Penny Bernard Schaber

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Penny Bernard Schaber
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 57
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Physical Therapist
Website Penny 4 Assembly
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 is unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. The general election is 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