Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To represent the advocacy and justice priorities of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin engages in advocacy efforts that are consistent with the mission of the E.L.C.A. These priorities include anti-hunger and nutrition programs, and economic justice.

Lobbying Interests:
Hunger and nutrition programs for children and adults. Antipoverty programs and economic justice for low income individuals and families.

Title:
Director

Contact
CAC
Cynthia Ann Crane
2909 Landmark Pl, Suite 202
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 270-0201
(608) 270-0202
cindyc@loppw.org
http://www.loppw.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy M Johnson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2013 Withdrawn On 1/15/2014
Cynthia Ann Crane Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: a pilot program to limit foods under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 524
Assembly Bill 524
Relating to: expunging a record of a conviction or adjudication of delinquency if the offender was a victim of human trafficking.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2014
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
I spoke to Assembly Woman Jill Billing's legislative aid about upcoming legislation related to a similar proposal as this one on the phone.
http://www.loppw.org/about-us/current-priorities/
Assembly Bill 620
Assembly Bill 620
Relating to: human trafficking, human trafficking victims, property forfeitures, rights of victims, admitting evidence of past actions, definitions of certain offenses, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 362

For
Notification Date
4/30/2014
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
I spoke with Senator Petrowski and Assembly Woman Billings individually about this bill.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
Relating to: a state minimum wage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/18/2014
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
LOPPW supports the re-introduction of this bill or another bill that would support raising the minimum wage in Wisconsin.
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercia...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/30/2014
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
This is my first time to report. Please excuse that this is late. I spoke to Senator Petrowski and Senator Shultz individually. I also testified at a hearing.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
4/5/2013
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
Funding for the School Breakfast Program, School Lunch Program, and School Day Milk Program

Revenue: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Agencywide

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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
Earned Income Tax Credit - tax fraud enforcement

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

We discussed a bill that would allow 17 year old offenders of nonviolent crimes to be tried as juveniles, Safe Harbor, minimum wage, Badger Care and possible hunger initiatives with Senator Petrowski's aide.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We discussed a bill that would allow 17 year old offenders of nonviolent crimes to be tried as juveniles, Safe Harbor, minimum wage, Badger Care and possible hunger initiatives with Senator Petrowski's aide.

Action Intended To Affect
possible bills

Notification Date
11/14/2014
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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Upcoming bills to address child sex trafficking. I spoke with a legislative aide of Assemblywoman Jill Billings. I asked if the asked about Safe Harbor and was told that the Representative would be speaking with another legislator to decide.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Upcoming bills to address child sex trafficking. I spoke with a legislative aide of Assemblywoman Jill Billings. I asked if the asked about Safe Harbor and was told that the Representative would be speaking with another legislator to decide.

Action Intended To Affect
possible bills

Notification Date
11/14/2014
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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Assemblyman John Nygren discussed the legislation he helped to pass on heroin. I expressed our interest on a Safe Harbor bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assemblyman John Nygren discussed the legislation he helped to pass on heroin. I expressed our interest on a Safe Harbor bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/14/2014
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
@item.ExternalURL

Spoke to Representative LaTonya Johnson in person. Discussed further after phone conversation introducing Safe Harbor Bill on trafficking.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Spoke to Representative LaTonya Johnson in person. Discussed further after phone conversation introducing Safe Harbor Bill on trafficking.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/27/2014
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
@item.ExternalURL

Spoke to Representative Jill Billing's aide in person. Discussed further after phone conversation introducing Safe Harbor Bill on trafficking.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Spoke to Representative Jill Billing's aide in person. Discussed further after phone conversation introducing Safe Harbor Bill on trafficking.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/27/2014
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
@item.ExternalURL

I invited Representative John Nygren to a gathering to talk about recently passed legislation on heroin and be a part of discussion on human trafficking.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
I invited Representative John Nygren to a gathering to talk about recently passed legislation on heroin and be a part of discussion on human trafficking.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/27/2014
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
@item.ExternalURL

I spoke to Senator Petrowski's aide about a bill the senator proposed to treat 17 year old offenders as youth rather than adults.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
I spoke to Senator Petrowski's aide about a bill the senator proposed to treat 17 year old offenders as youth rather than adults.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/27/2014
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
@item.ExternalURL

Services for homeless youth
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Services for homeless youth

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/5/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$29,896.10
2013
July - December
$1,551.42
2014
January - June
$5,502.64
2014
July - December
$4,811.43
Total $41,761.59
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
81.00
2013
July - December
6.00
2014
January - June
13.50
2014
July - December
18.00
Total 118.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
238.00
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
94.00
2014
July - December
251.50
Total 605.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: a pilot program to limit foods under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: a state minimum wage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: human trafficking, human trafficking victims, property forfeitures, rights of victims, admitting evidence of past actions, definitions of certain offenses, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing; the jobs tax credit; the electronic medical records credit; the manufacturing and agriculture credit; the research credit; the state historic rehabilitation credit; the relocated business credit; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
35 %
2014
July - December
35 %
Total 18 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
25 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 12 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 17 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures