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Jonathan Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff (Dem.), 19th Assembly District

Born September 25, 1983; married. B.A. political science UW-Milwaukee 2011. Full-time legislator. Former district director for Sen. Larson, backup shift supervisor – Pathfinders; program director, SDC Family Support Center; public ally, Americorps; volunteer, Street Beat, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Casa Maria. Member: Democratic Party of Milwaukee Co. (bd. mbr.); Bay View Neighborhood Assn.; Historic Water Tower Neighborhood Assn.; Planned Parenthood; Urban Ecology Center. Former member: ACLU-Wisconsin (bd. mbr.); Tikkun Ha-Ir (bd. mbr.).

Elected to Assembly 2014. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Aging and Long Term Care; Financial Institutions; Mental Health Reform; State Affairs and Government Operations; Ways and Means.

Telephone: Office: (608) 266-0650; (888) 534-0019 (toll free).
E-mail: Rep.Brostoff@legis.wisconsin.gov.
Voting address: 920 East Pleasant Street #2, Milwaukee 53212.
Mailing address: Office: Room 3 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.

19th Assembly District Debate

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We Are Stronger Together: Legislature Must Take a Stand Against Islamophobia and Hate After Brutal Attack
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We Are Stronger Together: Legislature Must Take a Stand Against Islamophobia and Hate After Brutal Attack

"We must continue to stand up against the misguided hate and violence being fueled by a loud but small minority"

Larson, Stuck, and Brostoff Announce Reintroduction of Save Our Water Act
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Larson, Stuck, and Brostoff Announce Reintroduction of Save Our Water Act

Democratic legislators reintroduce anti-privatization bill and announce Save Our Water Tour

Rep. Brostoff Condemns Use of Wisconsin State Troopers against NoDAPL Water Protectors
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Rep. Brostoff Condemns Use of Wisconsin State Troopers against NoDAPL Water Protectors

"We, as a state, must not participate in further subjugation of the political power of Native American people to the benefit of the interests of the rich."

Wisconsin deserves better than an arsonist who wants credit for putting out the fire
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Wisconsin deserves better than an arsonist who wants credit for putting out the fire

Statement from Rep. Brostoff Regarding Education Funding in Governor Walker’s Proposed Budget

Visa ban protest Thursday
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Visa ban protest Thursday

Academics United: No Visa and Immigration Ban

Statement from Rep. Brostoff on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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Statement from Rep. Brostoff on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

"Today, please remember the immensely meaningful work that Martin Luther King Jr. did for this whole country..."

Representative Jonathan Brostoff to Governor Scott Walker: “Why You Lyin’?”
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Representative Jonathan Brostoff to Governor Scott Walker: “Why You Lyin’?”

“I hope this year Walker will finally try to help Wisconsinites, but I fear we will see more of the same; using hard-earned taxpayer dollars to pay off his millionaire friends.”

Representative Jonathan Brostoff is Honored to be Sworn into Office for the 2017-19 Session, is Eager to Tackle Fresh Agenda
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Representative Jonathan Brostoff is Honored to be Sworn into Office for the 2017-19 Session, is Eager to Tackle Fresh Agenda

Brostoff will be the Ranking Member for the Assembly Democrats on the Committee for Regulatory and Licensing Reform.

Statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.
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Statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.

Today, Senator Chris Larson, Representative Jonathan Brostoff, and Representative Christine Sinicki released the following statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.

Reps. Bowen and Brostoff: Response to Gov. Walker’s comments on opening a Milwaukee-based youth correctional facility
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Reps. Bowen and Brostoff: Response to Gov. Walker’s comments on opening a Milwaukee-based youth correctional facility

Governor Walker made comments that he is willing to work with Milwaukee elected officials on a local juvenile corrections facility.

Rep. Brostoff Calls for Change after the Tragic Homicide of a Man with Mental Illness
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Rep. Brostoff Calls for Change after the Tragic Homicide of a Man with Mental Illness

Terrill Thomas died in the Milwaukee County Jail just nine days after being arrested.

Brostoff Arrest Raises Questions

Brostoff Arrest Raises Questions

State rep says police focus must change; Police say Ald. Rainey asked them to be there.

Plenty of Horne: Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here
Plenty of Horne

Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here

A big turnout of American and Mexican politicians with "Trumpism" in the air.

ACLU of Wisconsin Condemns Milwaukee Police Department Arrests of Organizer Jarrett English and State Representative Jonathan Brostoff
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ACLU of Wisconsin Condemns Milwaukee Police Department Arrests of Organizer Jarrett English and State Representative Jonathan Brostoff

Both men were handcuffed, forced to the ground, involuntarily searched and placed in a paddy wagon.

House Confidential: An “Extraordinary” Frank Lloyd Wright
House Confidential

An “Extraordinary” Frank Lloyd Wright

Terrace Ave. home cost Manpower exec Robert Elsner $37,000 in 1955, now worth $750,000.

Rep. Brostoff Welcomes the Mexican Consulate to the 19th Assembly District
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Rep. Brostoff Welcomes the Mexican Consulate to the 19th Assembly District

The Mexican Consulate in Milwaukee will provide a much-needed service to our community offering legal advice, passports, consular IDs, and voter registration cards.

Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore
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Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Darrol is the only candidate running for a seat in the Wisconsin State Legislature this fall to receive a primary endorsement from Congresswoman Moore.

Bar Exam: Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory
Bar Exam

Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory

Yet it's been a tavern for more than a century. This is truly old Milwaukee.

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses
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UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses

The 22 individual recipients and one corporate partner were chosen for awards based on their outstanding professional achievements, civic involvement and partnerships with the university.

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Attendees demand accountability, action, in wake of Lincoln Hills scandal.

Cruel and Unusual: Inmate Hunger Strike in State Prisons
Cruel and Unusual

Inmate Hunger Strike in State Prisons

Strike starts at Waupun and Columbia prisons; protests long-term solitary confinement.

Representative Brostoff Thanks the UW Credit Union for their Commitment to their Employees
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Representative Brostoff Thanks the UW Credit Union for their Commitment to their Employees

Last Session, Rep. Brostoff was a co-sponsor of Assembly Bill 264 which would have raised minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Representative Brostoff Stands with Inmates Protesting for Humane Treatment
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Representative Brostoff Stands with Inmates Protesting for Humane Treatment

"There is endless evidence for the harmful psychological effects that solitary confinement has on an individual."

Jonathan Brostoff announces re-election bid
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Jonathan Brostoff announces re-election bid

Brostoff promises to keep up the fight in Madison for progressive values

Ready to Work
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Ready to Work

I am looking forward to serving the interests of district residents on Milwaukee's Common Council.

Chris vs. Chris: What My Opponent is Most Wrong About
Chris vs. Chris

What My Opponent is Most Wrong About

Parting shots and closing arguments in the race for county executive.

State Senator Chris Larson Blasts Abele for Flawed Bucks Deal
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State Senator Chris Larson Blasts Abele for Flawed Bucks Deal

“To be clear, before he walked in the room, County taxpayers were on the hook for zero extra dollars."

The State of Politics: Can Larson Beat Abele?
The State of Politics

Can Larson Beat Abele?

Democratic insiders handicap the race, which may come down to turnout.

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele
Plenty of Horne

Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

And One Wisconsin Now celebrates 10 years of bashing Republicans.

Plenty of Horne: Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski
Plenty of Horne

Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski

Should challenger win, would be only military veteran on Common Council.

Representatives Brostoff, Bowen, Kessler, and Sinicki Take Stand Against Legislation Attacking Milwaukee Taxpayers, Local Control
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Representatives Brostoff, Bowen, Kessler, and Sinicki Take Stand Against Legislation Attacking Milwaukee Taxpayers, Local Control

Assembly Bill 885 mandates a government takeover of Milwaukee County’s debt collection efforts.

Plenty of Horne: Kovac Raises Money for Reelection
Plenty of Horne

Kovac Raises Money for Reelection

Politicians, city officials and other notables chow down on food from Glorioso's.

Plenty of Horne: Liberal Group Seeks Talk Radio Voice
Plenty of Horne

Liberal Group Seeks Talk Radio Voice

Claims AM conservative talk radio is "racist" and "hateful." Is liberal talk radio possible?

Representatives Stuck and Brostoff Introduce Legislation to Prevent Privatization of Wisconsin’s Water Utilities
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Representatives Stuck and Brostoff Introduce Legislation to Prevent Privatization of Wisconsin’s Water Utilities

Representatives Stuck and Brostoff are introducing LRB 4602/1 along with Senator Chris Larson in order to keep Wisconsin’s drinking water under local control .

Representative Brostoff Recognizes the 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Celebrating Women’s Rights
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Representative Brostoff Recognizes the 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Celebrating Women’s Rights

Unfortunately, Wisconsin has seen a non-stop attack on women’s health and the right to privacy for several years now.

Rep. Jonathan Brostoff’s Statement on the State of the State Address
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Rep. Jonathan Brostoff’s Statement on the State of the State Address

“Governor Walker is not on Wisconsin’s side, so I am very concerned about the State of Our State.”

A Year in Review: GOP vs Democratic Priorities
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A Year in Review: GOP vs Democratic Priorities

We Democrats in the Assembly pushed an agenda driven by our constituents’ interests – not by the size of out-of-state wallets.

Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller
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Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is the person that we need to be our next Milwaukee City Comptroller,” said Alderman Willie Wade.

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

Chris Abele’s requests for legislators’ email lists spark criticism
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Chris Abele’s requests for legislators’ email lists spark criticism

Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388
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Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388

Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent Government

Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum
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Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum

After her opponent this week jumped to the Branch 31 race, Connolly is widely seen as the prohibitive favorite to be the next judge in Branch 44.

Plenty of Horne: Will Public Market Expand?
Plenty of Horne

Will Public Market Expand?

The fish market wants to expand outdoor cafe. And Chevy Johnson kicks off campaign for alderman.

Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

“Chevy’s work ethic and passion for city issues is unmatched and he will make a great alderman,” said Rep. Jonathan Brostoff.

Representative Brostoff Speaks Out Against Offensive Attack on Transgender Rights
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Representative Brostoff Speaks Out Against Offensive Attack on Transgender Rights

“This is despicable. It makes me sick, angry, and ashamed that this is the business our state is conducting.”

Representative Brostoff Speaks Out Against Latest Republican Attack on Public Education
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Representative Brostoff Speaks Out Against Latest Republican Attack on Public Education

Last month, Assembly Republicans began another round of secret meetings targeting Wisconsin's Technical Colleges and our two-year UW campuses.

Rep. Jonathan Brostoff Statement on Assignment to the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia
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Rep. Jonathan Brostoff Statement on Assignment to the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

“I am deeply honored to be chosen to serve on this important task force and I am optimistic about what we can accomplish.”

Rep. Brostoff Statement on Arena Deal “No” Vote
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Rep. Brostoff Statement on Arena Deal “No” Vote

It is a bad deal for my neighbors in this Assembly District and for Milwaukee County.

Rep. Brostoff Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Legalize Gay Marriage
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Rep. Brostoff Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Legalize Gay Marriage

This ruling makes the United States the 25th country to legalize gay marriage.

Reps. Bowen & Brostoff Introduce Heat & Eat Bill
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Reps. Bowen & Brostoff Introduce Heat & Eat Bill

New Legislation Would Reverse Food Stamp Cuts from 2014 Farm Bill

Plenty of Horne: Will Historic Building in Third Ward Be Saved?
Plenty of Horne

Will Historic Building in Third Ward Be Saved?

Third Ward review board defers decision on Historic Designation. And Milwaukee now has a Croatian sister city.

Representative Brostoff Honors Hmong-Lao Appreciation Day
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Representative Brostoff Honors Hmong-Lao Appreciation Day

“This is an important part of American history and I am happy to celebrate the contributions on those brave Hmong and Lao veterans who fought for our country.”

Rep. Brostoff Stands in Solidarity with the Hmong Community
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Rep. Brostoff Stands in Solidarity with the Hmong Community

“Sao Lue Vang's family deserves justice and the Hmong community of Wisconsin deserves justice.”

Murphy’s Law: MMAC Plays Hardball on Bucks Arena
Murphy’s Law

MMAC Plays Hardball on Bucks Arena

A misleading poll, pressure on legislators and more misinformation are all used to sell the NBA arena.

Statement from Rep. Brostoff on $15 Minimum Wage
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Statement from Rep. Brostoff on $15 Minimum Wage

"Our current minimum wage is shameful"

Plenty of Horne: Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?
Plenty of Horne

Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?

City officials meet with neighbors about Downer Avenue, a thriving retail strip with one huge problem: Landlord Joel Lee's foreclosed properties.

Plenty of Horne: Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?
Plenty of Horne

Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?

Constitutional amendment on April referendum would result in her being replaced as chief justice. Even if it fails, her salary will be reduced.

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?

Five candidates seek the difficult job of trying to revive the minority party in Wisconsin.

Rep. Brostoff: Statement on the Senate Passage of Right to Exploit
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Rep. Brostoff: Statement on the Senate Passage of Right to Exploit

"I am disappointed in the Republican Senators who voted in favor of this attack on the middle class."

Invitation from Rep. Brostoff to a Protest against the UW Budget Cut Proposal
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Invitation from Rep. Brostoff to a Protest against the UW Budget Cut Proposal

“This evening I will be rallying with the community in support of the UW system.”

Statement from Rep. Brostoff on Governor Walker’s Proposed Budget
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Statement from Rep. Brostoff on Governor Walker’s Proposed Budget

“Despite the direct link between Wisconsin’s higher education system and our economic success Governor Walker has ignored the protests of our communities and proceeded with the $300 million cut to the UW System.”

Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature
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Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) welcomed seven new Democratic representatives to the Wisconsin State Legislatur

House Confidential: Rep. Brostoff’s Historic East Side Condo
House Confidential

Rep. Brostoff’s Historic East Side Condo

The new assemblyman lives in an 1870s building once used for rooming houses, but now elegantly refurbished, like most of the neighborhood.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jonathan Brostoff
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jonathan Brostoff

"Without a doubt, some big investors are betting on Milwaukee’s future..."

Brostoff Thanks Senator Harkin for Service
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Brostoff Thanks Senator Harkin for Service

Candidate for Assembly Highlights Lessons Learned While Serving as an Intern

Frat House Confidential: Tau Kappa Epsilon House
Frat House Confidential

Tau Kappa Epsilon House

The TKE fraternity's 1904 home has operated as a rooming house for generations, but it's now suspended and its president faces drug charges.

Brostoff Supports Minimum Wage Increase
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Brostoff Supports Minimum Wage Increase

Candidate for State Assembly Calls for $15 per Hour Living Wage in Wisconsin

Brostoff Denounces Appeals Court’s Voter ID Ruling
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Brostoff Denounces Appeals Court’s Voter ID Ruling

Candidate for State Assembly Calls for Open and Fair Voting Laws in Wisconsin

Brostoff Applauds Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Urges Continued Efforts on LGBT Issues
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Brostoff Applauds Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Urges Continued Efforts on LGBT Issues

Jonathan Brostoff candidate for State Assembly in District 19, released the following statement.

On Labor Day, Brostoff Urges Continued Fight for Future of Wisconsin’s Workers
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On Labor Day, Brostoff Urges Continued Fight for Future of Wisconsin’s Workers

Brostoff honors labor achievements and calls for the protection of workers’ rights

Eyes on Milwaukee: MIAD Opens New Residence Hall, Celebrates 40 Years
Eyes on Milwaukee

MIAD Opens New Residence Hall, Celebrates 40 Years

Half-birthday bash, half-ribbon cutting, the ceremony unveiled MIAD's new six-story, Third Ward building.

The State of Politics: Low-Turnout Election Had Big Results
The State of Politics

Low-Turnout Election Had Big Results

For first time, voters could elect two female candidates to top state-wide offices.

With Grassroots Win for State Assembly, Brostoff Thanks District for Support
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With Grassroots Win for State Assembly, Brostoff Thanks District for Support

As Democratic nominee for District 19, Brostoff stresses unity, positive dialogue

Plenty of Horne: Abele Goes O-fer On Election Night
Plenty of Horne

Abele Goes O-fer On Election Night

Sheriff Clarke wins democratic primary. Plus: The rest of election night's winners and losers.

The State of Politics: Pick Tuesday’s Primary Winners
The State of Politics

Pick Tuesday’s Primary Winners

Burke v. Hulsey won't be close. But the 19th Assembly District Democratic primary looks to be very competitive, who will win it?

As Out-of-District PAC Money Floods Into Race, Brostoff Proud of Strong Grassroots Campaign
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As Out-of-District PAC Money Floods Into Race, Brostoff Proud of Strong Grassroots Campaign

Brostoff emphasizes local support and calls on other candidates to keep race positive

Murphy’s Law: Is David Clarke “Sheriff Spends a Lot”?
Murphy’s Law

Is David Clarke “Sheriff Spends a Lot”?

Attack ads blast Clarke. Another targets “dysfunctional” Marina Dimitrijevic. Who’s buying all these nasty ads?

