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8/3/2020
Statement on Pfc. Evan Bath Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) released the following statement on Marine and Oak Creek native Evan Bath.
7/8/2020
Rep. Rodriguez Joins Assembly Republicans in Calling on Gov. Evers to Provide Financial Assistance to the Unemployed State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) was joined by her southeastern Wisconsin colleagues in Oak Creek on Wednesday afternoon for a press conference regarding unemployment.
7/8/2020
Rodriguez Applauds WisDOT for Reinvigorating the I-94 East-West Project State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued a statement after Governor Tony Evers’ announcement that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will seek federal approval to resume the rebuild of the East-West corridor of I-94 in Milwaukee County between 70th St. and 16th St.
6/24/2020
Statement on Civil Unrest in Madison State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued a statement regarding the civil unrest that occurred in Madison on Tuesday night.
5/14/2020
Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court “Safer at Home” Ruling State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued a statement after the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in Wisconsin Legislature v. Andrea Palm, which declared Emergency Order 28 unenforceable.
4/17/2020
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to Gov. Evers’ Extension of Safer at Home Order Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) released a statement Friday in response to Gov. Tony Evers’ decision to extend the Safer at Home emergency order.
4/14/2020
Rep. Rodriguez Supports COVID-19 Response Bill State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) supported the COVID-19 Response Bill in a historic extraordinary session on Tuesday. The Assembly convened in a partially virtual floor session, with members having the option to participate virtually for the first time in state history.
2/21/2020
Assembly Approves Rodriguez Legislation Modernizing Certification for Respiratory Care Practitioners With unanimous support, the Wisconsin State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 558, legislation authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) on Thursday. The legislation updates state statutes to reflect changes in the respiratory healthcare setting that have occurred over the last several years.
2/19/2020
Rep. Rodriguez Praises Speaker’s Task Force on Water Quality State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues in supporting a package of bills aimed at addressing water quality in Wisconsin.
2/12/2020
Rodriguez Supports Consumer Protection and Public Safety Reforms State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her legislative Republican colleagues in supporting a variety of bills aimed at fighting crime in Wisconsin.
1/22/2020
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued a response following Gov. Tony Evers' State of the State Address.
1/21/2020
Rodriguez Supports Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Agenda State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues in supporting six bills aimed at preventing substance abuse. The package of bills come from an ongoing effort within the legislature called the Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Agenda.
1/15/2020
Rodriguez Supports Adoption Bills State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues in supporting eight bills aimed at improving the adoption process on Wednesday.
1/8/2020
Speaker Vos, Rep. Rodriguez Praise Milwaukee Area Company Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) want to formally thank company leaders at WPC Technologies for their efforts fighting for Wisconsin jobs.
11/7/2019
Rodriguez Supports Suicide Prevention Legislation State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues in supporting several bills aimed at suicide prevention on Thursday.
10/10/2019
Rep. Rodriguez to Honor Fire Chief Joe Knitter as First Responder of the Year State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) awarded Joe Knitter, South Milwaukee Fire Chief, with the First Responder of the Year Award during the Assembly floor session on Thursday afternoon.
6/28/2019
Support for Schools, Healthcare and the Middle Class On Tuesday, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed a two-year budget plan with the State Senate following suit on Wednesday afternoon.
6/25/2019
Rodriguez and Assembly Approve New Spending Plan After 10 hours of debate extending late into the evening on Tuesday, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) and the Wisconsin State Assembly approved the biennial budget along party lines.
6/20/2019
Rodriguez Marketplace Provider – Tax Cut Bill Passes Assembly With unanimous support, the Wisconsin State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 251, authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), on Thursday afternoon.
6/18/2019
Assembly Approves Rodriguez Legislation Aimed at Combatting Homelessness On Tuesday, the Assembly approved Assembly Bill 122, authored by Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), legislation intended to improve employment opportunities for members of the homeless community. The bill passed with unanimous support.
5/22/2019
GOP Unveils Pro-Kid K-12 Budget State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues this afternoon for a press conference to announce the GOP proposal for K-12 Education in the next biennial budget.
5/15/2019
Rodriguez Comments on New State Revenue Estimate The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau announced new revenue projections today that anticipate $753 million more than expected in general fund tax collections over the next three years. The state will have $2.9 billion in new revenue during the current budget cycle.
4/23/2019
Rodriguez and Colleagues Urge Support for Legislation to Curb Homelessness State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined two of her Assembly GOP colleagues to testify on legislation that aims to curb homelessness in Wisconsin on Tuesday.
2/28/2019
Rodriguez Disappointed with Governor’s Budget Request State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) expressed concern following Gov. Evers first ever budget address.
2/21/2019
Rodriguez and Assembly GOP Propose Package of Bills to Fight Homelessness State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) unveiled legislation that aims to curb homelessness through workforce development efforts, at a news conference with fellow lawmakers on Thursday. The legislation is part of a broader package of bills introduced by Assembly Republicans.
2/12/2019
Rodriguez Votes to Approve GOP Middle Class Tax Cut State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her colleagues today, voting to approve the GOP Middle Class Tax Cut that will provide $340 million in tax relief for families throughout Wisconsin.
1/22/2019
Rodriguez Supports Bill Ensuring Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly colleagues voting to approve Assembly Bill 1, legislation that protects individuals with a pre-existing condition from being denied insurance coverage.
1/22/2019
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued a statement after Gov. Tony Evers delivered the State of the State Address before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
1/17/2019
Assembly Republicans Unveil Middle Class Tax Cut Proposal State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her Assembly Republican colleagues this morning to unveil the Middle Class Tax Cut proposal. If approved, the tax cut will provide $340 million in tax relief for middle class families in Wisconsin.
1/17/2019
Rodriguez Votes to Support Bill Protecting Individuals with Preexisting Conditions Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) and Assembly Republicans on the Assembly Health Committee voted to approve Assembly Bill 1, legislation that prohibits health insurers from denying coverage to an individual with a preexisting condition.
1/7/2019
Rep. Rodriguez Begins Fourth Term in 104th Wisconsin State Legislature State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) took the oath of office during an inauguration day ceremony Monday beginning her fourth term representing the 21st Assembly District in the 104th Wisconsin State Legislature.
12/11/2018
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez Re-appointed Chair of Family Law Committee State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, R-Oak Creek, was re-appointed chair of the Assembly Committee on Family Law for the 2019-2021 legislative session.
11/12/2018
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez Re-Elected Majority Caucus Secretary On Monday, Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) was re-elected unanimously by her colleagues to Majority Caucus Secretary, her third time serving in the role.
7/31/2018
Rep. Rodriguez Receives 2018 Building Wisconsin Award State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, R-Oak Creek, was presented with the 2018 Building Wisconsin Award on Friday for co-authoring legislation that aims to broaden the field of contractors eligible to compete for state constructions jobs.
4/16/2018
Innovative Healthcare Pilot Program Becomes Law Legislation authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez, and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo was signed into law. The proposal encourages hospitals to adopt intensive care coordination, a pilot program intended to reduce Medicaid costs and improve care for patients that substitute the emergency room for primary care.
4/3/2018
Gov. Walker Approves Rodriguez Legislation Clarifying Relocation Law The updated policy eliminates confusion in state law regarding placement and custody when one parent intends to move 100 miles or more away from the other parent.
4/3/2018
Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program Signed Into Law Today, Gov.Walker signed Wisconsin Act 203, legislation that will pave the way for counties across the state to implement family drug treatment court programs.
2/20/2018
Assembly Approves Intensive Care Coordination Pilot Program Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 871, authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo that will allow for the implementation of intensive care coordination programs across the state.
2/13/2018
Assembly Approves Foster Forward Agenda Legislation proposed by state Representative Jessie Rodriguez passed the Assembly with unanimous approval on Tuesday.
1/24/2018
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez released the following statement in response to Gov. Scott Walker’s State of the State Address.
1/16/2018
Assembly Approves Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program This legislation creates the infrastructure for an alternative drug rehabilitation program that focuses on developing sober households.
11/28/2017
Rodriguez Bill Becomes Law Designating Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined Gov. Scott Walker to sign Senate Bill 99 into law marking the Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge located along the Hank Aaron State Trail in honor of former state Senator Richard Grobschmidt.
11/3/2017
Assembly Approves Rodriguez Legislation Honoring Former Senator Grobschmidt On the first day of the fall floor session, state Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) lauded her colleagues in the Assembly for unanimously approving Senate Bill 99, legislation that will name the bridge on the Hank Aaron State Trail after former state representative and senator, Richard Grobschmidt. Grobschmidt served in the Assembly for five terms before serving three terms in the state Senate.
10/13/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Joins La Casa de Esperanza and Charter Communications to Announce Broadband Program for Low Income Families On Thursday evening, state Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined local elected officials, leadership from La Casa de Esperanza, and executives from Charter Communications to introduce Spectrum Internet Assist, a program for low-income families to purchase high speed broadband internet at a reduced price.
10/6/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with Local Students at PPG On Friday morning, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), joined Oak Creek High School students for a tour at PPG to share with students the opportunities available through careers in manufacturing.
9/21/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Statement on Final Approval of the State Budget State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), released the following statement after Gov. Walker gave final approval to the 2017-2019 state budget.
9/14/2017
Rodriguez and Assembly Approve Two-Year Spending Plan After a marathon floor session lasting approximately 11 hours, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) gave approval to the 2017-2019 state budget that passed the Assembly late Wednesday evening.
9/7/2017
Rodriguez Budget Motion Supports Small Businesses Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) praised her colleagues on the Joint Finance Committee for approving a motion on the final day of budget deliberation that requires the Department of Revenue to use statistical sampling for sales and use tax audits on businesses over a certain threshold in revenue.
8/17/2017
Rodriguez and Assembly Greenlight Foxconn Bill After seven hours of debate Thursday evening, Rep. Rodriguez and her Assembly colleagues approved legislation that will allow Foxconn Technology Group to move forward with plans to invest more than $10 billion in a plant to be located in southeastern Wisconsin.
7/28/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Supports Plan to Bring Foxconn to Wisconsin State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her legislative colleagues by supporting the announcement of a $10 billion investment by Foxconn Technology Group.
6/28/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Appointed to Speaker’s Task Force on Foster Care At a Capitol press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) was appointed to the Speaker’s Task Force on Foster Care.
5/10/2017
Rodriguez Bill Diminishes the Benefit Cliff On Tuesday, the Assembly passed Assembly Bill 241, authored by Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), legislation that mitigates the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. The
5/2/2017
Assembly Supports Rodriguez Bill Combatting Homelessness With strong bipartisan support the Wisconsin State Assembly approved legislation, authored by Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), that aims to end homelessness in Wisconsin through employment efforts.
4/12/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Aims to Bridge Gap Between Homelessness and Unemployment At a Capitol press conference Wednesday, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), joined by several Republican colleagues, unveiled a proposal that aims to end homelessness in Wisconsin through employment efforts.
4/4/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Supports Special Session Bills On Tuesday evening, state Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) voted in favor of several bills aimed at battling drug abuse and addiction, a crisis that is worsening across the country.
3/9/2017
Rodriguez and Assembly Designate Birth Defects Day in Wisconsin State Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) introduced Assembly Resolution 7, proclaiming March 3, 2017, Birth Defects Day in Wisconsin.
3/7/2017
Assembly Welcomes Mexican Consulate to Capitol The Wisconsin State Assembly officially welcomed the newest consulate office to the state at the beginning of its legislative session on Tuesday.
2/8/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Comments on Budget Recommendations State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, R-Oak Creek, released the following statements after Gov. Walker unveiled his recommendations for the 2017-19 biennial budget before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature:
1/10/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued the following statements after Gov. Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State Address before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
1/3/2017
Rep. Rodriguez Begins Third Term in 103rd Wisconsin State Legislature State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) took the oath of office during an inauguration day ceremony Tuesday beginning her third term representing the 21st Assembly District in the 103rd Wisconsin State Legislature. Rep.