March of Dimes WI

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Immunizations; Opioid Use Disorder, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, health equity, maternal mortality and morbidity, infant mortality, prematurity, enhanced reimbursement for group prenatal care, paid family leave, smoking tobacco and vaping, Medicaid expansion, Medicaid services for 12 months postpartum, contraceptive access and education, women of childbearing age, infants, and children; Birth Defects Registry; Institutional concerns for tax-exempt organizations.

Lobbying Interests:
Policy areas of interest include maternal and child health issues such as vaccinations, access to healthcare, contraceptive access and education, opioid use disorder among pregnant and postpartum women, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, paid family leave, raising legal age to purchase tobacco to 21, treatment of pregnant or postpartum women in prison or jail, expanding Medicaid, expanding postpartum Medicaid benefits to 12 months and polices pertaining to the operation of nonprofit organizations.

Title:
Maternal and Infant Health Initiatives Manager

Contact
ELK
Emily L Kittell
1314 S. 1st St. #165
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 562-7616
ekittell@marchofdimes.org
http://marchofdimes.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Senate Bill 227
Senate Bill 227
Relating to: sales and use tax exemption for diapers, undergarments for incontinence, tampons, and sanitary napkins. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 562
Senate Bill 562
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 562
Senate Bill 562
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 665
Senate Bill 665
Relating to: eliminating recovery by the state for birth expenses paid through the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 666
Senate Bill 666
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for breastfeeding equipment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 667
Senate Bill 667
Relating to: postpartum home visits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 668
Senate Bill 668
Relating to: reimbursement of maternal mental health screenings under the Medical Assistance program and coverage of maternal mental health screenings by health policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Senate Bill 669
Senate Bill 669
Relating to: special enrollment period for pregnancy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/31/2022
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

  2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
July - December
$2,166.67
2022
January - June
$0.00
Total $2,166.67
Total Hours Communicating 2021
July - December
42.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 42.00
Total Hours Other 2021
July - December
22.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 22.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating recovery by the state for birth expenses paid through the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: postpartum home visits.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: reimbursement of maternal mental health screenings under the Medical Assistance program and coverage of maternal mental health screenings by health policies and plans. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: special enrollment period for pregnancy.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: sales and use tax exemption for diapers, undergarments for incontinence, tampons, and sanitary napkins. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for breastfeeding equipment. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 50 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures