Feeding Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Food banks, emergency food organizations, grocery and food manufacturing, and agriculture

Lobbying Interests:
We support, advocate for, and educate elected, administration, and agency officials on state legislative and regulatory policies that will 1) increase access to fresh, nutritious food for Wisconsin families, 2) ensure a strong, accessible, and effective safety net and 3) improve the health of Wisconsin families with low-incomes. This may include, but are not limited to, issues such as agriculture, state budget, FoodShare, school breakfast and lunch, WIC, food safety, transportation, local food systems, and other human services related issues.

Contact
MO
Michelle Orge
2850 Dairy Drive
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 478-2882
michelleo@shfbmadison.org
http://www.feedingwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Stephanie Jung Dorfman Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/23/2022 Withdrawn On 6/6/2023
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2023 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
Relating to: creating an ineligibility period in the Medical Assistance and FoodShare programs for voluntary employment termination. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/30/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 645
Assembly Bill 645
Relating to: county assistance to certain nonprofit organizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2023
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 1013
Assembly Bill 1013
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
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 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: creating an ineligibility period in the Medical Assistance and FoodShare programs for voluntary employment termination. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/7/2023
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 539
Senate Bill 539
Relating to: county assistance to certain nonprofit organizations.

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 948
Senate Bill 948
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agriculture Development Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agriculture Development Services

Notification Date
3/30/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/30/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Funding for Food Banks and Food Pantries
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Food Banks and Food Pantries

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/8/2023
First Communication Date
8/28/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Appointment of Randy Romanski as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/9/2023
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.

Agriculture, funding food bank purchasing of Wisconsin food products for distribution to food insecure Wisconsinites
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agriculture, funding food bank purchasing of Wisconsin food products for distribution to food insecure Wisconsinites

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

Agriculture, local food systems, food waste reduction, Farm-to-School, and technology improvements for farmers' markets and farmers accepting EBT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agriculture, local food systems, food waste reduction, Farm-to-School, and technology improvements for farmers' markets and farmers accepting EBT

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

Drug testing requirement for those participating in the FoodShare program and FoodShare Employment and Training
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug testing requirement for those participating in the FoodShare program and FoodShare Employment and Training

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

Expanding eligibility for reimbursement of the school breakfast program; funding cost of reduced-price school meals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expanding eligibility for reimbursement of the school breakfast program; funding cost of reduced-price school meals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

SNAP Healthy Eating Incentives pilot
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SNAP Healthy Eating Incentives pilot

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

Work requirement for FoodShare participants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work requirement for FoodShare participants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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.

FoodShare, FoodShare Employment and Training, WIC, School Meals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
FoodShare, FoodShare Employment and Training, WIC, School Meals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2022
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
$22,175.73
2023
July - December
$27,000.00
Total $49,175.73
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
14.20
2023
July - December
9.95
Total 24.15
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
47.85
2023
July - December
32.50
Total 80.35

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: county assistance to certain nonprofit organizations.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17%
Relating to: county assistance to certain nonprofit organizations.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
70%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 40%

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
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%

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
10%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures