19 members currently have more than 12 years of service in the Wisconsin State Legislature -- in most cases, the Assembly and Senate combined.
GOP State Rep Proposes Term Limits For Governor, Legislature. (Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/24/2015)
He said Tuesday that term limits will motivate lawmakers to work more quickly and ensure an infusion of fresh ideas.
The proposal wouldn't apply to Gov. Scott Walker or anyone in the Legislature at that time it's passed. Instead, it would start in 2020 and limit newly elected Senate and Assembly members to no more than 12 years in office, and restrict the governor and lieutenant governor to eight years.
Gannon is proposing a constitutional amendment, which means that both houses of the legislature must pass it before it goes to the voters.
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Rep. Gannon hasn't exactly endeared himself to his colleagues.
'Real gun control' as described by the volatile, gasket-blowing Bob Gannon. (10/3/2015)
Bob Gannon boldly blows another gasket. (9/15/2015)
Bob Gannon blows a gasket. (7/6/2015)