Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Local Government

For the Public Hearing on 03/8/2017 09:30 AM

Assembly Bill 70

Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Fields, Bernier, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Considine, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jarchow, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Mursau, Nygren, Pronschinske, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Stuck and Tittl; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, L. Taylor, Feyen, Wanggaard, Nass, Craig, C. Larson, Darling, Lasee and Kapenga.

February 13, 2017       Referred to Committee on Local Government

Present:       (8)        Representative E. Brooks; Representatives Novak, Duchow, Steffen, Skowronski, Subeck, Berceau and Spreitzer.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Representative Ripp.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt - Assembly District 52

·      Dan Rossmiller - Wisconsin Association of School Boards

·      Curt Witynski - League of Wisconsin Municipalities

·      Brett Hyde - Muskego-Norway School Board

Appearances Against

·      Helen Marks Dicks - AARP Wisconsin

·      Robb Grindstaff - W.D. Hoard Publishing

·      Andrew Johnson - Dodge County Pionier

·      Beth Bennett - Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Rep. Rob Brooks - Assembly District 60

·      Kyle Christianson - Wisconsin Counties Association

·      John Forester - School Administrators Alliance

·      Forbes McIntosh - Dane County Cities and Villages Association

·      Layla Merrifield - Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association

·      Sen. Duey Stroebel - Senate District 20

·      Mark Wadium - Outagamie County Board of Supervisors

·      Katie White - Milwaukee Area Technical College & Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance

Registrations Against

·      John Ingebritsen - Morris Newspapers & Wisconsin Newspaper Association president

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.


John Flynn

Committee Clerk