WiRSA - Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Educational Policy

Lobbying Interests:
Educational Policy

Contact
JSE
Jeffrey S Eide
725 Crockett Dr.
Holmen, WI 54636
(608) 769-0516
jeffeide@wirsa.org
http://wirsa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 372
Assembly Bill 372
Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/7/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 510
Assembly Bill 510
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/9/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: a license to teach based on working as a paraprofessional in a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate 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

Undisclosed
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 do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Undisclosed
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 do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 937
Assembly Bill 937
Relating to: incorporating cursive writing into the state model English language arts standards and requiring cursive writing in elementary grades. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1015
Assembly Bill 1015
Relating to: childhood obesity prevention and management grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1016
Assembly Bill 1016
Relating to: requiring public and private schools to offer a minimum amount of physical activity each week.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1018
Assembly Bill 1018
Relating to: rehired annuitants in the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
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.
Assembly Bill 1025
Assembly Bill 1025
Relating to: definitions related to truancy.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
2/9/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1026
Assembly Bill 1026
Relating to: prohibiting grade promotion on the basis of absences from school. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1034
Assembly Bill 1034
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and application of the public records and open meetings laws to interscholastic athletic associations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/13/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1050
Assembly Bill 1050
Relating to: position authorizations in the Office of School Safety and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1069
Assembly Bill 1069
Relating to: mandatory early literacy professional development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 335
Senate Bill 335
Relating to: allowing school boards to employ a school district administrator who is not licensed by the department of public instruction.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/27/2023
First Communication Date
9/26/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
09272023_020010_2023 SB 335 Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: restrictions on the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2023
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.
Senate Bill 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: allowing representatives of certain federally chartered youth membership organizations to provide information to pupils on public school property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 608
Senate Bill 608
Relating to: a license to teach based on working as a paraprofessional in a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 873
Senate Bill 873
Relating to: incorporating cursive writing into the state model English language arts standards and requiring cursive writing in elementary grades. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 908
Senate Bill 908
Relating to: rehired annuitants in the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
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 951
Senate Bill 951
Relating to: requiring public and private schools to offer a minimum amount of physical activity each week.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 955
Senate Bill 955
Relating to: position authorizations in the Office of School Safety and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 969
Senate Bill 969
Relating to: prohibiting grade promotion on the basis of absences from school. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 973
Senate Bill 973
Relating to: requiring the community approach to four-year-old kindergarten. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2024
First Communication Date
2/6/2024
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 980
Senate Bill 980
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and application of the public records and open meetings laws to interscholastic athletic associations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/13/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 990
Senate Bill 990
Relating to: mandatory early literacy professional development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2024
First Communication Date
2/6/2024
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

Legislative Council on Shared Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council on Shared Services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2022
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.

More flexibility to rehire WRS Annuitants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
More flexibility to rehire WRS Annuitants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2022
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.

School Bus driver shortage USDOE state waiver for under the hood part of the test.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Bus driver shortage USDOE state waiver for under the hood part of the test.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2022
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.

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Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$7,534.00
2023
July - December
$6,003.48
Total $13,537.48
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
11.00
2023
July - December
2.50
Total 13.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
100.50
2023
July - December
74.00
Total 174.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: funding for the Farm and Industry Short Course program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: restrictions on the revenue ceiling for school districts. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: allowing school boards to employ a school district administrator who is not licensed by the department of public instruction.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
45%
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 32%

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
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures