Wisconsin Literacy Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Literacy provides support, training, and advocacy to adult literacy programs.

Lobbying Interests:
Funding to support adult literacy.

CEO Name:
Michelle Erikson
Executive Director

Contact
ME
Michele Erikson
211 S Paterson St, Suite 260
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-1655
(608) 661-0208
michele@wisconsinliteracy.org
www.wisconsinliteracy.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michele Erikson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 40
Assembly Bill 40
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2011 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 32

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2012
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.
Comments
communications made to increase an appropriation to Wisconsin Adult Literacy Grant Project under DPI
http://www.wisconsinliteracy.org/find_us.php
Senate Bill 461
Senate Bill 461
Relating to: the governor's read to lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, remedial readin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 166

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Goals for increased funding in the state budget in 2013. Wisconsin Literacy would like to restore the 10% budget cut from the current budget and increase our Adult Literacy Project grants by 50% or $34,700.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Goals for increased funding in the state budget in 2013. Wisconsin Literacy would like to restore the 10% budget cut from the current budget and increase our Adult Literacy Project grants by 50% or $34,700.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisconsinliteracy.org/find_us.php

Goals for increased funding in the state budget in 2013. Wisconsin Literacy would like to restore the 10% budget cut from the current budget and increase our Adult Literacy Project grants by 50% or $34,700.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Goals for increased funding in the state budget in 2013. Wisconsin Literacy would like to restore the 10% budget cut from the current budget and increase our Adult Literacy Project grants by 50% or $34,700.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
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The Health Literacy and Insurance Readability Act. Insurance policies use concise, well-organized language understood by the everyday consumer ensuring that most insurance policies would be understood by someone with only some high school education.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Health Literacy and Insurance Readability Act. Insurance policies use concise, well-organized language understood by the everyday consumer ensuring that most insurance policies would be understood by someone with only some high school education.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/25/2012
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$0.00
2011
July - December
$511.23
2012
January - June
$335.89
2012
July - December
$678.23
Total $1,525.34
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
0.00
2011
July - December
7.00
2012
January - June
1.50
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 14.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
0.00
2011
July - December
5.50
2012
January - June
7.25
2012
July - December
9.75
Total 22.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the governor's read to lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, remedial reading services for certain pupils, evaluating teacher preparatory programs and educator effectiveness, requiring the exercise of 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
80 %
2012
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2011 legislature.
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
50 %
Total 22 %

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
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
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 17 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
100 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 34 %

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
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures