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Scott Krug is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 72nd District. He is on the following Assembly Standing Committees: Committee on Children and Families; Committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections; Committee on Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; and the Committee on Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy. He is also on the Joint Committee on Information Policy and Technology.
Krug was reelected on November 6, 2012.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Krug is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council. He is an alternate member on the Public Safety and Elections Task Force.
Krug pays his ALEC membership fee with tax dollars. In his Campaign Finance Report for July 2009, he lists $1026.14 from ALEC on 01/12/2009 as “Other Income” on the Schedule 1-C Receipts: Other Income and Commercial Loans page.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rep. Krug co-authored 10 bills that reflect ALEC models, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy.
ALEC is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC's operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC task forces where corporate lobbyists and special interest reps vote with elected officials to approve “model” bills. Learn more at the Center for Media and Democracy's ALECexposed.org, and check out breaking news on our ExposedbyCMD.org site.
Suder and Public Safety and Elections
The following bills were introduced by Representative Krug during the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Assembly Bill 86, Sentencing adjustment: 2009 WisAct 28 changes returned to pre-Act law and Parole Commission restored; positive adjustment time, risk reduction sentences, and ERRC eliminated; extended supervision provisions
- Assembly Bill 76, Prescription drugs or devices for incarcerated persons: Corr.Dept and sheriffs required to charge for
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