Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
GWAAR represents the interests of persons age 60+ in Wisconsin and the network of organizations and agencies providing the services that support older persons living in the community.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues around aging, aging programs, funding of aging programs and services, state aging/ADRC programs, long term care, elder abuse, health care and prescription drug costs, Medical Assistance, programs and services for caregivers, funding for caregiver programs and services, economic/retirement security, senior housing programs and services, transportation programs and services, transportation funding, senior nutrition services and funding, health promotion and early intervention services and funding, volunteer protections, and voting rights.

Contact
JS
John Schnabl
1414 MacArthur Rd., Suite A
Madison, WI 53714
(608) 228-8094
John.Schnabl@gwaar.org
http://www.gwaar.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Janet L Zander Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: the suspension of a rule of the Elections Commission.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 38
Assembly Bill 38
Relating to: absentee ballot request and return confirmation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2023
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 121
Assembly Bill 121
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to implement a section 529A ABLE savings account program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 154
Assembly Bill 154
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
8/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: county of residence for care management organization facility placements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/30/2023
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
Codifies existing practice and reduces confusion regarding county of residence.
Assembly Bill 259
Assembly Bill 259
Relating to: 100-day prescription drug supplies under SeniorCare and amending an administrative rule related to 100-day prescription drug supplies permitted under SeniorCare. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2023
First Communication Date
10/10/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Many older adults have difficulty getting transportation to a pharmacy. Reducing the number of trips an older person must make to get their prescription medications will save time and money.
Supporting Documentation
11012023_084841_SeniorCare AB 259_Assembly-Health-Aging-LTC_GWAAR-WAAN10-10-23.pdf

Assembly Bill 306
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: access to Department of Transportation records to establish residency for approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2023
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 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: a tax credit for transportation services for blind workers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2023
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 418
Assembly Bill 418
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 467
Assembly Bill 467
Relating to: crisis urgent care and observation facilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 494
Assembly Bill 494
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of automatically receiving absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/6/2023
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 572
Assembly Bill 572
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and court determinations of incompetency and ineligibility to vote.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2023
First Communication Date
10/31/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
11012023_084229_Assembly-Campaigns-Elections-Committee_Testimony-AB 572_JZander-GWAAR_Oct-31-2023.pdf

Assembly Bill 653
Assembly Bill 653
Relating to: surrogate decision-making.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/31/2024
First Communication Date
1/31/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
GWAAR supports this legislation and encourages an amendment to broaden the scope and membership of the advisory council to include and represent all specialty areas and interests that serve serious ill individuals, their families, and caregivers.
Supporting Documentation
01092024_061426_Assembly-Health-Aging-LTC-Committee-Jan-10-2024_JLZander-GWAAR_Testimony_AB 736-Palliative Care Council.pdf

Assembly Bill 942
Assembly Bill 942
Relating to: fall prevention and recovery training, CPR and first aid certification, a duty to provide aid in certain residential facilities and hospices, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 943
Assembly Bill 943
Relating to: grants for patient lift devices and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1088
Assembly Bill 1088
Relating to: consent to admissions to certain health care facilities by patient representatives, allocation of nursing beds for patients with certain complex needs, and a complex patient pilot program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: the suspension of a rule of the Elections Commission.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 39
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: absentee ballot request and return confirmation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2023
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 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2023
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 122
Senate Bill 122
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to implement a section 529A ABLE savings account program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
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
8/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 248
Senate Bill 248
Relating to: county of residence for care management organization facility placements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 68

For
Notification Date
6/1/2023
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: 100-day prescription drug supplies under SeniorCare and amending an administrative rule related to 100-day prescription drug supplies permitted under SeniorCare. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 71

For
Notification Date
5/16/2023
First Communication Date
5/25/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Many older adults have difficulty getting transportation to a pharmacy. Lessening the number of trips needed to get their Rx medication saves time & money. GWAAR supports amending the bill to extend 100-day Rx refills to all Medicaid programs.
Supporting Documentation
06042023_050817_Senate-Committee-Licensing-Constitution-Federalism-Testimony-SB-263-SeniorCare_JZander_GWAAR-WAAN_5-25-23-REV.pdf

Senate Bill 310
Senate Bill 310
Relating to: access to Department of Transportation records to establish residency for approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2023
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: a tax credit for transportation services for blind workers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2023
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 407
Senate Bill 407
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 462
Senate Bill 462
Relating to: crisis urgent care and observation facilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/2/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
01022024_041958_Senate-Judiciary-Public-Safety-Committee_Testimony-Elder-Abuse Bill-SB 516_JZander-GWAAR_Jan-03-2024.pdf

Senate Bill 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of automatically receiving absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/6/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 593
Senate Bill 593
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and court determinations of incompetency and ineligibility to vote.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2023
First Communication Date
12/19/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
12282023_033712_Senate-Shared Rev-Elections-ConsProt-Committee_Testimony-SB593-AB 572 & SB 631-AB 570_JZander-GWAAR_Dec-19-2023.pdf

Senate Bill 631
Senate Bill 631
Relating to: certain kinds of election fraud, defects on absentee ballot certificates, returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk, appointment of election officials, allowing an employee of a residential care facility or qualified reti...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/28/2023
First Communication Date
12/19/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
12282023_033859_Senate-Shared Rev-Elections-ConsProt-Committee_Testimony-SB593-AB 572 & SB 631-AB 570_JZander-GWAAR_Dec-19-2023.pdf

Senate Bill 682
Senate Bill 682
Relating to: surrogate decision-making.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/31/2024
First Communication Date
1/31/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 685
Senate Bill 685
Relating to: transmitting and canvassing absentee ballots, use of central counting locations, election night reporting, whistleblower protection for municipal clerks, notifications and verifications concerning citizenship status, court determinations of in...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 703
Senate Bill 703
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
GWAAR supports this legislation and encourages an amendment to broaden the scope and membership of the advisory council to include and represent all specialty areas and interests that serve serious ill individuals, their families, and caregivers.
Senate Bill 856
Senate Bill 856
Relating to: specialized transportation assistance pilot program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/5/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 884
Senate Bill 884
Relating to: fall prevention and recovery training, CPR and first aid certification, a duty to provide aid in certain residential facilities and hospices, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
2/14/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
02162024_014454_Senate-Health-Committee-Feb-14-2024_JLZander-GWAAR_Testimony_SB-884-SB-885-Fall-Prevention-Recovery.pdf

Senate Bill 885
Senate Bill 885
Relating to: grants for patient lift devices and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
2/14/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
02162024_014651_Senate-Health-Committee-Feb-14-2024_JLZander-GWAAR_Testimony_SB-884-SB-885-Fall-Prevention-Recovery.pdf

Senate Bill 887
Senate Bill 887
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 1027
Senate Bill 1027
Relating to: consent to admissions to certain health care facilities by patient representatives, allocation of nursing beds for patients with certain complex needs, and a complex patient pilot program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2024
First Communication Date
2/14/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Housing and Community Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Housing and Community Development

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Housing rehab, homelessness prevention, increase household income limit for WHEDA property tax deferral program, forgivable matching loan fund for low-income older homeowners, housing navigation program, increasing the Housing Tax Credit program,

Supporting Documentation
03012023_102254_WAAN Issue Brief Housing FINAL_2.pdf

Board on Aging and Long-Term Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Full-time State Ombudsman position.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_094955_WAAN Issue Brief Elder Justice FINAL_3.pdf

Children and Families: Economic Support
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Economic Support

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Income disregard for direct care workers applying for and when calculating Wisconsin Shares benefits.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_100535_WAAN Issue Brief LTC Workforce FINAL.pdf

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

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Increase DMV access, polling place accessibility and accessibility supply program

Supporting Documentation
03012023_103049_WAAN Issue Brief Voting FINAL_3.pdf

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
ADRC funding, family caregiver respite and support, adult protective services, elder abuse funds, elder abuse hotline, guardian support and training, healthy aging grants, and state home-delivered meal services.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_101043_WAAN Issue Brief ADRC Investment FINAL_3.pdf
03012023_101103_WAAN Issue Brief Elder Justice FINAL_3.pdf
03012023_101122_WAAN Issue Brief Family Caregiver FINAL_2.pdf

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Funding for: A rate increase and minimum rate bands for HCBS providers and a minimum fee schedule, Family Care, Personal Care Services, Direct Care Workforce Funding initiative, and long-term care staffing.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_095842_WAAN Issue Brief LTC Workforce FINAL.pdf

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Creation of a caregiver tax credit.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_101638_WAAN Issue Brief Family Caregiver FINAL_2.pdf

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Mass transit s. 85.20, specialized transportation assistance - s. 85.21, s. 85.215, and s. 85.22

Supporting Documentation
03012023_102856_WAAN Issue Brief Transportation State FINAL_3.pdf

Workforce Development: Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Workforce Development

Notification Date
3/1/2023
First Communication Date
2/27/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Expansion of family and medical leave and creation of a state paid family and medical leave program.

Supporting Documentation
03012023_101513_WAAN Issue Brief Family Caregiver FINAL_2.pdf

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Elder abuse/elder abuse hotline/abuse hotline
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elder abuse/elder abuse hotline/abuse hotline

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation Assistance Pilot LRB 1239
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation Assistance Pilot LRB 1239

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2023
First Communication Date
12/4/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Healthy Aging Grants - LRB−3411/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy Aging Grants - LRB−3411/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/13/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

State Elderly Nutrition Program Funds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Elderly Nutrition Program Funds

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
02152023_041100_WAAN Issue Brief Home Delivered Meal Services FINAL_2.pdf


Development of the 2023-2025 biennial state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2023-2025 biennial state budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Wis. Guardianship Support Center Funding Increase
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wis. Guardianship Support Center Funding Increase

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Guardianship Reform - cyclical reviews, time limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship Reform - cyclical reviews, time limits.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Repealing Wisconsin's expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery Recovery Program (MERP)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repealing Wisconsin's expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery Recovery Program (MERP)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Housing supports to preserve older adults’ quality of life and financial security and help them age in their homes and communities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Housing supports to preserve older adults’ quality of life and financial security and help them age in their homes and communities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Medicaid access, funding, rules and regulations impacting older adults and their caregivers (both paid and unpaid).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid access, funding, rules and regulations impacting older adults and their caregivers (both paid and unpaid).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Telehealth/telemedicine services for older adults
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth/telemedicine services for older adults

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Preservation, protection and expansion of Wisconsin's Elder Benefit Specialist program and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preservation, protection and expansion of Wisconsin's Elder Benefit Specialist program and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Social isolation and loneliness among older adults
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Social isolation and loneliness among older adults

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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
@item.ExternalURL

The CARE Act - requiring hospitals to keep family caregivers informed about the patient's treatment and discharge date and ensure caregivers receive instructions and training related to caregiving tasks they will be required to perform at home.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The CARE Act - requiring hospitals to keep family caregivers informed about the patient's treatment and discharge date and ensure caregivers receive instructions and training related to caregiving tasks they will be required to perform at home.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Preserving and/or expansion of Wisconsin's Family Medical Leave Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preserving and/or expansion of Wisconsin's Family Medical Leave Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Expansion of supports for family caregivers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of supports for family caregivers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Supporting Documentation
20170220_Family-Caregivers-july2016.pdf


Strategies to address the long-term care direct care workforce crisis and appropriations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Strategies to address the long-term care direct care workforce crisis and appropriations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Medicaid Expansion
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Expansion

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Transportation including transit, specialized transportation, volunteer driver programs, and non-emergency medical transportation, including coordination of programs and services and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation including transit, specialized transportation, volunteer driver programs, and non-emergency medical transportation, including coordination of programs and services and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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
@item.ExternalURL

Elder economic security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elder economic security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to long term care for older adults including Family Care, IRIS, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs)- ADRC reinvestment funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to long term care for older adults including Family Care, IRIS, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs)- ADRC reinvestment funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to SeniorCare.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to SeniorCare.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20150220_WAAN SeniorCare release_Feb 10, 2015.pdf
20150220_WAAN_SeniorCare Memo Final_Feb 10, 2015.pdf


Homestead Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Homestead Tax Credit

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Creation of a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Prescription drug regulation and pricing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prescription drug regulation and pricing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Retirement security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retirement security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID-19 relating to older adults and caregivers - in the areas of health and long term care, mental health, Medicaid, voting, public benefits, housing, resource allocation & others
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID-19 relating to older adults and caregivers - in the areas of health and long term care, mental health, Medicaid, voting, public benefits, housing, resource allocation & others

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Voting - Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for older adult voters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Voting - Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for older adult voters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Broadband expansion and affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband expansion and affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$7,237.57
2023
July - December
$4,587.92
Total $11,825.49
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
28.50
2023
July - December
2.00
Total 30.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
60.50
2023
July - December
57.75
Total 118.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: 100-day prescription drug supplies under SeniorCare and amending an administrative rule related to 100-day prescription drug supplies permitted under SeniorCare. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and court determinations of incompetency and ineligibility to vote.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: certain kinds of election fraud, defects on absentee ballot certificates, returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk, appointment of election officials, allowing an employee of a residential care facility or qualified retirement home to serve as a personal care voting assistant during a public health emergency or an incident of infectious disease, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and court determinations of incompetency and ineligibility to vote.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: 100-day prescription drug supplies under SeniorCare and amending an administrative rule related to 100-day prescription drug supplies permitted under SeniorCare. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
9%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
23%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
23%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
8%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
7%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures