Born Appleton, November 26, 1954; married; 2 children. Graduate Hortonville H.S. 1972; attended UW-Fox Valley 1972-74. Full-time legislator. Former owner, fitness center and agri-business; real estate broker. Member: Fox Valley Lutheran Homes (delegate); Greenville Lions Club. Former member: Zion Lutheran Church Council (pres.); Paper Valley Soccer Club (vice-pres.).
Elected to Assembly 2012.
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This committee will focus on addressing the barriers facing biological and adoptive parents in the adoption process.May 30th, 2019 by State Rep. Robyn Vining
Governor Walker Calls on Department of Transportation to Evaluate Expanding the Interstate 41 Corridor in the Fox Valley
"...I am calling on the Department of Transportation to evaluate expanding the Interstate 41 section between Appleton and DePere."Aug 22nd, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Board Directors volunteer their time to assist in providing overall strategic direction to VISIT Milwaukee and by advocating its mission to the community.Jun 21st, 2018 by Visit Milwaukee
Governor Walker Signs Bills on Improving Family Access to High-Quality Child Care, Creating Transitional Jobs Program for Wisconsin Veterans, and Increasing Funding for Watershed Protection Grants
Governor Walker signs 64 bills into law at the Wisconsin State CapitolApr 3rd, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for GenerationsNov 8th, 2017 by Wisconsin Conservation Voters
Will Wisconsin consumers finally see relief from government-mandated higher prices?Apr 19th, 2017 by MacIver Institute
“...Republicans only seem to care about the University of Wisconsin when they are offended by what is being taught, and not when it comes to properly funding our UW System to compete in today’s economy.”Dec 21st, 2016 by State Rep. Dana Wachs
Proposals to Build on Historic Four-Year UW-System Tuition Freeze; Freeze Saved Students an Average of $6,311 Compared to Average 8.1 Percent Yearly Increases in Prior 10 YearsJan 15th, 2016 by Gov. Scott Walker
Proposals to Build on Historic Four-Year UW-System Tuition Freeze; Freeze Saved Students an Average of $6,311 Compared to Average 8.1 Percent Yearly Increases in Prior 10 YearsJan 12th, 2016 by Gov. Scott Walker
VISIT Milwaukee announces its officers and Board of Directors for the business year 2014-15.Jun 19th, 2014 by Visit Milwaukee
Today Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee), the ranking member on the Assembly Committee on Health, released the following statement calling on Gov. Walker to oppose any legislation that would call for the arrest of federal officials who try to implement the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin.Nov 15th, 2012 by Jon Richards