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Chris Taylor

Democratic — Representative — District 76
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Chris Taylor represents Assembly District 76 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 520 bills.

2012 172546.54

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

  • Madison Office:

    Room 306 West
    State Capitol
    P.O. Box 8953
    Madison, WI 53708
    Phone: 608-266-5342
    Fax: 608-282-3676



News and Blog Coverage

Committee approves final motion along party lines

The committee voted 12-4 along party lines to approve the final motion as Dems accused majority Republicans of turning their backs on what makes Wisconsin great. Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, said at the outset she had hoped Republicans would choose a different path than the one Gov. Scott Walker laid ...

Highlights of Dem tax package

The committee is now on the Dems' motion on general fund taxes, which would result in a net boost to state revenues of $21.7 million.Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, slammed Republicans for making decisions that she said had benefited the wealthy, while the Dem proposal was focused on helping the middle ...

Dems rip budget, transportation deal

Assembly Dems today said they are uncertain about their support of a Bucks arena deal but positive the GOP budget's transportation plan will cost the state 5,500 jobs through delayed projects. Calling the budget "horrible," Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, said it also will cut aid to public schools, slash spending ...

Taylor draws applause from audience member

Rep. Chris Taylor just drew applause from an audience member following her criticism of a GOP motion to cut the equivalent of 18 scientist positions. Taylor said no one else in the department does the research and analysis those scientists do. She said those duties are critical to the functions ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AB 276

    Relating to: allowing district attorneys, deputy district attorneys, and assistant district attorneys to engage in the private practice of law for certain civil purposes.

  • AJR 50

    Relating to: proclaiming Austrian-American Day.

  • AB 275

    Relating to: increasing the rate paid to private attorneys for representing indigent clients. (FE)

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  • AJR 47

    Relating to: honoring Radio Station WCLO AM-1230 on its 85th birthday on August 1, 2015.

  • AB 272

    Relating to: student loans, the individual income tax subtract modification for tuition and student fees, creating an authority to be known as the Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • AB 270

    Relating to: providing training to school board staff in the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment program.

Recent Votes

AB 75

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

Legislator Vote: No

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

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

Legislator Vote: No

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

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

Legislator Vote: No

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

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

Legislator Vote: No

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

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

Legislator Vote: No

•••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: No

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