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Dean Knudson

Republican — Representative — District 30
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Dean Knudson represents Assembly District 30 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 144 bills.

2010 58170.73
2012 46009.56

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News and Blog Coverage

Republicans: IRIS not going away

Republicans are pushing back against the suggestion that IRIS would go away under their motion. According to the LFB, Gov. Scott Walker's budget eliminated statutory references to IRIS and replaced it with a self-direction plan under FamilyCare. Answering a question from Rep. Dean Knudson, LFB said the GOP motion would ...

Knudson questions idea of WEDC

Saying he is in the minority on the committee, Rep. Dean Knudson said he has long been skeptical of WEDC's mission. The Hudson Republican said it's time for the Legislature to question government's role in making decisions such as which businesses get loans. He said he voted for WEDC in ...

Committee working through more DCF motions

Discussions are going back and forth on motions for DCF. The latest debate revolves around Rep. Dean Knudson's motion to increase the amount of money DCF gives to post-adoption resource centers. The Hudson Republican wants those centers to receive an additional $225,000 in 2016-2017. Dems, though, raised concerns over whether ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AB 253

    Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

  • AJR 44

    Relating to: the life and service of Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper.

  • AB 239

    Relating to: allowing a pupil's parent or guardian to opt out of certain statewide examinations and providing information about mandatory pupil examinations.

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  • AB 236

    Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for qualified expenses incurred by individuals with disabilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 222

    Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

  • AB 212

    Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 75

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 91, Noes 8

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9191.0
•••No: 88.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 25

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 63, Noes 35

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6364.0
•••No: 3535.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 77

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 89, Noes 10

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8989.0
•••No: 1010.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 32

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 37

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6262.0
•••No: 3737.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 177

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 60, Noes 35

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6063.0
•••No: 3536.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 177

Refused to suspend rules to order immediately messaged, Ayes 62, Noes 33

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6265.0
•••No: 3334.0
•••Other: 00.0
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