Joel Kleefisch (Rep.), 38th Assembly District
Born Waukesha, June 8, 1971; married; 2 children. Graduate Waukesha North H.S. 1989; B.A. Pepperdine U. 1993. Former investigative television news reporter for WISN-TV; legislative policy advisor and constituent director. Member: Watertown Elks Club; Watertown Moose Club; Stone Bank Lions Club; Ducks Unlimited; National Wild Turkey Federation; National Rifle Assn.; Wings Over Wisconsin; Lakewatch Volunteer Organization (founder).
Elected to Assembly 2004; reelected since 2006. Minority Caucus Vice Chairperson 2009. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Criminal Justice (chp., also 2007, mbr. 2009); Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage (vice chp.); Corrections; Labor; State Affairs (vice chp. 2007, mbr. 2005); Tourism. 2011 — Jt. Review Com. on Criminal Penalties (co-chp.); Natural Resources; Jt. Com. on Finance. 2009 — Consumer Protection; Rules; State Affairs and Homeland Security. 2007 —Children and Family Law; Colleges and Universities. 2005 — Financial Institutions; Judiciary; State-Federal Relations.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-8551; (888) 534-0038 (toll free).
Voting address: Oconomowoc 53066.
Mailing address: Office: Room 307 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708; District: P.O. Box 273, Okauchee 53069.
Content referencing Joel Kleefisch
"“It’s far past time that we get serious about reforming our juvenile correctional system."Aug 2nd, 2017 by State Sen. LaTonya Johnson
GOP proposal would criminalize Wisconsin’s cutting edge biomedical advancesMar 10th, 2017 by State Sen. Jennifer Shilling
The Adoption Protection Package focuses on crisis prevention, pre-adoptive training requirements, access to post-adoptive resources, and implements safeguards for children adopted from other states and countries.Apr 25th, 2016 by State Sen. LaTonya Johnson
“Alicia’s Law” gives hope to victims and works to prevent future victimsApr 19th, 2016 by Gov. Scott Walker
Children with disabilities and those children repeatedly physically abused gain new protectionsApr 19th, 2016 by Gov. Scott Walker
Kleefisch/Taylor legislation passes with strong bipartisan supportFeb 10th, 2016 by State Rep. Chris Taylor
92% of poll respondents favor it, but a high percentage of Wisconsin legislators disagree.Mar 12th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Voters would probably oppose it, so GOP needs to pass the legislation very, very quietly.Dec 11th, 2012 by Bruce Murphy