Two new members of WI State Assembly have been sworn in

MADISON (WITI) -- Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement on the swearing in on Wednesday, December 4th of the two newest members of the Wisconsin State Assembly, Rep. Bob Kulp (R-Stratford) and Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Franklin).

The statement reads:

"Assembly Republicans come from many backgrounds and with a variety of interests, and I’m glad we could add two new members to our roster. While both share core conservative principles, their paths to the Legislature could not be more different. Bob grew up on a dairy farm and is a business owner in rural Wisconsin. Jessie immigrated to Wisconsin from a nation in the middle of a civil war and found her niche in education and supporting school choice. 

Assembly Republicans remain focused on improving the state economy by putting more money into the hands of Wisconsin families and business owners. I’m excited for the fresh ideas that Reps. Kulp and Rodriguez will bring to our chamber. 

The newest members of the Legislature were sworn in to begin the special session in the Assembly. Republicans have a strong majority in the chamber holding 59 seats.