Representative Ballweg Honored For Childrens Advocacy

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Academy of Pediatrics recently named State Representative Joan Ballweg of Markesan their Legislator of the Year. Ballweg was recognized for her outstanding work as an advocate for children and children’s healthcare in Wisconsin. Representative Ballweg was praised for her understanding and advocacy of early brain development, mental health, and trauma informed care. Her work establishing the Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus, a bipartisan caucus dedicated to improving the life of every Wisconsin child, was also spotlighted.

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Pictured: Rep. Joan Ballweg receives 2016 WIAAP Legislator of the Year award from Jeffrey Britton, MD.