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.

Title:
Executive Director

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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michele Erikson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 329
Assembly Bill 329
Relating to: legislative consideration of nonfiscal policy items in the biennial budget bill.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/17/2016
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 wrote an email to Representative Loudenbeck on 2/15 that mentioned WI Literacy was still waiting to hear of the outcome of state budget money allocated to DCF and which WL applied for to support GED resources statewide to our local members.
http://www.wisconsinliteracy.org

Budget Bill Subjects

Children and Families: Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Children and Families

Notification Date
7/31/2015
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
While our initial interest in the Budget Bill fell under the Department of Public Instruction, The Joint Finance Committee moved our motion for additional support from DPI over to the Department of Children and Families. (DCF)

Supporting Documentation
20150731_Request for small increase for Wisconsin Literacy March 2015.doc

http://www.WisconsinLiteracy.org
Children and Families: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Departmentwide

Notification Date
9/15/2015
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
Conversation with Rep. Loudenbeck's office staff regarding the Budget Bill allocation of GED funds to DCF to support adult literacy programming.

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

Notification Date
3/26/2015
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
Interest in Senate Bill 21 to increase funding for Adult Literacy

Supporting Documentation
20150326_DPI-evers-letter-of-support.pdf
20150326_Request for small increase for Wisconsin Literacy March 2015.doc

http://www.WisconsinLiteracy.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Awareness of Adult Education services in Milwaukee and Madison
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Awareness of Adult Education services in Milwaukee and Madison

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/12/2016
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

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$1,253.98
2015
July - December
$183.42
2016
January - June
$0.00
2016
July - December
$838.41
Total $2,275.81
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
12.50
2015
July - December
0.50
2016
January - June
0.00
2016
July - December
3.75
Total 16.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
14.00
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
0.00
2016
July - December
11.00
Total 28.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
100 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 94 %

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
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
90 %
2016
January - June
100 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures