Wisconsin Education Association Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) is committed to making a difference for the common good through advocacy, collaboration, professionalism, social justice and economic security.

Lobbying Interests:
WEAC will address through its lobbying efforts all matters that affect public education, including but not limited to the economic well being of our members, the learning conditions for all public school students and appropriate resources that support the development of student learning into advancing our society.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
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Bob Baxter
33 Nob Hill Road
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 957-9122
(608) 276-8203
baxterr@weac.org
http://www.weac.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/2/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Bob Baxter Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/2/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Peggy Lynn Wirtz-Olsen Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/11/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Christina Brey Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/11/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2021
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
Please see attached testimony.
Supporting Documentation
20210105_WEAC AB1 Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 55
Assembly Bill 55
Relating to: incorporating the Holocaust and other genocides into the state model social studies standards and requiring instruction on the Holocaust and other genocides. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2021
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 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities and school district membership in an interscholastic athletic association in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 72
Assembly Bill 72
Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: full-time open enrollment to attend a fully virtual program offered by a nonresident school district during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2021
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
At a time when legislators are penalizing school districts for choosing virtual learning, including slashing funding for the districts with the highest numbers of needy students, it is hypocritical to make it easier to do virtual learning next year.
Assembly Bill 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: microschools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/16/2021
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 162
Assembly Bill 162
Relating to: the timing of equalization aid payments to school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2021
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 188
Assembly Bill 188
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2021
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 195
Assembly Bill 195
Relating to: designating University of Wisconsin and technical college sports and athletic teams based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/12/2021
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 196
Assembly Bill 196
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2021
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 273
Assembly Bill 273
Relating to: required instruction in African American history in the elementary and high school grades and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2021
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 324
Assembly Bill 324
Relating to: the employment of minors.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/27/2021
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 361
Assembly Bill 361
Relating to: exempting cooperative educational service agency employees from wage payment frequency requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 381
Assembly Bill 381
Relating to: directing school boards to provide instruction on Hmong Americans and Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/25/2021
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 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism pupil instruction and anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees of school districts and independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 413
Assembly Bill 413
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism student instruction and anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees at the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 414
Assembly Bill 414
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees of state government and local government. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 435
Assembly Bill 435
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
9/28/2021
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
20210928_WEAC Statement on AB 435.pdf

Assembly Bill 446
Assembly Bill 446
Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/15/2021
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 467
Assembly Bill 467
Relating to: establishing a task force to study the legal and societal barriers to equality for transgender, intersex, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/11/2021
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: including with a referendum question for issuing bonds a statement of the estimated interest accruing on the amount of the bonds.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2021
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 476
Assembly Bill 476
Relating to: requiring an employer to provide reasonable break time and accommodation for an employee who is breast-feeding the employee's child to express breast milk for the child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/14/2021
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 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: requiring school boards to make information about learning materials and educational activities used for pupil instruction available to the public. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/28/2021
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
20210928_WEAC Statement on AB 488.pdf

Assembly Bill 495
Assembly Bill 495
Relating to: possession of a firearm in a vehicle on school grounds by a person with a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 561
Assembly Bill 561
Relating to: requiring school boards to report information regarding credit recovery courses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/28/2021
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
20210928_WEAC AB 561 Statement.pdf

Assembly Bill 563
Assembly Bill 563
Relating to: required instruction in civic education in the elementary and high school grades; high school graduation requirements; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/28/2021
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
20210928_WEAC Statement on AB 563.pdf

Assembly Bill 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: state aid payments for pupils in grades kindergarten to 12 who transfer schools due to the existence or absence of mandates regarding pupil face coverings or COVID-19 vaccines; school district membership in an interscholastic athletic associat...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/9/2021
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 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: bargaining over wages, hours, and conditions of employment for public employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/2/2021
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 617
Assembly Bill 617
Relating to: early admission to kindergarten and first grade at a private school participating in a parental choice program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 621
Assembly Bill 621
Relating to: the prior year pupil attendance requirement to participate in the Racine Parental Choice Program or the statewide parental choice program and allowing a pupil who changes residence to transfer from the Racine Parental Choice Program or Milwauk...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/16/2021
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 624
Assembly Bill 624
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 625
Assembly Bill 625
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 687
Assembly Bill 687
Relating to: collective bargaining for employees of school districts, employees of cooperative educational service agencies, employees of technical college districts, and employees of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2021
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 705
Assembly Bill 705
Relating to: Indigenous Peoples Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2021
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 721
Assembly Bill 721
Relating to: the number of independent charter schools authorized by the College of Menominee Nation or the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/20/2021
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 733
Assembly Bill 733
Relating to: rehired annuitant teachers in the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/6/2021
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 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 783
Assembly Bill 783
Relating to: model academic standards related to climate change; grants to develop climate change curriculum resources; funding for the University of Wisconsin System and special education; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 785
Assembly Bill 785
Relating to: climate change scholarships, funding for special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 794
Assembly Bill 794
Relating to: funding for certain research positions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and special education aid and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 798
Assembly Bill 798
Relating to: an energy efficiency grant program for school districts, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 805
Assembly Bill 805
Relating to: providing state aid to reimburse public and private schools that provide free meals to all pupils for the costs of those meals and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 811
Assembly Bill 811
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 813
Assembly Bill 813
Relating to: community school start-up grants, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 814
Assembly Bill 814
Relating to: rehired annuitant teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 830
Assembly Bill 830
Relating to: model curriculum for pupils in grades 5 to 12 on interacting with law enforcement and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 920
Assembly Bill 920
Relating to: the provision of feminine hygiene products in school buildings and a school district revenue limit adjustment for costs of providing those products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 963
Assembly Bill 963
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 964
Assembly Bill 964
Relating to: increasing the school property tax credit due to virtual instruction during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 965
Assembly Bill 965
Relating to: the components, methods, and formulas the Department of Public Instruction uses to publish school and school district accountability reports and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 966
Assembly Bill 966
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 967
Assembly Bill 967
Relating to: high-performing charter schools authorized by school boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 968
Assembly Bill 968
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board and allowing the board to authorize independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 969
Assembly Bill 969
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
2/10/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 970
Assembly Bill 970
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an edu...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 971
Assembly Bill 971
Relating to: promotion of pupils from the third grade to the fourth grade based on passage of the standardized reading test; reading readiness assessments in public schools; grants to increase licensure of reading teachers; sunsetting the Achievement Gap R...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 975
Assembly Bill 975
Relating to: substitute teacher permits issued by the Department of Public Instruction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 236

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 995
Assembly Bill 995
Relating to: a parental opt-out from face covering requirements in school buildings and on school grounds and requiring school boards to offer pupils a full-time, in-person option. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1013
Assembly Bill 1013
Relating to: the additional child and dependent care tax credit, a rebate for individual residents, and a family caregiver tax credit; various changes to statutes related to elementary and secondary education in this state; increasing funding for the Unive...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1039
Assembly Bill 1039
Relating to: teacher licensure in parental choice programs and in the Special Needs Scholarship Program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1040
Assembly Bill 1040
Relating to: phasing out the Special Needs Scholarship Program and limiting enrollment in parental choice programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1041
Assembly Bill 1041
Relating to: per pupil payments to private schools participating in parental choice programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1042
Assembly Bill 1042
Relating to: state aid to the resident school district of a pupil attending a private school under the Racine or statewide parental choice program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1047
Assembly Bill 1047
Relating to: including with the property tax bill information about state aid reduction to school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1049
Assembly Bill 1049
Relating to: phasing out parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship Program, repealing the achievement gap reduction program and the student achievement guarantee program, creating a new student achievement guarantee program, granting rule-...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1122
Assembly Bill 1122
Relating to: prohibiting vaping on public and private school property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1149
Assembly Bill 1149
Relating to: allowing the enactment of local family and medical leave ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1154
Assembly Bill 1154
Relating to: health insurance for school district employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1155
Assembly Bill 1155
Relating to: longevity bonuses for teachers in school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1156
Assembly Bill 1156
Relating to: creating a teacher pledge loan repayment program administered by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1157
Assembly Bill 1157
Relating to: grants to school districts to pay student teachers an hourly wage, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1158
Assembly Bill 1158
Relating to: adding a teacher representative to school boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1159
Assembly Bill 1159
Relating to: requiring school boards to compensate teachers for time spent on nonclassroom services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1160
Assembly Bill 1160
Relating to: paid preparation time for teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1161
Assembly Bill 1161
Relating to: establishing minimum salaries for public school teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 25
Assembly Joint Resolution 25
Relating to: proclaiming March 31, 2021, as Wisconsin's Transgender Day of Visibility.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2021
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 Joint Resolution 85
Assembly Joint Resolution 85
Relating to: recognizing October 26, 2021, as Intersex Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/16/2021
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 Joint Resolution 92
Assembly Joint Resolution 92
Relating to: providing for gubernatorial appointment of the secretary of state, state treasurer, and state superintendent of public instruction and requiring the creation of the Department of Revenue under the direction and supervision of the state treasur...

Bill Text and History

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Notification Date
11/30/2021
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 Joint Resolution 112
Assembly Joint Resolution 112
Relating to: expenditure of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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 6
Senate Bill 6
Relating to: requirements for a school board to close a school building to in-person instruction for more than 14 consecutive days during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and a school board requirement to offer a full-time, in-person option to all pupi...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2021
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 39
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities and school district membership in an interscholastic athletic association in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 41
Senate Bill 41
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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 69
Senate Bill 69
Relating to: incorporating the Holocaust and other genocides into the state model social studies standards and requiring instruction on the Holocaust and other genocides. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 30

For
Notification Date
2/8/2021
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 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: full-time open enrollment to attend a fully virtual program offered by a nonresident school district during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 18

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2021
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
At a time when legislators are penalizing school districts for choosing virtual learning, including slashing funding for the districts with the highest numbers of needy students, it is hypocritical to make it easier to do virtual learning next year.
Senate Bill 114
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2021
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 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: the timing of equalization aid payments to school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2021
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 182
Senate Bill 182
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2021
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 201
Senate Bill 201
Relating to: microschools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/16/2021
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 322
Senate Bill 322
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/4/2021
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 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: designating University of Wisconsin and technical college sports and athletic teams based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/12/2021
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 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: the employment of minors.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/27/2021
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 358
Senate Bill 358
Relating to: exempting cooperative educational service agency employees from wage payment frequency requirements.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 144

For
Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 379
Senate Bill 379
Relating to: directing school boards to provide instruction on Hmong Americans and Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Senate Bill 389
Senate Bill 389
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 398
Senate Bill 398
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 213

For
Notification Date
8/25/2021
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 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism student instruction and anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees at the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 410
Senate Bill 410
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees of state government and local government. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 411
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism pupil instruction and anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees of school districts and independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/7/2021
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 431
Senate Bill 431
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
10/26/2021
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 443
Senate Bill 443
Relating to: establishing a task force to study the legal and societal barriers to equality for transgender, intersex, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/12/2021
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 448
Senate Bill 448
Relating to: including with a referendum question for issuing bonds a statement of the estimated interest accruing on the amount of the bonds.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2021
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 454
Senate Bill 454
Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/15/2021
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 463
Senate Bill 463
Relating to: requiring school boards to make information about learning materials and educational activities used for pupil instruction available to the public. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/30/2021
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 484
Senate Bill 484
Relating to: possession of a firearm in a vehicle on school grounds by a person with a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2022
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 493
Senate Bill 493
Relating to: requiring an employer to provide reasonable break time and accommodation for an employee who is breast-feeding the employee's child to express breast milk for the child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/11/2021
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 567
Senate Bill 567
Relating to: requiring school boards to report information regarding credit recovery courses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 587
Senate Bill 587
Relating to: state aid payments for pupils in grades kindergarten to 12 who transfer schools due to the existence or absence of mandates regarding pupil face coverings or COVID-19 vaccines; school district membership in an interscholastic athletic associat...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/30/2021
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 597
Senate Bill 597
Relating to: early admission to kindergarten and first grade at a private school participating in a parental choice program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 608
Senate Bill 608
Relating to: the prior year pupil attendance requirement to participate in the Racine Parental Choice Program or the statewide parental choice program and allowing a pupil who changes residence to transfer from the Racine Parental Choice Program or Milwauk...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2021
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 621
Senate Bill 621
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 622
Senate Bill 622
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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 660
Senate Bill 660
Relating to: collective bargaining for employees of school districts, employees of cooperative educational service agencies, employees of technical college districts, and employees of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2021
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 695
Senate Bill 695
Relating to: the number of independent charter schools authorized by the College of Menominee Nation or the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/18/2021
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 696
Senate Bill 696
Relating to: congressional redistricting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2021
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 697
Senate Bill 697
Relating to: legislative redistricting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2021
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 701
Senate Bill 701
Relating to: rehired annuitant teachers in the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2021
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 704
Senate Bill 704
Relating to: Indigenous Peoples Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2021
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 731
Senate Bill 731
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2022
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 761
Senate Bill 761
Relating to: model academic standards related to climate change; grants to develop climate change curriculum resources; funding for the University of Wisconsin System and special education; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 762
Senate Bill 762
Relating to: an energy efficiency grant program for school districts, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 763
Senate Bill 763
Relating to: climate change scholarships, funding for special education aid, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 764
Senate Bill 764
Relating to: funding for certain research positions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and special education aid and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 781
Senate Bill 781
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2022
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 782
Senate Bill 782
Relating to: community school start-up grants, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2022
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 793
Senate Bill 793
Relating to: rehired annuitant teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2021
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 832
Senate Bill 832
Relating to: the provision of feminine hygiene products in school buildings and a school district revenue limit adjustment for costs of providing those products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2022
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 854
Senate Bill 854
Relating to: model curriculum for pupils in grades 5 to 12 on interacting with law enforcement and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2022
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 875
Senate Bill 875
Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2022
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 956
Senate Bill 956
Relating to: the additional child and dependent care tax credit, a rebate for individual residents, and a family caregiver tax credit; various changes to statutes related to elementary and secondary education in this state; increasing funding for the Unive...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2022
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 961
Senate Bill 961
Relating to: state aid to the resident school district of a pupil attending a private school under the Racine or statewide parental choice program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 962
Senate Bill 962
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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 963
Senate Bill 963
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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 964
Senate Bill 964
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board and allowing the board to authorize independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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 965
Senate Bill 965
Relating to: high-performing charter schools authorized by school boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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 966
Senate Bill 966
Relating to: the components, methods, and formulas the Department of Public Instruction uses to publish school and school district accountability reports and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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 967
Senate Bill 967
Relating to: increasing the school property tax credit due to virtual instruction during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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 971
Senate Bill 971
Relating to: including with the property tax bill information about state aid reduction to school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 974
Senate Bill 974
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an edu...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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 983
Senate Bill 983
Relating to: phasing out parental choice programs and the Special Needs Scholarship Program, repealing the achievement gap reduction program and the student achievement guarantee program, creating a new student achievement guarantee program, granting rule-...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2022
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 1004
Senate Bill 1004
Relating to: substitute teacher permits issued by the Department of Public Instruction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
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 1011
Senate Bill 1011
Relating to: a parental opt-out from face covering requirements in school buildings and on school grounds and requiring school boards to offer pupils a full-time, in-person option. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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 1055
Senate Bill 1055
Relating to: prohibiting vaping on public and private school property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1056
Senate Bill 1056
Relating to: paid preparation time for teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1057
Senate Bill 1057
Relating to: requiring school boards to compensate teachers for time spent on nonclassroom services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1058
Senate Bill 1058
Relating to: adding a teacher representative to school boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1059
Senate Bill 1059
Relating to: establishing minimum salaries for public school teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1060
Senate Bill 1060
Relating to: health insurance for school district employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1061
Senate Bill 1061
Relating to: longevity bonuses for teachers in school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1062
Senate Bill 1062
Relating to: grants to school districts to pay student teachers an hourly wage, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1063
Senate Bill 1063
Relating to: creating a teacher pledge loan repayment program administered by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 1080
Senate Bill 1080
Relating to: allowing the enactment of local family and medical leave ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2022
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 Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2021
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 Joint Resolution 18
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: proclaiming March 31, 2021, as Wisconsin's Transgender Day of Visibility.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2021
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 Joint Resolution 66
Senate Joint Resolution 66
Relating to: recognizing October 26, 2021, as Intersex Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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 Joint Resolution 78
Senate Joint Resolution 78
Relating to: providing for gubernatorial appointment of the secretary of state, state treasurer, and state superintendent of public instruction and requiring the creation of the Department of Revenue under the direction and supervision of the state treasur...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/30/2021
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 Joint Resolution 84
Senate Joint Resolution 84
Relating to: expenditure of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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

