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D+ Gary Tauchen (R - WI) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE

Rep. Gary Tauchen received a D+ at this time.   His opposition statement is weak, his own survey yeilded 63% support for medical, he did not co-sponsor the Republican medical marijuana bill and he is Vice Chair on the Assembly Committee of State Affiars which has not scheduled any marijuana legislation for a public hearing.

Holds office State Assembly District 6

Candidate in race for State Assembly District 6

Biography
  • Born Rice Lake, Wisconsin, November 23, 1953; single.
  • Graduate Bonduel High School, 1971; attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1971–72; B.S. in Animal Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1976.
  • Dairy farmer.
  • Member: Shawano Rotary; Major, Wisconsin Wing, Civil Air Patrol Legislative Squadron (official Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force).
  • Former member: Wisconsin Farm Bureau; Badger AgVest, LLC (former director); Pro¬fessional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (former director); Dairy Business Association; Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (former director, former chair); Brown, Shawano, Outagamie, Waupaca County Republican Party; Shawano Area Chamber of Commerce; Shawano County Dairy Pro¬motions (former director); Cooperative Resources International (former vice chair); AgSource Cooperative Services (former chair); National Dairy Herd Improvement Association (former director); University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability (former chair).
  • Elected to Assembly since 2006. Leadership positions: Minority Caucus Sergeant at Arms 2009.
Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

Unknown

Position on Medical Marijuana

He did not co-sponsor the Republican legislation supported by his caucus to create a medical marijuana program for Wisconsin .

Sponsored Legislation

None

Co-sponsored Legislation

None

Votes
Contact Gary Tauchen

Email: Craig.Arrowood@legis.wisconsin.gov

Web: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2019/legislators/assembly/1800

Phone: 608-266-3097

Address

State Capitol, Room 13 West Post Office Box 8953

Madison, WI 53708

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