Milwaukee County

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Milwaukee County government.

Lobbying Interests:
Milwaukee County represents a diverse population and economy with multi-faceted concerns and problems. Subsequently, areas of the State budget, legislation and administrative rules that are paramount to the County are: health and social services; judiciary and public safety; transportation; general government operations and taxation; natural resources and the environment.

Title:
Government Affairs Liaison

Contact
MM
Matt McG
901 N. 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 278-4191
Matt.McGovern@milwaukeecountywi.gov
http://www.county.milwaukee.gov

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric M Peterson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/27/2016 Withdrawn On 5/24/2018
Elizabeth Stephens Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/23/2017 Withdrawn On 6/30/2018
Matt McGovern Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 11/28/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 58

None
Notification Date
8/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports the proposed legislation.
August 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/21/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 32

For
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: immunity from revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision for certain controlled substance offenses.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 33

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 27

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 3
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 3
Relating to: immunity from revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision for certain controlled substance offenses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: requiring child support compliance for FoodShare benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this legislation. Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is monitoring this proposal. (17-286)
Assembly Bill 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: terminology change and corrections for emergency medical technicians and first responders.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 12

None
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, on behalf of the Office of Emergency Management, supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 66
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: leases of real property for executive agencies and a plan to relocate the Department of Children and Families headquarters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this legislation. The County Board is monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/15/2017
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
Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson & County Executive Chris Abele support this proposal. The County Board of Supervisors is monitoring the legislation.
Assembly Bill 79
Assembly Bill 79
Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors support this proposal. (17-286)
Assembly Bill 87
Assembly Bill 87
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes this legislation. The County Board of Supervisors is monitoring this bill.
Assembly Bill 90
Assembly Bill 90
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes this legislation. The County Board is monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 93
Assembly Bill 93
Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Milwaukee County Office of African-American Affairs supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 102
Assembly Bill 102
Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementa...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 107
Assembly Bill 107
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 127
Assembly Bill 127
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing a resident of this state to co...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County opposes this proposal
Assembly Bill 139
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: authorizing county clerks and clerks of court to copy certified birth certificates for certain purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive & the Board of Supervisors support this proposal.
Assembly Bill 190
Assembly Bill 190
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, provi...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this proposal.
Assembly Bill 239
Assembly Bill 239
Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/5/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/10/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele support the provisions of AB 307 relating to increasing local government bidding thresholds. The Executive also supports any proposal, amendment to this bill or otherwise, authorizing design build processes.
Assembly Bill 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/9/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: work release for inmates in Department of Corrections contracted facilities.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 89

None
Notification Date
7/13/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal with amendment to include comparable powers of the Sheriff for the Superintendent of the House of Correction.
Assembly Bill 361
Assembly Bill 361
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/22/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this proposal. The Milwaukee County Board opposes any provision requiring a referendum on a VRF previously imposed (File 18-165).
Assembly Bill 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele, supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele, supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 424
Assembly Bill 424
Relating to: Huber release for probationers confined in a county jail or county house of correction for a probation violation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/13/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 456
Assembly Bill 456
Relating to: alternative highway project delivery methods; prevailing wage for public works projects; municipal approval of highway roundabouts; local referendum imposing a wheel tax; funding for and audit of the Department of Transportation; granting rule...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/22/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris supports the design-build project delivery method and opposes the restriction on local control and determination of transportation revenue.
Assembly Bill 529
Assembly Bill 529
Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 119

None
Notification Date
10/23/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 596
Assembly Bill 596
Relating to: long-term care investment accounts and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 618
Assembly Bill 618
Relating to: audits performed by the Legislative Audit Bureau. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 355

None
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 629
Assembly Bill 629
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 187

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: dementia specialist certification. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 632
Assembly Bill 632
Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 186

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 636
Assembly Bill 636
Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 150

None
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal with amendments to clarify maintaining the status quo in regards to civil service mandates and the authority of the office of the County Executive.
Assembly Bill 643
Assembly Bill 643
Relating to: funding for virtual dementia tour licenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: fingerprinting and conducting background investigations of employees in the state civil service or of a political subdivision, and of individuals performing contractual services for the state, who have access to federal tax information. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele support this proposal with the inclusion of Amendment 1 allowing local governments time to implement the mandate.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs support this bipartisan proposal to improve employment for former offenders.
Assembly Bill 748
Assembly Bill 748
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 327

None
Notification Date
2/8/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes the loss of local control over anti-discrimination ordinances and other local concerns
Assembly Bill 813
Assembly Bill 813
Relating to: repealing the required transfer of a certain property in the city of Milwaukee to the Wisconsin Center District. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 923
Assembly Bill 923
Relating to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal. The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors opposes this proposal.
Assembly Bill 939
Assembly Bill 939
Relating to: trustees of Milwaukee County mental health facilities, Milwaukee County Mental Health Board vacancies, and the administrator of the behavioral health division.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Assembly Bill 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 185

None
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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 954
Assembly Bill 954
Relating to: presumption and conclusive determination of paternity on the basis of genetic test results and orders that may be granted on the basis of genetic test results. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/20/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & Child Support Services Department support this proposal.
Assembly Joint Resolution 11
Assembly Joint Resolution 11
Relating to: funding in bills placing requirements on local governmental units (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the Board of Supervisors support this proposal.
Senate Bill 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: requiring child support compliance for FoodShare benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this legislation. Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is monitoring this proposal. (17-286)
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 47

For
Notification Date
2/10/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors support this proposal. (17-286)
Senate Bill 42
Senate Bill 42
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2017
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
Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson & County Executive Chris Abele support this proposal. The County Board of Supervisors is monitoring the legislation.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 308

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes this legislation. The County Board of Supervisors is monitoring this bill.
Senate Bill 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Milwaukee County Office of African-American Affairs supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes this legislation. The County Board is monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 65
Senate Bill 65
Relating to: leases of real property for executive agencies and a plan to relocate the Department of Children and Families headquarters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this legislation. The County Board is monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementa...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: authorizing county clerks and clerks of court to copy certified birth certificates for certain purposes.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 48

For
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & Board of Supervisors support this legislation.
Senate Bill 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 208
Senate Bill 208
Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/10/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele support the provisions of AB 307 relating to increasing local government bidding thresholds. The Executive also supports any proposal, amendment to this bill or otherwise, authorizing design build processes.
Senate Bill 264
Senate Bill 264
Relating to: work release for inmates in Department of Corrections contracted facilities.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/13/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal with amendment to include comparable powers of the Sheriff for the Superintendent of the House of Correction.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, provi...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this proposal.
Senate Bill 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele, supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele, supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 339
Senate Bill 339
Relating to: Huber release for probationers confined in a county jail or county house of correction for a probation violation.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 199

None
Notification Date
9/19/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 374
Senate Bill 374
Relating to: alternative highway project delivery methods; prevailing wage for public works projects; municipal approval of highway roundabouts; local referendum imposing a wheel tax; funding for and audit of the Department of Transportation; granting rule...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/22/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris supports the design-build project delivery method and opposes the restriction on local control and determination of transportation revenue.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes this proposal.
Senate Bill 452
Senate Bill 452
Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/23/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 511
Senate Bill 511
Relating to: audits performed by the Legislative Audit Bureau. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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 517
Senate Bill 517
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 518
Senate Bill 518
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 527
Senate Bill 527
Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 528
Senate Bill 528
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 548
Senate Bill 548
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports this proposal with amendments to clarify maintaining the status quo in regards to civil service mandates and the authority of the office of the County Executive.
Senate Bill 604
Senate Bill 604
Relating to: fingerprinting and conducting background investigations of employees in the state civil service or of a political subdivision, and of individuals performing contractual services for the state, who have access to federal tax information. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 154

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele support this proposal with the inclusion of Amendment 1 allowing local governments time to implement the mandate.
Senate Bill 615
Senate Bill 615
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele & the Office on African-American Affairs support this bipartisan proposal to improve employment for former offenders.
Senate Bill 625
Senate Bill 625
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele opposes this proposal.
Senate Bill 634
Senate Bill 634
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/8/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes the loss of local control over anti-discrimination ordinances and other local concerns
Senate Bill 660
Senate Bill 660
Relating to: secured residential care centers for children and youth and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.
Senate Bill 680
Senate Bill 680
Relating to: repealing the required transfer of a certain property in the city of Milwaukee to the Wisconsin Center District. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 205

None
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal
Senate Bill 777
Senate Bill 777
Relating to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal. The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors opposes this proposal.
Senate Bill 791
Senate Bill 791
Relating to: trustees of Milwaukee County mental health facilities, Milwaukee County Mental Health Board vacancies, and the administrator of the behavioral health division.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele supports this proposal.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Housing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Housing

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors support the Children and Family Aids, In-Home Safety Services, Foster Care/Kinship Care Rates provisions.

Children and Families: Economic Support and Child Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Economic Support and Child Care

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Corrections: Adult Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Corrections

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors support the Offender Reentry Demonstration Project

Corrections: Juvenile Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Corrections

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the Board of Supervisors oppose the proposed increase in the statutory daily rate for juvenile corrections.

District Attorneys
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
District Attorneys

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive and Board of Supervisors support Pay Progression for District Attorneys

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

General Fund Taxes: Other Tax Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Other Tax Provisions

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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: Care and Treatment Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Care and Treatment Services

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the Board of Supervisors support the Peer-Run Respite Center for Veterans in Milwaukee.

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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: FoodShare
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: FoodShare

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors support provisions to Eliminate Children’s Long-Term Supports Waiting List and the Reimbursement for Lead Investigations.

