Badger Advocates, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Badger Advocates was formed to advocate and build support for the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters related to the state's relationship with and support of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contact
BAH
Brian A Hellmer
1818 Parmenter Street, Suite 300
Middleton, WI 53562
608-239-5686
bhellmer@badgersadvocates.org
http://badgeradvocates.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Patrick Goss Exclusive Duties No Authorized On N/A Withdrawn On N/A
Matthew D Kussow Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/23/2020 Withdrawn On 9/14/2022

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 382
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System resident undergraduate tuition and fees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: investment of certain University of Wisconsin System revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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 377
Senate Bill 377
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System resident undergraduate tuition and fees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 557
Senate Bill 557
Relating to: investment of certain University of Wisconsin System revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 165

For
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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 728
Senate Bill 728
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)

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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

University of Wisconsin System; state funding; tuition; governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
University of Wisconsin System; state funding; tuition; governance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$44,200.00
2021
July - December
$31,200.00
2022
January - June
$21,200.00
Total $96,600.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
192.00
2021
July - December
77.50
2022
January - June
21.50
Total 291.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
124.50
2021
July - December
144.50
2022
January - June
9.00
Total 278.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: University of Wisconsin System resident undergraduate tuition and fees. (FE)
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 2 %
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System resident undergraduate tuition and fees. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: investment of certain University of Wisconsin System revenues. (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: investment of certain University of Wisconsin System revenues. (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%

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
70 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 39 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
75 %
2022
January - June
75 %
2022
July - December
Total 36 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures