Steven Foti

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Steven Foti (December 3, 1958) is a Wisconsin politician and legislator. Born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Foti was a real estate salesman and ex-bartender before serving in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1983 until 2003.[1][2] Foti was named majority leader by Assembly Republicans in 1997.[2] After leaving the Wisconsin Legislature in 2005, Foti became a lobbyist.[3] In 2006, Foti was convicted of the misuse of campaign funds.[4][5] He served a 60-day jail sentence and paid $57,935 in restitution.[5] He was also given two years of probation and ordered to perform 240 hours of community service.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=1899&serach_term=foti
  2. ^ a b c Walters, Steven (March 28, 2006). "Foti gets 60-day term in jail: Judge doubles sentence that prosecutors sought". The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
  3. ^ Walters, Steven; Forster, Stacy (March 4, 2006). "Foti tells of caucus' campaign work: He says Jensen, an old friend, gave out assignments". The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
  4. ^ http://www.legis.state.wi.us/LRB/pubs/im/09im2.pdf[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b Treleven, Ed (July 11, 2008). "COURT REPORT: Former legislator Steven Foti allegedly owes more than $80,000 in legal bills". Wisconsin State Journal.