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  • Assembly Passes Concealed-Carry Bill (wbay.com)
    Jun 21, 2011
    The Associated Press says it could take effect in October or November. "Right now the only people out there concealed-carrying are criminals. It's about time citizens have the right to defend themselves," Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) argued. ...
    WBAY
  • Doman honorary parade marshal (wdtimes.com)
    Jun 17, 2011
    “There are a lot of things you can do in life, but I like to help people.” One of the achievements Doman said he is proud of is participating in the creation of Bill 460, also known as the “Turner Bill,” with state Rep. Joel Kleefisch. ...
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Concealed carry bill revised by state panel (htrnews.com)
    Jun 11, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his wife, former television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Reworked concealed carry gun bill clears committee (leadertelegram.com)
    Jun 10, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his then-wife, television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Leader-Telegram
  • Carry bill requires permits, training (beloitdailynews.com)
    Jun 10, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his wife, former television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Beloit Daily News
  • Wis. panel approves weapons training, permits (ctget.com)
    Jun 9, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his wife, former television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Ct Post
  • Wis. panel approves weapons training, permits (stamfordadvocate.com)
    Jun 9, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his wife, former television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Stamford Advocate
  • Wis. panel approves weapons training, permits (beaumontenterprise.com)
    Jun 9, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, recounted a story about a man who years ago threatened to shoot his wife, former television reporter Rebecca Kleefisch, now the lieutenant governor. He said he was worried about her safety every day. ...
    Beaumont Enterprise
  • Lieutenant governor offers birthday wishes on Assembly floor (jsonline.com)
    Jun 8, 2011
    Rebecca Kleefisch could wish her lawmaker husband a happy 40th birthday on the floor of the Assembly. Kleefisch, who is married to Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) marched to the front of the chamber with one of their young children. ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
  • Protesters disrupt budget committee meeting, several carried out (lacrossetribune.com)
    Jun 3, 2011
    Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee. The motion on aid to municipalities passed on an 11-4 party line vote, with Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch absent. The meeting continued and things calmed down by the time the debate on choice schools began, ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Protesters disrupt state budget committee meeting (chippewa.com)
    Jun 3, 2011
    Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee. The motion on aid to municipalities passed on an 11-4 party line vote, with Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch absent. The meeting continued and things calmed down by the time the debate on choice schools began, ...
    Chippewa Herald
  • Wis. gov to sign bass culling bill (abclocal.go.com)
    May 28, 2011
    The practice is illegal in Wisconsin, but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, says the bill will attract larger bass tournaments to Wisconsin, giving local ...
    ABC7Chicago.com
  • Walker to sign bass culling bill (620wtmj.com)
    May 27, 2011
    The practice is illegal in Wisconsin, but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, says the bill will attract larger bass tournaments to Wisconsin, giving local ...
    Newsradio 620
  • Gov. Walker To Sign Bass Culling Bill (wjfw.com)
    May 27, 2011
    The practice is illegal in Wisconsin, but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, says the bill will attract larger bass tournaments to Wisconsin, giving local ...
    WJFW-TV
  • Wisconsin governor to sign measure allowing culling in bass tournaments (therepublic.com)
    May 27, 2011
    The bill's chief sponsor, Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, says the change will draw larger tournaments to the state and pump up local economies. The governor was scheduled to sign the measure at the Golden Mast Inn on Okauchee Lake near ...
    The Republic
  • Culling Finally Allowed in Wisconsin (wired2fish.com)
    May 27, 2011
    State Assembly Rep. Joel Kleefisch, author of the bill, said the measure is important to the economic development of his state because it places Wisconsin on equal footing with surrounding states that do permit culling. “Bass anglers have been working ...
    Wired2Fish
  • Wis. Gov To Sign Bass Culling Bill (channel3000.com)
    May 24, 2011
    It's illegal in Wisconsin, but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, said the change will draw larger tournaments to the state and pump up local economies. ...
    WISC Madison
  • Wis. gov to sign bass culling bill (abclocal.go.com)
    May 23, 2011
    It's illegal in Wisconsin but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, says the change will draw larger tournaments to the state and pump up local economies. ...
    ABC7Chicago.com
  • Wisconsin governor to sign bass culling legislation (dailyjournal.net)
    May 23, 2011
    It's illegal in Wisconsin but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, says the change will draw larger tournaments to the state and pump up local economies. ...
    Daily Journal
  • On the Capitol: Protesters hamming it up — for the cameras? (host.madison.com)
    May 20, 2011
    The bill passed thanks to the hard work of Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who believes the change will allow the state to earn millions from fishing tournaments. We're just happy its passage could finally — mercifully — end all of Kleefisch's ...
    Madison.com
  • On the Capitol: Protesters hamming it up — for the cameras? (host.madison.com)
    May 20, 2011
    The bill passed thanks to the hard work of Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who believes the change will allow the state to earn millions from fishing tournaments. We're just happy its passage could finally — mercifully — end all of Kleefisch's ...
    Wisconsin State Journal
  • Voter ID Bill Debate Goes Into The Night (wisn.com)
    May 11, 2011
    "Look, in this state you need to show a photo ID to buy Sudafed. Yet something as important to our system and way of life as voting, you don't have to even show a photo ID. This only makes sense," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. ...
    WISN Milwaukee
  • Proposal legalizing bass culling at fishing tournaments up for Senate vote (greenfieldreporter.com)
    May 10, 2011
    The Assembly came one step away from passing the measure last month but Democrats blocked its final approval. Both the Senate and Assembly could pass the measure Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and ...
    Greenfield Daily Reporter
  • Senate Passes Bass Culling Proposal (channel3000.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Culling is illegal in Wisconsin but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. Both the Senate and Assembly passed the measure on Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch said culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. ...
    WISC Madison
  • Lawmakers could Allow "Culling" in Fishing Tournaments (wuwm.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Opponents worry it could lead to higher fish mortality. However, the Republican-backed bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's sponsor Joel Kleefisch says the change would attract more tournaments to the state.
    89.7 WUWM - Milwaukee Public Radio
  • Patrick Durkin column: Throw back proposed culling exemption (greenbaypressgazette.com)
    May 8, 2011
    The solution? Sen. Terry Moulton, R-Chippewa Falls, and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, want to make culling legal for bass tournaments in Wisconsin. Anglers not competing in a certified tournament would still be prohibited from culling. ...
    Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Durkin: Bills to allow culling need to be tossed back (host.madison.com)
    May 7, 2011
    The solution? Sen. Terry Moulton, R-Chippewa Falls, and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, want to make culling legal for bass tournaments in Wisconsin. Anglers not competing in a certified tournament would still be prohibited from culling. ...
    Madison.com
  • Budget committee votes to expand school choice (jsonline.com)
    May 5, 2011
    “When you look in the yes of these (choice) students, you see hope and tears,” Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “These students were at failing MPS schools and now they have hope.” Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester), co-chairman of the committee, ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
  • Expanded school voucher bill passes legislative committee (jsonline.com)
    May 5, 2011
    "When you look in the eyes of these (choice) students, you see hope and tears," Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). "These students were at failing MPS schools and now they have hope." Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester), co-chairman of the committee, ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Paychecks Delayed Due To Public Defenders Office's Deficit (channel3000.com)
    May 3, 2011
    "It is my confidence with 45 new lawyers in the Public Defenders Office, they better be able to serve their clients," said Rep Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who is on the Joint Finance Committee. "That's a large appropriation in a very difficult time. ...
    WISC Madison
  • Lt. Gov. Kleefisch proud to work with Gov. Walker (greenbaypressgazette.com)
    Apr 21, 2011
    Kleefisch most recently ran her own marketing company, but she formerly was a news anchor for a Milwaukee television station. She married a co-worker, Joel Kleefisch, who now is a Republican state representative from Oconomowoc. ...
    Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Plain Talk: Vouchers for the rich anger sincere believer (host.madison.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    The dynamic duo of Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who apparently expected Fuller to be on the governor's side at the hearing, followed Fuller after his testimony to try to get him to reconsider. ...
    Capital Times (blog)
  • Plain Talk: Vouchers for the rich anger sincere believer (host.madison.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    The dynamic duo of Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who apparently expected Fuller to be on the governor's side at the hearing, followed Fuller after his testimony to try to get him to reconsider. ...
    Madison.com
  • Wis. Assembly to take up bass culling bill (chicagotribune.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    Culling refers to catching and keeping a fish alive and then throwing it back after catching a larger one. Culling is illegal in Wisconsin but the bill would create an exemption for bass tournaments. The bill's author, Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Citizens voice opinions on budget at public hearing (pointeronline.uwsp.edu)
    Apr 15, 2011
    One student literally asked if Rep. Kleefisch needed some coffee. “Joel, do you need some coffee? I can not count the number of times you have yawned and sighed and acted like you don't want to be here,” said Steve Decker, a Navy veteran who previously ...
    Pointer Online
  • Lawmakers Hear Emotional Education Testimony (todaystmj4.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    "I've got an 8 and a 5-year-old in the Wisconsin public school system and I'm thrilled,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “Do we like to hear that they're going to have to make some sacrifices to keep the school system going? Of course not. ...
    Today's TMJ4
  • Residents speak out on proposed budget at public hearing (jsonline.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) followed Fuller to the back of the meeting room at State Fair Park's Expo Center, where the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee was holding the hearing on Gov. ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Howard Fuller calls choice plans 'egregious' and 'outrageous' (jsonline.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) followed Fuller to the back of the meeting room at State Fair Park's Expo Center, where the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee was holding the hearing on Gov. ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
  • Lawmakers Hear Emotional Education Testimony (620wtmj.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    "I've got an 8 and a 5-year-old in the Wisconsin public school system and I'm thrilled,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “Do we like to hear that they're going to have to make some sacrifices to keep the school system going? Of course not. ...
    Newsradio 620
  • At Issue: Should Wisconsin allow culling in bass tournaments? (host.madison.com)
    Apr 8, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, has introduced Assembly Bill 35 in an effort to improve the state economy. The proposal would allow anglers participating in bass tournaments to "cull," or exchange, fish they are keeping in live wells. ...
    Madison.com
  • At Issue: Should Wisconsin allow culling in bass tournaments? (host.madison.com)
    Apr 8, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, has introduced Assembly Bill 35 in an effort to improve the state economy. The proposal would allow anglers participating in bass tournaments to "cull," or exchange, fish they are keeping in live wells. ...
    Wisconsin State Journal
  • MPS plans candidate forum, budget meeting (jsonline.com)
    Mar 18, 2011
    The measure's chief author, Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, said in a memo to legislators that Wisconsin can attract more tournaments - and money they generate - by allowing culling. State fishing officials say Wisconsin hosted about 215 ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to delay anti-union bill (wisconsinrapidstribune.com)
    Mar 15, 2011
    We get it,” Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. “(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks.” The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their pensions and ...
    Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
  • Walker has enough votes to end collective bargaining, Senate leader says (htrnews.com)
    Mar 2, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said Tuesday there are the 50 votes necessary to pass it in the Assembly as well. "There's no doubt in my mind the Assembly will pass this," Kleefisch said. Walker, a Republican who took office in January, ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has enough votes to end collective bargaining ... (htrnews.com)
    Mar 2, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said Tuesday there are the 50 votes necessary to pass it in the Assembly as well. "There's no doubt in my mind the Assembly will pass this," Kleefisch said. Walker, a Republican who took office in January, ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Wisconsin Assembly OKs GOP Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union bill after breaking ... (nydailynews.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    They said they still had several speakers and did not hear the GOP invoke and carry out the rarely used rule to allow them to end debate early and vote. "The Democrats were clearly stalling," Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch told the newspaper. ...
    New York Daily News
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to delay anti-union bill (businessweek.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their pensions and ...
    BusinessWeek
  • Senate takes up bills; Assembly mired in debate (americanchronicle.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    "The stalling tactics are ridiculous," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), a member of the Legislature's budget committee. "The Democrats know we have the votes to pass this bill and balance the budget.... It's time for them to vote. ...
    American Chronicle
  • Democrats filibuster for hours to halt vote on anti-union bill in Wisconsin ... (newser.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their pensions and ...
    Newser
  • Note to Legislative Democrats, Part II: This Is How Dissent Works (tucsonweekly.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    At one point, Republican state representative Joel Kleefisch urged Democrats to agree to suspend the rules and allow a vote on Walker's proposal. "You don't like the bill. We get it. So you're going to try to stall it," Kleefisch said. ...
    Tucson Weekly
  • No Rest for Weary in Wisconsin Assembly (thestreet.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    Republican state representative Joel Kleefisch urged Democrats to agree to allow a vote on the proposal. "You don't like the bill. We get it. So you're going to try to stall it," Kleefisch said. "But at the end of the day a vote is going to come, ...
    TheStreet.com
  • Assembly debates budget fix through the night (istockanalyst.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    "The stalling tactics are ridiculous," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), a member of the Legislature's budget committee. "The Democrats know we have the votes to pass this bill and balance the budget...It's time for them to vote. ...
    istockAnalyst.com (press release)
  • Sen. Mike Ellis: Enough votes in Senate to pass Walker union plan (thenorthwestern.com)
    Feb 20, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said Tuesday there are the 50 votes necessary to pass it in the Assembly as well. "There's no doubt in my mind the Assembly will pass this," Kleefisch said. Walker, a Republican who took office in January, ...
    Oshkosh Northwestern
  • Kleefisch: This is beyond absurd (jsonline.com)
    Feb 18, 2011
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc stepped off the Assembly floor Friday morning to quickly give comment before Legislators reconvened to take up Gov. Scott Walker's bill to take away collective bargaining rights or benefits from some public ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker Reiterates That The 'National Guard' Will Be Used ... (thinkprogress.org)
    Feb 16, 2011
    Watch it: The Wisconsin state Senate President said Tuesday that there are enough votes to pass Walker's bill, and State Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R) said “there's no doubt in my mind the Assembly will pass this.” But, in light of the massive opposition to ...
    Think Progress
  • Assembly tries to lure Bass (wislawjournal.com)
    Feb 9, 2011
    “We've overstepped our bounds here by weighing into this mess and we've made it worse,” Danou said. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said passing the bill shows the Legislature is serious about job creation. “At the end of the day this is about jobs ...
    Wisconsin Law Journal (blog)
  • Kleefisch gets nod for joint finance committee (wiscnews.com)
    Feb 8, 2011
    MADISON - Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) announced his appointment of Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) to the legislature's Joint Finance Committee. The Joint Finance Committee is responsible for crafting the legislature's version of ...
    Sauk Prairie Eagle
  • Legislature passes bill to lure Bass Pro Shop (businessweek.com)
    Feb 3, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said passing the bill shows the Legislature is serious about job creation. "At the end of the day this is about jobs that want to come to the area," he said. The Senate passed the bill 20-11 with Sen. ...
    BusinessWeek
  • Assembly OKs wetlands bill (jsonline.com)
    Feb 2, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) said supporters were trying to create jobs by allowing a developer to "pull a few dandelions and build." His colleagues said the bill would create 300 construction jobs and 150 permanent jobs. Sen. ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Legislature passes bill to lure Bass Pro Shop (bloomberg.com)
    Feb 2, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said passing the bill shows the Legislature is serious about job creation. "At the end of the day this is about jobs that ...
    Bloomberg
  • Wis. Assembly committee passes wetland exemption (businessweek.com)
    Jan 28, 2011
    The committee ultimately passed the measure on a 9-6 party-line vote, clearing the way for a vote in front of the full Assembly. "Yes, a couple plants may die, mostly invasive species," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. ...
    BusinessWeek
  • Wis. Assembly committee passes wetland exemption (bloomberg.com)
    Jan 28, 2011
    "Yes, a couple plants may die, mostly invasive species," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. "We all should be OK with that, because now is the time for ...
    Bloomberg
  • Reward grows in whooping crane killings (htrnews.com)
    Jan 28, 2011
    "Yes, a couple plants may die, mostly invasive species," said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. "We all should be OK with that, because now is the time for ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • The truth about adult stem cells (isthmus.com)
    Jan 22, 2011
    3, the first day of the Walker era, state Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) introduced a tax exemption for tangible personal property used for qualified research which "would not apply to those facilities that conduct embryonic stem cell research. ...
    Isthmus

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  • Primary candidates share views (wiscnews.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    I will be able to hit the ground running to represent the people of the 37th Assembly District and keep the momentum going to move Wisconsin forward. The Assembly Republican leadership team has endorsed me, along with 38th district Rep. Joel Kleefisch and ...
    Portage Daily Register
  • Thursday mailbag: Letterwrtiers weigh in on Assembly race (wiscnews.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    He has the endorsement of Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Right to Life, the NRA, Wisconsin Family Council, Wisconsin Hunters’ Rights Coalition and the Hartford Area Taxpayers Association. He has the endorsement of State Reps Joel Kleefisch and Andre Jacque.
    Portage Daily Register
  • Rep. Kleefisch: Named Defender of Freedom (wispolitics.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    MADISON – Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc ... to be recognized for conservative stances that defend freedom in the great state of Wisconsin,” Rep. Kleefisch said. “I am humbled to receive this award.” Rep. Kleefisch was elected to ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Redistricting sets up Democratic battles in Wisconsin Assembly primaries (thedailypage.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    Last year's Republican-controlled redistricting in Wisconsin has clearly wreaked a bit of havoc ... There's even more craziness. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch, who is the husband of Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and is based in Oconomowoc, has had his ...
    Isthmus Daily Page
  • Michalak Campaign: Stepp, Gunderson should resign following E. coli at dump site (wispolitics.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    An investigation by the Wisconsin State Journal found that the company dumped ... received the minimum forfeiture for the company’s permit violations. Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) and his wife, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch also received campaign ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Crunch time for donor TIF approval (livinglakecountry.com)
    Jul 25, 2012
    In an effort to avoid missing repayment, which could result in the $6 million spent on Wisconsin Avenue reconstruction ... and recently became lengthier when a request for Rep. Joel Kleefisch to push for the approval of an amendment to the ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • Michalak campaign: E. coli found at dump site, Rep. Kleefisch should pay for well testing (wispolitics.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    Marshall – Scott Michalak, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 38th Assembly District, is asking Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) to pay for his constituents’ well testing after drinking water in the Town of Concord tested positive for E.
    WisPolitics.com
  • Q&A: Rep. Tamara Grigsby says Dems should have done more when they had the chance (host.madison.com)
    Jun 30, 2012
    CT: On the Joint Finance Committee, for example, is the fighting we see real or do you guys get along? TG: Rep. Joel Kleefisch (the conservative Oconomowoc Republican who sits beside her) and I get along great. It is the biggest question in the universe as ...
    madison
  • Michalak Campaign: We've got some questions (wispolitics.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Marshall – Scott Michalak, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 38th Assembly District, brought forward questions for Rep. Joel Kleefisch after knocking on doors in the Town of Concord. “Out on doors I heard a theme from voters: What the heck are ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Waiting for a new public unionism (thedailypage.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    Channeling his inner Chicago alderman, Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch chose to sit in on enforcement ... that detailed the early years of the labor group now known as the Wisconsin State Employees Union. Some of it was downright inspiring.
    Isthmus Daily Page
  • On Politics: Insider's view of governor's Brat Summit (host.madison.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch released on Friday the following statements ... Having said that, the First Lady’s idea to bring everyone together to begin moving Wisconsin forward was a smashing first step. For the first time in a long time the only negative ...
    madison
  • On Politics: Insider's view of governor's Brat Summit (host.madison.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch released on Friday the following statements ... Having said that, the First Lady’s idea to bring everyone together to begin moving Wisconsin forward was a smashing first step. For the first time in a long time the only negative ...
    madison
  • On Politics: Insider's view of governor's Brat Summit (host.madison.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch released on Friday the following statements ... Having said that, the First Lady’s idea to bring everyone together to begin moving Wisconsin forward was a smashing first step. For the first time in a long time the only negative ...
    madison
  • On Politics: Insider's view of governor's Brat Summit (host.madison.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch released on Friday the following statements ... Having said that, the First Lady’s idea to bring everyone together to begin moving Wisconsin forward was a smashing first step. For the first time in a long time the only negative ...
    madison
  • Kleefisch proposes hunting sandhill crane (dailyunion.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • WI Assembly, Nov. 2012 Election (dailykos.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    Back in January I put together a prediction for the November 2012 General Election for the Wisconsin Assembly ... AD-38: Incumbent Joel Kleefisch (R) faces a Democrat and Libertarian here. Safe R hold. AD-39: Three Republicans and one Democrat ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Capitol Report: Former DNR secretary critical of state's weakened environmental enforcement (host.madison.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    The Capital Times: Let’s start with Wisconsin State Journal reporter Ron Seely’s ... handled the case and had received campaign donations from Herr in the past. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the Republican lawmaker whose district includes Herr, also attended ...
    madison
  • Capitol Report: Former DNR secretary critical of state's weakened environmental enforcement (host.madison.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    The Capital Times: Let’s start with Wisconsin State Journal reporter Ron Seely’s ... handled the case and had received campaign donations from Herr in the past. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the Republican lawmaker whose district includes Herr, also attended ...
    madison
  • Capitol Report: Former DNR secretary critical of state's weakened environmental enforcement (host.madison.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    The Capital Times: Let’s start with Wisconsin State Journal reporter Ron Seely’s ... handled the case and had received campaign donations from Herr in the past. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the Republican lawmaker whose district includes Herr, also attended ...
    madison
  • Eckerts closes, announces via Facebook (livinglakecountry.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    Beyond their popular breakfast, Eckerts would offer a free Thanksgiving meal each year. The free meal and fellowship would average around 50 people, and they received a proclamation from Rep. Joel Kleefisch for their outreach.
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • Wisconsin parties prep for legislative battle
    Jun 12, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators held on to state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. “I think people want a check on power,” said Joel Gratz ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Wisconsin Dems brace for the future (sheboyganpress.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators held on to state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. "I think people want a check on power," said Joel Gratz ...
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • Wisconsin Dems brace for the future
    Jun 11, 2012
    Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators held on to state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. "I think people want a check on power," said Joel Gratz ...
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • Wisconsin parties prep for legislative battle (getcrescent.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    APPLETON — The Wisconsin ... Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators won state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. “I think people want a check on power ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Wisconsin parties prep for legislative battle (thenorthwestern.com)
    Jun 10, 2012
    APPLETON — The Wisconsin ... Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators won state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. “I think people want a check on power ...
    Oshkosh Northwestern
  • State Democrats revise focus
    Jun 10, 2012
    Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators held on to state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. "I think people want a check on power," said Joel Gratz ...
    Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • Wisconsin parties prep for legislative battle
    Jun 10, 2012
    APPLETON — The Wisconsin ... Kleefisch convincingly won recall elections, and three Republican legislators won state Senate seats. Democrats flipped one Senate seat to take control of the chamber. “I think people want a check on power ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Kleefisch is first lieutenant governor to face recall (host.madison.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc ... "I have spent my last year and six months working on job creation and making sure our workers in Wisconsin have the skills in order to take the jobs that have been created ...
    madison
  • Kleefisch, 1st lieutenant governor to face recall (chippewa.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    As the governor's second-in-command, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch was washed ... She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc. She said she was cautiously optimistic about her party's chances Tuesday, but she felt ...
    Chippewa Herald
  • Kleefisch is first lieutenant governor to face recall (host.madison.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc ... "I have spent my last year and six months working on job creation and making sure our workers in Wisconsin have the skills in order to take the jobs that have been created ...
    madison
  • Kleefisch, first lieutenant governor to face recall (lacrossetribune.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc ... "I have spent my last year and six months working on job creation and making sure our workers in Wisconsin have the skills in order to take the jobs that have been created ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Kleefisch, 1st lieutenant governor to face recall (www2.tbo.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc ... last year and six months working on job creation and making sure our workers in Wisconsin have the skills in order to take the jobs that have been created," she ...
    Tampa Bay Online
  • Kleefisch, 1st lieutenant governor to face recall (host.madison.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    As the governor's second-in-command, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch was washed ... She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc. She said she was cautiously optimistic about her party's chances Tuesday, but she felt ...
    madison
  • Kleefisch hoping to keep job after making history (realclearpolitics.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    As the governor's second-in-command, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch was washed ... She's married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc. She said she was cautiously optimistic about her party's chances Tuesday, but ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Damage Walker Has Done to Wisconsin (newberlinnow.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Several reasons many people feel Walker has damaged Wisconsin were cited in a recent Shepherd ... But Walker’s political appointees at the DNR and state Rep. Joel Kleefisch (whose wife Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is facing recall June 5)—intervened ...
    New Berlin Citizen
  • Candidates file papers for fall partisan election (wdtimes.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Watertown was formerly represented by state Rep. Joel Kleefisch but his new district does not include the city. Andy Jorgensen had represented the old 37th District but does not live within the boundaries of the new District 37. Kleefisch’s ...
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Recall of lieutenant governor would be first in U.S. (htrnews.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    MILWAUKEE — For the first time in decades, Wisconsin voters will cast separate votes ... The 36-year-old is married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. She'll be opposed in the first lieutenant governor recall election in U.S. history ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Governor, lt. governor not on the same recall ticket (leadertelegram.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    For the first time in decades, Wisconsin voters will cast separate votes for the ... The 36-year-old is married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. She'll be opposed in the first-ever lieutenant governor recall election in U.S. history by Democrat ...
    Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
  • Scott Walker Pollution Scandal Adds More Fire to Wisconsin Recall Election (policymic.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Fitzgerald, the Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader and Walker's most ... the records of the DNR's investigator indicate that the embattled Lt. Governor's husband, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, had intervened in the case by trying to limit the punishment of the ...
    policymic.com
  • Scott Walker Pollution Scandal Adds More Fire to Wisconsin Recall Election (policymic.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Fitzgerald, the Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader and Walker's most ... the records of the DNR's investigator indicate that the embattled Lt. Governor's husband, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, had intervened in the case by trying to limit the punishment of the ...
    policymic.com
  • Walker Appointees Soften the Blow for Polluter -- Again (prwatch.org)
    May 31, 2012
    Fitzgerald, the Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader and Walker's most ... the records of the DNR's investigator indicate that the embattled Lt. Governor's husband, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, had intervened in the case by trying to limit the punishment of the ...
    Center for Media and Democracy
  • Wisconsin Watch: Rally For Rebecca (humanevents.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Kleefisch is indeed a colon cancer survivor, married to Wisconsin State Representative Joel Kleefisch with two daughters. She was a TV reporter and news anchor before making the choice Democrats say only the richest, most out-of-touch women make ...
    Human Events (blog)
  • Lieutenant governor recall election a first for nation (host.madison.com)
    May 29, 2012
    For the first time in decades, Wisconsin voters will cast separate votes for the ... The 36-year-old is married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. She'll be opposed in the first-ever lieutenant governor recall election in U.S. history by Democrat ...
    madison
  • Capitol Report: Lt. governor candidates couldn't be more different (host.madison.com)
    May 27, 2012
    She and her husband, state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, have two daughters, ages 9 and 6. “I think Wisconsin families and Wisconsin workers deserve an administration who doesn’t just spend what they want, but instead is responsible enough to put ...
    madison
  • Recall for Wisconsin first in US (lacrossetribune.com)
    May 26, 2012
    MILWAUKEE — For the first time in decades, Wisconsin voters will cast separate votes for ... The 36-year-old is married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc. She’ll be opposed in the first-ever lieutenant governor recall election in U.S. history ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials (realclearpolitics.com)
    May 21, 2012
    A Wisconsin State Journal story by reporter Ron Seely ... And despite the urgings of state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the lieutenant governor's husband, on behalf of the waste hauler to reduce the number of citations from five down to two or three ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Journal Times editorial: Waste-spreading needs tougher DNR scrutiny (journaltimes.com)
    May 19, 2012
    A Wisconsin State Journal story by reporter Ron Seely detailed ... And despite the urgings of state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the lieutentant governor’s husband, on behalf of the waste hauler to reduce the number of citations from five down to two or three ...
    Journal Times
  • Legislators file to run in new districts (htrnews.com)
    May 19, 2012
    MADISON — More than 30 Wisconsin ... would run. Rep. Mark Radcliffe of Black River Falls, for example, decided to retire after he learned he would be in the same district as his colleague, Rep. Chris Danou of Trempealeau, said Joel Gratz ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 18, 2012
    A Wisconsin State Journal story by reporter Ron Seely ... And despite the urgings of state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the lieutenant governor's husband, on behalf of the waste hauler to reduce the number of citations from five down to two or three ...
    Associated Press
  • Wisconsin legislators declare intentions about re-election (twincities.com)
    May 18, 2012
    More than 30 Wisconsin ... who would run. Rep. Mark Radcliffe of Black River Falls, for example, decided to retire after he learned he would be in the same district as his colleague, Rep. Chris Danou of Trempealeau, said Joel Gratz, executive ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Wis. legislators file to run in new districts (realclearpolitics.com)
    May 18, 2012
    More than 30 Wisconsin ... who would run. Rep. Mark Radcliffe of Black River Falls, for example, decided to retire after he learned he would be in the same district as his colleague, Rep. Chris Danou of Trempealeau, said Joel Gratz, executive ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Jagler Campaign: Jagler for Assembly campaign kickoff event to feature Newsradio 620 WTMJ's Charlie Sykes, Assembly Speaker and Legislative leaders (wispolitics.com)
    May 18, 2012
    Other guests include Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder and 38th District State Representative Joel Kleefisch, who has endorsed Jagler ... stop by and say hello and hear about my plan to move Wisconsin forward.”
    WisPolitics.com
  • Scott Walker: The most anti-conservation Governor in Wisconsin’s history (examiner.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Wisconsin residents with green tendencies have watched ... and $2250 to Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and husband Rep. Joel Kleefisch who interceded on the behalf of the Herr – trying to get the DNR to let up on the known polluter.
    Examiner
  • Walker's Conservation Failures (newberlinnow.com)
    May 15, 2012
    The health of Wisconsin communities and our natural resources suffering ... and $2250 to Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and husband Rep. Joel Kleefisch who interceded on the behalf of the Herr – trying to get the DNR to let up on the known polluter.
    New Berlin Citizen
  • WisPolitics: Walker says 250k mark still possible (wispolitics.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Walker was joined by state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... skepticism at Walker’s claim that revised jobs numbers will show better job growth in Wisconsin during 2011. “I think it’s going to be creative writing,” Barrett said during a ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Editorial: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources damages its own reputation (getcrescent.com)
    May 14, 2012
    That wasn’t even good enough for Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on Herr’s behalf. According to notes taken by the lead DNR investigator, Kleefisch asked DNR officials, “In the age of the DNR/Wisconsin governor being pro ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Editorial: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources damages its own reputation
    May 14, 2012
    That wasn’t even good enough for Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on Herr’s behalf. According to notes taken by the lead DNR investigator, Kleefisch asked DNR officials, “In the age of the DNR/Wisconsin governor being pro ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Editorial: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources damages its own reputation
    May 14, 2012
    That wasn’t even good enough for Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on Herr’s behalf. According to notes taken by the lead DNR investigator, Kleefisch asked DNR officials, “In the age of the DNR/Wisconsin governor being pro ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Editorial: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources damages its own reputation
    May 14, 2012
    That wasn’t even good enough for Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on Herr’s behalf. According to notes taken by the lead DNR investigator, Kleefisch asked DNR officials, “In the age of the DNR/Wisconsin governor being pro ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Wisconsin may start hunting Sandhill cranes (newssun.suntimes.com)
    May 12, 2012
    Wisconsin is home to the International Crane Foundation ... I guess my beef comes from State Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc who introduced a bill for hunting the Sandhill cranes to help cut down on crane-crop damage. He says they are tasty and calls ...
    Chicago Sun-Times
  • May 10 Letters From Readers: Walker won't protect us; Pink Paddling thanks; Wanggaard evasive; honor your parents (journaltimes.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Herr’s state representative is Joel Kleefisch. Gunderson ... Walker can say to waste management companies and other companies: Wisconsin is open for buisiness. Our DNR officials will protect you, mistakes can be made. What about the people ...
    Journal Times
  • Observers say Barrett-Mitchell ticket gives Dems the best shot against Scott Walker (host.madison.com)
    May 9, 2012
    With Falk and Mitchell, "you'd just have a union team, basically," says UW-La Crosse political science professor Joe Heim ... "Lt. Gov. Kleefisch, Secretary Newson Highlight Governor Walker's 'Wisconsin Working' Plan to Move Wisconsin Economy Forward."
    madison
  • UPI NewsTrack TopNews (upi.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Mourdock will face off against Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly in November ... Walker was one of six Wisconsin Republicans facing recalls Tuesday. The others include Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and four GOP state senators. Romney takes credit ...
    United Press International
  • Recall Primary Tomorrow in Wisconsin - VOTE! And More X4 (dailykos.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Kleefisch (Representative Joel Kleefisch who was seen on viral video voting for absent colleagues and is husband of Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch) — who also received $100 in campaign donations from Herr and whose wife Rebecca ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Complaint handled internally by DNR (wdtimes.com)
    May 7, 2012
    According to the Wisconsin State Journal in a story Sunday ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr’s state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf. Kleefisch is married to Lt.
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Wisconsin DNR appointee's handling of big waste violation questioned (twincities.com)
    May 7, 2012
    A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr's state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf, records show.
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin DNR appointee's handling of big waste violation questioned (twincities.com)
    May 7, 2012
    A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr's state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf, records show.
    Pioneer Press
  • DNR appointee kept complaint in house, refused to alert DOJ
    May 7, 2012
    MADISON (AP) — A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr’s state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf.
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • Wis. DNR appointee didn't refer waste violation (mysanantonio.com)
    May 7, 2012
    (AP) — A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr's state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf. Kleefisch is married ...
    MySanAntonio
  • Wis. DNR appointee didn't refer waste violation (realclearpolitics.com)
    May 6, 2012
    A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr's state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf.
    RealClearPolitics
  • Report: Wis. DNR appointee resolved waste violation internally instead of referring to DOJ (startribune.com)
    May 6, 2012
    A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ... sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr's state representative, Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who interceded on his behalf.
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • DNR appointee resolved massive waste violation internally instead of referring case to DOJ (host.madison.com)
    May 6, 2012
    Instead, Gunderson and other DNR administrators sought to iron out the problem in meetings with Herr and Herr’s state representative, Joel Kleefisch ... “In the age of the DNR/Wisconsin Governor being pro-business, why is the DNR giving Herr 5 ...
    madison
  • NXT: The Next Great Conservatives In The Era of Romney (redstate.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    I personally supported, and still do, Texas Rep. Ron Paul.  But I came to Paul ... Paul a key local ally. 4.  Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch – She has made it her vow to protect Gov. Scott Walker in this recall race coming ...
    RedState
  • Daily Kos Elections Weekend Digest: Has Barack Obama weathered the GOP get-primary bounce? (dailykos.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    Bill Nelson over the entire field, but the continued unraveling of the campaign of his most likely Republican foe: Rep. Connie Mack ... Kathleen Vinehout 4 WI-LT GOV (PPP for Daily Kos): Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (R) 46, Mahlon Mitchell ...
    DAILY KOS
  • 6 'fake' Democrats allowed on Wisconsin recall ballot (twincities.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Wisconsin's elections ... Rebecca Kleefisch. A fourth Senate seat is also up for election. The senator targeted for recall, Pam Galloway, resigned after the recall petitions were filed, but Republican state Rep. Jerry Petrowski is now seeking ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Joe Walsh Tells Tea Party Supporters To 'Grow Up' At Tax Day Rally (VIDEO) (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    In the days leading up to Tax Day Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill ... in Chicago's Daley Plaza, joined by Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak and CNN's Dana Loesch, CBS ...
    Huffington Post
  • Joe Walsh Tells Tea Party Supporters To 'Grow Up' At Tax Day Rally (VIDEO) (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    In the days leading up to Tax Day Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill ... in Chicago's Daley Plaza, joined by Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak and CNN's Dana Loesch, CBS ...
    Huffington Post
  • 6 fake Democrats allowed on ballot in Wisconsin recall elections (startribune.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Wisconsin's elections ... Rebecca Kleefisch. A fourth Senate seat is also up for election. The senator targeted for recall, Pam Galloway, resigned after the recall petitions were filed but Republican state Rep. Jerry Petrowski is now seeking ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Six fake Democrats allowed on recall ballot (lacrossetribune.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin’s ... Rebecca Kleefisch. A fourth Senate seat is also up for election. The senator targeted for recall, Pam Galloway, resigned after the recall petitions were filed but Republican state Rep. Jerry Petrowski is now seeking the ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Elections board to allow 6 fake Democrats on recall ballot (journaltimes.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin ... Kleefisch and three incumbent Republican senators face recall. A fourth Senate seat is also up for election. The senator targeted for recall, Pam Galloway, resigned after the recall petitions were filed but Republican state Rep.
    Journal Times
  • Tea Party descends on Chicago for Tax Day Rally (examiner.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Joel Pollak, editor-in-chief and in-house council for Breitbart.com, took the stage. So did Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. Both gave well received ... as it was evident that Rep. Walsh had a strong and vocal following in attendance, Denise ...
    Examiner
  • Chicago tea party Tax Day event becomes Wisc. pep rally, folk music concert [VIDEO] (news.yahoo.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch told a crowd of 500 tea party activists on ... Loesch was followed on stage by Breitbart.com editor Joel Pollak, who channeled his inner Pete Seeger by picking up an acoustic guitar and playing an original ’60s ...
    YAHOO!
  • U.S. Senate Considers 'Buffett Rule' That Would Further Tax America's Wealthiest (myfoxchicago.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Featured speakers included U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, and CNN's Dana Loesch. They said that taxing a small number of wealthy Americans - like Warren Buffet - wouldn't amount to a drop in the bucket of national debt.
    MyFox Chicago
  • Chicago tea party Tax Day event becomes Wisc. pep rally, folk music concert [VIDEO] (dailycaller.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch told a crowd of 500 tea party activists ... Loesch was followed on stage by Breitbart.com editor Joel Pollak, who channeled his inner Pete Seeger by picking up an acoustic guitar and playing an original ...
    Daily Caller
  • Outdoor enthusiasts OK sandhill crane hunt idea (htrnews.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting, and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the ...
    Herald Times Reporter
  • Wisconsin crane hunt wins widespread support (greenbaypressgazette.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting, and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the ...
    Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • Proposed crane hunt gets big support from Wisconsin sportsmen (getcrescent.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said the state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the list ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Vote shows many favor crane hunt (wisconsinrapidstribune.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the ...
    Daily Tribune
  • Vote favors crane hunt (stevenspointjournal.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the ...
    stevenspointjournal.com
  • Scott Walker Has a Republican Challenger! Updated! (dailykos.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Arthur is a dedicated activist and videographer who has been exposing the chicanery, lawlessness, and hypocrisy of the contemporary Wisconsin Republican Party for the past year (he was the one who caught Republican state rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Outdoor lovers approve Wis. crane hunt idea (journaltimes.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the list ...
    Journal Times
  • Outdoor lovers approve Wis. crane hunt question, tally released by wildlife officials says (startribune.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Outdoor lovers approve Wis. crane hunt idea (mysanantonio.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    Thirteen states already allow sandhill hunting and the Wisconsin DNR has said this state's population could support a limited hunt. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have added Wisconsin to the list ...
    MySanAntonio
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Why you should be very skeptical of Roanoke's new Virginia poll (dailykos.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    Anyhow, you can watch this spot—which has a catchy opening—at the link or below: • WI-Sen: Conservative group Citizens United has just endorsed ex-Rep. Mark Neumann ... mayor for many years wasn't Joe Quimby but the hapless Sid Leiken.
    DAILY KOS
  • Conservation Congress draws 100-plus attendees (dailyunion.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    ... you in favor of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress asking the Wisconsin Legislature to give the DNR authority to develop a hunting season for sandhill cranes?" State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, proposed a bill that would let hunters hunt the ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • Wis. Sportsmen To Sound Off On Crane Hunt (channel3000.com)
    Apr 9, 2012
    The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the rib-eye of the sky. Bird lovers balked ...
    Channel 3000
  • Hunters to sound off tonight on crane hunt (sheboyganhub.sheboyganpress.com)
    Apr 9, 2012
    Thirteen states have implemented sandhill hunts and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has said the population here is healthy enough to withstand a limited hunting season. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill ...
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • Public to get say in crane hunt at Monday hearings (lacrossetribune.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    Thirteen states have implemented sandhill hunts and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has said the population here is healthy enough to withstand a limited hunting season. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill earlier this ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Conservation Congress meetings to take up sandhill crane hunting season question (piercecountyherald.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    State Representative Joe Kleefisch of Oconomowoc introduced a bill that winter ... and are eating corn seeds and young stalks in the fields. The fact that Wisconsin is home to the International Crane Foundation has been a factor so far.
    Pierce County Herald
  • Monday's statewide hearings give sportsmen a chance to sound off on sandhill crane hunt (getcrescent.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    Thirteen states have implemented sandhill hunts and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has said the population here is healthy enough to withstand a limited hunting season. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced a bill ...
    Post-Crescent
  • Public to sound off on crane hunt (weau.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the rib-eye of the sky.
    WEAU-TV 13
  • Public to sound off on crane hunt (weau.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the rib-eye of the sky.
    WEAU-TV 13
  • Debate returns Monday over sandhill crane hunt (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    MADISON - The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over.It may just be beginning.Oconomowoc Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt.Now the Conservation Congress plans to ask the public ...
    msnbc.com
  • Debate returns Monday over sandhill crane hunt (620wtmj.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    MADISON - The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt. Now the Conservation Congress plans to ask the public whether a ...
    Newsradio 620
  • Wisconsin considers allowing sandhill crane hunt (twincities.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    The fight over allowing a sandhill crane hunt in Wisconsin isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the ribeye of the sky.
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin considers allowing sandhill crane hunt (twincities.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    The fight over allowing a sandhill crane hunt in Wisconsin isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the ribeye of the sky.
    Pioneer Press
  • Wis. sportsmen to sound off on crane hunt (waow.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The fight over a sandhill crane hunt isn't over. It may just be beginning. Oconomowoc Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch introduced a bill last winter that would authorize a hunt, calling the cranes the rib-eye of the sky.
    WAOW
  • CITY OF OCONOMOWOC DISTRICT 2: Alderwoman Cochrane to serve 10th term (livinglakecountry.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    He said he'll be back in the political action this November if no one sets out to run against incumbent state Rep. Joel Kleefisch. He said that by running, he not only creates a race, but also gives residents an opportunity to learn more about ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • I’m Pregnant… In Arizona (chronicle.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    In Wisconsin, (extreme right wing) Republican representative Joel Kleefisch said he was working to ban access to abortion because There is a war on unborn women” and “Aborted women have the highest mortality rate.” Feminist Rick Santorum isn’t ...
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Rep. Kleefisch: Governor signs Kleefisch theft bill (wispolitics.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    MADISON – Governor Walker on Monday signed into law a bill lead-authored by Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) that lowers the threshold to $500 for stolen merchandise to be considered a felony and also requires sellers to have proof of ownership for ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett to challenge Scott Walker in recall (dailykos.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch ... WI-Gov, WI-Sen (PDFs): I don't understand why Marist, which just did a big Wisconsin poll, decided to test GOP Gov. Scott Walker against Generic D in the gubernatorial recall election, and Dem Rep. Tammy Baldwin against ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 3/30 (dailykos.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    Republican Rep. Aaron Schock ... 10:50 AM PT: WI-Gov: At long last, it's official: Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board certified recall elections for six Republicans: Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four state senators.
    DAILY KOS
  • City starts work on donor TIF (livinglakecountry.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Joel Kleefisch and state Rep. Neal Kedzie to amend the law to allow for the ... So far $6 million of the $13 million designated for the district was spent on the Wisconsin Avenue reconstruction. The TIF is set to close out in 2030, and while ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • City starts work on donor TIF (livinglakecountry.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Joel Kleefisch and state Rep. Neal Kedzie to amend the law to allow for the ... So far $6 million of the $13 million designated for the district was spent on the Wisconsin Avenue reconstruction. The TIF is set to close out in 2030, and while ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • Gov. Walker: Signs legislation for local units of government (wispolitics.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    This bill was introduced by state Senator Glenn Grothman and Representative Joel Kleefisch. Governor Walker signed SB 452 into law, which provides an exemption for local levy limits for Warrens Wisconsin. This bill was introduced by State Senator Kathleen ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: A parade of bad news for Dick Lugar (dailykos.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    Joe Donnelly ... WI-LG: Mahlon Mitchell, the head of the Wisconsin firefighters' union and a prominent figure in last year's protests against Scott Walker in the state capital, says he'll run against Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch in the upcoming ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Marathon assembly floor session ends (badgerherald.com)
    Mar 18, 2012
    The Wisconsin legislative session came to a close Friday ... led the entire Assembly in a rousing rendition of “God Bless America.” Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, reenacted his first meeting with Jeff Fitzgerald and his brother Senate ...
