Education Reform Now

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Work to create a more productive dialogue on the need to fundamentally reform education

Lobbying Interests:
Charter school and school choice expansion

CEO Name:
Joe Williams
Executive Director

Contact
JW
Joe Williams
324 E. Wisconsin Ave, Suite 710
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(608) 317-8622
kgunderson@thefirmllc.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Fields Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/31/2013 Withdrawn On 3/4/2013
Buddy Julius Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/31/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Jarett Fields Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/20/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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 417
Assembly Bill 417
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: authorizing independent charter schools, eliminating instrumentality charter schools, establishing magnet schools, replication process for certain operators of charter schools, and utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness. (...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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.
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.
Senate Bill 318
Senate Bill 318
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
3/19/2013
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
$18,000.00
2013
July - December
$18,620.00
2014
January - June
$18,800.00
2014
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $70,420.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
14.00
2013
July - December
15.08
2014
January - June
15.50
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 44.58
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
36.00
2013
July - December
36.00
2014
January - June
36.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 108.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: authorizing independent charter schools, eliminating instrumentality charter schools, establishing magnet schools, replication process for certain operators of charter schools, and utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
25 %
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
27 %
2014
January - June
27 %
2014
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
28 %
2014
January - June
28 %
2014
July - December
Total 18 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
100 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 33 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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
100 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures