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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 291 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

  • AB 538

    Relating to: fee waivers for state park vehicle admission receipts and distribution of state park activity guides to pupils enrolled in grade 4 and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • AB 545

    Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

  • AB 529

    Relating to: creating an Office of Civil Service. (FE)

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  • AB 524

    Relating to: policies related to transgender pupils.

  • AB 516

    Relating to: the establishment of a family and medical leave insurance program; family leave to care for a grandparent, grandchild, or sibling and for the active duty of a family member; the employers that are required to permit an employee to take family or medical leave; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • AB 510

    Relating to: health care aid for certain veterans and their family members. (FE)

Recent Votes

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 212

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 63, Noes 34

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6364.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••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
AB 418

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

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 200

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 66, Noes 31

Legislator Vote: No

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