(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
Apr 8th, 2014 by Peter Barca
By Senate Democratic Leader Chris Larson and Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca
Apr 4th, 2014 by Peter Barca
“I have been extremely fortunate to serve alongside Rep. Pasch for nearly six year."
Apr 1st, 2014 by Peter Barca
Today the Senate passed an amended version of the oral chemotherapy bill, which the Assembly passed last month.
Rep. Barca urges Gov. Walker to use Vegas fundraising trip to analyze economic benefits of Kenosha casinoMar 28th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Proposed casino project expected to create thousands of jobs, generate tens of millions for state and local economies.
Mar 27th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Governor signs bills that will severely restrict voting rights
Mar 27th, 2014 by Peter Barca
Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) released the following statement today after Gov. Walker privately signed a bill into law that will seriously undermine the legal rights of veterans who have been victims of asbestos poisoning.