Personnel File

Jim Steineke

(Rep.), 5th Assembly District

Born Milwaukee, November 23, 1970; married, 3 children. Graduate Wauwatosa West H.S. 1989; attended UW-Milwaukee and UW-Oshkosh. Regional manager. Former realtor, salesman. Former member: Realtors Assn. of Northeast Wis.; Wis. Realtors Assn. Town supervisor, Town of Vandenbroeck 2005-07; town chp. 2007-11. Outagamie Co. supervisor 2006-11.

Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected 2012. Assistant Majority Leader 2013. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Assembly Organization; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Rules; Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization. 2011 — Rural Economic Development (vice chp.); Housing; Natural Resources.

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Governor Walker Signs 19 Bills Into Law

Acts 65-83.

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With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families

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New development in Fox Valley receives support from WEDC

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Campaign Cash

Hunters, Wildlife Groups Oppose Wetlands Bill

Bill threatens 1 million acres of wetlands, pushed by state’s largest business lobby.

Op Ed: What Happened to Wisconsin?
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What Happened to Wisconsin?

Decades of bipartisan commitment to protecting environment have been abandoned. Why?

Campaign Cash: One Million Acres of Wetlands Endangered
Campaign Cash

One Million Acres of Wetlands Endangered

Republican bill backed by big business could eliminate one-fifth of state’s wetlands.

Committee Holds Hearing Today on Regulatory “Sunset” Bill
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Committee Holds Hearing Today on Regulatory “Sunset” Bill

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Campaign Cash: Bill Buries State Regulations
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Bill Buries State Regulations

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Campaign Cash: Bear Hunters Association Has Big Clout
Campaign Cash

Bear Hunters Association Has Big Clout

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Campaign Cash

GOP’s Redistricting Lawyers Are Big Donors

Lawyers paid $2.1 million to defend gerrymandering, give $76,000 to politicians.

Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker
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Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker

“I’m humbled to receive this vote of confidence from the 64-member Assembly majority, the largest GOP majority in 60 years.”

The State of Politics: The Incredible Decline of Democrats
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GOP soared, Democrats floored, in state vote. Dem decline since 2010 is stunning.

Rep. Neylon Releases Statement on Assembly Republicans’ Forward Agenda
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Rep. Neylon Releases Statement on Assembly Republicans’ Forward Agenda

“I’m honored to stand with my fellow Republican colleagues in releasing next session’s Forward Agenda.”

Murphy’s Law: The Report That Walker Killed
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The Report That Walker Killed

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Governor Scott Walker Signs 46 Bills Into Law
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Governor Scott Walker Signs 46 Bills Into Law

Acts 154 - 199.

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Murphy’s Law

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Bill would reform outdated employment policies improving government efficiency and accountability

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Governor Scott Walker Releases Statement on Recruitment and Retention Reforms

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GOP leaders dispute Scott Walker’s account of union battle

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When will Wisconsin Assembly convene on $250M arena funding bill?

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Measure Limits Recalls But Allows Unlimited Fundraising

Republican proposal would provide great protection to incumbent politicians.

Legislative Musical Chairs

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A new Republican leader and many other changes coming this fall.