Join the League Lobby Team

As an elected or appointed municipal official, you can advocate for your municipality by joining the League’s Lobby Team.  

Capitol Lobby Days are held three to four times during the Legislature's two-year legislative session. On Lobby Day, League staff brief the Lobby Team prior to Capitol meetings and provide memos on League priorities. See the Lobby Team mileage and hotel reimbursement policy below. 

As part of the team, you'll also be invited to participate in behind the scenes interactive political briefings provided by webinar. 

Sign up for the Lobby team by contacting Gail Sumi at email

  

2017 Lobby Days


November 1, 2017
Best Western Premier Park Hotel, 22 S. Carroll St. on the Capitol Square
9:30 - 10:30 Briefing
10:30 - 12:30 Meetings at the Capitol.  Please call your Legislators, and set your own meetings!
12:30 p.m.   Debrief and Lunch at the Park Hotel.

Register for the November 1 Lobby Day here.

Recap May 10, Municipal Government & Utility Day
(Lobby Day & Legislative Luncheon)

Municipal Government & Utility Day was a collaborative effort powered by the League, the Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin (MEUW), Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA), Wisconsin Water Association (WWA), The Wisconsin Transportation Development Association, and Municipal Environmental Group Water and Wastewater Divisions.

Recap:  February 15, League Lobby Day 
The League's Lobby Team held more than 100 meetings at the Capitol.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos spoke to the team about the need for the Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign a long-term sustainable solution to the state's chronic transportation shortfall. Rep. John Macco, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, discussed his committee's project of reviewing Wisconsin's state and local tax structure at the Lobby Day Luncheon. 

Lobby Team Travel Expenses Reimbursed


The League reimburses you for mileage expenses and will also reimburse one night’s lodging and meals if you travel more than 400 miles round trip to attend Lobby Day.  

The 
reimbursement form (PDF) with receipts for lodging and meals must be submitted to the League.  

Take Action


You can advocate for your community by contacting your Legislators. Click through and your Legislators are identified for you. We make it easy for you by providing a message that you can customize. Take 
action. (Please note: we pick our battles. This link will only work when there is an active campaign.) 

Sign Up to Join the Team


Fill out the sign up form to join the Lobbying Team. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Sumi at 608-267-4477 or via email.
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Take any photos of Lobby Day? The League is collecting photos for future use, please e-mail Gail Sumi gsumi@lwm-info.org with any photos you would like to share.