Ed Brooks (Rep.), 50th Assembly District
Born Baraboo, July 1, 1942; married; 3 children; 5 grandchildren. Graduate Webb H.S. (Reedsburg) 1960; B.S. agricultural economics UW-Madison 1965. Dairy producer. Former co. sup. f/USDA, FmHA, loan officer f/PCA Madison. Served in U.S. Army Reserve 1965-71. Member: Wis. Fed. of Co-ops (fmr. chairman); Wis. Farm Bureau; American Legion Post 350. Former member: C.A.L.S. B.O.V.; Endeavor 4-H Club (leader); St. John Lutheran Church (past pres. church council). Recipient: Friend of Cooperatives 2012; Friend of Wisconsin Towns 2011; WMC Working for Wisconsin 2011-12; Friend of Education 1998; Friend of Extension. Town supervisor 1979-1985; town chairman 1985-present.
Elected to Assembly 2008; reelected since 2010. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Urban and Local Affairs (chp., also 2011); Public Safety and Homeland Security (vice chp.); Agriculture (since 2009); Corrections; Veterans. 2011 — Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2009 — Corrections and the Courts; Criminal Justice.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-8531; (877) 947-0050 (toll free); District: (608) 524-2406.
Voting address: Reedsburg 53959.
Mailing address: Office: Room 20 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.
Content referencing Ed Brooks
"Our hearts are with Barbara as well as Ed’s three daughters and their friends and family as we mourn the loss of an exceptional husband, father, friend, and public servant."Apr 25th, 2019 by Gov. Tony Evers
Governor Walker Signs Bills to Create and Expand Outdoor Recreation, Attract Talent to Wisconsin, and Improve Medical Assistance
93 bills signed into law at the Wisconsin State CapitolApr 16th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Senate Bill 408 criminalizes gun purchases on behalf of felons and acting as ‘human holster’Mar 28th, 2018 by Mayor Tom Barrett
The bill is supported by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the Wisconsin Towns Association.Jan 16th, 2018 by State Rep. Lisa Subeck
Legislation to Allow Municipal Officials to Serve as Election Officials Passes Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections
Prior to 2016, it was not unusual for members of City Councils and Village or Town Boards to serve as poll workers on Election Day.May 9th, 2017 by State Rep. Lisa Subeck
Proposal Would Create Program in DATCP to Recruit Veterans into AgricultureApr 12th, 2017 by State Rep. Evan Goyke
At Public Forum, Brooks Says ‘There May Be A Lot Of Reasons Why a Man Is Getting Paid More Than a Woman’Oct 25th, 2016 by One Wisconsin Now
In 2015, they voted to turn down millions in federal funding for women's health providers.Oct 18th, 2016 by State Rep. Chris Taylor