Health Services: Medicaid Services Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services Administration

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Miscellaneous Appropriations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Miscellaneous Appropriations

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors requests the following: $50 million to hire Sheriff's deputies and funding to cover legal fees and lawsuits related to inmate deaths at the Milwaukee County Jail. (See attached)

Supporting Documentation
20170329_17-278 ENGROSSED RESOLUTION (1).pdf

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele supports the VW Settlement Shared Revenue agreement; the Milwaukee County Board opposes the same.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors opposes the elimination of the Levy Limit Adjustment for Pre-2005 Debt

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the County Board of Supervisors support the GTA & Elderly & Disabled Transportation Aids provisions & support additional funding in Mass Transit Operating Aids. County Exec. Abele supports the VW Settlement proposal

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
3/29/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the Board of Supervisors support Modifications to Vehicle Registration Fees to a system based on the value/age of the vehicle.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele & the County Board of Supervisors support the Routine Maintenance Agreement provisions and funding.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
3/29/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive expresses concern over the segregated fee changes which will lower funding for the MCTS UPASS system and result in a transit fare increase for students in Milwaukee County.

Veterans Affairs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Veterans Affairs

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Workforce Development: Employment and Training
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Employment and Training

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Workforce Development: Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Other Programs

Notification Date
3/29/2017
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
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors opposes the budget's prohibition on Project Labor Agreements.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Child support percentage of income standard
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Child support percentage of income standard

SS 057_16
Other
Notification Date
1/31/2017
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
Milwaukee County Executive Abele opposes the attempt of the draft rule to lower child support payments for high-income payers. The balance of the rule is supported.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Milwaukee Co. needs to catch up on deferred maintenance, invest in our employees, build critically needed new structures and invest in parks and public safety. Milwaukee Co. wants to work with the State to reform how local governments are funded.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Milwaukee Co. needs to catch up on deferred maintenance, invest in our employees, build critically needed new structures and invest in parks and public safety. Milwaukee Co. wants to work with the State to reform how local governments are funded.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Matters related to retirement systems plans, benefits, governance, administration and state mandates on local governments on such matters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to retirement systems plans, benefits, governance, administration and state mandates on local governments on such matters.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/8/2017
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.

Matters related to procurement and/or construction delivery methods and mandates on local governments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to procurement and/or construction delivery methods and mandates on local governments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/8/2017
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.

Policies & Funding related to Public Health & Human Services, including, but not limited to public benefits reform, drug-testing, insurance reimbursement, & lead pipes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policies & Funding related to Public Health & Human Services, including, but not limited to public benefits reform, drug-testing, insurance reimbursement, & lead pipes.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/10/2017
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.

Expansion of the current law requirement for an independent investigation following a death that involves a law enforcement officer to include correctional officers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of the current law requirement for an independent investigation following a death that involves a law enforcement officer to include correctional officers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/10/2017
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.

Policies & Funding related to the expansion of programs and services for persons with dementia and their caregivers, including leveraging support for such services through local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (“ADRC”) and aging units.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policies & Funding related to the expansion of programs and services for persons with dementia and their caregivers, including leveraging support for such services through local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (“ADRC”) and aging units.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/10/2017
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.

Policy & Funding related to Circuit Court Operations, Alternative Court Operations, & Sentencing & Diversion programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy & Funding related to Circuit Court Operations, Alternative Court Operations, & Sentencing & Diversion programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/10/2017
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.

Policy & Funding matters surrounding Emergency Management, 911, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Examiners.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy & Funding matters surrounding Emergency Management, 911, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Examiners.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Statutory mandates related to county operations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statutory mandates related to county operations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Matters relating to child support operations and funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to child support operations and funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Funding & policy considerations surrounding Juvenile Justice Reforms & operations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding & policy considerations surrounding Juvenile Justice Reforms & operations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Matters related to policy regarding and funding for transportation, expressway patrol, freeway expansion, alternative transportation policy options, and mass transit.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to policy regarding and funding for transportation, expressway patrol, freeway expansion, alternative transportation policy options, and mass transit.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/1/2017
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.

Funding & policy considerations surrounding the Circuit Court system, TAD grants, County 911 Services, P&P holds, and crime victim restitution
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding & policy considerations surrounding the Circuit Court system, TAD grants, County 911 Services, P&P holds, and crime victim restitution

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2016
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.

Policy & Funding considerations surrounding shared revenue, levy limits, and local authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy & Funding considerations surrounding shared revenue, levy limits, and local authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2016
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$95,659.71
2017
July - December
$115,589.46
2018
January - June
$66,470.27
2018
July - December
$62,808.91
Total $340,528.35
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
625.05
2017
July - December
416.90
2018
January - June
295.70
2018
July - December
16.00
Total 1353.65
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
620.75
2017
July - December
361.80
2018
January - June
259.40
2018
July - December
679.00
Total 1920.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: fingerprinting and conducting background investigations of employees in the state civil service or of a political subdivision, and of individuals performing contractual services for the state, who have access to federal tax information. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hours and overtime, employment benefits, wage claims and collections, an employer's right to solicit salary information of prospective employees, employment discrimination, and professions regulated by the state; and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: trustees of Milwaukee County mental health facilities, Milwaukee County Mental Health Board vacancies, and the administrator of the behavioral health division.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the method for establishing the compensation of county supervisors and county elective officers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
60 %
2018
July - December
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
90 %
Total 19 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
75 %
2017
July - December
65 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 45 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures