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JoCasta Zamarripa

Democratic — Representative — District 8
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

JoCasta Zamarripa represents Assembly District 8 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 391 bills.

2010 21692.38
2012 17026.78

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

Dems: GOP budget harmful to things that make Wisconsin great

WAUKESHA -- Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca today slammed the budget the guv signed as “harmful to all the things that make Wisconsin great.” Joined by Dems Reps. Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point and JoCasta Zamarripa of Milwaukee ahead of Walker's signing ceremony, Barca knocked cuts to education, the failure ...

Wisconsin Doubles Down on Scott Walker

Wisconsin is lagging behind the nation’s recovery, supports a higher minimum wage and expanded BadgerCare enrollment, and is sick of political division. So the state’s voters’ defied logic and handed Gov. Scott Walker another victory, even though he seems to be what they don’t want. OK. Makes no sense. That’s ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AB 897

    Relating to: funding for Wisconsin grants for technical college and University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • AB 900

    Relating to: collective bargaining for public employees, prohibiting employees other than public safety employees from bargaining collectively on insurance contributions and employee required contributions to retirement, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

  • AB 880

    Relating to: medically accurate information, conscientious beliefs of reproductive health care providers, health care provider liability insurance, eliminating certain abortion requirements, prohibiting employment retribution and discrimination, actions against a person seeking or providing health care, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

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  • AJR 107

    Relating to: proclaiming February 2016 as Black History Month.

  • AB 862

    Relating to: damages in personal injury claims involving asbestos trusts.

  • AB 852

    Relating to: expanding eligibility for the earned income tax credit; hospital best practices for postpartum patients and newborns; hospital staff privileges and written agreements required for nurse-midwives; coverage of nurse-midwives under the injured patients and families compensation fund; a report on information related to hospital neonatal intensive care units; an electronic application and information system to determine eligibility and register for public assistance programs; directing the Department of Health Services to request a Medical Assistance waiver; evidence-based home visitation program services for persons who are at risk of poor birth outcomes or of abusing or neglecting their children; designating race and ethnicity on birth certificates; a report on fetal and infant mortality and birth outcomes; requiring informed consent for performance on pregnant women of certain elective procedures prior to the full gestational term of a fetus; cultural competency training for certain students enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System and the technical college system; granting rule-making authority; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Recent Votes

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AB 512

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 96, Noes 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9697.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 243

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 66, Noes 31

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6668.0
•••No: 3131.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 470

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 460

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 497

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 64, Noes 34

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6465.0
•••No: 3434.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 497

Refused to reject Assembly Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 32, Noes 66

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3232.0
•••No: 6667.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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