SEIU Wisconsin State Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Healthcare, building services, service and hospitality, security and outlying industries

Lobbying Interests:
To promote pro-worker positions on: labor policy, income inequality, healthcare policy, climate justice and sustainability.

Contact
PFS
Paul F Sickel
33 Nob Hill Road
Madison, WI 53713
(414) 520-1752
pauls@seiuwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 120
Assembly Bill 120
Relating to: the design of health care coverage plans for public safety employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: lowering the individual income tax rates in the third bracket and increasing and expanding the retirement income subtraction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Members in Wisconsin have been raising tax equity questions. After much review it has been determined oppose at this time.
Assembly Bill 438
Assembly Bill 438
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
10/5/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 439
Assembly Bill 439
Relating to: funding for improvement of baseball park facilities and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
10/5/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: eligibility to receive occupational credentials for recipients of deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 120
Senate Bill 120
Relating to: the design of health care coverage plans for public safety employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 34

For
Notification Date
5/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Attached Divisions and Other Bodies
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Attached Divisions and Other Bodies

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Elections Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Elections Commission

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Employment Relations Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employment Relations Commission

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State of Wisconsin Healthcare Workforce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State of Wisconsin Healthcare Workforce

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/17/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
SEIU will be involved in monitoring, interacting and or providing comments as the Task Force gets underway. This Task Force is a very important and necessary endeavor.

Research and interest/support for LRB 5151/1 and LRB 5717/1. Called by authors the healthcare heroes act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Research and interest/support for LRB 5151/1 and LRB 5717/1. Called by authors the healthcare heroes act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

SEIU will work with the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the WERA program to make sure members of the Union are fully informed and supportive of the WERA programs offered within Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SEIU will work with the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the WERA program to make sure members of the Union are fully informed and supportive of the WERA programs offered within Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

SEIU will work with UW officials, state officials and local elected leader's discussing the process for election concerning collective bargaining rights for health care and health care service workers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SEIU will work with UW officials, state officials and local elected leader's discussing the process for election concerning collective bargaining rights for health care and health care service workers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

All matters related to hospital workers union rights.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to hospital workers union rights.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

Research, development and or drafting of a proposal to the Wisconsin State Budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Research, development and or drafting of a proposal to the Wisconsin State Budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

COVID-19 Legislative Response package. SEIU - State Council will monitor all aspects of competing proposals and comment or question matters as they discussed in public hearings. The matters related to COVID-19 are of great importance to all members.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Legislative Response package. SEIU - State Council will monitor all aspects of competing proposals and comment or question matters as they discussed in public hearings. The matters related to COVID-19 are of great importance to all members.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

SEIU - State Council will remain active in COVID-19 health care solutions and public education programs affecting its membership and the front line members who interact with patients and the general pubic.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SEIU - State Council will remain active in COVID-19 health care solutions and public education programs affecting its membership and the front line members who interact with patients and the general pubic.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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.

SEIU-StateCouncil will review, offer input as requested and comment on Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SEIU-StateCouncil will review, offer input as requested and comment on Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2022
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$21,617.50
2023
July - December
$14,019.00
Total $35,636.50
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
50.00
2023
July - December
53.00
Total 103.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
98.50
2023
July - December
117.25
Total 215.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the design of health care coverage plans for public safety employees. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: the design of health care coverage plans for public safety employees. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: lowering the individual income tax rates in the third bracket and increasing and expanding the retirement income subtraction. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eligibility to receive occupational credentials for recipients of deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: baseball park district administration and funding for improvement of professional baseball park facilities. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%
Relating to: funding for improvement of baseball park facilities and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures