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  • Born Green Bay, Wisconsin, December 18, 1947; married; 3 children, 11 grandchildren.
  • Graduate Green Bay West High School; B.S. University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, 1971.
  • Full-time legislator. Former teacher. Former truck driver for Green Bay Department of Public Works. Former Teamster’s Union steward.
  • Former member: Brown County Human Services Board (chair); N.E.W. Zoo Advisory Board; Brown County Education and Recreation Committee (chair); Great Lakes Compact Commission.
  • Brown County Board Supervisor, 1996–2002.
  • Elected to Senate since 2000. Leadership positions: assistant minority leader 2015, 2013, 2011, 2005, 2003; majority leader 2009 (effective 12/15/10); assistant majority leader 2011 (effective 7/24/12), 2009, 2007.

Member of Transportation Projects Commission

2017 Authored Proposals

(first or second author, first sponsor)

2017 Co-authored Proposals

2017 Cosponsored Proposals

2017 Authored Amendments

2017 Votes