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David Considine

David Considine (Dem.), 81st Assembly District

Born Janesville, March 29, 1953; married; 5 children. Graduate Mukwonago Union H.S. 1970; B.S. education UW-Whitewater 1974; certificate in EBD UW-Madison 1990; M.A. education Viterbo U. 2005; certificates – instructor certificate, autism spectrum, and enhanced verbal skills, Crisis Prevention Institute (Milwaukee) 2008, 2010, 2013.  Full-time legislator. Former dairy goat farmer, special education teacher. Member: St. John’s Episcopal Church (worship leader); Columbia Co. Democratic Party; Pheasants Forever; Ducks Unlimited. Former member: Baraboo Education Assn. (pres.); American Dairy Goat Assn. (judge); Wisconsin Dairy Goat Assn. (pres.); Crisis Prevention Institute (instructor).

Elected to Assembly 2014. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Agriculture; Education; Environment and Forestry; Mental Health Reform; Mining and Rural Development.

Telephone: Office: (608) 266-7746; (888) 534-0081 (toll free); District: (608) 356-9693.
Voting address: N6194 Breezy Hill Road, Baraboo 53913.
Mailing address: Room 412 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.

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Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption
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Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption

This committee will focus on addressing the barriers facing biological and adoptive parents in the adoption process.

Public Hearing Held to Honor Wisconsin Hero, Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch
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Public Hearing Held to Honor Wisconsin Hero, Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch

The bill honors the service and heroism of a young veteran who gave his life for his country.

Growing Opportunities Act Introduced to Reinforce Expanding Hemp Industry
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Growing Opportunities Act Introduced to Reinforce Expanding Hemp Industry

Bi-partisan Authors Optimistic about Crop’s Future

Rep. Considine Statement on Governor’s Budget
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Rep. Considine Statement on Governor’s Budget

"Tonight I heard Governor Evers’ budget initiatives to invest in things that matter to the people of Wisconsin"

Op Ed: School Mental Health Program Funding Needed
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School Mental Health Program Funding Needed

Evers proposes $63 million in funding, an investment that could have big payoff.

Rep. Considine statement on Baraboo photoRep. Considine statement on Baraboo photo
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Rep. Considine statement on Baraboo photoRep. Considine statement on Baraboo photo

"This photo is a clear reminder of the racism that is still present in our Baraboo community and in our country."

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.

Rep. Considine Statement on CBD Analytical Note
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Rep. Considine Statement on CBD Analytical Note

"DOJ needs to clarify immediately what this analytical note means for farmers and their families."

Speaker Vos leads State Assembly Delegation to a Trade Summit
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Speaker Vos leads State Assembly Delegation to a Trade Summit

"With the current negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and newly imposed tariffs, it’s essential that we’re actively engaged in a dialogue to protect our state’s interests."

Bipartisan animal first aid bill passes Assembly
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Bipartisan animal first aid bill passes Assembly

Next stop: Governor Walker’s signature

Op Ed: Legislature Must Act On Prison Safety
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Legislature Must Act On Prison Safety

More protections needed for prison workers, proposed bill provides solutions.

Rep. Considine appointed to new state committee
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Rep. Considine appointed to new state committee

"I am proud to bring my experience in agriculture and education to the table on this committee..."

Op Ed: Legislature Must Act on Prison Overcrowding
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Legislature Must Act on Prison Overcrowding

Safety a huge issue; will Republicans have courage to take on issue?

Industrial hemp bill passes legislature
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Industrial hemp bill passes legislature

"Industrial hemp is a part of Wisconsin’s agricultural future, and that is why I voted for SB 119."

Wachs for Wisconsin: State Rep. Dave Considine endorses Dana Wachs for Governor
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Wachs for Wisconsin: State Rep. Dave Considine endorses Dana Wachs for Governor

"I'm proud to have earned Dave's support."

Rep. Considine responds to high capacity well vote
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Rep. Considine responds to high capacity well vote

SB 76 would exempt high capacity well repairs, reconstructions, replacements, and ownership transfers from any oversight by the state Department of Natural Resources.

Op Ed: 1.2 Million On Medicaid At Risk
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1.2 Million On Medicaid At Risk

Proposal to cap spending threatens state's blind, elderly, disabled and poor.

Rep. Considine reintroduces bill to build sustainable hemp industry in Wisconsin
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Rep. Considine reintroduces bill to build sustainable hemp industry in Wisconsin

This bill would finally allow Wisconsin farmers and tribes to take full advantage of the great agricultural opportunity hemp presents.

Campaign Cash: Big Agriculture Rewards Legislators
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Big Agriculture Rewards Legislators

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

Op Ed: State PSC Doesn’t Listen to Citizens
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State PSC Doesn’t Listen to Citizens

Concerns about the environment, about transmission lines, get ignored.

Redistricting reform to get real hearing: APRIL FOOL’S!
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Redistricting reform to get real hearing: APRIL FOOL’S!

The committee will allow only invited guests to speak.

Death by a Thousand Straws (AB 874)
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Death by a Thousand Straws (AB 874)

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters' Statement

Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis
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Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis

Assembly Democrats Request Audit of Department of Corrections

Military Spending Not BadgerCare Real Threat  to Wisconsin Budget
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Military Spending Not BadgerCare Real Threat to Wisconsin Budget

Over 25% of Walker’s budget proposal comes from the federal government.

Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature
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Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) welcomed seven new Democratic representatives to the Wisconsin State Legislatur