Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We advocate based on our values in response to God's command to love our neighbor. We focus on hunger and nutrition programs for children and adults, antipoverty programs and economic justice for low-income individuals and families. We also address the crisis of human trafficking, environmental issues, and immigration.

Lobbying Interests:
Policies related to the following: Hunger and poverty - We support fair safety nets programs and policies that diminish hunger. Immigration - We seek policies that welcome the stranger and build up fairness in immigration laws/ Climate change and clean water - We are called to care for God's creation and so support renewable energy and fair environmental regulations. Human trafficking - So far we have focussed on anti-sex trafficking laws and that help prevent trafficking and that direct victims to receiving human services. We also support increased human services for youth and adult victims.

Title:
Reverend

Contact
CAC
Cynthia Ann Crane
6401 Odana Rd., Ste. 20
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 270-0201 x9
cindyc@loppw.org
http://www.loppw.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Cynthia Ann Crane Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/10/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Kyle N Minden Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/17/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for fear of imminent violence.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2022
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 727
Assembly Bill 727
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 223

For
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 728
Assembly Bill 728
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220104_LOPPW Testimony AB 728.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 934
Assembly Bill 934
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the Medical Assistance program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 935
Assembly Bill 935
Relating to: FoodShare work and FoodShare employment and training requirements and drug testing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Assembly Bill 936
Assembly Bill 936
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 245
Senate Bill 245
Relating to: prosecuting or adjudicating delinquent a person under the age of 18 for committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211001_Testimony Safe Harbor SB 245.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
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
8/24/2021
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
20210824_LOPPW Statement on SB 411.pdf

http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 746
Senate Bill 746
Relating to: requiring sexual abuse prevention education. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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.
http://www.loppw.org
Senate Bill 937
Senate Bill 937
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2022
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.
Comments
We appreciate Senate Amendment 1 that will avoid causing undue barriers to voting for people indefinitely confined.
http://www.loppw.org
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
2/1/2021
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.
Comments
Watch this video: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=975112596319700
http://www.loppw.org

Budget Bill Subjects

Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services

Notification Date
4/2/2021
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
Legislative visit to discuss raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction to automatically include 17-year-olds in the juvenile system.

http://raisetheagewi.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Advocated in support of Raising the Age of juvenile court jurisdiction to bring 17-year-olds back to the juvenile system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advocated in support of Raising the Age of juvenile court jurisdiction to bring 17-year-olds back to the juvenile system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction to include 17-year-olds in the juvenile justice system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction to include 17-year-olds in the juvenile justice system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

Comments
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Policing: LRB 6273, LBR 6274, LRB 6276, and LRB 6277. We related this interest to our concerns about racism, which permeates all aspects of our society.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policing: LRB 6273, LBR 6274, LRB 6276, and LRB 6277. We related this interest to our concerns about racism, which permeates all aspects of our society.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/9/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
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We support LRB 0568 to decriminalize youth under 18 found in prostitution. Young people should be connected to services, rather than revictimized as criminals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We support LRB 0568 to decriminalize youth under 18 found in prostitution. Young people should be connected to services, rather than revictimized as criminals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/9/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20190207_2019 LRB 0568.pdf


We advocate for the decriminalization of youth under 18 caught in prostitution. This is the next natural step in assisting youth to receive needed human services and not being revictimized. We have encouraged legislators to co-sponsor LRB 0568.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We advocate for the decriminalization of youth under 18 caught in prostitution. This is the next natural step in assisting youth to receive needed human services and not being revictimized. We have encouraged legislators to co-sponsor LRB 0568.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/9/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20190207_2019 LRB 0568.pdf


Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$13,503.25
2021
July - December
$13,702.00
2022
January - June
$9,141.00
Total $36,346.25
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
13.25
2021
July - December
6.00
2022
January - June
6.00
Total 25.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
414.50
2021
July - December
260.00
2022
January - June
231.00
Total 905.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
30 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for fear of imminent violence.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: prosecuting or adjudicating delinquent a person under the age of 18 for committing an act of prostitution.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring sexual abuse prevention education. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the Medical Assistance program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: FoodShare work and FoodShare employment and training requirements and drug testing.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 16 %

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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 15 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures