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{{tnr}}'''Penny Bernard Schaber''' (b. November 5, 1953) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 57th District since 2009.
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{{tnr}}'''Penny Bernard Schaber''' (b. November 5, 1953) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 57|District 57]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
Raised in [[Illinois]], Schaber graduated with both her Associate's and Bachelor's of Science degrees from Southern Illinois University.  After graduating from Southern Illinois, Schaber volunteered in the Peace Corps. After completing her service for the Peace Corps in Brazil, she returned state-side to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  Schaber graduated from Northwestern with a graduate degree in Physical Therapy.  Schaber later attended Fox Valley Technical College and graduated with a Associate's Degree in National Resources<ref>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/asm57/news/biography.htm ''Representative Penny Bernard Schaber'' "About Penny"]</ref>.
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Schaber {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014#District 19|District 19]] of the [[Wisconsin State Senate]].<ref name=candidates/>
  
Schaber is a retired Physical Therapist, last working with the Oshkosh Area School District<ref>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=57&display=bio ''Wisconsin State Assembly'' "Official Biography of Penny Bernard Schaber"]</ref>.  She is a member of the Physical Therapy Association, Sierra Club, American Physical Therapy Association, and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68676 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Schaber]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Raised in [[Illinois]], Schaber graduated with both her Associate's and Bachelor's of Science degrees from Southern Illinois University.  After graduating from Southern Illinois, Schaber volunteered in the Peace Corps. After completing her service for the Peace Corps in Brazil, she returned state-side to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Schaber graduated from Northwestern with a graduate degree in Physical Therapy. Schaber later attended Fox Valley Technical College and graduated with a Associate's Degree in National Resources.<ref>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/asm57/news/biography.htm ''Representative Penny Bernard Schaber'', "About Penny," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
==Policy positions==
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Schaber is a retired Physical Therapist, last working with the Oshkosh Area School District.<ref>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=57&display=bio ''Wisconsin State Assembly'', "Official Biography of Penny Bernard Schaber," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
On her campaign site Schaber states she will "promote a cleaner and healthier Wisconsin by:"
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<blockquote>
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* "assisting businesses to attain affordable and accessible health care for all employees and their families
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* supporting strong * [[Education Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Education Committee]], preschool to post-college, with financial support based on need and merit
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* advancing economic growth and environmental protection while allowing for appropriate sustainable community growth
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* encouraging job growth and security including the right to organize
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* decreasing unemployment and providing for a living wage
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* developing efficient mass transit for urban areas
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* balancing revenues with spending
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* promoting cost effective, and positive issue oriented campaigns that are not influenced by financial contributions
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* encouraging contested elections at all levels through a bipartisan redistricting bureau
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* protecting water, air and land resources
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* re-establishing the Office of the Public Intervention and an independent DNR Secretary
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* making government more efficient and responsive."<ref>[http://www.penny4assembly.com/node/3 Penny 4 Assembly ''Issues'']</ref></blockquote>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|Chamber =State Assembly
 
|Chamber =State Assembly
 
|Committee1 =Aging and Long-Term Care
 
|Committee1 =Aging and Long-Term Care
|Committee2 =
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|Committee2 = Jobs, Economy and Mining
|Committee3 =
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|Committee3 = State Affairs
|Committee4 =
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|Committee4 = Transportation
|Committee5 =
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|Committee5 = Tax Exemptions
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|Joint5 = Yes
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:
* [[Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee]]
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* [[Public Health and Public Safety Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Public Health and Public Safety Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Transportation Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Transportation Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Jobs, the Economy and Small Business
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|Committee2 =Public Health and Public Safety
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|Committee3 =Transportation
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:
* [[Public Health Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Public Health Committee]]
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* [[Transportation Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Transportation Committee]]
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* [[Health and Healthcare Reform Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Health and Healthcare Reform Committee]]
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* [[Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee]] (Vice Chair)
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==Elections==   
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Public Health
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|Committee2 =Transportation
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|Committee3 =Health and Healthcare Reform
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|Committee4 =Jobs, the Economy and Small Business
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|Chair4=Vice Chair
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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*AB-16 Hearing aids or cochlear implants for children under 18: health insurance policies and plans required to cover; exceptions and Badger Care Plus provisions
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*AB-275 Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board changed to Physical Therapy Examining Board and no longer attached to or advised by MEB
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*AB-308 Police escorted vehicle or procession of vehicles: provisions created; rights-of-way penalty specified
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A57 House site].
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Schaber's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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."..promote a cleaner and healthier Wisconsin by"
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* "assisting businesses to attain affordable and accessible health care for all employees and their families
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* supporting strong education, preschool to post-college, with financial support based on need and merit
 +
* advancing economic growth and environmental protection while allowing for appropriate sustainable community growth
 +
* encouraging job growth and security including the right to organize
 +
* decreasing unemployment and providing for a living wage
 +
* developing efficient mass transit for urban areas
 +
* balancing revenues with spending
 +
* promoting cost effective, and positive issue oriented campaigns that are not influenced by financial contributions
 +
* encouraging contested elections at all levels through a bipartisan redistricting bureau
 +
* protecting water, air and land resources
 +
* re-establishing the Office of the Public Intervention and an independent DNR Secretary
 +
* making government more efficient and responsive."
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==Elections==  
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===2014===
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{{WI SD19 2014}}
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===2012===   
 
