Tyler August (Rep.), 32nd Assembly District
Born Wisconsin, January 26, 1983; single. Graduate Big Foot H.S. 2001; attended UW-Eau Claire and UW-Madison; completed 2012 Emerging Leader Program at Univ. of Virginia Darden School of Business. Full-time legislator. Former chief of staff to Rep. Thomas Lothian. Member: Republican Party of Wis. (fmr. bd. mbr.); Republican Party of 1st Congressional Dist. (fmr. chm.); Republican Party of Walworth Co. (fmr. chm, vice-chm.); National Rifle Association. Recipient: American Conservative Union Defender of Liberty 2012; GOPAC Emerging Leader 2012.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected since 2012. Speaker Pro Tempore 2015. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Jt. Survey Com. on Tax Exemptions (co-chp., also 2013); Insurance (also 2011); Rules; Jt. Legislative Council. 2013 — Government Operations and State Licensing (chp.); Labor (vice chp.); Health; Judiciary; State Affairs; Jt. Com. for Review of Admin. Rules. 2011 — Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy (vice chp.); Homeland Security and State Affairs.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-1190.
Voting address: 110 Hank Jay Drive, Unit B, Lake Geneva 53147.
Mailing address: Office: Room 119 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.
Content referencing Tyler August
Assembly won't require masks, after Speaker Robin Vos appeared in ad encouraging mask wearing.Dec 31st, 2020 by Melanie Conklin
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Madison protesters want protection. Republican legislators want tougher policing.Jun 29th, 2020 by Melanie Conklin
Republicans pass bill with "poison pills' that will force veto by Gov. Evers.Feb 12th, 2020 by Melanie Conklin
"I don’t expect a big issue” or “holy wars”, Rep Hintz says. Wrong. Nov 13th, 2019 by Melanie Conklin
This committee will focus on addressing the barriers facing biological and adoptive parents in the adoption process.May 30th, 2019 by State Rep. Robyn Vining
93 bills signed into law at the Wisconsin State Capitol Apr 16th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
The State of Politics
Two young Assembly reps in each party, two very different tales. Sep 5th, 2017 by Steven Walters
Lawyers paid $2.1 million to defend gerrymandering, give $76,000 to politicians. Feb 6th, 2017 by Matt Rothschild
“I’m humbled to receive this vote of confidence from the 64-member Assembly majority, the largest GOP majority in 60 years.”Nov 14th, 2016 by Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos
10 policy changes Gov. Walker and Republicans failed to pass in the last year. Jun 28th, 2016 by Matt Rothschild
Back in the News
Media has now jumped on the issue, adding more info on why proposed bill is a mistake.
Feb 2nd, 2016 by Bruce Murphy
Governor Scott Walker signed 49 bills into law today at the Wisconsin State Capitol.Nov 11th, 2015 by Gov. Scott Walker
The State of Politics
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has a really big agenda for Wisconsin. It reads like a papal encyclical. Nov 10th, 2014 by Steven Walters
The right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, long a big influence on state legislatures and Wisconsin, is bleeding business support. Oct 16th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Today, Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 196, the Drone Privacy Protection Act, into law.Apr 8th, 2014 by State Rep. Chris Taylor
The State of Politics
Legislature votes 132-1 to expand Milwaukee program monitoring gunshots.
Apr 7th, 2014 by Steven Walters
Bill to protect citizens’ privacy headed to GovernorApr 1st, 2014 by Press Release
A (gasp) bipartisan bill to protect privacy from drones raises interesting issues.Jan 29th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Emails from the public to Republican legislators overwhelmingly support reform, but GOP won't budge. Nov 19th, 2013 by Bill Lueders
Any decision he makes will anger some, and could affect his potential run for president. Sep 23rd, 2013 by Steven Walters
Their Silence Underscores Need for an End to Gerrymandering in WisconsinSep 17th, 2013 by Common Cause in Wisconsin
Almost every Republican -- and Democratic -- leader is from a small part of the state.Sep 16th, 2013 by Steven Walters
Newspapers and good government groups across the state are pressing Republicans to adopt a non-partisan method of redistricting.Sep 4th, 2013 by Bill Lueders
A new Republican leader and many other changes coming this fall. Aug 19th, 2013 by Steven Walters