    Badger Herald
  • A look back at the tumultuous Legislative session (greenbaypressgazette.com)
    Mar 18, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • Wisconsin Legislature adjourns tumultuous session (chippewa.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    Chippewa Herald
  • Session ends on bitter note; Assembly debate lasts to late Friday (getcrescent.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    Post-Crescent
  • Session ends on bitter note (appletonhub.getcrescent.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    Post-Crescent
  • Wisconsin Legislature adjourns tumultuous session (stevenspointjournal.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    stevenspointjournal.com
  • Wisconsin Legislature wraps up hard-fought session (twincities.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills. Rep. Warren Petryk, R-Eleva ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin Legislature adjourns tumultuous session (realclearpolitics.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills. Rep. Warren Petryk, R ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Session ends on bitter note; Assembly debate lasts to late Friday (getcrescent.com)
    Mar 16, 2012
    MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers finished one of the ugliest legislative ... Sleep deprivation made for interesting goodbyes. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, launched into an imitation of Fitzgerald chiding him over his bills.
    Post-Crescent
  • In Honor of “Sunshine Week,” CMD Shines a Light on Politicians who Keep Wisconsin in the Dark (prwatch.org)
    Mar 16, 2012
    First, CMD would like to honor Wisconsin Rep. Joel Kleefisch for literally blocking the view of the State Assembly chamber. On the first day of Sunshine Week, black plastic was placed on the swinging Assembly doors, blocking the view of interested citizens ...
    Center for Media and Democracy
  • Rep. Kleefisch: Wisconsin Bass Federation honor Rep. Kleefisch (wispolitics.com)
    Mar 16, 2012
    MADISON – Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) has been honored by the Wisconsin Bass Federation with the organization’s President’s Award. Kleefisch was cited for his work last year in authoring and passing Assembly Bill 35, which lifted the state ban ...
    WisPolitics.com
  • For "Sunshine Week", WI Assembly Covers Windows on Gallery Doors with Black Plastic (dailykos.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Without a hint of irony, the Wisconsin Assembly decided this week to cover ... he recently geted video shot through the gallery door showing Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch voting three times on one bill. Kleefisch was named "Worst Person ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Wisconsin Assembly Bans Private Health Insurance Plans From Offering Abortion Coverage (thinkprogress.org)
    Mar 14, 2012
    The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Assembly passed a bill banning ... another unnecessary measure continuing a “war on women.” But GOP state Rep. Joel Kleefisch disagreed. “What about the rights of the women who have not yet been ...
    Think Progress
  • Wisconsin Repeals Healthy Youth Act, Bans Women From Buying Private Abortion Coverage (rhrealitycheck.org)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-38th) said during debate on the insurance ban last night, "There is a war on unborn women," and "Aborted women have the highest mortality rate." Wisconsin’s Healthy Youth Act requires that students receive an ...
    RH Reality Check
  • Assembly pushes forward abortion, sex ed bills (badgerherald.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, called comments against the ... The Assembly also passed a resolution honoring Wisconsin musicians Bon Iver and the band’s lead musician Justin Vernon on their 2012 Grammy Awards, and approved a bill adding ...
    Badger Herald
  • Local students plant FLAG at Capitol (wiscnews.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    In his office at the Capitol on Tuesday, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... to meet with lawmakers and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. FLAG is a program led by the University of Wisconsin-Extension Columbia County. It was inaugurated in 2009 ...
    Portage Daily Register
  • Wisconsin Senate Bill 555 Would Create a Privileged “Police Class” Of Citizen (ammoland.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    Wisconsin --(Ammoland.com)- A troubling bill has hit ... Wanggard spoke for the bill, as did the Attorney General and the Rep. Joel Kleefisch. The exemption is not needed for on Duty LEOs. If they have a valid police reason to go onto the ...
    AmmoLand.com - Shooting Sports News
  • Michael Feldman: Pass on hunting ‘ribeye of the sky’ (host.madison.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    And yet, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who introduced the notion of ... an illegal offense punishable by an extended stay in the Wisconsin Legislature. We await the report of an honest poacher who can say he has tasted ribeye, and he has tasted ...
    madison
  • Michael Feldman: Pass on hunting ‘ribeye of the sky’ (host.madison.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    And yet, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, who introduced the notion of ... an illegal offense punishable by an extended stay in the Wisconsin Legislature. We await the report of an honest poacher who can say he has tasted ribeye, and he has tasted ...
    madison
  • Letter: Voting fraud in Wisconsin (hudsonstarobserver.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    This video, available on YouTube at the time this letter was submitted, (http://youtu.be/xDiQgcVUZ3Q ) clearly shows three Republican representatives, Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), Chad Weininger (R-Green Bay) and Scott Krug (R-Wisconsin Rapids ...
    Hudson Star-Observer
  • Letter: Voting fraud in Wisconsin (hudsonstarobserver.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    This video, available on YouTube at the time this letter was submitted, (http://youtu.be/xDiQgcVUZ3Q ) clearly shows three Republican representatives, Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), Chad Weininger (R-Green Bay) and Scott Krug (R-Wisconsin Rapids ...
    Hudson Star-Observer
  • Help for downtown TIF moving along (livinglakecountry.com)
    Feb 29, 2012
    So far $6 million of the $13 million designated for the district was spent on the Wisconsin Avenue reconstruction ... sponsors of the donor TIF legislation. She said state Rep. Joel Kleefisch and Sen. Neal Kedzie have been working closely ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • On the Capitol: Blogosphere goes wild after Rep. Kleefisch caught on video (host.madison.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    But video shot this week shows state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... She said she never contacted any Wisconsin officials. “I’m unsure of how everything unfolded,” she said. Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald said there was talk of doing Rodgers ...
    madison
  • On the Capitol: Blogopshere goes wild after Rep. Kleefisch caught on video (host.madison.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    But video shot this week shows state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... She said she never contacted any Wisconsin officials. “I’m unsure of how everything unfolded,” she said. Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald said there was talk of doing Rodgers ...
    madison
  • Reverse Robinhood (mountpleasant.patch.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    Wisconsin was awarded $140 million in the settlement ... one vote" than I shall also have to mention the story about Republican Representative Joel Kleefisch (Becky's hubby) voting for two of his absent Republicans. This is more like "One person, three ...
    Patch
  • Reverse Robinhood (greendale.patch.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Wisconsin was awarded $140 million in the settlement ... one vote" than I shall also have to mention the story about Republican Representative Joel Kleefisch (Becky's hubby) voting for two of his absent Republicans. This is more like "One person, three ...
    Patch
  • Wisconsin Bill Would Allow Hunting of a Once-Rare Crane (nytimes.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    In Wisconsin, a place where word of dwindling numbers ... Advocates of the crane hunting legislation, introduced on Wednesday by State Representative Joel Kleefisch, emphasized that it would allow officials to limit the number of cranes ...
    New York Times
  • "Ghost Voting" in the Wisconsin Assembly Chamber (nbc26.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    MADISON, WI - State Representative Joel Kleefisch is answering questions about a video that shows him violating a voting regulation. A cell phone video geted online shows Kleefisch placing a vote for an absent Assembly member. Assembly rules state that ...
    NBC26
  • Reverse Robinhood (muskego.patch.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Wisconsin was awarded $140 million in the settlement ... one vote" than I shall also have to mention the story about Republican Representative Joel Kleefisch (Becky's hubby) voting for two of his absent Republicans. This is more like "One person, three ...
    Patch
  • Wisconsin voter ID supporter caught voting for colleague (rawstory.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    A YouTube video titled “Proof Of Voter Fraud In The Wisconsin State Assembly” shows Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch getting out of his chair to electronically cast a vote for a member who was away from the Assembly floor. Wisconsin ...
    Raw Story
  • Inside New Berlin (newberlinnow.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch was caught on video during a Feb. 21 ... You Tube video later yesterday and had more commentary about it. I wonder how many Wisconsin state legislators like Rep. Kleefisch who were so eager to pass Voter ID, would ...
    New Berlin Citizen
  • Assembly gives green light to wolf hunting season (badgerherald.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Wisconsin has never had a managed wolf hunt ... The amendment was tabled by a committee vote. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said while Molepske and Danou’s amendments may have merit, he could not vote for them because they did not ...
    Badger Herald
  • Rep. Joel Kleefisch allegedly caught voting for absent member (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Whoever geted it online is trying to prove there's voter fraud in the Wisconsin State Assembly.Representative Joel Kleefisch can be seen in a video, now on You Tube, voting for an absent member. Rob Koebel: "Did you break a rule?" Joel ...
    msnbc.com
  • Rep. Joel Kleefisch allegedly caught voting for absent member (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    The issue is caught on, what appears to be, cell phone video. Whoever geted it online is trying to prove there's voter fraud in the Wisconsin State Assembly.Representative Joel Kleefisch can be seen in a video, now on You Tube, voting for an absent member.
    msnbc.com
  • Rep. Joel Kleefisch allegedly caught voting for absent member (todaystmj4.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    The issue is caught on, what appears to be, cell phone video. Whoever geted it online is trying to prove there's voter fraud in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Representative Joel Kleefisch can be seen in a video, now on You Tube, voting for an absent member.
    Today's TMJ4
  • Proof of Voter Fraud in Wisconsin. In the Assembly. (dailykos.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Now we know why. The guy in the white shirt is Rep. Joel Kleefisch, aka Mr. Rebecca Kleefisch (he's the husband of our loony Lt. Governor). Notice how they think it's funny. H/T to Shit Scott Walker is Doing to My State (SSWIDTMS). A tag is a ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Proof of Voter Fraud in Wisconsin. In the Assembly. (dailykos.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Now we know why. The guy in the white shirt is Rep. Joel Kleefisch, aka Mr. Rebecca Kleefisch (he's the husband of our loony Lt. Governor). Notice how they think it's funny. H/T to Shit Scott Walker is Doing to My State (SSWIDTMS). A tag is a ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Thwarted Fraudulent Voters Can't Stop Me! (dailykos.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    the Wisconsin Assembly was in session. Watch as Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch, husband of Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, votes at least three times on the same question. (UPDATE 2: Looks like my good friend stcroix cheesehead geted this video in ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Bill seeks crackdown on drunken drivers (livinglakecountry.com)
    Feb 20, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc ... Kleefisch said that while penalties for drunken driving in Wisconsin are more stringent than in some other states that make first-offense drunken driving a crime, he would like to see them stepped ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • Editorial: Science should top emotion in crane hunt (getcrescent.com)
    Feb 13, 2012
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch's bill has hunters ... Farmers dislike the cranes because they can cause crop damage. Wisconsin bird advocates oppose a hunt because they've worked hard over the years to protect the majestic creatures.
