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Tim Carpenter

Democratic — Senator — District 3
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Tim Carpenter represents Senate District 3 in the Wisconsin Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 460 bills.

1998 4630.0
2000 6180.0
2002 76512.44
2004 -5299.0
2006 25780.53
2008 16776.0
2010 25707.57
2012 29411.96

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Senate essentially kills constitutional amendment on Milwaukee County treasurer

In a move that seemed to catch the Senate off guard, Sen. Tim Carpenter, D-Milwaukee, essentially killed his own constitutional amendment that would make the Milwaukee County Treasurer an appointed position. Carpenter said he had concerns about the options available to appoint the Milwaukee County Treasurer under the current resolution, ...

Senate passes property tax bill

After declaring an amendment from Sen. Tim Carpenter, D-Milwaukee -- which would have altered language that the resulted in a controversial sporting heritage grant -- non-germane to the bill, the Senate passed the property tax cut proposal 28-5.

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 11

    Relating to: directional signage for the Basilica of St. Josaphat in Milwaukee County.

  • SB 10

    Relating to: prohibiting the sale of powdered alcohol.

  • SB 2

    Relating to: a state minimum wage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

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  • SB 3

    Relating to: accountability provisions for private schools participating in a parental choice program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

  • SB 5

    Relating to: the provision by employers to employees of written disclosure statements of the terms of employment, the filing and investigation of wage claims, the statute of limitations for filing a wage claim action, the payment of interest, penalties, and surcharges on wage claims, occupational or professional licensing of employers that owe wages under wage claim judgments, and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • SR 9

    proclaiming May 10, 2014, as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Day.

Recent Votes

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SJR 2

Adopted, Ayes 17, Noes 14

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 1753.0
•••No: 1443.0
•••Other: 13.0
SR 2

Adopted, Ayes 25, Noes 6

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2578.0
•••No: 618.0
•••Other: 13.0
SJR 1

Adopted, Ayes 31, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 13.0
SR 1

Adopted, Ayes 31, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 13.0
AB 693

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 33, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3397.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
AB 5

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 30, Noes 3

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3088.0
•••No: 38.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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