The Lincoln Academy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Education

Lobbying Interests:
TLA will focus on education funding, grant programs, statewide report card, teacher licensure and preparatory programs, curricula requirements, state applications of federal rules, DPI policies that apply to independent charter schools.

Contact
JM
JAMIE MERATH
608 HENRY AVE
BELOIT, WI 53511
608-690-5115
JAMIE.MERATH@TLABELOIT.COM

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 305
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: increasing the per pupil payments in parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship program and the per pupil payments made to independent charter schools and increasing the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/13/2023
First Communication Date
6/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 321
Assembly Bill 321
Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority....

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 20

Other
Notification Date
6/13/2023
First Communication Date
6/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 688
Assembly Bill 688
Relating to: reductions to state aid paid to school districts for payments to certain independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2023
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 900
Assembly Bill 900
Relating to: reductions to state aid paid to school districts for payments made under parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2024
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.
Senate Bill 329
Senate Bill 329
Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority....

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/12/2023
First Communication Date
6/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
Relating to: increasing the per pupil payments in parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship program and the per pupil payments made to independent charter schools and increasing the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 11

For
Notification Date
6/12/2023
First Communication Date
6/8/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 652
Senate Bill 652
Relating to: reductions to state aid paid to school districts for payments to certain independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2023
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

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
6/12/2023
First Communication Date
3/21/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Independent Charter Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Independent Charter Schools

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/1/2024
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$8,754.00
2023
July - December
$2,365.00
Total $11,119.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
37.50
2023
July - December
6.00
Total 43.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
9.00
2023
July - December
5.00
Total 14.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making 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
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: increasing the per pupil payments in parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship program and the per pupil payments made to independent charter schools and increasing the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
Relating to: increasing the per pupil payments in parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship program and the per pupil payments made to independent charter schools and increasing the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
80%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 64%
Relating to: reductions to state aid paid to school districts for payments to certain independent charter schools. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2023
July - December
85%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures