John is currently the State Representative for the 37th Assembly District, completing his second term.  John and his wife Heidi have three children and have lived in Watertown for over twenty five years.  Prior to being elected to the legislature in 2011, John worked as Communications Director for then-Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald.  Before that, John had an award winning 20 year radio career, the last 15 at Newsradio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee.  John hosted Wisconsin’s Morning News, the most listened to morning radio show in Wisconsin.  John is the owner of Jagler Communications, a consulting firm that specializes in website design, social media planning, advertising and public relations.  The entire family is involved in an all natural dog treat business run by his daughter Grace, an inspirational young woman who has Down syndrome.  

Fighting for you

About John and his family


  • A record of lowing your taxes
  • Putting Wisconsin back to work
  • Fighting for more funding for our public schools
  • Battling Fraud in government programs
  • A balanced state budget
  • A leader in combating our heroin epidemic
  • UW System tuition frozen four years in a row
  • Invested in worker training programs