Wisconsin Literacy Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Literacy provides support, training, and advocacy to adult and family literacy programs.

Lobbying Interests:
Funding to support adult and family literacy. Policy related to readability standards for public documents.

Title:
Executive Director

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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michele Erikson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/11/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

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
5/29/2019
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
I have been in communication with Rep. Loudenbeck and Senator Marklein regarding a budget line item in the DCF budget to support GED/ HSED and Literacy Services within Corrections Facilities. On 6/7 I emailed attached doc to JFC

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

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Comments
Met with Rep. Loudenbeck on Mar. 19 to request increased funding to WI Literacy for support of the WI Institutions Literacy Council under DOC for increased GED Services.

Supporting Documentation
20190320_Wisconsin Literacy Support of Adult Education in Wisconsin Corrections Facilities March 2019.docx

http://www.wisconsinliteracy.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Spoke with Education Policy Advisor in Governor Evers Office on state and federal funding streams for adult education, COVID Relief funding and Plain Language professional development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Spoke with Education Policy Advisor in Governor Evers Office on state and federal funding streams for adult education, COVID Relief funding and Plain Language professional development.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/25/2020
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

WI Literacy signed on to a letter to the state legislature supporting WI Early Childhood Assoc. in 4 principal requests to protect and support childcare workers and businesses during COVID-19 as they are required to care for essential workers' kids.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WI Literacy signed on to a letter to the state legislature supporting WI Early Childhood Assoc. in 4 principal requests to protect and support childcare workers and businesses during COVID-19 as they are required to care for essential workers' kids.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/2/2020
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

The CARES act includes funding for Gov. and state educ. agencies to support a variety of educ. needs, especially those focused on adapting services to students to accommodate for the COVID-19 pandemic. WL signed on to a letter to Gov/DPI/legislature.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The CARES act includes funding for Gov. and state educ. agencies to support a variety of educ. needs, especially those focused on adapting services to students to accommodate for the COVID-19 pandemic. WL signed on to a letter to Gov/DPI/legislature.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2020
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

Supporting Documentation
20200402_State funding for adult education the impact of COVID-19.mhtml


Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$287.23
2019
July - December
$0.00
2020
January - June
$37.68
2020
July - December
$169.56
Total $494.47
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
1.25
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
0.00
2020
July - December
1.00
Total 2.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
5.75
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
3.50
Total 10.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
50 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 40 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
50 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 40 %

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
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
50 %
Total 22 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
100 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures