WISPIRG (Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group)

Registered Principal Details

Cessation Date
9/13/2022 12:53:38 PM

Business Or Interest:
Membership-based, non-partisan public interest education and advocacy on consumer protection, toxics and public health, transportation, good government, and other issues.

Lobbying Interests:
Transportation, state budget, toxics and public health, government transparency, consumer protection, consumer finance, health care

Title:
Wisconsin TPIN State Office Director

Contact
MS
Megan Severson
912 Williamson St., 2nd Fl.
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-9501
megan.severson@publicinterestnetwork.org
http://www.wispirg.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lucy H Baker Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/9/2021 Withdrawn On 1/31/2022

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 213
Assembly Bill 213
Relating to: interest rates on payday loans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/22/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Transportation: State Highway Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Facilities

Notification Date
3/12/2021
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.

Comments
Lobbied on behalf of WISPIRG against the I-94 expansion.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

A legislative resolution for a statewide ballot referendum regarding the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and big money in politics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
A legislative resolution for a statewide ballot referendum regarding the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and big money in politics

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Supporting the creation of a 36% APR rate cap on payday loans, and supporting limits on how often a payday loan can "roll over"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting the creation of a 36% APR rate cap on payday loans, and supporting limits on how often a payday loan can "roll over"

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

State transportation budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State transportation budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$0.00
2021
July - December
$3,209.31
2022
January - June
$0.00
2022
July - December
$0.00
Total $3,209.31
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
55.00
2021
July - December
0.00
2022
January - June
0.00
2022
July - December
0.00
Total 55.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
16.00
2021
July - December
65.50
2022
January - June
0.00
2022
July - December
0.00
Total 81.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: interest rates on payday loans.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
100 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 52 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
100 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 48 %

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
2022
January - June
100 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures