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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 419 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AB 1011

    Relating to: extended out-of-home care to 21 years of age for persons who are completing secondary education, enrolled in postsecondary or vocational education, participating in an employment program or activity, employed at least part-time, or incapable of doing any of those activities due to a medical condition, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 1007

    Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators. (FE)

  • AB 1013

    Relating to: a grant program for community prosecutors and making an appropriation. (FE)

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  • AB 1010

    Relating to: imprisonment for nonpayment of forfeitures, costs, fees, or surcharges. (FE)

  • AB 1012

    Relating to: the right of a parent to have counsel in a proceeding for a child alleged to be in need of protection or services; the power of the juvenile court to appoint counsel in such a proceeding; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)

  • AB 1009

    Relating to: allowing a petition for expunging a court record of certain offenses ten years after completion of a sentence. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 783

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 94, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 94100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 538

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 93, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 93100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 503

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 60, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6063.0
•••No: 3436.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 629

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 90, Noes 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 9097.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 87

Refused to suspend rules, Ayes 50, Noes 44

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5053.0
•••No: 4446.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 87

Rules suspended, Ayes 92, Noes 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9297.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
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