Rep. Mark Spreitzer unanimously elected Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair
Rep. Spreitzer will begin his second term representing the 45th Assembly District in Janua
MADISON- On Tuesday, November 15, State Representative Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) was unanimously elected by fellow Democratic representatives to serve as their Caucus Chair in the Wisconsin State Assembly during the 2017-18 legislative session. Following the vote, Rep. Spreitzer released the following statement:
“Although not reflected by our share of seats in the Assembly chamber, Democratic ideals are as popular as ever. Wisconsinites support 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.
“I look forward to working with my colleagues to stand up for Wisconsin values and advance an alternative to the way Wisconsin has been governed the past six years.”
Rep. Spreitzer will begin his second term representing the 45th Assembly District in January. 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.
Press Releases by Mark Spreitzer
“We are a month away from a major election, and there is mounting evidence that voting and voter registration has become chaotic and complicated by design.”
"Governor Walker should immediately retract his comments."
The documents suggest that Governor Walker collaborated and traded favors with lobbyists, third-party shadow groups, and even Donald Trump.
“While I’m thankful for this decision, I hope we can codify this decision by passing the MFEA, and bring permanent certainty to Wisconsin families.”
“To create and protect their own political advantage, Republicans drew some of the most gerrymandered legislative maps in the entire country.”
Rep. Mark Spreitzer released the following statement upon the Public Service Commission’s approval of Alliant Energy’s Riverside Energy Center expansion project near Beloit: