Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Protect and preserve the legal rights and earned benefits of Wisconsin's 1.3 million elderly and people with disabilities. Funds are derived from annual volunteer-membership fees, donations, event sponsorships, public and private sector grants, foundations, educational and community outreach programs and estate planning.

Lobbying Interests:
Budget Issues, Administrative Rulings, Public Hearings, Legislative Bills, Legislative Meetings & Hearings, topics that would impact the rights and earned benefits of Wisconsin's 1.3 million elderly and people with disabilities and intergenerational issues, that impact the quality of life and health for all aging generations.

Title:
President and CEO

Contact
RMG
Robert M Gundermann
30 West Mifflin Street, #406
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 215-8987
(608) 224-0607
Gundermann@cwag.org
http://www.cwag.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Gundermann Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 3

For
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.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: facilitating and prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: pharmacy benefit managers, prescription drug benefits, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 25
Assembly Bill 25
Relating to: prohibiting mandatory vaccination for employment.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2021
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 184
Assembly Bill 184
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: short-term health coverage duration.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2021
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 337
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 396
Assembly Bill 396
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, 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

For
Notification Date
7/21/2021
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 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2021
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 416
Assembly Bill 416
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/7/2021
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 552
Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: cost-sharing cap on insulin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/23/2021
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 744
Assembly Bill 744
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 745
Assembly Bill 745
Relating to: prohibiting step therapy protocols for certain cancer drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: pharmacy benefit managers, prescription drug benefits, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 9

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 215
Senate Bill 215
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 247
Senate Bill 247
Relating to: short-term health coverage duration.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2021
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 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, 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

For
Notification Date
7/21/2021
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 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 122

For
Notification Date
9/8/2021
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 413
Senate Bill 413
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2021
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 753
Senate Bill 753
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/30/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Copay Accumulator legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Copay Accumulator legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Step Therapy protocols for prescription for prescription drug coverage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Step Therapy protocols for prescription for prescription drug coverage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

Promotion of vaccines in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Promotion of vaccines in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$1,632.00
2021
July - December
$1,136.00
2022
January - June
$596.00
Total $3,364.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
15.25
2021
July - December
7.75
2022
January - June
4.50
Total 27.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
23.25
2021
July - December
26.25
2022
January - June
9.25
Total 58.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
40 %
2022
January - June
80 %
2022
July - December
Total 38 %
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
40 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 26 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
45 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 20 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

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
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures