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LaTonya Johnson

Democratic — Representative — District 17
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

LaTonya Johnson represents Assembly District 17 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 356 bills.

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



News and Blog Coverage

Johnson argues test shields against discrimination

Rep. LaTonya Johnson is arguing the removal of the civil service test opens the door to discriminatory hiring decisions. The Milwaukee Dem cited statistics about how many fewer job call-backs those with names associated with black people get when compared with those who have names associated with white people. The ...

Bill 'sucks'

Rep. LaTonya Johnson gave a different reason for not wanting to vote on campaign finance reform. "This bill sucks," the Milwaukee Dem said. But she had more to say on the topic. "And I'm sure next week, there's going to be other bills that suck," she said, adding the bill ...

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 ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AJR 107

    Relating to: proclaiming February 2016 as Black History Month.

  • AB 862

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

  • AR 23

    Relating to: creation of a task force on gun safety technology.

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  • AB 851

    Relating to: making unemployed veterans eligible for the Transform Milwaukee Jobs and Transitional Jobs programs. (FE)

  • AB 849

    Relating to: eliminating the preemption of firearm regulations.

  • AB 844

    Relating to: sales and use tax exemption for the sale of gun safes. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 440

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 96, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 96100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 426

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 97, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 170

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 91, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9198.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 362

Refused to reconsider vote by which Senate Amendment 1 concurred in, Ayes 34, Noes 59

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3436.0
•••No: 5963.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 117

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 61, Noes 37

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6162.0
•••No: 3737.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 434

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 97, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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