(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
Jan 20th, 2014 by Steven Walters
Gov. Walker’s State-of-the-State speech will be singing a very positive song.
Jan 7th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Now that the telecom industry is deregulated, AT&T can gouge customers with late fees.
Dec 27th, 2013 by Nora G. Hertel and James Nord
By cooperating with Obamacare Minnesota will cover 225,000 more people and spend $104 million less than Wisconsin.
Sep 16th, 2013 by Steven Walters
Almost every Republican -- and Democratic -- leader is from a small part of the state.
Jun 17th, 2013 by Steven Walters
The list of possible candidates isn't long, as discussions at the state Democratic convention made clear.
May 28th, 2013 by Steven Walters
Some Democratic insiders see Assembly minority leader Peter Barca as the best hope to run against Scott Walker.
Press Releases Referencing Peter Barca
Feb 11th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Instead, Speaker Vos and his caucus rubberstamp Gov. Walker’s irresponsible spending plan
Feb 6th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Proposal includes more funding for middle-class property tax relief, job training, rainy day fund
Jan 30th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Proposal would help limit unsafe driving behavior, save lives
Jan 29th, 2014 by Peter Barca
People who work for Wisconsin deserve fair wage to help provide for their families
Jan 16th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Rep. Barca emphasizes a bold approach that remedies Wisconsin’s lagging recovery
Dec 18th, 2013 by Evan Goyke
State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement regarding his election today as Democratic Caucus Secretary.