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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.
}}{{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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Penny Bernard Schaber
Schaber Penny.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 57
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Physical Therapist
Website House site
Penny Bernard Schaber (b. November 5, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 57th District since 2009.

Schaber currently works as a physical therapist with the Oshkosh Area School District. She has also worked as a teacher at Northwest Wisconsin Technical College.

She is a member of the Physical Therapy Association, Sierra Club, American Physical Therapy Association, and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.[1]

On her campaign site Schaber states she will "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 Intervenor and an independent DNR Secretary
  • making government more efficient and responsive."[2]

Committee assignments

Election history


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Schaber is running for re-election to Wisconsin State Assembly District 57. She was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. She is unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.

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 donors


The top 5 donors to Schaber's 2008 campaign:[3]

Donor Amount
Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte $1,175
Schaber, Penny Bernard $1,028
Katz, Donald $1,000
Faulkner, Judith R $1,000
Bader, Linda $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 57
Succeeded by