Born Madison, March 10, 1971; married; 3 children. Graduate La Follette H.S. (Madison) 1989; B.S. UW-Oshkosh 1993; M.A. Edgewood College 1996. Full-time legislator. Member: Dane Co. Democratic Party; Friends of Pheasant Branch; Clean WI; Wis. League of Conservation Voters; Middleton Action Team; VFW Ladies Auxiliary Council. Former member: Parent Teacher Organization (pres.); Boy Scouts of America (cubmaster); Girl Scout troop leader. Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Bd. 2005-08. Dane Co. Bd. 2008-present.
Elected to Assembly 2012. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Colleges and Universities; Education; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Tourism; Veterans.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-5340; (888) 534-0079 (toll free).
Voting address: Middleton 53562.
Mailing address: Office: Room 9 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.
Content referencing Dianne Hesselbein
May 11th, 2020 by Gov. Tony Evers
Short Session with Missed OpportunitiesFeb 21st, 2020 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Jan 7th, 2020 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"Octopi has been a great part of our community."Sep 26th, 2019 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"This legislation on universal background checks is a reasonable, responsible and moderate first step in addressing the overwhelming public health crisis of gun violence in our state and nation."Aug 15th, 2019 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"This is another example of Speaker Vos subverting the will of the people for political gain."Mar 22nd, 2019 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around."Feb 26th, 2019 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"I’m thankful that Governor Evers is standing up for our Wisconsin National Guard personnel who were sent to the southwest border for a manufactured crisis."Feb 26th, 2019 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for GenerationsNov 8th, 2017 by Wisconsin Conservation Voters
Walker’s Republican allies in Legislature reject resolution calling for Foxconn contract to be made publicNov 7th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"Republicans in the legislature have rigged the system to maintain their power in Wisconsin."Oct 3rd, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"The divisive and inflammatory rhetoric used by Secretary Zimmerman in his column is counter-productive and well outside the scope of his duties as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs."Oct 2nd, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Hesselbein votes against boondoggle proposal that will hamstring state budgets for years to comeAug 17th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Terrible Jobs Numbers and Inability to Fund Wisconsin Schools: Just Another Day in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin
"Six straight years of Governor Scott Walker and six straight years of below average economic growth in Wisconsin."Jun 7th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
“Gold Standard” job data shows 2016 was the worst year for job growth under Gov. WalkerMay 30th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Reflecting on extraordinary accomplishments of Wisconsin women, Hesselbein calls for continued actionMar 8th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Hesselbein predicts hundreds of thousands of tax dollars will be wasted by GOP to defend unconstitutional mapsFeb 2nd, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
“Again, thank you to AARP Wisconsin for recognizing me for my work on this vital issue.”Jan 31st, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
"For too long, Wisconsin taxpayers have had their voices silenced because of Republicans hiding behind crooked, unconstitutional legislative district lines."Jan 27th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Regressive tax credit claimed by millionaires set to be $800 MILLION over budgetJan 24th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
Walker has turned a blind eye to problems facing our veterans, our working families, and our infrastructureJan 10th, 2017 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
“I am honored and humbled by my reelection.”Nov 15th, 2016 by State Rep. Peter Barca
“The lack of urgency by Gov. Walker’s administration and the Republican majority to address complaints of child abuse and assaults in our correctional facilities is appalling”Jan 6th, 2016 by State Sen. Jennifer Shilling
Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent GovernmentNov 17th, 2015 by State Rep. Peter Barca
“The governor’s cuts of $27 million per year and 24 positions put the state’s emergency communication systems in peril.”May 8th, 2015 by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein
State senator backs package being circulated by State Rep. Dianne HesselbeinMar 12th, 2015 by State Rep. Evan Goyke
Assembly Democratic freshmen urge support for non-partisan redistricting reform as fall session endsNov 13th, 2013 by Press Release
Freshmen Democratic legislators from the State Assembly today announced new legislation that would remove the redistricting authority from politicians and assigns it to a non-partisan body.Apr 11th, 2013 by Press Release
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.Dec 21st, 2012 by State Rep. Peter Barca