In another sign of the times, Gov. Tony Evers gave his annual state of the state address by video this week, while Assembly Speaker Robin Vos …
With 20 seats open in the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly, Tuesday's primary election cut down sometimes sprawling candidate fields in contests across the state.
Shilling, who resigned last month after two decades in the state Legislature, will help develop the utility’s legislative, regulatory and member relations strategies at the state and federal level.
She represents the 32nd Senate District, which includes La Crosse, Vernon and Crawford counties, along with part of Monroe County.
We hope Ross will serve as a fair and thoughtful Ethics Board member, and that he can inspire others on the board to do the same. But we’re not going to fret too much about his tweets, or those of President Trump.
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Senate Republicans who fired the state’s agriculture secretary, Brad Pfaff, may be seeing a whole lot more of him, as he is running for the seat being vacated by Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse.
Bewley was selected by Senate Democrats Friday in a virtual election. In addition, Sen. Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville, was elected as the new Assistant Democratic Leader.
Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, announced on Thursday that Ross had been appointed to the position previously held by Tamara Packard. The term will expire in May, 2024.
Shilling announced earlier this month she would not seek another term this fall following two decades in the state Legislature.
Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling announced Tuesday she would be leaving her leadership role in the chamber after deciding earlier this month she would not be seeking re-election.
Jennifer Shilling spent a decade in the Assembly before her election to the Senate in a 2011 special election. She is the longest serving female leader in Wisconsin legislative history, according to a statement.
Shilling's retirement announcement comes after three other longtime Democratic senators — Dave Hansen, Mark Miller and Fred Risser — announced they were also leaving the Senate this year.
Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, said she plans to run for his seat, and others are considering a run.
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Sen. Mark Miller is the second Senate Democrat to announce his retirement this year.
LA CROSSE — As I look back on 2019, I am proud to remember the achievements and priorities of Wisconsin Democrats. It was a new era for our st…
The move has already alienated Republican leaders.
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The governor, now entering his second year, said he hopes to find more common ground with the GOP majority in the Legislature.
Rep. Gordon Hintz and Sen. Jennifer Shilling say they hope to see progress on a package of bills to combat homelessness.
Faced with a new Democratic governor, Republicans in control passed few bills of consequence in 2019 outside of the state budget.
Senate Republicans on Tuesday voted to limit the governor’s partial veto authority, while also declining Democratic lawmakers’ request to increase homelessness assistance funding.