    Post-Crescent
  • Editorial: Science should top emotion in crane hunt (centralwisconsinhub.wausaudailyherald.com)
    Feb 13, 2012
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch's bill has hunters ... Farmers dislike the cranes because they can cause crop damage. Wisconsin bird advocates oppose a hunt because they've worked hard over the years to protect the majestic creatures.
    Wausau Daily Herald
  • Wisconsin hunting proposal targets sandhill cranes (marshfieldnewsherald.com)
    Feb 13, 2012
    Under the crane-hunting bill proposed by Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... They argue that thousands of cranes now live in Wisconsin, gobbling up crops and doing other damage that could be reduced with a hunt. The gangly bird with long ...
    marshfieldnewsherald.com
  • Patrick Durkin: Sandhill crane fight takes flight (host.madison.com)
    Feb 12, 2012
    But in proposing the hunt last week, Rep. Joel Kleefisch ... chairman of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress' agricultural damage committee, about Kleefisch's proposal, Laidlaw said sandhill cranes are out of control: "The problem with the people who ...
    madison
  • Birds of a feather (lakelandtimes.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    Meanwhile, the nationally recognized Boone&Crockett Club has ranked Wisconsin first in their total North American ... Speaking of feathers, Rep. Joel Kleefisch (husband of our hopefully outgoing lieutenant governor) has suggested making it legal to shoot ...
    Lakeland Times
  • Should hunting of sandhill cranes be allowed in Wisconsin?
    Feb 9, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid duck hunter ... As the sandhill population grows, more Wisconsin farmers have been complaining about sandhills eating their corn seeds and fledgling stalks. Some kind of damage ...
    Fond du Lac Reporter
  • Should hunting of sandhill cranes be allowed in Wisconsin? (fdlreporter.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid duck hunter ... As the sandhill population grows, more Wisconsin farmers have been complaining about sandhills eating their corn seeds and fledgling stalks. Some kind of damage ...
    Fond du Lac Reporter
  • Bill on liquor sampling in stores gains support (greenbaypressgazette.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc says the bill will help liquor stores with their business by exposing customers to new products. Critics say the bill could hurt ...
    Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • Bill to allow liquor sampling in Wisconsin gains support (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Wisconsin residents already can sample beer and wine at retail stores. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc said the bill will help liquor stores with their business by exposing customers to new products. Critics say the bill could hurt ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Bill on liquor sampling in Wisconsin gains support (weau.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc says the bill will help liquor stores with their business by exposing customers to new products. Critics say the bill could hurt business ...
    WEAU-TV 13
  • Liquor sampling bill gains public support (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc says the bill will help liquor stores with their business by exposing customers to new products. Critics say the bill could hurt ...
    msnbc.com
  • Liquor sampling bill gains public support (todaystmj4.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc says the bill will help liquor stores with their business by exposing customers to new products. Critics say the bill could hurt ...
    Today's TMJ4
  • Kleefisch proposes hunting sandhill crane (dailyunion.com)
    Feb 6, 2012
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • Kleefisch: Cranes are the 'ribeye of the sky' (livinglakecountry.com)
    Feb 6, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc proposed the bill that would require the Department of Natural Resources to create a season for the birds, making Wisconsin the 14th state to do so. The DNR would be allowed to limit the number ...
    LIVING LAKE COUNTRY
  • Republican Assembly leader carries concealed weapon while in session (badgerherald.com)
    Feb 5, 2012
    A Republican leader in the state Assembly, in charge of maintaining order during legislative sessions, has carried a concealed gun during sessions in the Wisconsin Legislature ... He also said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, has received ...
    Badger Herald
  • Michael Mitchell: Cranes the latest target (host.madison.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    Was it just a slow news day in the office of state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, or does he really think hunting sandhill cranes is a good idea? I find it hard to believe he speaks in any way for responsible hunters and gun owners in Wisconsin or even Oconomowoc.
    madison
  • Michael Mitchell: Cranes the latest target (host.madison.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    Was it just a slow news day in the office of state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, or does he really think hunting sandhill cranes is a good idea? I find it hard to believe he speaks in any way for responsible hunters and gun owners in Wisconsin or even Oconomowoc.
    madison
  • Wisconsin: Jobs? Here, have a new hunting season (dailykos.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    Wait a minute...I thought Wisconsin was broke. How is paying farmers for crop damage (that they can prevent) going to create jobs? Of course the lieutenant governor's husband, State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid duck ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Wisconsin: Jobs? Here, have a new hunting season (dailykos.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    Wait a minute...I thought Wisconsin was broke. How is paying farmers for crop damage (that they can prevent) going to create jobs? Of course the lieutenant governor's husband, State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid duck ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Lawmaker Proposes Hunting Season For Sandhill Cranes (channel3000.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    "They not only make great table fare, often they are called 'the ribeye of the sky,'" said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... the newly formed corn," said Paul Zimmerman, of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, who supports a sandhill crane hunt.
    Channel 3000
  • Plain Talk: Open season on sandhills? Send our crazy legislators home (host.madison.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the Oconomowoc area Republican who is one of Scott Walker's biggest cheerleaders (he's married to the lieutenant governor, after all), thinks Wisconsin ought to make it legal to start shooting sandhill cranes. Yes, you read that right.
    madison
  • Plain Talk: Open season on sandhills? Send our crazy legislators home (host.madison.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, the Oconomowoc area Republican who is one of Scott Walker's biggest cheerleaders (he's married to the lieutenant governor, after all), thinks Wisconsin ought to make it legal to start shooting sandhill cranes. Yes, you read that right.
    madison
  • Lawmaker calls for crane hunt (sheboyganpress.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican ...
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • Lawmaker Proposes Hunting Season For Sandhill Cranes (channel3000.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    "They not only make great table fare, often they are called 'the ribeye of the sky,'" said Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... the newly formed corn," said Paul Zimmerman, of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, who supports a sandhill crane hunt.
    Channel 3000
  • Ten more months of intense politics lie ahead (agriview.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch ... the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation (WFBF). Featured speakers at the 2012 Ag Day at the Capitol will be Jeff Lyon, deputy secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and Joe Murray ...
    Agri-View
  • Wisconsin lawmaker wants to allow sandhill cranes to be hunted (twincities.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin lawmaker wants to allow sandhill cranes to be hunted (twincities.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin lawmaker proposes sandhill crane hunt, says the creatures are destroying cornfields (startribune.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Calls for Sandhill Crane Hunt (wsaw.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    The cranes hold a special place in Wisconsin bird lovers' hearts. The state is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    WSAW
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Calls for Sandhill Crane Hunt (wsaw.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    The cranes hold a special place in Wisconsin bird lovers' hearts. The state is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    WSAW
  • Wisconsin lawmaker wants hunting of sandhill cranes (chicagotribune.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Wisconsin is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States, and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch says the population has grown so much that they're causing ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Wisconsin lawmaker wants hunting of sandhill cranes (chicagotribune.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Wisconsin is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States, and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch says the population has grown so much that they're causing ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Lawmaker proposes sandhill crane hunt (host.madison.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, federal wildlife officials issued 55 permits to landowners in southern Wisconsin to kill problem cranes last year, up from 16 in 2008. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican and avid ...
    madison
  • Lawmaker proposes sandhill crane hunt (host.madison.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    The cranes hold a special place in Wisconsin bird lovers' hearts. The state is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    madison
  • Wisconsin lawmaker calls for sandhill crane hunt (twincities.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    A Wisconsin lawmaker wants to let hunters go after sandhill ... States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, says the population has grown so much that they're ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Calls for Sandhill Crane Hunt (wsaw.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    The cranes hold a special place in Wisconsin bird lovers' hearts. The state is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    WSAW
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Calls for Sandhill Crane Hunt (wsaw.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    The cranes hold a special place in Wisconsin bird lovers' hearts. The state is a key nesting area for cranes that migrate up and down the eastern United States and the International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. But state Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    WSAW
  • Protesters say Scott Walker has made his last State of the State speech (host.madison.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    someone shouted as Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc (also Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch's husband), strode past on his way to the bathroom. "Shame!" shouted Jeremy Ryan, the executive director of a protest group called Defending Wisconsin. As Kleefisch ...
    madison
  • Protesters say Scott Walker has made his last State of the State speech (host.madison.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    someone shouted as Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc (also Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch's husband), strode past on his way to the bathroom. "Shame!" shouted Jeremy Ryan, the executive director of a protest group called Defending Wisconsin. As Kleefisch ...
    madison
  • Crime and Courts: Beer, wine and booze lovers: Lawmakers are going to bat for you (host.madison.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch has got your back ... That's a shot and a half. What do you call that in Wisconsin? A good start.
    madison
  • Crime and Courts: Beer, wine and booze lovers: Lawmakers are going to bat for you (host.madison.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    State Rep. Joel Kleefisch has got your back ... That's a shot and a half. What do you call that in Wisconsin? A good start.
    madison
  • Kleefisch rallies county GOP (dailyunion.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    Also at the event were Brian Schimming, talk show co-host on WIBA 1310 and vice chair of the Wisconsin Republican Party; state Rep. Joel Kleefisch and others. REPUBLICAN SOCIAL — Jefferson County area conservative groups including the Walker Walkers of ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • First well-known Democrat launches bid to run against Gov. Walker in expected Wisconsin recall (bellinghamherald.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    A Democratic primary appears all but certain in a likely recall election for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ... Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey continue to explore the idea. Other Democratic potential candidates remain ...
    Bellingham Herald
  • Falk announces candidacy for Walker recall; other Dems prepare to enter race (lacrossetribune.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican lawmakers ... Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse, state Sens. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton and Kathleen Vinehout ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Falk announces candidacy for Walker recall; other Dems prepare to enter race (wiscnews.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican lawmakers ... Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse, state Sens. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton and Kathleen ...
    Portage Daily Register
  • First Democrat begins campaign for governor (wausaudailyherald.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican lawmakers ... Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse, state Sens. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton and Kathleen ...
    Wausau Daily Herald
  • Falk launches formal challenge to Walker (sheboyganpress.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican lawmakers ... Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse, state Sens. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton and Kathleen ...
    Sheboygan Press.com
  • First Democrat begins campaign for governor (wisconsinrapidstribune.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican lawmakers ... Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse, state Sens. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton and Kathleen ...
    Daily Tribune
  • First well-known Democrat launches bid to run against Gov. Walker in expected Wisconsin recall (sacbee.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    A Democratic primary appears all but certain in a likely recall election for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ... Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey continue to explore the idea. Other Democratic potential candidates remain ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Crime and Courts: Bipartisan plan would boost prosecutor pay (host.madison.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    The bill has also been endorsed by Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc ... The report found that of Wisconsin's 330 assistant district attorneys, 246 left their jobs between 2001 and 2007, a 75 percent turnover. After interviewing current and former ...
    madison
  • Falk announces she will run against Walker in recall race (host.madison.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Falk, 60, retired last year as Dane County executive without finishing her term and was replaced by Democrat Joe Parisi ... includes Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin President Mahlon Mitchell, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey of Wausau, U.S. Rep.
    madison
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Wisconsin Democrats file one million signatures to launch recall (dailykos.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    WI-Gov, WI-LG, WI Recall: One meeelyon signatures ... Of course, Team Blue has long had a candidate running here, state Rep. Joe Miklosi, who seemingly lucked out in redistricting when this seat was made correspondingly bluer.
    DAILY KOS
  • John Nichols: Another chance to recall a ‘jackpot politician’ (host.madison.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    “I do not believe you will ever get any true representative government ... a brave group of Wisconsinites launched the “Joe Must Go” movement. It was a recall movement employing the tool that the great Wisconsin progressive, Robert M.
    madison
  • Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 1/17 (dailykos.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    (Presumably Dalrymple would tap the Republican frontrunner, Rep. Rick Berg.) Of course, Team Blue has long had a candidate running here, state Rep. Joe Miklosi ... 1:14 PM PT: WI-Gov, WI-LG, WI Recall: One meeelyon signatures!
    DAILY KOS
  • Wis. Democrats still searching for Walker opponent (wlox.com)
    Jan 16, 2012
    (AP) - Supporters of a push to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office are prepared ... required to force the election against both Walker and GOP Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and will submit their petitions Tuesday. Walker has meanwhile dominated ...
    WLOX
  • Around the Big Ten: Wisconsin governor recall election cost in millions (news-gazette.com)
    Jan 8, 2012
    Rep ... Wisconsin one day longer than we have to," Tate said. ---- PENN STATE: Alumni group seeks new PSU trustees over Paterno STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A group of Penn State alumni unhappy over the November firing of football coach Joe ...
    News-Gazette
  • Inside New Berlin (newberlinnow.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    I see his leadership skills helping Wisconsin families like mine. It was a rare thing to cover a politician who said what he’d do and do what he said. Walker is that rare type.” A family like hers? Oh, one where the husband (Rep. Joel Kleefisch ...
    New Berlin Citizen
  • Wetland or wasteland? Republicans say jobs should come before environmental controls (thedailypage.com)
    Dec 14, 2011
    The Wisconsin Wetlands Association and Wisconsin Realtors ... "Right now, as we speak, there's a mom and there's a dad somewhere in the Green Bay area," intoned Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). "And they're sitting with their kids at the dinner table ...
    Isthmus Daily Page
  • On the Capitol: Attorney mocks Walker in governor's conference room (host.madison.com)
    Dec 10, 2011
    Wisconsin may be known for its beer, but if a lawmaker gets his way more people may get a shot at sampling its hard alcohol offerings. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, is circulating a bill that would allow half-ounce samples of liquor to be offered at ...
    madison
  • Bill would allow liquor stores to give out sample shots (host.madison.com)
    Dec 9, 2011
    Legislation that would allow Wisconsin liquor retailers to offer up to three shots of liquor to customers is seeking co-sponsorship. Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, is floating a bill that would allow customers to have up to three half-fluid ounce ...
    madison
  • Proposal would allow liquor sampling at retail stores (fox6now.com)
    Dec 9, 2011
    Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores and if a Republican lawmaker gets his way mini-shots of liquor will also be available. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc is floating a bill that would allow for ...
    FOX6Now.com Milwaukee
  • Bill would allow mini-shot liquor samples (wausaudailyherald.com)
    Dec 8, 2011
    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin residents can already sample beer and wine at retail stores and if a Republican lawmaker gets his way mini-shots of liquor will also be available. Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc is floating a bill that ...
    Wausau Daily Herald
  • Pancreatic cancer among the most deadly (wrn.com)
    Nov 9, 2011
    Last week Wisconsin’s legislature approved a resolution (AJR ... of those who have it will die within a year of being diagnosed.” That’s Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) on the Assembly floor, whose father-in-law died of the disease.
    Wrn.com
  • Rules would allow public to have guns in Assembly, not Senate (jsonline.com)
    Oct 27, 2011
    The discussion comes as Wisconsin moves to become the 11th state in the ... Assembly Republicans are still putting the finishing touches on it. Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) said he would have no problem with citizens with the proper ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Wisconsin Assembly may penalize freed felons because it can (jsonline.com)
    Oct 23, 2011
    We ran into each other at a Milwaukee market; it was good to know some of our representatives still take time to mingle with regular folks. Toles was angry about the bill introduced by Rep. Joel Kleefisch ... firms will flock to Wisconsin to create ...
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Bill giving felons fragile job security passes House (badgerherald.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    The Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill Thursday afternoon ... that their record was the reason they were either rejected or terminated. Representative Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, introduced Assembly Bill 286 during the current special ...
    Badger Herald
  • Introducing…The Ironclad Prenup! (blogs.wsj.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    then we’ve got just the piece of legislation for you. A Wisconsin state representative, Joel Kleefisch, is pushing a bill that would prevent a judge from altering prenups even when one of the spouses fails to disclose assets or debt ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • Wisconsin republican Wingnuttery. Why you need to join the Democratic Party. (dailykos.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    Item #2. State representative Joel Kleefisch (yes, husband of Lt. Gov. Rebecca gay marriage is like marrying a table Kleefisch) has introduced a bill to make prenups ironclad - to prohibit a judge from modifying them. Why would a judge modify a prenup?
    DAILY KOS
  • Morning State Political and Government News:Six state U.S. House members vote for debt ceiling increase (piercecountyherald.com)
    Aug 2, 2011
    State Representative Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc says Wisconsin is a magnet for thieves because its felony standards are too lax. He wants thieves to be charged with felonies if they steal at least $500-dollars of merchandise – down from the current ...
    Pierce County Herald
  • State Political and Government News: Sen. Hansen surivives recall attempt (piercecountyherald.com)
    Jul 20, 2011
    Wisconsin Senate Democrat Dave Hansen of Green Bay will ... if they would support the benefit extension without the waiting period. Assembly Republican Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc said he thought the benefit delay was the right thing to do fiscally.
    Pierce County Herald
  • State Political and Government News: Sen. Hansen surivives recall attempt (piercecountyherald.com)
    Jul 20, 2011
    Wisconsin Senate Democrat Dave Hansen of Green Bay will ... if they would support the benefit extension without the waiting period. Assembly Republican Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc said he thought the benefit delay was the right thing to do fiscally.
    Pierce County Herald
  • Redistricting plan chops Jefferson County (dailyunion.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    MADISON - Republican-written plans for redrawing state and federal political boundaries for representation in government offices are slated to be voted on next week in the Wisconsin Legislature ... Incumbent Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • Redistricting plan chops Jefferson County (dailyunion.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    MADISON - Republican-written plans for redrawing state and federal political boundaries for representation in government offices are slated to be voted on next week in the Wisconsin Legislature ... Incumbent Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • Redistricting plan chops Jefferson County (dailyunion.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    MADISON - Republican-written plans for redrawing state and federal political boundaries for representation in government offices are slated to be voted on next week in the Wisconsin Legislature ... Incumbent Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would ...
    Daily Jefferson County Union
  • State Rep. Kleefisch to propose Wisconsin version of Caylee's Law (fox6now.com)
    Jul 12, 2011
    Now there is no time limit in reporting a child missing in the State of Wisconsin. State Representative Joel Kleefisch from Oconomowoc is proposing a drastic change to that law in an effort to protect missing children. The Casey Anthony murder trial in ...
    FOX6Now.com Milwaukee
  • Grass Roots: Is immigration law about to bring Wisconsin Arizona-style notoriety? (host.madison.com)
    Jun 24, 2011
    With any luck, it won't become as notorious as SB 1070, the Arizona law on which it is modeled, but the immigration bill before the Wisconsin Legislature now ... 59th-Cascade; Joel Kleefisch, 35th-Oconomowoc; Jim Steineke, 5th-Kaukauna; Andre Jacque ...
    madison
  • Assembly budget debate to start Wednesday morning (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 15, 2011
    "That's been decided," explained Oconomowoc Republican Representative Joel Kleefisch. "Now, it's time to decide the ... Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald told Newsradio 620 WTMJ's "Wisconsin's Morning News" that Democrats would get plenty of opportunity ...
    msnbc.com

Blogs

  • Wis. gov to sign bass culling bill | The Associated Press | News ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    May 23, 2011
    The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, says the change will draw larger tournaments to the state and pump up local economies. Both the Senate and Assembly passed the bill earlier this month. ...
    Examiner AP RSS
  • Wis. gov to sign bass culling bill | Agetle Islands Navigator (madisle.info)
    May 23, 2011
    The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Joel Kleefisch, an Oconomowoc Republican, says. Read The Full Story Here: http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/54085/ · blog comments powered by Disqus ...
    Agetle Islands Navigator
  • Snugi D's ReFeed: The Orangeman lieth (snugidastidrefeed.blogspot.com)
    May 12, 2011
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    May 12, 2011
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  • Snugi D's ReFeed: Catholics against the Orangeman (snugidastidrefeed.blogspot.com)
    May 12, 2011
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  • Senate passes bass tournament bill (fox11online.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. Opponents worry it could lead to higher fish mortality. Copyright Associated Press, Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. ...
    News | WLUK TV
  • Proposal legalizing drum culling during fishing tournaments adult ... (asbigo.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Both a Senate and Assembly could pass a magnitude Tuesday. Bill unite Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract some-more tournaments and income to a state. Opponents worry it could lead to aloft fish mortality.
    Sports
  • Senate to take up bass culling proposal - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI ... (wqow.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Both the Senate and Assembly could pass the measure Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. Opponents worry it could lead to higher fish mortality. ...
    WQOW - Wisconsin Headlines
  • Senate passes bass culling proposal (wrjc.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Wisconsin but the bill would create an exemption for bass. tournaments. Both the Senate and Assembly passed the measure on Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more. tournaments and money to the state. ...
    WRJC Radio - Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin
  • Senate passes bass culling proposal - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI ... (wqow.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Both the Senate and Assembly passed the measure on Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. Opponents worry it could lead to higher fish mortality. ...
    WQOW - Wisconsin Headlines
  • Senate to take up bass culling proposal « WRJC Radio – Mauston ... (wrjc.com)
    May 10, 2011
    month but Democrats blocked its final approval. Both the Senate and. Assembly could pass the measure Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. Opponents worry it could ...
    WRJC Radio - Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin
  • Senate to take up bass culling proposal | The Associated Press ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Both the Senate and Assembly could pass the measure Tuesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Joel Kleefisch says culling will attract more tournaments and money to the state. Opponents worry it could lead to higher fish mortality. Advertisement ...
    Examiner News RSS
  • Snugi D's ReFeed: The latest on the WI Supreme Court recount. (snugidastidrefeed.blogspot.com)
    May 9, 2011
    Walker costing Wisconsin more jobs · If true, messed up · The money behind WI politics · State Rep. Joel Kleefisch's payback to Kathy Nicko... Ron Johnson: There is NOTHING Gov Can Do To Spur J... Sen. Kathleen Vinehout: Caring for our ...
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 8, 2011
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    May 8, 2011
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    May 8, 2011
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    Co-sponsor Representative Amy Stephens(R) held a town hall in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, March 22nd, which left many attendees confused and frustrated. This sparked a grassroots wildfire of information and determination to apprise both .... Defenders of Capitalism; GottaBRight; Independence Institute; Joel Rosenberg; Leadership Program of the Rockies; Night Twister; Paul D deBerjeois Photography; Republican Study Comittee of Colorado; RossPutin; The Cubanita Daily ...
    Michelle Morin
  • usa kindergarten school: 150 years America's First Kindergarten (usakindergartenschool.blogspot.com)
    Mar 31, 2011
    ... Elizabeth Burmeister, Secretary of Education for the State of Wisconsin, John David, Mayor of the City of Watertown, Joel Kleefisch, State Representative, Dr. Doug Keiser, Watertown Unified School District Superintendent, ...
    usa kindergarten school
  • Nonsportsmanlike Conduct!: Is this really "running?" (nonsportsmanlikeconduct.com)
    Mar 30, 2011
    2011 (104). ► April (7). Hypocritical racist GOP Rep. Joel Kleefisch concer... Clay Matthews discovers the power of protein, and ... But Is It A Sport? Fishing. The Masters starts today... They should've used a telephoto lens. ...
    Nonsportsmanlike Conduct!
  • Is culling coming to WI bass tournaments? (fox11online.com)
    Mar 16, 2011
    The measure's chief author, Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, says in a memo to legislators that Wisconsin can attract more tournaments - and money they generate for local communities - by allowing culling. ...
    News | WLUK TV
  • Caught on Tape: GOP Lawmaker Yells at Wisc. Protesters “Let Us Do ... (foxnewsinsider.com)
    Mar 10, 2011
    Rather, a quick check of the Wisconsin Assembly webpage reveals the 'screamer' to be, specifically, Democrat Rep Andy Jorgensen. And the object of his derision is no 'demonstrator', it appears to be REPUBLICAN Rep. Joel Kleefish. ...
    Fox News Insider
  • Alaska Jump: Wisconson GOPers pass anti-union bill, Dems shout ... (alaskajump.blogspot.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    "The Democrats were clearly stalling," Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch told the newspaper. "That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    Alaska Jump
  • GOP Power Struggle with Unions Rages on in Midwest (lexisnexis.com)
    Mar 8, 2011
    "The democrats were clearly stalling," said another Republican representative, Joel Kleefisch. "That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    Labor & Employment Commentary
  • Clean Sweep's safe, but recycling targeted - Daily Jefferson ... (dailyunion.com)
    Mar 4, 2011
    Jefferson County had sent a letter to members of the Joint Finance Committee, as well as all Jefferson County-area representatives, including Jorgensen, state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, Rep. Steve Nass and Rep. Joel Kleefisch. ...
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  • Winnebago County Democratic Party: DPW: Koch Bros have history of ... (winnebagodems.org)
    Mar 1, 2011
    ... of Republican legislators and Walker henchmen such as Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch, Senator Randy Hopper and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, husband of Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. ...
    Winnebago County Democratic Party
  • Anti-Union Bill Passes Wisconsin Assembly in Dead of Night ... (hypervocal.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    “The democrats were clearly stalling,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    HyperVocal
  • Wake up America: WI Assembly Passes Controversial Walker Budget ... (wwwwakeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    “The democrats were clearly stalling,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    Wake up America
  • The Party Of Civility Shows Us How It's Done | (constitutionclub.org)
    Feb 25, 2011
    “The democrats were clearly stalling,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    Untitled
  • Budget Repair Bill Passes Assembly (lakeshorelaments.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    “The democrats were clearly stalling,” said Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc). “That's why Assembly rules allow for a vote on final passage. We took that vote and did what the people of this state asked us to do on Nov. ...
    Lakeshore Laments
  • Wisconsin Republicans reject all of Democrats amendments as ... (michaeljmaxim.blogspot.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    During the meeting state representative Joel Kleefisch urged the missing Democrats to return for the vote. 'You don't like the bill. We get it. So you're going to try to stall it. But at the end of the day a vote is going to come, ...
    The American Patriot Blog
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to halt anti-union bill - 21 News Now ... (wfmj.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their ...
    WFMJ - News
  • Wisconsin Democrats Filibuster To Delay Anti-Union Bill | LEX18 ... (lex18.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to ...
    LEX18.com
  • Wisconsin governor pranked by caller posing as donor | 89.3 KPCC (scpr.org)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to ...
    KPCC: Politics News
  • Wisconsin Democrats filibuster to delay anti-union bill | 89.3 KPCC (scpr.org)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to ...
    KPCC: Latest News
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to halt anti-union bill : News ... (cnycentral.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their ...
    Up North Live - Political News
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to halt anti-union bill - 21 News Now ... (wfmj.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to their ...
    WFMJ - News
  • Wis. Democrats filibuster to halt anti-union bill -- WCLO (wclo.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it," Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. "(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks." The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to ...
    WCLO stories: Local
  • Wis. Democrats Filibuster To Delay Anti-Union Bill « CBS Minnesota (minnesota.cbslocal.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    We get it,” Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, said. “(But) at the end of the day the vote has got to come, folks.” The bill would require most public sector workers, from local librarians to state biologists, to contribute more to ...
    CBS Minnesota
  • Wisconsin lawmakers flee state to block anti-union bill ... (macombdaily.com)
    Feb 18, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, right. Protestors to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are on the second day demonstrating at the Capitol . (AP Photo/Andy Manis) ...
    News from www.macombdaily.com
  • Thousands protest anti-union bill in Wisconsin - bill heads to ... (theoaklandpress.com)
    Feb 17, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, right. Protestors to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are on the second day demonstrating at the Capitol . (AP Photo/Andy Manis) ...
    News from theoaklandpress.com
  • Thousands protest anti-union bill in Wisconsin, bill heads to ... (macombdaily.com)
    Feb 17, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, right. Protestors to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are on the second day demonstrating at the Capitol . (AP Photo/Andy Manis) ...
    News from www.macombdaily.com
  • Rep. Joel Herbert Hoover Kleefisch - One Wisconsin Now (onewisconsinnow.org)
    Feb 3, 2011
    Leave it to Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) to channel Herbert Hoover in the midst of Republicans offering the same failied schemes of rich guy and big business tax cuts-n-massive deregulation to rig non-free market. ...
    One Wisconsin Now
  • Wisconsin Republicans Threatened on Internet (thenewamerican.com)
    Jan 14, 2011
    The Lt. Governor's husband, State Representative Joel Kleefisch, pointed out that his family is well aware of the risks of living in the public eye: We have been cognizant of our public safety and still are to the highest level that we ...
    U.S. News
  • Wisconsin Republicans Threatened on Internet (thenewamerican.com)
    Jan 14, 2011
    The Lt. Governor's husband, State Representative Joel Kleefisch, pointed out that his family is well aware of the risks of living in the public eye: We have been cognizant of our public safety and still are to the highest level that we ...
    U.S. News
  • Joel Kleefish (myoconomowocmortgage.blogspot.com)
    Jan 5, 2011
    Today Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) authored a bill to prevent people from registering to vote on election day. Obviously Kleefish is convinced procastinators tilt Democrat. Do you procastinate? Do you ever get around to it? ...
    My Oconomowoc Mortgage
  • Republicans start “Open for ignorance” campaign on Day One of ... (scottwalkerwatch.com)
    Jan 4, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R) of Oconomowoc, married to Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, introduced and circulated 15 bills on the day Walker was sworn in. “My top three priorities are simple: jobs, jobs and more jobs,” was what Walker ...
    Scott Walker Watch
  • Republicans start “Open for ignorance” campaign on Day One of ... (scottwalkerwatch.com)
    Jan 4, 2011
    Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R) of Oconomowoc, married to Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, introduced and circulated 15 bills on the day Walker was sworn in. “My top three priorities are simple: jobs, jobs and more jobs,” was what Walker ...
    Scott Walker Watch
  • Lawmaker accuses GOP of agenda “bait and switch” (wrn.com)
    Jan 4, 2011
    State Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), who introduced most of the proposals circulating Monday, says the majority of them are bills that passed in the Assembly last session but failed to get a vote in the state Senate. ...
    Wisconsin Radio Network
  • Joel Kleefisch's focus? Not jobs! - Blogging Blue – Blogging ... (bloggingblue.com)
    Jan 4, 2011
    Dems quickly jumped on GOP state Rep. Joel Kleefisch today for circulating 15 bills for co-sponsorships that included repealing same-day voter registration and creating a property tax credit for manufacturing and biotechnology, ...
    Blogging Blue - Blogging Liberally in the Badger State
  • GOP Circulates Bills to End Same Day Voter Registration and More (expressmilwaukee.com)
    Jan 3, 2011
    According to the 15 bills already being circulated-by Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc-jobs aren't always front and center. Take the one that would allow 12 year olds to ride their ATVs in an expanded area, or the proposal to create a ...
    Express Milwaukee - Blogs
  • Republican Scott Walker's Running Mate Undermines the Poor (convolutedbrian.com)
    Oct 26, 2010
    Kleefisch's husband is Representative Joel Kleefisch, a Republican from Oconomowoc. That cost for a family plan is $85.00 per month. But, the big problem is there are many persons who simply cannot afford health care. ...
    Convoluted Brian
  • Democurmudgeon: Rebecca Kleefisch bashes Obamacare after her own ... (democurmudgeon.blogspot.com)
    Oct 1, 2010
    Thank God for Rebecca that her husband is State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, which means that she has a 100% covered by the taxpayer Cadillac health care plan. That allowed her to get treated successfully by the best doctor in the state at our ...
    Democurmudgeon
  • Web Extra: Rebecca And Joel Kleefisch Explain Timing Of News (wisn.com)
    Sep 30, 2010
    Lt. Gov. Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch and her husband, State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, are asked about the timing of the announcement of Rebecca's fight with cancer in this Web Extra interview with WISN 12's Joyce Garbaciak.
    WISN.com - Video
  • Lt. Gov. Candidate Reveals Major Health Scare - Politics News ... (wisn.com)
    Sep 30, 2010
    "That win on primary night came to a very distracted candidate, to be honest with you," Kleefisch said. She was distracted because she had just learned she had cancer. Kleefisch's husband, state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, said, "She came from ...
    WISN.com - Most Popular Stories
  • Web Extra: Rebecca And Joel Kleefisch Explain Timing Of News ... (wisn.com)
    Sep 30, 2010
    Lt. Gov. Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch and her husband, State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, are asked about the timing of the announcement of Rebecca's fight with cancer in this Web Extra interview with WISN 12's Joyce Garbaciak.
    Untitled
  • Courage We Need (berrylaker.blogspot.com)
    Sep 30, 2010
    The news was reported Wednesday evening by WISN-TV, where both Kleefisch and her husband, Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), formerly worked. Bader said in the statement that the couple would join GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott ...
    Berry Laker
  • Brew City Brawler: Rebecca Kleefisch: "If we don't stay Christ ... (brewcitybrawler.typepad.com)
    Sep 25, 2010
    Reported Daniel Bice: "But Kleefisch, who is married to state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, said she was not being so crass as to leverage her private faith to win a public office. That would be wrong." Maybe not so much. ...
    Brew City Brawler
  • Badger Blogger » Blog Archive » Zachary’s Law Update (badgerblogger.com)
    May 13, 2008
    Madison…State Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) announced today after a meeting with Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch (R-West Salem) that he is open to the possibility of scheduling an Extraordinary Session in order to bring ...
    Badger Blogger