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Dianne Hesselbein

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).
E-mail: Rep.Hesselbein@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: Middleton 53562.
Mailing address: Office: Room 9 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.

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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

Democrats Continue to Lead the Fight to Protect Taxpayers on Foxconn
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Democrats Continue to Lead the Fight to Protect Taxpayers on Foxconn

Walker’s Republican allies in Legislature reject resolution calling for Foxconn contract to be made public

Changing Our Identity for Special Interests
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Changing Our Identity for Special Interests

Republicans seek to change Wisconsin’s well-known slogan for influential lobbyists on a whim

Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in <em>Gill v. Whitford</em>
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Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in Gill v. Whitford

"Republicans in the legislature have rigged the system to maintain their power in Wisconsin."

Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on DVA Secretary Zimmerman’s Column
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Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on DVA Secretary Zimmerman’s Column

"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."

Republican Agenda Puts Corporate Welfare Package for Taiwanese Company Ahead of our Public Schools
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Republican Agenda Puts Corporate Welfare Package for Taiwanese Company Ahead of our Public Schools

Hesselbein votes against boondoggle proposal that will hamstring state budgets for years to come

Terrible Jobs Numbers and Inability to Fund Wisconsin Schools: Just Another Day in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin
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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."

Rep. Hesselbein: The Walker Economy Continues to Disappoint
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Rep. Hesselbein: The Walker Economy Continues to Disappoint

“Gold Standard” job data shows 2016 was the worst year for job growth under Gov. Walker

Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on REINS Proposal
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Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on REINS Proposal

AB 42 has potential to open state’s regulatory process to corporate influence

On International Women’s Day, Let’s #BeBoldForChange
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On International Women’s Day, Let’s #BeBoldForChange

Reflecting on extraordinary accomplishments of Wisconsin women, Hesselbein calls for continued action

Republicans to Privately Approve Slush Fund to Defend Unconstitutional Maps
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Republicans to Privately Approve Slush Fund to Defend Unconstitutional Maps

Hesselbein predicts hundreds of thousands of tax dollars will be wasted by GOP to defend unconstitutional maps

Rep. Hesselbein Honored to Be Recognized By AARP with Capitol Caregiver Award
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Rep. Hesselbein Honored to Be Recognized By AARP with Capitol Caregiver Award

“Again, thank you to AARP Wisconsin for recognizing me for my work on this vital issue.”

Rep. Hesselbein Calls for Open, Transparent, and Public Process for Drawing New Legislative Lines
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Rep. Hesselbein Calls for Open, Transparent, and Public Process for Drawing New Legislative Lines

"For too long, Wisconsin taxpayers have had their voices silenced because of Republicans hiding behind crooked, unconstitutional legislative district lines."

Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time
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Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time

Regressive tax credit claimed by millionaires set to be $800 MILLION over budget

Rep. Hesselbein: Scott Walker Ignores the Real State of our State in Annual Address
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Rep. Hesselbein: Scott Walker Ignores the Real State of our State in Annual Address

Walker has turned a blind eye to problems facing our veterans, our working families, and our infrastructure

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.”

Democrats propose Corrections Reform measures to improve public safety
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Democrats propose Corrections Reform measures to improve public safety

“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”

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

Rep. Hesselbein Warns: Cuts to Public Broadcasting Threaten Public Safety
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Rep. Hesselbein Warns: Cuts to Public Broadcasting Threaten Public Safety

“The governor’s cuts of $27 million per year and 24 positions put the state’s emergency communication systems in peril.”

Goyke backs proposals to help vets in education, other areas
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Goyke backs proposals to help vets in education, other areas

State senator backs package being circulated by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein

Redistricting reform the antidote to Republican extremism
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Redistricting reform the antidote to Republican extremism

Assembly Democratic freshmen urge support for non-partisan redistricting reform as fall session ends

Freshmen legislators push new legislation to correct flawed partisan redistricting process
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Freshmen legislators push new legislation to correct flawed partisan redistricting process

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.

A Solution to Our Billion-Dollar Democracy

A Solution to Our Billion-Dollar Democracy

11 states support a constitutional amendment to overthrow Supreme Court decision allowing unrestrained campaign spending. What about Wisconsin?

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.