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Todd Novak

Todd Novak (Rep.), 51st Assembly District

Born April 23, 1965; 2 children.  Graduate Iowa-Grant H.S. 1983; attended Southwest Technical College 1983-85.  Former government/associate newspaper editor 1990-2014.  Member: Wis. League of Municipalities; NRA; Wis. Farm Bureau.  Former member: Iowa Co. Humane Soc. (founding mbr., treas.); Wis. Newspaper Assn.; National Newspaper Assn.  Southwest Regional Planning Comn. 2012-present.  Mayor of Dodgeville 2012-present.

Elected to Assembly 2014.  Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Agriculture (vice chp.); Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Mental Health Reform; Mining and Rural Development; Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means.

Telephone: Office: (608) 266-7502; (888) 534-0051 (toll free);
District: (608) 574-0100.
E-mail: Rep.Novak@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: 202 West Division Street, Dodgeville 53533.
Mailing address: Office: Room 304 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708.

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Governor Walker Signs 20 Bills Into Law
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Governor Walker Signs 20 Bills Into Law

Acts 37 - 56

The State of Politics: Democrats Still Need a Clear Message
The State of Politics

Democrats Still Need a Clear Message

Yes, GOP gerrymandering matters. But they also have stronger candidates and message.

Governor Walker Announces Cheese as Official State Dairy
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Governor Walker Announces Cheese as Official State Dairy

Governor signs two bills into law at Mineral Point Elementary

Campaign Cash: Big Agriculture Rewards Legislators
Campaign Cash

Big Agriculture Rewards Legislators

Industry wants high capacity wells, gives $220,000 to key committee members.

The State of Politics: How Legislature Rigged the Game
The State of Politics

How Legislature Rigged the Game

2015 campaign finance law gives more power to wealthy and corporations.

Campaign Cash: $28 Million Spent on 2016 Legislative Races
Campaign Cash

$28 Million Spent on 2016 Legislative Races

A new record, 66% more than 2014, huge special interest spending.

Rep. Novak Supports Bill to Increase Funding for Rural Broadband
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Rep. Novak Supports Bill to Increase Funding for Rural Broadband

The proposed legislation allocates an additional $15.5 million for broadband grants.

Rep. Novak Ready to Work on Governor’s Budget
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Rep. Novak Ready to Work on Governor’s Budget

"I am confident we are heading in the right direction."

Rep. Novak Statement on State of the State Address
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Rep. Novak Statement on State of the State Address

"There is no doubt that Wisconsin’s best days are ahead."

Campaign Cash: Special Interests Spend $9 Million on Legislative Races
Campaign Cash

Special Interests Spend $9 Million on Legislative Races

Led by Greater Wisconsin Committee, Democratic-leaning groups spent more, 53% of money.

Record Elections Spending by Special Interests

Record Elections Spending by Special Interests

$7.8 million spent so far, with more by Democratic-leaning groups.

Private School Voucher Special Interest Group Tops $1 Million in Campaign Spending to Elect Compliant Legislators
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Private School Voucher Special Interest Group Tops $1 Million in Campaign Spending to Elect Compliant Legislators

American Federation For Children spends big to try to elect legislators who’ll keep public tax dollars flowing to less accountable private schools

Unaccountable Private School Voucher Backers Up the Ante With Six Figure TV Ad Buy to Boost Rep. Todd Novak in 51st Assembly District Race
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Unaccountable Private School Voucher Backers Up the Ante With Six Figure TV Ad Buy to Boost Rep. Todd Novak in 51st Assembly District Race

Spending campaign cash now to keep public tax dollars flowing to them later.

Private Voucher School Front Group Reports Spending $500,000 in September Alone to Buy Pro-Voucher Legislature
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Private Voucher School Front Group Reports Spending $500,000 in September Alone to Buy Pro-Voucher Legislature

This Kind of Support Comes With a Price, History Shows GOP Candidates and Legislature Will Pay

Op-Ed: “To Not Only Survive, But Thrive!”
Op-Ed

“To Not Only Survive, But Thrive!”

The mass shooting in Orlando was a tragic reminder of the need for LGBT equality.

Rep. Novak Fights for Vital Jobs Program
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Rep. Novak Fights for Vital Jobs Program

"The Skills Enhancement Program helps struggling low income students throughout the state remain in higher education..."

Governor Scott Walker Signs 58 Bills Into Law
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Governor Scott Walker Signs 58 Bills Into Law

Acts 200 - 257.

Rep. Novak’s Bill to Aid Dementia Care in Rural Wisconsin Passes Assembly
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Rep. Novak’s Bill to Aid Dementia Care in Rural Wisconsin Passes Assembly

The bill passed the Assembly unanimously, and now moves to the Senate.

Rep. Novak’s Bill to Fight Drug Use in Rural Wisconsin Passes Assembly
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Rep. Novak’s Bill to Fight Drug Use in Rural Wisconsin Passes Assembly

“One of the reasons I ran for office was to fight rural crime and drug use.”

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Supports Iowa-Model Redistricting Reform
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Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Supports Iowa-Model Redistricting Reform

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign endorses Senate Bill 58 and Assembly Bill 328.

The State of Politics: Stories From the State Capitol
The State of Politics

Stories From the State Capitol

Six vignettes tell the story of how the Senate passed the Right-to-Work bill.

The Long Arms of Scott Jensen

The Long Arms of Scott Jensen

Former Assembly Speaker, now a school choice lobbyist, targeted six Democrats with negative ads that never mentioned the issue.