Milwaukee Public Schools

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
K-12 Education. Public Education. School district.

Lobbying Interests:
Policies that govern K-12 education or influence K-12 education including funding.

Contact
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Christopher Thiel
P.O. Box 2181
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 475-8190
thielcj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
http://www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us.

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: reporting to law enforcement certain crimes and other incidents that occur in or on public school buildings and grounds, requiring certain schools to employ armed school resource officers, and allocating federal American Rescue Plan Act of 202...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/8/2023
First Communication Date
3/2/2023
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 245
Assembly Bill 245
Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agenc...

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 12

Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/9/2023
First Communication Date
5/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Public Instruction: Educational Leadership
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Educational Leadership

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
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

Pension/Retirement System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pension/Retirement System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/26/2023
First Communication Date
4/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Funding for Students with Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Students with Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

K-12 Education Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
K-12 Education Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Task Force on Racial Disparities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Task Force on Racial Disparities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Use of surplus for K-12 education funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use of surplus for K-12 education funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

K-12 Education, Funding, Special Education Funding, Executive Budget Proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
K-12 Education, Funding, Special Education Funding, Executive Budget Proposal

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
2/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$70,304.94
2023
July - December
$33,343.96
Total $103,648.90
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
128.50
2023
July - December
47.50
Total 176.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
704.75
2023
July - December
357.40
Total 1062.15

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: reporting to law enforcement certain crimes and other incidents that occur in or on public school buildings and grounds, requiring certain schools to employ armed school resource officers, and allocating federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding to reimburse schools for costs of employing armed school resource officers. (FE)
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%
Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agencies and counties to be enrolled in the Wisconsin Retirement System; fire and police commissions of first class cities; eliminating the personal property tax; reporting certain crimes and other incidents that occur on school property or school transportation; advisory referenda; local health officers; local public protection services; exceptions to local levy limits; local regulation of certain quarry operations; emergency services; local approval of projects and activities under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program; requiring a referendum; 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%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
50%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 34%

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
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
21%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
60%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%

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
9%
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
9%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures