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Rep. Mark Spreitzer sworn in for second term, receives committee assignments, takes leadership post

This will be Rep. Spreitzer’s second term in the State Assembly.

By - Jan 3rd, 2017 03:12 pm

MADISON- Today, State Representative Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) was inaugurated as the State Representative for the 45th Assembly District in the 2017-18 Wisconsin Legislature.

“I am honored and humbled to again serve the constituents of the 45th Assembly District,” Rep. Spreitzer said. “I am eager to get to work on the important issues for my district, such as rebuilding a roaring middle class economy and long-lasting infrastructure, fully funding public education, caring for seniors and children, protecting our environment, and making our government clean, efficient, and transparent.”

Earlier this fall, Rep. Spreitzer was chosen to serve in his caucus’ leadership, having been elected as the Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair for the 2017-18 legislative session. In this role, Rep. Spreitzer will strive to help return Assembly Democrats to a governing majority. Rep. Spreitzer will also work to ensure Assembly Democrats have access to the tools and resources that are required for success in the 2017-18 legislative session.

Additionally, Rep. Spreitzer was appointed to serve on following committees:

  • Committee on Agriculture
  • Committee on Local Government
  • Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
  • Committee on Rural Development and Mining (Ranking member)
  • Committee on Workforce Development
  • Committee on Organization
  • Committee on Rules

This will be Rep. Spreitzer’s second term in the State Assembly. In the 2015-16 session, Rep Spreitzer served on eight committees and was selected as co-chair of the Assembly Democratic Freshman Caucus. Prior to taking office, Rep. Spreitzer served as Beloit City Council President, and worked for his alma mater, Beloit College. The 45th Assembly District includes portions of Rock and Green counties, and includes the communities of Brodhead, Albany, Evansville, Orfordville, and Beloit.

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