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David Craig

David Craig (Rep.), 83rd Assembly District

Born Waukesha, March 16, 1979; married; 5 children. Graduate Wisconsin Lutheran H.S. 1997; attended UW-Waukesha; B.A. UW-Milwaukee 2002. Licensed real estate agent. Former aide to Congressman Paul Ryan. Village of Big Bend trustee 2008-10.

Elected to Assembly in May 2011 special election; reelected 2012. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Financial Institutions (chp., mbr. 2011); Campaigns and Elections; Family Law; Government Operations and State Licensing; Insurance (also 2011); Judiciary. 2011 — Judiciary and Ethics.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-3363; (888) 534-0083 (toll free).

E-mail: Rep.Craig@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: P.O. Box 323, Big Bend 53103.
Mailing address: Office: Room 127 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.

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Senator Craig Applauds Creation of Inspector General at DOT
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Senator Craig Applauds Creation of Inspector General at DOT

"This a great first step, but the key to taxpayer accountability will be requiring the Inspector General to report to the legislature as well."

Op Ed: How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts
Op Ed

How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts

Foxconn law builds on 2013 law that restricts court review of state legislation.

Council Supports Restricting Asset Forfeiture

Council Supports Restricting Asset Forfeiture

Would only be allowed for convicted criminals. Milwaukee police opposed change.

The State of Politics: We Hate DOT, But Here’s $712 Million
The State of Politics

We Hate DOT, But Here’s $712 Million

GOP senators would borrow big for Department of Transportation they distrust.

Campaign Cash: Vos Goads WMC for Their Roads Plan
Campaign Cash

Vos Goads WMC for Their Roads Plan

Business group's lobbying killed trucks fee, leaving roads budget still far short.

Senator Craig’s Statement on Chief Flynn’s Blame Game
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Senator Craig’s Statement on Chief Flynn’s Blame Game

"Chief Flynn is playing politics instead of fixing problems under his direct control"

Senator Craig Introduces Zero-Based Budgeting Process
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Senator Craig Introduces Zero-Based Budgeting Process

This requires state agencies to submit a report of every dollar and program they administer to be reviewed by the legislature.

MacIver Institute applauds introduction of minimum markup bill
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MacIver Institute applauds introduction of minimum markup bill

Will Wisconsin consumers finally see relief from government-mandated higher prices?

Murphy’s Law: Hidden Loaded Guns And No Training
Murphy’s Law

Hidden Loaded Guns And No Training

Republican bill to end permits and training for concealed carry is dangerous.

Representative Mary Felzkowski and Senator David Craig Release the “Right to Carry Act”
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Representative Mary Felzkowski and Senator David Craig Release the “Right to Carry Act”

Bill Allows Concealed Carry without a License for Law-abiding Gun Owners

Senator Craig Reacts to Justice Thomas’ Statement on Civil Asset Forfeiture
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Senator Craig Reacts to Justice Thomas’ Statement on Civil Asset Forfeiture

"Yesterday, I believe Justice Thomas made clear that we must fix forfeiture if our statute is to endure future judicial review."

Senator Craig Authors Bill to Place Inspector General in the DOT
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Senator Craig Authors Bill to Place Inspector General in the DOT

"The latest audit of the DOT made clear we need a proactive oversight arm within this agency."

Campaign Cash: Campaign Clout of Anti-Abortion Groups
Campaign Cash

Campaign Clout of Anti-Abortion Groups

They support only Republicans, and want to end abortion coverage for state workers.

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Republican Proposal to Limit Public Employee Access to Women’s Health Care
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Republican Proposal to Limit Public Employee Access to Women’s Health Care

"...Republicans are introducing politically motivated legislation that interferes with a women’s ability to access reproductive healthcare."

Sen. Craig Circulates Legislation Giving Local Governments Final Say in Roundabouts
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Sen. Craig Circulates Legislation Giving Local Governments Final Say in Roundabouts

"This is simple legislation that I know many people across our state will support because they want and deserve a voice in how their roads are constructed."

Senator David Craig Authors Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Legislation
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Senator David Craig Authors Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Legislation

This legislation shares many of the reforms sought at the federal level by Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner in the DUE PROCESS ACT OF 2016.

Rep. Craig Thanks Secretary Gottlieb, Welcomes Incoming Secretary Ross
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Rep. Craig Thanks Secretary Gottlieb, Welcomes Incoming Secretary Ross

"The Department of Transportation is in need of long-awaited fundamental reform and I hope Secretary Ross is up to that challenge."

The State of Politics: Republicans Will Review Recount Process
The State of Politics

Republicans Will Review Recount Process

Though it went smoothly, Vos and Walker may want changes in the law.

The State of Politics: Hard Right Dominates GOP Senate
The State of Politics

Hard Right Dominates GOP Senate

Eight or nine senators could dictate much of Gov. Walker's 2017-19 state budget.

The State Of Politics: What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin
The State Of Politics

What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin

Will Walker be Cruz’s choice for running mate? And why can’t Hillary win here?

Craig Wood Stove Freedom and Credit Union Modernization Bills Signed into Law
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Craig Wood Stove Freedom and Credit Union Modernization Bills Signed into Law

Governor Scott Walker signed into law two bills authored by Representative David Craig.

Governor Scott Walker Signs 58 Bills Into Law
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Governor Scott Walker Signs 58 Bills Into Law

Acts 200 - 257.

Governor Scott Walker Signs 46 Bills Into Law
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Governor Scott Walker Signs 46 Bills Into Law

Acts 154 - 199.

AFP Supports John Doe Reform Vote
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AFP Supports John Doe Reform Vote

Reforming Wisconsin's John Doe Laws Critical To Protecting Free Speech

Sen. Vinehout: Reps Craig and Jarchow Display “Staggering Ignorance” of Legislative Audit Bureau
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Sen. Vinehout: Reps Craig and Jarchow Display “Staggering Ignorance” of Legislative Audit Bureau

“Their bill embeds auditors in the agencies making them ripe for corruption by executive staff and partisan leaders.”

Statement of Rep. Barca on Republican Proposal to Eliminate Nonpartisan Audit Bureau
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Statement of Rep. Barca on Republican Proposal to Eliminate Nonpartisan Audit Bureau

"In a session filled with bad ideas, this is one of the worst in terms of adversely affecting the taxpayers' long-term interest."

Governor Scott Walker Signs Freedom to Work Legislation
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Governor Scott Walker Signs Freedom to Work Legislation

New law makes Wisconsin 25th state to give workers power to choose

Bipartisan drone bill signed into law
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Bipartisan drone bill signed into law

Today, Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 196, the Drone Privacy Protection Act, into law.

Bipartisan drone legislation passes Senate
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Bipartisan drone legislation passes Senate

Bill to protect citizens’ privacy headed to Governor

UW-Milwaukee Students Graduate with the Most Debt

UW-Milwaukee Students Graduate with the Most Debt

Study finds UW-Milwaukee students graduate owing 19% more than average students in UW System.

Walker Faces Tough Choice on Kenosha Casino

Walker Faces Tough Choice on Kenosha Casino

Any decision he makes will anger some, and could affect his potential run for president.