As Assistant Majority Leader in the 2019-20 Assembly, Feyen gave early signs of hope to medical marijuana patients in Wisconsin during a April 2019 interview saying "he’s open to the idea".
During 2019, the Assembly Republicans prefiled a bill for the 2020 legislative session to create a medical marijuana program in Wisconsin (Senate Bill 683) which he failed to co-sponsor. The support of Senator Feyen on this legislation would have been critical in the Senate.
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- Born New Holstein, Wisconsin; married; 2 children.
- Graduate New Holstein High School, 1986; Diploma in Printing, Fox Valley Technical College, 1988.
- Print and bindery coordinator.
- Member: Knights of Columbus; Elks Club; Major, Wisconsin Wing, Civil Air Patrol Legislative Squadron (official Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force); Fond du Lac County Republican Party (former chair); Fond du Lac Noon Rotary Club; 6th District Republican Party (former chair).
- Former member: Jaycees Fond du Lac County (past president); Fond du Lac Advisory Parks Board.
- Legislature: Elected to Senate 2016. Leadership positions: Assistant Majority Leader 2019.
April 2019: Feyen says he doesn’t support legalizing recreational marijuana, after hearing from police chiefs and sheriff’s departments.
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April 2019: A statewide poll shows overwhelming support for legalizing medical marijuana, and a Republican from northeast Wisconsin says he’s open to the idea. Sen. Dan Feyen of Fond du Lac says he’d need to hear what doctors think, along with the FDA. He’s also concerned that the federal government still classifies marijuana, on the same level as cocaine and heroin.
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