New Endorsements from Organized Labor and Social Work Professionals Show Growing Momentum for Brostoff in Assembly Race
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New Endorsements from Organized Labor and Social Work Professionals Show Growing Momentum for Brostoff in Assembly Race

Brostoff’s work in state capitol and Milwaukee will make him a champion for improved workers’ rights and social services, say AFSCME Local 82 and NASW-WI

Murphy’s Law: The Sheer Ambition of Marina Dimitrijevic
Murphy’s Law

The Sheer Ambition of Marina Dimitrijevic

She’s running for assembly but wanted to continue as county supervisor and collect two full-time salaries.

Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd Says Brostoff is Right Candidate for District 19
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Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd Says Brostoff is Right Candidate for District 19

As race nears final stretch, Harris Dodd expresses support for Brostoff’s work ethic and progressive values

State Assembly District 19 Candidate Forum
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State Assembly District 19 Candidate Forum

Downtown Neighbors Association to host State Assembly District 19 Forum.

19th District Assembly Seat Candidate Forum
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19th District Assembly Seat Candidate Forum

Monday, August 4 in Bay View

Jonathan Brostoff Committed to Being a Full-Time Representative
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Jonathan Brostoff Committed to Being a Full-Time Representative

Community needs are not part-time; district deserves problem-solver completely dedicated to district, says Brostoff

State Representative Mandela Barnes Endorses Jonathan Brostoff
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State Representative Mandela Barnes Endorses Jonathan Brostoff

Brostoff campaign continues to earn support from Milwaukee’s state delegation

The State of Politics: Wide-Open Battle for 19th Assembly District
The State of Politics

Wide-Open Battle for 19th Assembly District

Four talented candidates battling for open district which runs from Bay View to East Side.

Brostoff Statement on Restoration of Historic Preservation Tax Credit
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Brostoff Statement on Restoration of Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Program critical to economic development in district should be defended, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff Earns Endorsement of Assistant Assembly Democratic Leader Sandy Pasch
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Jonathan Brostoff Earns Endorsement of Assistant Assembly Democratic Leader Sandy Pasch

Endorsement for State Assembly reflects astounding community support for Brostoff as race nears final stretch

Representative Katrina Shankland Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly
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Representative Katrina Shankland Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly

Brostoff has most endorsements from state legislators of any in the race

Momentum Builds for Brostoff as Campaign Demonstrates Strong Fundraising Performance
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Momentum Builds for Brostoff as Campaign Demonstrates Strong Fundraising Performance

End of finance reporting period shows wide community support for Brostoff

Brostoff Releases Position Paper on Jobs for Milwaukee
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Brostoff Releases Position Paper on Jobs for Milwaukee

“We need a holistic economic solution that works for us all, not just those with the most,”

Brostoff Discusses Vision for New, Effective Leadership with WisconsinEye
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Brostoff Discusses Vision for New, Effective Leadership with WisconsinEye

Extended interview sheds light on Brostoff’s stances on green jobs, public education

Brostoff Releases Position Paper on Reducing Student Debt
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Brostoff Releases Position Paper on Reducing Student Debt

As federal legislation stalls, Brostoff offers solutions for higher education reform

Brostoff Releases Position Paper on the Future of Education in Wisconsin
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Brostoff Releases Position Paper on the Future of Education in Wisconsin

Brostoff is endorsed by more school board members than any in the race

Brostoff Statement on Overturning of Wisconsin’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban
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Brostoff Statement on Overturning of Wisconsin’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for the 19th Assembly District, released the following statement on today’s overturning of Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Civil Rights Champion Vel Phillips Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly
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Civil Rights Champion Vel Phillips Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly

Brostoff campaign continues momentum towards August election

Brostoff Submits Nomination Papers, Collects 1,000 Signatures
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Brostoff Submits Nomination Papers, Collects 1,000 Signatures

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for the 19th Assembly District, submitted his nomination papers to the State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.

Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum
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Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum

The four Democratic candidates for Wisconsin Assembly District 19 will discuss their positions and take questions from voters at a candidate forum 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 5 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2618 N. Hackett Avenue.

Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum
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Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum

The four Democratic candidates for Wisconsin Assembly District 19 will discuss their positions and take questions from voters at a candidate forum 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 5 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2618 N. Hackett Avenue.

Veterans need legislative action and community support, says Brostoff
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Veterans need legislative action and community support, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff released the following statement on Memorial Day to send a call to action in support of our nation’s veterans.

Milwaukee should continue to embrace the bicycle, says Brostoff
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Milwaukee should continue to embrace the bicycle, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for State Assembly in District 19, released a statement about Bike to Work Week:

Brostoff declared winner of first debate for Assembly District 19
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Brostoff declared winner of first debate for Assembly District 19

Jonathan Brostoff last week won the straw poll at the first debate between candidates for Assembly District 19.

Brostoff calls for Increase in Minimum Wage
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Brostoff calls for Increase in Minimum Wage

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for State Assembly District 19, released a statement today in observance of International Workers’ Day.

“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff
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“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Assembly District 19, released a statement in observance of Earth Day:

Assembly candidate Brostoff calls for non-partisan redistricting
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Assembly candidate Brostoff calls for non-partisan redistricting

State Assembly candidate Jonathan Brostoff has called for non-partisan redistricting in Wisconsin to rectify gerrymandering.

Jonathan Brostoff thanks Sandy Pasch for years of service
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Jonathan Brostoff thanks Sandy Pasch for years of service

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for State Assembly District 19, released a statement after Rep. Sandy Pasch’s announcement that she will not seek re-election.

County Supervisor is a full time job; Vote NO on the referendum
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County Supervisor is a full time job; Vote NO on the referendum

Tomorrow, April 1, spring elections will take place, and the results will have long-standing effects on our community.

Jonathan Brostoff Denounces Republican Attacks on Voting Rights
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Jonathan Brostoff Denounces Republican Attacks on Voting Rights

Candidate for State Assembly supports early voting expansion

Plenty of Horne: Get Your Vote On
Plenty of Horne

Get Your Vote On

Early voting already underway for spring election, and memorials planned for Debra Usinger and Donna Schlieman.

Asbestos bill latest example of need for Democratic control of legislature, says Assembly District 19 Candidate Jonathan Brostoff
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Asbestos bill latest example of need for Democratic control of legislature, says Assembly District 19 Candidate Jonathan Brostoff

he asbestos legislation supported by Wisconsin Republicans that is designed to protect corporate interests at the expense of justice for victims of asbestos exposure is the latest example of why Democrats need to win back majorities in the state legislature.

Brostoff endorses Richards for Wisconsin attorney general
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Brostoff endorses Richards for Wisconsin attorney general

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly District 19, announced his endorsement today of State Representative Jon Richards for Wisconsin attorney general.

Jonathan Brostoff Endorses Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff
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Jonathan Brostoff Endorses Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly District 19, announced his endorsement today of Lieutenant Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff.

Jonathan Brostoff Gives Support for Marriage Equality Amendment
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Jonathan Brostoff Gives Support for Marriage Equality Amendment

The amendment would repeal a previous constitution amendment made in 2006 that banned gay marriage in Wisconsin.

Plenty of Horne: Owner of Strad Violin Tips Her Identity
Plenty of Horne

Owner of Strad Violin Tips Her Identity

The violin's owner was at the scene of the crime and signed her first name to a message published by Frank Almond.

Meet & Greet for Jonathan Brostoff Tomorrow
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Meet & Greet for Jonathan Brostoff Tomorrow

Meet & Greet for Jonathan Brostoff Tomorrow

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party

Lots of politicians, journalists, lobbyists and others glad-handed each other and drank free beer to salute the city's 168th birthday.

Jonathan Brostoff  Makes Fair Campaign Pledge
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Jonathan Brostoff Makes Fair Campaign Pledge

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Wisconsin’s 19th Assembly District, pledged today to run a clean and fair campaign as the election moves forward.

Plenty of Horne: Barrett’s Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Barrett’s Birthday Party

The mayor's celebration is 11 days late. And Lakefront Brewery shatters its record for annual barrels manufactured.

Plenty of Horne: Campaign Season Kicks Off
Plenty of Horne

Campaign Season Kicks Off

Politicos flock to Jon Richards fundraiser, and judicial candidate Janet C. Protasiewicz's event.

Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly
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Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly

New Leadership for a New Milwaukee

The Other Mandela

The Other Mandela

The fundraiser for Rep. Mandela Barnes, just two days before his namesake Nelson Mandela died, had a big turnout.

Plenty of Horne: Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat
Plenty of Horne

Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat

Plus: problems for the Bucks' Larry Sanders and redevelopment at Reed Street Yards.

City People: Jonathan Brostoff
City People

Jonathan Brostoff

An aide to state Sen. Larson, he discovered politics -- and love -- while a student at UWM.