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

Notification Date
4/1/2021
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.

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

Notification Date
10/13/2022
First Communication Date
10/11/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
WEAC is lobbying for student loan forgiveness to not be taxed by the state.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Parental Choice and Special Needs Scholarship Programs offsetting revenue
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Parental Choice and Special Needs Scholarship Programs offsetting revenue

SS 007_21
Against
Notification Date
9/20/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Taxability of student loan forgiveness
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxability of student loan forgiveness

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/13/2022
First Communication Date
10/11/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
WEAC is lobbying to have student loan forgiveness not taxed by state.

Possible legislation related to Medicaid free care rule reversal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Possible legislation related to Medicaid free care rule reversal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/13/2022
First Communication Date
9/7/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Oppose LRB-2972/2: Providing for gubernatorial appointment of the secretary of state, state treasurer, and state superintendent of public instruction and other changes to state law. Keep these appointments in the hands of the voters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose LRB-2972/2: Providing for gubernatorial appointment of the secretary of state, state treasurer, and state superintendent of public instruction and other changes to state law. Keep these appointments in the hands of the voters.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2021
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.

Support for LRB 4292, recognizing October 26, 2021 as Intersex Awareness Day in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB 4292, recognizing October 26, 2021 as Intersex Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2021
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.

DPI Scope Statement 007-21, relating to offsetting revenue of voucher and special needs scholarships programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DPI Scope Statement 007-21, relating to offsetting revenue of voucher and special needs scholarships programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/6/2021
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.

Legislation relating to eligibility requirements for private school vouchers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to eligibility requirements for private school vouchers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2021
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.

Compensation for public school employees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compensation for public school employees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Appointments to task forces.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointments to task forces.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Restoration of collective bargaining rights.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of collective bargaining rights.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Legislation dealing with teacher licensure.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation dealing with teacher licensure.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to public schools and public school employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to public schools and public school employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Proposal to use a just cause standard when terminating the employment of school employees and other public employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposal to use a just cause standard when terminating the employment of school employees and other public employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Proposals relating to health care coverage for school employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to health care coverage for school employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$17,338.00
2021
July - December
$15,421.00
2022
January - June
$15,971.00
Total $48,730.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
41.25
2021
July - December
18.75
2022
January - June
25.00
Total 85.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
58.25
2021
July - December
56.00
2022
January - June
41.50
Total 155.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
75 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 31 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

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
25 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
90 %
2022
July - December
Total 45 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures