Madison – Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam) took the oath of office at a ceremony in the Assembly chambers to begin his fifth term as representative of the 39th Assembly District. Today marks the start of the 105th session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
“I am honored to have been reelected to serve the constituents of the 39th Assembly District for a fifth term. As always, they are my top priority and I look forward to continue working on their behalf. I also look forward to continue building on the successful conservative reforms of the last decade and ensuring Wisconsin remains in strong fiscal shape.”
Because of Republican leadership, $105.8 million was deposited into the Rainy Day fund in 2020, increasing the total to $761.8 million – the highest in Wisconsin history. The budget also cut income taxes by $623 million for middle income earners.
“Due to the pandemic, the state of Wisconsin is facing uncertain times, and there is no doubt that this next budget will come with its challenges. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate as well as Governor Evers to craft a budget that works for the people of Wisconsin.”
Representative Born has been appointed to serve his first term as the Assembly Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance and his third term on the committee overall. He also serves on the Committee on Audit, the Joint Committee on Employment Relations, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, and Joint Legislative Council.