with securing the rights of tribal members and advancing the general welfare of the Ho-Chunk people, while sustaining its culture and traditions and perpetuating its soveriegnty.

Lobbying Interests:
The HCN may seek to comment on treaty rights and matters of taxation, social and health services, law enforcement, land use and intergovernmental agreements that affect tribal governmental affairs and operations.

Title:
Vice President

Contact
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Greg Blackdeer
PO Box 667 W9814 Airport Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615
(715) 294-9343
(715) 284-3172
greg.blackdeer@ho-chunk.com
www.ho-chunknation.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas J Springer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Rogowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Other
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: the use of race-based nicknames, logos, mascots, and team names by school boards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 30
Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 87

None
Notification Date
5/16/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 396
Assembly Bill 396
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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

Other
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: a requirement that termination of parental rights petitions be filed with respect to children under eight years of age, and certain children eight years of age or over, who have been placed outside the home for six months.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 64
Senate Bill 64
Relating to: disclosure of adoption records for purposes of determining the availability of a placement for a child with an adoptive parent or proposed adoptive parent of a sibling of the child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
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.
Other
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 65
Senate Bill 65
Relating to: the effect of an order denying, limiting, discontinuing, or prohibiting parental visitation with a child who is adjudged to be in need of protection or services, who is the subject of a termination of parental rights petition, or who is in sus...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
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.
Other
Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/24/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 313
Senate Bill 313
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.

Bill Text and History

None
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Allowing municipalities the authority to transfer rights of way to federally recognized Indian Tribes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities the authority to transfer rights of way to federally recognized Indian Tribes.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/2/2011
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.

Off-reservation gambling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Off-reservation gambling.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/2/2011
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$27,472.50
2011
July - December
$25,492.50
2012
January - June
$12,210.00
2012
July - December
$13,777.50
Total $78,952.50
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
26.25
2011
July - December
34.25
2012
January - June
15.75
2012
July - December
17.00
Total 93.25
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
140.25
2011
July - December
120.25
2012
January - June
58.25
2012
July - December
66.50
Total 385.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the use of race-based nicknames, logos, mascots, and team names by school boards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
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
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: a requirement that termination of parental rights petitions be filed with respect to children under eight years of age, and certain children eight years of age or over, who have been placed outside the home for six months.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: disclosure of adoption records for purposes of determining the availability of a placement for a child with an adoptive parent or proposed adoptive parent of a sibling of the child.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the effect of an order denying, limiting, discontinuing, or prohibiting parental visitation with a child who is adjudged to be in need of protection or services, who is the subject of a termination of parental rights petition, or who is in sustaining care following a termination of parental rights on visitation between the child and a sibling and requiring a child's permanency plan to include a statement as to whether visitation between the child and a sibling is in the best interests of the child and sibling when parental visitation is denied, limited, discontinued, or prohibited.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
50 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.
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 7 %
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %

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
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
40 %
Total 7 %

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
5 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
35 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 20 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures