Steve Hilgenberg

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Steve Hilgenberg
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 51
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Offset Press Operator, Inkwell Printers
Steve Hilgenberg (b. November 26, 1944) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 51st District since 2007. He previously served on the Dodgeville Board of Education from 1988-1995.

Hilgenberg announced on April 28, 2010, that he will not seek re-election because of health issues.[1]

Hilgenberg has worked as an offset press operator and owner of Inkwell Printers, a printer with Green Briar Paper and Graphics, and was a specialist in the United States Army.

He is a member of Post 7345 - Dodgeville Veterans of Foreign Wars, Iowa County Democratic Party, and the Wisconsin Farmers Union.[2]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Hilgenberg did not seek re-election in 2010.

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-65 Justice of the Supreme Court: laws revised for public financing of campaigns for office of; amount of the individual income tax checkoff for WECF increased
  • AB-195 Volunteer Health Care Provider Program: chiropractors, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and phlebotomists may participate
  • AB-286 Professional employer organization (PEO) and professional employer group (PEG): registration renewal by July 31 of each year; use of titles or providing services without registering with DRL prohibited

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

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Hilgenberg's 2008 campaign were party organizations and individuals:[3]

Donor Amount
Democratic Party of Sauk County $1,000
Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte $773
Patenaude, Daniel $600
Herr, Molly $500
Downs, David $50

Campaign video: "Who is Steve Hilgenberg?"

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 51
Succeeded by
Howard Marklein (R)