Wisconsin Troopers Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promote law enforcement, public safety and good of the community.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting transportation, highway safety, and working conditions, law enforcement and criminal justice.

CEO Name:
Matt Johnson
Executive Director

Contact
MJ
Matt Johnson
4230 East Towne Blvd #322
Madison, WI 53704
(877) 894-8777
(201) 221-8097
auggie211@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
George Ermert Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2021
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 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: opioid and methamphetamine data system and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2021
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 190
Assembly Bill 190
Relating to: the responsibilities of the Law Enforcement Standards Board and disclosure of employment files when recruiting former or current officers.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 82

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 329
Assembly Bill 329
Relating to: reporting the use of no-knock entry in the execution of a search warrant. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 330
Assembly Bill 330
Relating to: school resource officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 332
Assembly Bill 332
Relating to: crisis training for law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 333
Assembly Bill 333
Relating to: crisis program enhancement grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 184

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 334
Assembly Bill 334
Relating to: drug testing of law enforcement officers involved in certain critical incidents while on duty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 335
Assembly Bill 335
Relating to: grants to law enforcement agencies for body cameras. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 185

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/19/2021
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 881
Assembly Bill 881
Relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association, for the 2019-21 biennium, covering employees in the public safety collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2022
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 11
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
2/9/2021
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 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: opioid and methamphetamine data system and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 181

For
Notification Date
2/9/2021
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 118
Senate Bill 118
Relating to: the creation of an independent use of force review advisory board. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: decreasing shared revenue payments to municipalities based on decreased funding for law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
Relating to: the responsibilities of the Law Enforcement Standards Board and disclosure of employment files when recruiting former or current officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 398
Senate Bill 398
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 213

For
Notification Date
8/19/2021
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 470
Senate Bill 470
Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 471
Senate Bill 471
Relating to: crisis training for law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 472
Senate Bill 472
Relating to: reporting the use of no-knock entry in the execution of a search warrant. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 473
Senate Bill 473
Relating to: grants to law enforcement agencies for body cameras. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: school resource officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: crisis program enhancement grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 871
Senate Bill 871
Relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association, for the 2019-21 biennium, covering employees in the public safety collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 139

For
Notification Date
1/27/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Military Affairs: Emergency Management Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Military Affairs: Emergency Management Services

Notification Date
6/7/2021
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.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

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

All matters affecting recruitment and retention within the State Patrol
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters affecting recruitment and retention within the State Patrol

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/9/2021
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.

All matters affecting funding at the Department of Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters affecting funding at the Department of Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/9/2021
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
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$12,500.00
2021
July - December
$12,500.00
Total $25,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
12.25
2021
July - December
9.25
Total 21.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
9.50
2021
July - December
10.50
Total 20.00

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

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 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
75 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 57 %

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
25 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 20 %

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
15 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures