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Janel Brandtjen

Janel Brandtjen (Rep.), 22nd Assembly District

Born Milwaukee, March 1966; married; 2 children. Graduate Marshall H.S.; B.B.A. Finance and Marketing, UW-Milwaukee 1988. Business owner. Member: Republican Party of Waukesha Co.; Republican Party of Washington Co.; Republican Women of Waukesha Co.; Washington Co. Republican Women; National Rifle Association; Immanuel Lutheran Church; Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce. Waukesha Co. Supervisor 2008-present.

Elected to Assembly 2014. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Corrections (vice chp.); Children and Families; Public Benefits Reform; State Affairs and Government Operations; Workforce Development.

Telephone: Office: (608) 267-2367; (888) 534-0022 (toll free); District: (262) 455-8311.
E-mail: Rep.Brandtjen@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: N52 W16632 Oak Ridge Trail, Menomonee Falls 53051.
Mailing address: Office: P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708-8952.

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Bill Defines Sexual Assault Victims Rights

Bill Defines Sexual Assault Victims Rights

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State Republican Lawmakers Oppose Barrett’s Budget

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Right-Wing Legislators Who Want to Outlaw Abortion and Birth Control Now Targeting Science
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Right-Wing Legislators Who Want to Outlaw Abortion and Birth Control Now Targeting Science

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Campaign Cash: Tesla, Sen. Kapenga Helped by State Budget
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Tesla, Sen. Kapenga Helped by State Budget

Republicans add item letting Tesla sell vehicles directly to consumers. Kapenga owns business that sells Tesla parts.

Assembly Passes State Budget By 60-39

Assembly Passes State Budget By 60-39

To secure Senate approval adds amendment to help a company championed by Republican senator.

Transportation: Electric Scooters Could Return This Year
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Electric Scooters Could Return This Year

Bill working its way through state Legislature to legalize electric scooters.

Mayor Tom Barrett Applauds Passage of Bill Prohibiting Straw Purchasing
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Mayor Tom Barrett Applauds Passage of Bill Prohibiting Straw Purchasing

Senate Bill 408 criminalizes gun purchases on behalf of felons and acting as ‘human holster’

Logsdon Campaign Announces Endorsements
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Logsdon Campaign Announces Endorsements

"I am very proud that so many hardworking, respected people have publicly endorsed my candidacy."

Bill usurps authority of Milwaukee citizens and could bring financial hardship to taxpayers
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Bill usurps authority of Milwaukee citizens and could bring financial hardship to taxpayers

Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy - February 19, 2018

Biking: Walker Signs Vulnerable User Bill
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Walker Signs Vulnerable User Bill

Increases penalties for careless drivers who kill or injure bicyclists, pedestrians.

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

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Proposed state law would reduce local control over Milwaukee’s Fire and Police Commission
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Proposed state law would reduce local control over Milwaukee’s Fire and Police Commission

Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy - November 1, 2017

Bill Keeps Accused Cops on the Job

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State bill would also let cops union grab power on Fire & Police Commission.

Biking: Vulnerable User Bill Moves Forward
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Vulnerable User Bill Moves Forward

Includes tougher sanctions against motorists who hit bicyclists, pedestrians.

Campaign Cash: Campaign Clout of Anti-Abortion Groups
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Campaign Clout of Anti-Abortion Groups

They support only Republicans, and want to end abortion coverage for state workers.

Campaign Cash: GOP Bill Penalizes Sanctuary Cities
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GOP Bill Penalizes Sanctuary Cities

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Murphy’s Law: The World According to Janel Brandtjen
Murphy’s Law

The World According to Janel Brandtjen

Republican lawmaker is angry about crime in the city. Here’s how she could help.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cues Up Race Politics
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cues Up Race Politics

Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. responds to article published in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, ‘Lawmaker blames Tom Barrett for crime spilling into suburbs’

Sen. Taylor responds to violent rhetoric from colleague
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Sen. Taylor responds to violent rhetoric from colleague

“If Rep. Brandtjen wants to stop the violence, she should spend her time authoring legislation to end violence, not writing press releases to incite it.”

Rep. Barnes Statement on Donald Trump Style Fear Mongering by GOP Legislator
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Rep. Barnes Statement on Donald Trump Style Fear Mongering by GOP Legislator

“Wisconsin Republicans have long ignored the real work and efforts by legislators and community members in Milwaukee to address the root causes of criminal activity.”

State Representative Janel Brandtjen calls for funding cuts to Milwaukee until policies change
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State Representative Janel Brandtjen calls for funding cuts to Milwaukee until policies change

I will be openly advocating for funding cuts to Milwaukee unless steps are taken to dramatically cut crime in Milwaukee.

Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2016 Board of Directors and Leadership Team
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Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2016 Board of Directors and Leadership Team

Wisconsin Women in Government was founded in 1987 to celebrate and support the talented women who choose a career in government service.

Assembly members propose bill enumerating I-94 corridor project
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Assembly members propose bill enumerating I-94 corridor project

Traffic and engineering experts say modernizing the I-94 east/west corridor is needed to realize the safety features, reduced congestion and operational capabilities of both the Marquette and Zoo interchanges.