Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We advocate based on our values in response to God's command to love our neighbor. We focus on hunger and nutrition programs for children and adults, antipoverty programs and economic justice for low-income individuals and families. We also address the crisis of human trafficking, environmental issues, and immigration.

Lobbying Interests:
Policies related to the following: Hunger and poverty - We support fair safety nets programs and policies that diminish hunger. Immigration - We seek policies that welcome the stranger and build up fairness in immigration laws/ Climate change and clean water - We are called to care for God's creation and so support renewable energy and fair environmental regulations. Human trafficking - So far we have focussed on anti-sex trafficking laws and that help prevent trafficking and that direct victims to receiving human services. We also support increased human services for youth and adult victims.

Title:
Reverend

Contact
CAC
Cynthia Ann Crane
6401 Odana Rd., Ste. 20
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 270-0201 x9
cindyc@loppw.org
http://www.loppw.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Cynthia Ann Crane Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/19/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Kelsey Louise Johnson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/19/2018 Withdrawn On 7/28/2020

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: driver education instruction on human trafficking. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190318_AB-22-Statemet-to-Legislators (1).pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/19/2019
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
We have supported this bill since it was in the LRB stage.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 84
Assembly Bill 84
Relating to: imposing requirements related to school lunch and breakfast programs in certain schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 171
Assembly Bill 171
Relating to: sexual contact by a law enforcement officer with a person in his or her custody and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/10/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190610_AB 171.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 321
Assembly Bill 321
Relating to: setting standards for certain contaminants, providing information relating to off-site disposal of certain waste, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 447
Assembly Bill 447
Relating to: reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for home health care services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 475
Assembly Bill 475
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 700
Assembly Bill 700
Relating to: notifying counties of certain water pollution violations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2020
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.
Supporting Documentation
20200116_LOPPW Statement on AB 700 SB 632.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 796
Assembly Bill 796
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: prostitution crime surcharge and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/22/2019
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
We believe this bill moves us in the right direction to combat human trafficking in Wisconsin.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190820_SB 49-Statemet-to-Legislators (1).pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 151

For
Notification Date
4/17/2019
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
We support legislation that moves us forward in caring for God's creation.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 104
Senate Bill 104
Relating to: sexual contact by a law enforcement officer with a person in his or her custody and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 310
Senate Bill 310
Relating to: regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 101

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 316
Senate Bill 316
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 379
Senate Bill 379
Relating to: healthy eating incentive pilot program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 423
Senate Bill 423
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2020
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 424
Senate Bill 424
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 718
Senate Bill 718
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2020
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.
http://www.loppw.org

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
5/6/2019
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
We support the $3 million in the proposed budget to support sex trafficked youth.

http://www.loppw.org
Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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
During the Governor's listening session, LOPPW advocated for returning 17 year old youth to the juvenile justice system.

http://www.loppw.org
Environmental Improvement Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Program

Notification Date
5/6/2019
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
Using $70 million in bonding to replace lead pipes and manage manure and increase DNR staff with five new positions to monitor pollution from CAFO's (with $ from increased fees from CAFO’s to pay for the positions.

http://www.loppw.org
Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
5/6/2019
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
We support accepting funding through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), so Wisconsin could expand BadgerCare to about 80,000 more low-income Wisconsinites.

Supporting Documentation
20190506_LOPPW-State-Budget-Priorities-1.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Transportation: Motor Vehicle Services and Enforcement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicle Services and Enforcement

Notification Date
5/6/2019
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
We support the expansion of eligibility for driver’s licenses and identification cards. This is important especially for people in rural areas with limited public transportation.

http://www.loppw.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Policing: LRB 6273, LBR 6274, LRB 6276, and LRB 6277. We related this interest to our concerns about racism, which permeates all aspects of our society.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policing: LRB 6273, LBR 6274, LRB 6276, and LRB 6277. We related this interest to our concerns about racism, which permeates all aspects of our society.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/23/2020
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
@item.ExternalURL

We advocate for the decriminalization of youth under 18 caught in prostitution. This is the next natural step in assisting youth to receive needed human services and not being revictimized. We have encouraged legislators to co-sponsor LRB 0568.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We advocate for the decriminalization of youth under 18 caught in prostitution. This is the next natural step in assisting youth to receive needed human services and not being revictimized. We have encouraged legislators to co-sponsor LRB 0568.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2019
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
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20190207_2019 LRB 0568.pdf


We support LRB 0568 to decriminalize youth under 18 found in prostitution. Young people should be connected to services, rather than revictimized as criminals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We support LRB 0568 to decriminalize youth under 18 found in prostitution. Young people should be connected to services, rather than revictimized as criminals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2019
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
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20190207_2019 LRB 0568.pdf


Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$20,361.00
2019
July - December
$11,834.00
2020
January - June
$18,177.00
2020
July - December
$10,827.68
Total $61,199.68
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
300.00
2019
July - December
18.00
2020
January - June
5.50
2020
July - December
4.00
Total 327.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
180.00
2019
July - December
226.00
2020
January - June
320.00
2020
July - December
191.50
Total 917.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: sexual contact by a law enforcement officer with a person in his or her custody and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: prostitution crime surcharge and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
3 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: driver education instruction on human trafficking. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
25 %
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: imposing requirements related to school lunch and breakfast programs in certain schools. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: setting standards for certain contaminants, providing information relating to off-site disposal of certain waste, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: notifying counties of certain water pollution violations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: healthy eating incentive pilot program.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: creating a pilot grant program for farmers to reduce nitrate loading, funding research for nitrate loading reduction methods, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
30 %
2020
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 10 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
26 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 16 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures