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Christine Sinicki

Christine Sinicki (Dem.), 20th Assembly District

Born Milwaukee, March 28, 1960; married; 2 children. Graduate Bay View H.S. Former small business manager. Member: Delegate-U.S. Pres. Electoral College, 2000; Amer. Coun. of Young Political Leaders, Delegate to Israel and Palestine, 2001; Milw. Com. on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; Wis. Civil Air Patrol, Major; Milw. City Coun. Parents and Teachers Assn.; Bay View Historical Soc.; Bay View Neighborhood Assn.; Fellow, Bowhay Institute, La Follette School, UW-Madison 2001; Flemming Fellow, Center for Policy Alternatives 2003. Awards: Wis. Environmental Decade Clean 16 2000; Wis. Ob/Gyn Physicians’ Legislator of the Year 2000; Wis. Coalition Against Domestic Violence DV Diva 2003; Wis. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Certificates of Commendation 2006, 2005; Wis. League of Conservation Voters Conservation Champion 2014, 2011, 2009, 2007; Wis. Women’s Alliance Legislation Award 2009-10; Professional Firefighters of Wis. Legislator of the Year 2010; Wis. Grocers Assn. Friend of Grocers 2010; Cudahy Veterans’ Service Award 2010; AMVETS State Legislative Advocacy Award 2011. Assembly Democratic Task Force on Working Families (chp.) 2003. State Assembly Milw. Caucus (chp. 2005, 2003). Dept. of Workforce Development State Minimum Wage Council (gov. appointee) 2005. Milw. School Board 1991-98.

Elected to Assembly since 1998. Minority Caucus Secretary 2001. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Consumer Protection; Education (also 2011, 2009, 2001); Labor (chp. 2009, mbr. 2013, 2005, 2003); State Affairs and Government Operations; Veterans and Military Affairs (also 2007-2011, 2003). 2013 — Government Operations and State Licensing; Urban Education; Veterans.

Telephone: Office: (608) 266-8588; (888) 534-0020 (toll free); District: (414) 481-7667.
E-mail: Rep.Sinicki@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: Milwaukee 53207.
Mailing address: Office: Room 114 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708.

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New Federal Program Could Help City

New Federal Program Could Help City

Opportunity Zones law allows tax incentives for distressed areas.

Rep. Sinicki Votes to Protect Consumers, Create New Framework for Rent-to-Own Stores
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Rep. Sinicki Votes to Protect Consumers, Create New Framework for Rent-to-Own Stores

"I believe that this bipartisan bill will be good for Milwaukee and communities across the state."

State Representatives JoCasta Zamarripa, Christine Sinicki, And Jonathan Brostoff Endorse Chris Rockwood For State Assembly
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State Representatives JoCasta Zamarripa, Christine Sinicki, And Jonathan Brostoff Endorse Chris Rockwood For State Assembly

More current Assembly members join Rockwood’s effort to win the 14th District

Connecting Workers with Career Opportunities
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Connecting Workers with Career Opportunities

RTA Builds Transportation Options in Southeastern Wisconsin

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

Republican assembly districts are up to 96% white, senate districts as high as 95% white.

Joint Statement on DNR Complaint Referrals to DOJ
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Joint Statement on DNR Complaint Referrals to DOJ

"We vigorously call upon Attorney General Schimel to act immediately on these complaints and back-up his claim that DOJ is an environmental enforcer."

State Representatives Goyke, Riemer, and Sinicki Endorse Tom Palzewicz for Congress
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State Representatives Goyke, Riemer, and Sinicki Endorse Tom Palzewicz for Congress

Three legislators proclaim need for new leadership

With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families
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With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families

Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for Generations

Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders
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Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders

“I am honored and humbled to have earned the support of these officials, who work every day to make our communities stronger.”

South Shore All Abilities Playground to Host 4th Annual Craft/Vendor Fair on October 21st
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South Shore All Abilities Playground to Host 4th Annual Craft/Vendor Fair on October 21st

"The Craft/Vendor Fair will be held just in time for the holidays at Deer Creek Intermediate School on Saturday, October 21st from 9AM to 3PM."

Rep. Sinicki Votes No on Foxconn Package
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Rep. Sinicki Votes No on Foxconn Package

"I hope my colleagues in the Senate improve this deal by incorporating Democratic amendments that fix this bill’s glaring problems."

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000
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Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000

Announces endorsements from Pocan, Moore, and others from across Wisconsin

Democratic State Legislators Endorse Randy Bryce
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Democratic State Legislators Endorse Randy Bryce

Endorsements boost ironworker in bid to topple Speaker Paul Ryan

Local Leaders Demand Clarke’s Removal

Local Leaders Demand Clarke’s Removal

Legislators, community leaders call on Gov. Walker to remove sheriff from office.

Legislators Unveil Proposals on Equal Pay
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Legislators Unveil Proposals on Equal Pay

"As other states begin to make progress, Wisconsin is falling behind."

Milwaukee Legislators Express Condolences Over Death of Greg Zyszkiewicz
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Milwaukee Legislators Express Condolences Over Death of Greg Zyszkiewicz

Greg Zyszkiewicz, 64, was a 33-year employee of the Milwaukee DNS who served as a special enforcement inspector.

Walker Budget Continues Dive to the Bottom on Job Protections
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Walker Budget Continues Dive to the Bottom on Job Protections

Makes Fair Employment Law Unenforceable

Statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.
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Statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.

Today, Senator Chris Larson, Representative Jonathan Brostoff, and Representative Christine Sinicki released the following statement urging the resignation or removal of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.

Rep. Barca Statement on Democratic Leader Reelection
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Rep. Barca Statement on Democratic Leader Reelection

“I am honored and humbled by my reelection.”

The State of Politics: Final Notes From The Campaign-Trail
The State of Politics

Final Notes From The Campaign-Trail

After 210 interviews with candidates, some observations on a crazy election.

Court Dismisses Rep. Sinicki’s Request for Restraining Order Against Primary Opponent’s Husband
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Court Dismisses Rep. Sinicki’s Request for Restraining Order Against Primary Opponent’s Husband

Rep. Sinicki did not appear in court to defend her allegations.

Rep. Sinicki Continues to Attack Primary Opponent’s Family Following Election Victory
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Rep. Sinicki Continues to Attack Primary Opponent’s Family Following Election Victory

Rep. Sinicki claimed that Mike Meyer was harassing her based on his presence at the Humboldt Park Beer Garden, where she was hosting a public fundraiser.

Murphy’s Law: 19 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

19 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, behind the scenes. who won, who lost?

Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries

Citizen Action endorsed in legislative races with contested primaries where a progressive champion is on the ballot and sought our endorsement.

Julie Meyer, 20th District Assembly Candidate, Praises Demond Means’ Decision to Abandon Chris Abele’s MPS Takeover Plan
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Julie Meyer, 20th District Assembly Candidate, Praises Demond Means’ Decision to Abandon Chris Abele’s MPS Takeover Plan

Julie Meyer is a 29-year MPS teacher that believes the Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program is a threat to the existence of public education in Milwaukee

The State of Politics: Democratic Family Feuds
The State of Politics

Democratic Family Feuds

Eight Democratic legislators face primary challengers, but not one GOP legislator does.

The State of Politics: Can Larson Beat Abele?
The State of Politics

Can Larson Beat Abele?

Democratic insiders handicap the race, which may come down to turnout.

Representatives Brostoff, Bowen, Kessler, and Sinicki Take Stand Against Legislation Attacking Milwaukee Taxpayers, Local Control
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Representatives Brostoff, Bowen, Kessler, and Sinicki Take Stand Against Legislation Attacking Milwaukee Taxpayers, Local Control

Assembly Bill 885 mandates a government takeover of Milwaukee County’s debt collection efforts.

Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388
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Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388

Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent Government

Murphy’s Law: Chris Larson’s War Against Abele
Murphy’s Law

Chris Larson’s War Against Abele

State senator running for county executive blasts Abele with personal attacks, will divide Democrats.

Milwaukee fights back against school takeovers with “walk-ins” at more than 100 public schools
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Milwaukee fights back against school takeovers with “walk-ins” at more than 100 public schools

Thousands of parents, educators, students and community leaders held “walk-ins” at more than 100 public schools across the city of Milwaukee.

Democrats author Equal Pay Enforcement bill to close pay discrimination gap
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Democrats author Equal Pay Enforcement bill to close pay discrimination gap

The introduction of the bill coincides with the upcoming National Equal Pay Day on April 14th.

Democrats Lay Out Next Steps on “Right to Work” Bill
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Democrats Lay Out Next Steps on “Right to Work” Bill

Bill will drive down wages, hurt Wisconsin’s middle class

Democrats Call for Opportunity to Amend Divisive “Right to Work” Bill in Assembly Labor Committee
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Democrats Call for Opportunity to Amend Divisive “Right to Work” Bill in Assembly Labor Committee

Public testimony shows the need to amend a bill that will drive down wages, hurt Wisconsin’s middle class

Assembly Labor Committee Democrats Lay Out Their Expectations for “Right to Work” Public Hearing
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Assembly Labor Committee Democrats Lay Out Their Expectations for “Right to Work” Public Hearing

Representatives Sinicki, Mason and Ohnstad Urge for Maximum Public Input on Incredibly Damaging Bill

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Barrett salutes the theater’s and Bay View’s redevelopment, but is upstaged by the facility’s lovely redesign.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces Endorsements
Cruel and Unusual: Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse
Cruel and Unusual

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

Common Core is Here to Stay

Common Core is Here to Stay

And the black helicopters are coming!

Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session
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Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) announced the Assembly Democratic members of the standing and joint committees for the 2013-2014 legislative session.

South Shore Listening Session Recap

South Shore Listening Session Recap

Following the veto of Milwaukee County transit sales tax by Governor Doyle, Representative Christine Sinicki, Senate Jeff Plale, and Representative Jon Richards held a listening session at the South Shore Park Pavilion.