Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, November 5, 2010

State Senate Democrats and Republicans elect legislative leaders for 2011-13

Senate Republicans elected to leadership posts:
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau)
Senate President Mike Ellis (R-Neenah)
President Pro-Tempore Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan)
Assistant Majority Leader Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend)
Caucus Chair Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse)
Caucus Vice Chair Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls)

Senate Democrats elected to leadership posts:
Senate Minority Leader Mark Miller (D-Monona)
Senate Assistant Minority Leader Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay)
Caucus Chair Julie Lassa (D-Stevens Point)

The Assembly will meet and elect members of their leadership teams next week. The Assembly Republicans will caucus at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8; the Assembly Democrats at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.

See additional media coverage in the LaCrosse Tribune and Wisconsin Radio Network.