(Dem.), 64th Assembly District
Born Kenosha, August 7, 1955; married; 2 children. Graduate Mary D. Bradford H.S. 1973; B.S. UW-Milwaukee 1977; attended Harvard U.; M.A. UW-Madison 1983. Past president, Aurora Assoc. International. Former CEO, Northpointe Resources; National Ombudsman, USSBA; Midwest Regional Administrator, USSBA. Member: Foundation Bd. of Dir., UW-Parkside; Society for ISCTR (co-founder); WISITALIA (past pres.); Former member: Lake County Econ. Dev. Com. on Small Business (chp.); Com. to Found the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha (chp.); Lake County Partnership on Econ. Dev. (exec. com.); Small Business Forum of DNC (nat’l co-chair); Kenosha Family and Aging Soc. (bd. mbr.); Kenosha Incubator Assn. (chm.).
Elected to Assembly 1984-1992 (resigned 6/8/93 upon election to U.S. Congress); reelected since 2008. Minority Leader 2013, 2011; Majority Caucus Chairperson 2009, 1993, 1991. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Assembly Organization (since 2009, also 1993, 1991); Rules (since 2009, also 1993, 1991); Jt. Com. on Employment Relations (also 2011); Jt. Com. on Information Policy and Technology; Jt. Legislative Council (also 2011); Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization (also 2011); Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Bd. (also 2011). 2009 — Jt. Legis. Audit Com. (co-chp.); Financial Institutions; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business.
Articles Referencing Peter Barca
Feb 16th, 2015 by Dave Reid
Three different developments will add 740 apartments and tremendous urban density to the area.
Feb 12th, 2015 by Bruce Murphy
Kenosha casino would pay entire taxpayer bill for NBA arena and up to $275 million for any (unlikely) litigation costs. And Walker says no?
Feb 8th, 2015 by Madeleine Behr
Ashley Furniture gets $6.7 million from job agency, has federal fines for more than 1,000 worker injuries.
Jan 28th, 2015 by Bill Lueders
Is the 56% increase in legislators' daily expenses "outrageous" or overdue?
Nov 17th, 2014 by Steven Walters
The party badly needs leadership, but the bench looks thin. Here are the likely candidates.
Oct 24th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
They are two wildly different personalities with quite different agendas. A frank look at both candidates for governor.
Press Releases Referencing Peter Barca
Feb 25th, 2015 by Peter Barca
Right-to-Work bill distracts from "incredibly harmful" budget, they say
Feb 24th, 2015 by Peter Barca
"I am deeply disappointed that Senator Nass and Republicans did not at least live up to their promise of holding the public hearing until 7:00 tonight."
Governor Walker, Republicans rush to pass “Right to Work” to distract from disastrous budget, economic mismanagementFeb 20th, 2015 by Peter Barca
In response, Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) released the following statement.
Feb 19th, 2015 by Peter Barca
"It almost appears as if Republicans are putting together a Nixon-style enemies list for anyone who dares to disagree with their agenda."
Wisconsin Assembly leaders Barca, Vos to speak at Marquette Law conference on campaign finance regulationFeb 19th, 2015 by Marquette University
The conversation between Barca and Vos, the third and final session of the conference, will be moderated by Mike Gousha.
Feb 10th, 2015 by Peter Barca
“If Governor Walker was being up front that his sole objection was about wanting to protect taxpayers, he will take advantage of this incredible opportunity and secure a win-win for Wisconsin taxpayers.”