Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Assembly Retirements

Two more state legislators recently announced their plans to retire.  Rep. Tony Staskunas (D-West Allis) and Rep. Tamara Grigsby (D-Milwaukee) have joined the list of legislators who are not seeking re-election this fall. 
In addition, Rep. Elizabeth Coggs (D-Milwaukee) is expected to vacate her Assembly seat to run for State Senate to replace Senator Spencer Coggs, who was recently elected Milwaukee County Treasurer.   

The Government Accountability Board (GAB) has released the ballot for the upcoming May 8 primary recall election. Click here to view the ballot, which lists the primary candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and 4 state Senate seats.