===2012===   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
  
Schaber won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 57|District 57]]. Schaber ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Schaber won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 57|District 57]]. Schaber ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Schaber was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 57. She defeated [[Republican]] [[Chris Hanson]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. She was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Schaber was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 57. She defeated [[Republican]] [[Chris Hanson]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. She was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Sponsored legislation== 
 
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
 
*AB-16 Hearing aids or cochlear implants for children under 18: health insurance policies and plans required to cover; exceptions and Badger Care Plus provisions
 
*AB-275 Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board changed to Physical Therapy Examining Board and no longer attached to or advised by MEB
 
*AB-308 Police escorted vehicle or procession of vehicles: provisions created; rights-of-way penalty specified
 
 
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A57 House site].
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Schaber
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|Full name = Penny Bernard Schaber
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|year = 2006
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8856 ''followthemoney.org,,' "Schaber, Penny Bernard," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 40652
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57]]
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|totalraised2010 = 81900
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57]]
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|totalraised2008 = 132962
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57]]
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|totalraised2006 = 47481
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|result2006 = Lost
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Schaber
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|full Name = Penny Bernard Schaber
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143427
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 40,652
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|org1 = Schaber, Penny Bernard
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|org2 = Erickson, Charles
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|org3 = Schaber, Dale B
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|org4 = Stoner, Vira
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|org5 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|orgamount1 = 4874
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|orgamount2 = 600
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|orgamount3 = 590
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|orgamount4 = 550
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Schaber received $81,900 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Schaber  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Penny Bernard Schaber
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131504
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $81,900
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|total raised = 81,900
 
|org1 = Schaber, Penny Bernard
 
|org1 = Schaber, Penny Bernard
 
|org2 = Roberts, Brett
 
|org2 = Roberts, Brett
 
|org3 = Worth, Robert
 
|org3 = Worth, Robert
 
|org4 = Carroll, Margaret
 
|org4 = Carroll, Margaret
|org5 = Ester, Leota B
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|org5 = Kagen, Gayle
|orgdonor1 = $3,348
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|orgamount1 = 3348
|orgdonor2 = $565
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|orgamount2 = 565
|orgdonor3 = $557
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|orgamount3 = 557
|orgdonor4 = $550
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|orgamount4 = 550
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
The top 5 donors to Schaber's 2008 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110279 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Schaber
|-
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|full Name = Penny Bernard Schaber
| Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110279
| align="right" | $1,175
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
|-
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|new = yes
| Schaber, Penny Bernard
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $1,028
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|total raised = 132,962
|-
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|org1 = Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte of Wisconsin
| Katz, Donald
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|org2 = Schaber, Penny Bernard
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org3 = Katz, Donald
|-
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|org4 = Faulkner, Judith R
| Faulkner, Judith R
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|org5 = Stryker, Jon L
| align="right" | $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1175
|-
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|orgamount2 = 1028
| Bader, Linda
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|orgamount3 = 1000
| align="right" | $1,000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
|}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Schaber
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|full Name = Penny Bernard Schaber
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78689
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = lost
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 47,481
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Schaber, Penny Bernard
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|org3 = United Northeast Educators
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|org4 = Meyers, Mary Ann
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|org5 = Dreher, John
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|orgamount1 = 5174
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|orgamount2 = 1298
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Schaber is a member of the Physical Therapy Association, Sierra Club, American Physical Therapy Association, and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68676 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Penny + Schaber + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Penny + Schaber + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Penny+Schaber+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Penny Schaber News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Penny+Schaber+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Penny Schaber News Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
*[http://www.penny4assembly.com/ Representative Schaber's campaign]
 
