Republican assembly representative from Oak Creek has not co-sponsored any legislation on marijuana reform since elected in 2013.
March 2020 Republicans circulated a decriminalization bill for co-sponsorship which she failed to co-sponsor.
Holds office State Assembly District 21
- Born Puerto el Triunfo, El Salvador, July 5, 1977; married.
- Graduate Alexander Hamilton High School (Milwaukee), 1996; B.A. Marquette University, 2002.
- Full-time legislator. Former analyst for a supermarket company; outreach coordinator for a non-profit.
- Member: Major, Wisconsin Wing, Civil Air Patrol Legislative Squadron (official Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force).
- Elected to Assembly in November 2013 special election. Reelected since 2014.
- Leadership positions: Majority Caucus Secretary 2019, 2017, 2015.
Opposed - gateway theory and sites law enforcement concerns of medical diversion to the the recreational market - source
Rep. Rodriguez now says she can support medical “if” so long it was not used to legalize recreational marijuana - Sept 2020 Candiate Interview
Assembly District 21 is in Milwaukee County including parts of Oak Creek and South Milwaukee.
Milwaukee County 2018 Referendum:
“Do you favor allowing adults 21 years of age and older to engage in the personal use of marijuana, while also regulating commercial marijuana-related activities, and imposing a tax on the sale of marijuana?”
- 70% YES
- 30% NO
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