(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
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.
Aug 7th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Jon Richards is the favorite. But is he the best choice?
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.
Press Releases Referencing Peter Barca
Wisconsin continues to lag neighbors, nation in job growth under Gov. Walker, Republican legislatureDec 18th, 2014 by Peter Barca
State ranks 32nd overall over the past year
Dec 16th, 2014 by Peter Barca
The audit found that nearly 1.7 million phone calls to the unemployment call center were blocked over the year.
Dec 4th, 2014 by Peter Barca
“I call on Governor Walker to put the brakes on this divisive issue that clearly will damage Wisconsin’s middle class. "
Nov 20th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) issued the following statement on the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s 2015-2017 state fiscal report issued today
Oct 31st, 2014 by Citizen Action of Wisconsin
Outsourcing Safeguards Were Never Implemented
Sep 25th, 2014 by Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
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