*[http://www.penny4assembly.com/ Representative Schaber's campaign]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=57 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Penny Bernard Schaber]  
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=57 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Penny Bernard Schaber]  
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68676 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000353/penny-bernard-schaber/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68676 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68676 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110279 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78689 2006]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68676 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143427 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131504 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110279 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78689 2006]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104412.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104412.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Bernard-Schaber/23541802053?ref=search Representative Schaber's facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Bernard-Schaber/23541802053?ref=search Representative Schaber's Facebook]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 16:13, 24 July 2014

Penny Bernard Schaber
Schaber Penny.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 57
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sSouthern Illinois University, 1973 and Fox Valley Technical College, 1986
Bachelor'sSouthern Illinois University, 1977 and Northwestern University Medical School, 1980
Personal
Birthday11/05/1953
Place of birthMundelein, IL
ProfessionPhysical Therapist
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Penny Bernard Schaber (b. November 5, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 57. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Schaber is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 19 of the Wisconsin State Senate.[1]

Biography

Raised in Illinois, Schaber graduated with both her Associate's and Bachelor's of Science degrees from Southern Illinois University. After graduating from Southern Illinois, Schaber volunteered in the Peace Corps. After completing her service for the Peace Corps in Brazil, she returned state-side to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Schaber graduated from Northwestern with a graduate degree in Physical Therapy. Schaber later attended Fox Valley Technical College and graduated with a Associate's Degree in National Resources.[2]

Schaber is a retired Physical Therapist, last working with the Oshkosh Area School District.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schaber served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging and Long-Term Care
Jobs, Economy and Mining
State Affairs
Transportation
Tax Exemptions

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schaber served on these committees:

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-16 Hearing aids or cochlear implants for children under 18: health insurance policies and plans required to cover; exceptions and Badger Care Plus provisions
  • AB-275 Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board changed to Physical Therapy Examining Board and no longer attached to or advised by MEB
  • AB-308 Police escorted vehicle or procession of vehicles: provisions created; rights-of-way penalty specified

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign themes

2012

Schaber's website highlighted the following campaign themes: ."..promote a cleaner and healthier Wisconsin by"

  • "assisting businesses to attain affordable and accessible health care for all employees and their families
  • supporting strong education, preschool to post-college, with financial support based on need and merit
  • advancing economic growth and environmental protection while allowing for appropriate sustainable community growth
  • encouraging job growth and security including the right to organize
  • decreasing unemployment and providing for a living wage
  • developing efficient mass transit for urban areas
  • balancing revenues with spending
  • promoting cost effective, and positive issue oriented campaigns that are not influenced by financial contributions
  • encouraging contested elections at all levels through a bipartisan redistricting bureau
  • protecting water, air and land resources
  • re-establishing the Office of the Public Intervention and an independent DNR Secretary
  • making government more efficient and responsive."

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Penny Bernard Schaber was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Roger Roth was unopposed in the Republican primary. Schaber and Roth will face off in the general election.[4][1]

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Schaber won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 57. Schaber ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPenny Bernard Schaber Incumbent 94% 19,862
     Republican Brian Garrow (Write-In) 3.2% 668
     - Scattering 2.8% 594
Total Votes 21,124

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Schaber was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 57. She defeated Republican Chris Hanson in the general election on November 2, 2010. She was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[7]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Penny Bernard Schaber (D) 10,426
Chris Hanson (R) 9,420
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Penny Bernard Schaber (D) 1,709 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Schaber is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Schaber raised a total of $302,995 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[8]

Penny Bernard Schaber's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 Won $40,652
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 Won $81,900
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 Won $132,962
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 57 Defeated $47,481
Grand Total Raised $302,995

2012

Schaber won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Schaber raised a total of $40,652.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Penny Bernard Schaber's campaign in 2012
Schaber, Penny Bernard$4,874
Erickson, Charles$600
Schaber, Dale B$590
Stoner, Vira$550
Wisconsin Education Association Council$500
Total Raised in 2012$40,652
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Schaber won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Schaber raised a total of $81,900.

2008

Schaber won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Schaber raised a total of $132,962.

2006

Schaber lost the election for the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Schaber raised a total of $47,481.

Personal

Schaber is a member of the Physical Therapy Association, Sierra Club, American Physical Therapy Association, and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.[9]

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 57
2008–present
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