As a candidate she did not support recreational marijuana measures and leaned towards decriminalization. The newly elected Rep. Myers from Milwaukee did not author, sponsor or co-sponsor legislation on marijuana reform her first session as an Assembly Representative. In 2020 she changed her tune and co-sponsored adult use legalization legislation.
Holds office State Assembly District 12
- Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 21, 1984; single.
- Graduate Rufus King High School, 2002; B.A. in Political Science, Alcorn State University, 2006; M. Ed., Strayer University, 2009; Ed.D., Argosy University, 2016.
- Educator; small business owner. Former subcommittee clerk, U.S. House of Representatives; former legislative aide, Wisconsin State Senate.
- Member: Alcorn State University National Alumni Association (Milwaukee Chapter Vice President); Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Democratic Party of Wisconsin; Historically Black College/University Alumni United (President); Milwaukee Metropolitan Alliance of Black School Educators; National Education Association; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Wisconsin African American Chamber of Commerce.
- Former member: National Membership Director College Democrats of America (2005–2006); Phi Delta Kappa International; National Council of Negro Women.
- Elected to Assembly 2018.
July 2018: Opposed at this time. "I not at the point of legalizing it totally just to have a free for all."
2020 Legislation session she did co-sponsor AB 846 for recreational marjiuana.
July 2018: Supports but did not co-sponsor the Decriminalization Bill. "I think we should decriminalize marijuana"
Unknown, did not co-sponsor AB 570.
An educator who pulled off a major upset when she defeated a longtime incumbent lawmaker in the Democratic primaries will become one of only two black women in Wisconsin’s state Assembly — a feat she attributes to long days knocking on voters’ doors.
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