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Dale Kooyenga

Republican — Representative — District 14
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Dale Kooyenga represents Assembly District 14 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 257 bills.

2010 44050.12
2012 17999.17

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

Kooyenga argues against right-to-work referral

An emotional Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, talked about the tradition of garbage men in his family and the importance of unions while also arguing against right-to-work referral to the Small Business Committee. "If I was a garbage man, I'd be in a union," he said, "because I think unions have ...

DOR hiring request under scrutiny

DOR Secretary Rick Chandler's request to fill 102 new auditing positionns drew skepticism from Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield. Chandler said the new positions would require a $25 million investment but would generate $113 million in gross revenue. New auditors, among other things, would review sales tax and apportionment of income. ...

Kooyenga: We should be obsessed with outputs, not inputs

Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, complained about the fascination with the resources sent to schools rather than the results they are producing. He said things like graduation rates and performance are up the last four years. “There is this obsession, this obsession with money, money, money, and we should be obsessed ...

Kooyenga asks how UW will keep college costs down

Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, asked UW System President Ray Cross how the university would hold down tuition if it was spun off into a public authority. Kooyenga noted the student loan debt that has been a burden for many recent grads, saying it forces them to put off buying homes ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AB 115

    Relating to: trust funds related to cemetery lots, mausoleum spaces, and cemetery merchandise.

  • AB 120

    Relating to: creating a Corrections System Formulary Board in the Department of Corrections, therapeutic alternate drug selections in the state correctional system, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 116

    Relating to: limiting the authority of a city, village, town, or county to create new occupational licenses or fees or to continue to regulate certain professions. (FE)

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  • AB 109

    Relating to: the sale of common or union high school district property. (FE)

  • AB 95

    Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

  • AB 100

    Relating to: lighting underneath motorcycles.

Recent Votes

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AB 27

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 76, Noes 22

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7677.0
•••No: 2222.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 44

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 35, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3536.0
•••Other: 00.0
SJR 2

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6264.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 3

Adopted, Ayes 62, Noes 36

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 00.0
SJR 1

Concurred in, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 1

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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