Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

Updates on state and federal issues relating to the UW System.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Additional Legislative Retirements

Several state legislators have recently announced their intention to retire.
The following legislators are not seeking re-election in order to pursue other public office:
  • Rep. Brett Davis (R-Oregon) – Running for Lieutenant Governor
  • Rep. Mark Gundrum (R-New Berlin) – Running for the Waukesha County Circuit Court
  • Rep. Roger Roth (R-Appleton) – Running for U.S. House of Representatives (WI 8th Congressional District)
  • Rep. Gary Sherman (D-Port Wing) – Appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle to the Court of Appeals for the 4th District
  • Rep. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) – Running for State Senate (5th District)
  • Rep. Rich Zipperer (R-Pewaukee) – Running for State Senate (33rd District)
We've previously noted the retirement announcements of Sen. Alan Lasee (R-De Pere) and Sen. Judy Robson (D-Beloit).