Politician Info

Elected in 2012, last session she only co-sponsored Industrial Hemp and CBD.  This Middleton area Democrat ran unopposed as an incumbent in  2018 and ended up co-sponsoring medical marijuana with home grows and smoking products, along with decriminalization for the 2019-2020 session to earn her B rating.

Holds office State Assembly District 79

  • Born Madison, Wisconsin, March 10, 1971; married; 3 children.
  • Graduate La Follette High School (Madison), 1989; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1993; M.A. Edgewood College, 1996.
  • Full-time legislator.
  • Member: Dane County Democratic Party; Friends of Pheasant Branch; Middleton Action Team; VFW Auxiliary Council; Girl Scouts troop leader.
  • Former member: : Parent Teacher Organization (president); Boy Scouts of America (cubmaster); Monona Terrace Convention and Community Center Board; Clean Wisconsin.
  • Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Board, 2005—08; Dane County Board, 2008—14.
  • Elected to Assembly since 2012. Leadership positions: Assistant Minority Leader 2019, 2017.
Position on Marijuana Legalization

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Contact Dianne Hesselbein

Email: Denise.Stromme@legis.wisconsin.gov

Web: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/hesselbein/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: 608-266-5340


State Capitol, Room 119 North Post Office Box 8952

Madison, WI 53708

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