Academic Staff Professionals Representation Organization (ASPRO)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Academic Staff employed throughout the University of Wisconsin System

Lobbying Interests:
ASPRO is primarily interested in legislation that affects higher education in the University of Wisconsin system and the academic staff members within the system.

CEO Name:
Kathleen Kilgore
Executive Director

Contact
KK
Kathleen Kilgore
10 East Doty Street, Suite 519
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 286-9599
aspro@aspro.net
http://www.aspro.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kathleen Kilgore Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 77
Assembly Bill 77
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/7/2021
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 362
Assembly Bill 362
Relating to: shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

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 363
Assembly Bill 363
Relating to: faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2021
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 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
10/4/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: investment of certain University of Wisconsin System revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/3/2021
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 Bill 714
Assembly Bill 714
Relating to: the Minnesota-Wisconsin tuition reciprocity agreement and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 735
Assembly Bill 735
Relating to: free speech and academic freedom at University of Wisconsin System institutions and technical colleges, causes of action against the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and technical college district boards, and Wisconsin gr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/4/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 775
Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 206

For
Notification Date
1/13/2022
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 884
Assembly Bill 884
Relating to: courses satisfying University of Wisconsin System core general education requirements.

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 885
Assembly Bill 885
Relating to: eliminating immunity for public campus administrators from liability for violations of individual expressive rights under the declaration of rights in the Wisconsin Constitution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2022
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 112
Assembly Joint Resolution 112
Relating to: expenditure of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2022
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
Substitute amendment eliminates concerns
Senate Bill 80
Senate Bill 80
Relating to: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/7/2021
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 359
Senate Bill 359
Relating to: shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

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.
Senate Bill 360
Senate Bill 360
Relating to: faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2021
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 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
10/4/2021
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 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
10/3/2021
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 717
Senate Bill 717
Relating to: the Minnesota-Wisconsin tuition reciprocity agreement and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2022
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
1/13/2022
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 747
Senate Bill 747
Relating to: free speech and academic freedom at University of Wisconsin System institutions and technical colleges, causes of action against the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and technical college district boards, and Wisconsin gr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/4/2021
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 792
Senate Bill 792
Relating to: courses satisfying University of Wisconsin System core general education requirements.

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 837
Senate Bill 837
Relating to: eliminating immunity for public campus administrators from liability for violations of individual expressive rights under the declaration of rights in the Wisconsin Constitution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2022
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 925
Senate Bill 925
Relating to: admission requirements at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

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 Joint Resolution 84
Senate Joint Resolution 84
Relating to: expenditure of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2022
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
Substitute amendment eliminates concerns

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State employee compensation, benefits and pensions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State employee compensation, benefits and pensions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2020
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.

University of Wisconsin System Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
University of Wisconsin System Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2020
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.

UW Shared Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
UW Shared Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2020
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
$22,080.00
2021
July - December
$22,080.00
2022
January - June
$19,320.00
Total $63,480.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
0.30
2021
July - December
0.40
2022
January - June
5.15
Total 5.85
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
95.60
2021
July - December
69.20
2022
January - June
87.65
Total 252.45

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
30 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
30 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %

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
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
30 %
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
10 %
2021
July - December
40 %
2022
January - June
75 %
2022
July - December
Total 41 %

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
20 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 24 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures