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|Wisconsin State Assembly District 25|
|January 7, 2013 – present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Manitowoc City Council|
|2004 – 2008|
|Bachelor's||Lincoln High School (1980)|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tittl served on the following committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Consumer Protection, Vice Chair|
|• Family Law|
|• Mental Health|
|• Small Business Development|
|• State and Federal Relations|
Speed limit increase
After Illinois increased it speed limit to 70 miles per hour, Tittl introduced a bill that would increase Wisconsin's speed limit to 70 miles per hour. Tittl noted that Wisconsin was the sole state in the Midwest that still had a 65 miles per hour speed limit, despite a recent uptick of states increasing their speed limits. Tittl cited a recent drive he made from his home, 140 miles from the capitol, to Madison. Drove exactly 65 miles per hour during that drive.
"...I was the absolute slowest person on the road," he said at a news conference announcing the bill. "I did not pass anyone. And there was hundreds of people that went past me."
Tittl said he expects bipartisan support for his bill, and it earned the support of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R). However, State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R) said that the Senate did not plan to take up the issue any time soon, and Governor Scott Walker (R) has not taken a position on the bill.
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012
Tittl won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 25. He defeated Barry Nelson, Jason Sladky, and Mike Howe in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Independent Incumbent Robert Ziegelbauer did not run for re-election. Tittl defeated Jim Brey (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25, General Election, 2012|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Tittl is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Tittl raised a total of $55,224 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.
|Paul Tittl's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25||$55,224|
|Grand Total Raised||$55,224|
2012Tittl won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Tittl raised a total of $55,224.
|Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Paul Tittl's campaign in 2012|
|Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos||$1,000|
|Tittl, Paul R||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$55,224|
|Source:Follow the Money|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Paul + Tittl + Wisconsin + Assembly"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Assembly Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Paul Tittl on Facebook
- Paul Tittl on YouTube
- Paul Tittl on Twitter
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- The Associated Press, "Drive to 70 mph speed limit may hit bump," August 20, 2013
- WPR, "Republican Lawmaker Proposes Increasing Speed Limit To 70 MPH," August 20, 2013
- The Associated Press, "Wisconsin Assembly speaker supports raising state speed limits to 70 mph," August 18, 2013
- The Associated Press, "Wisconsin: 70 mph speed limit not a sure thing at Capitol," August 20, 2013
- Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Tittle, Paul," accessed June 5, 2013
Robert Ziegelbauer (I)
|Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
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