Born Milwaukee County, November 12, 1980; married; 1 child. Graduate Thomas More H.S. 1999; degree in finance, UW-Milwaukee 2007. Full-time legislator. Former business manager. Member: Coalition to Save the Hoan Bridge (co-founder); League of Conservation Voters; Airport Area Economic Development Group; Bay View Neighborhood Assn.; Coalition for Advancing Transit (steering com.); Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wis.; Sierra Club; Humboldt Park Watch; South Side Business Club of Milw.; Bay View Historical Soc.; Arbor Day Foundation; Tri-Wisconsin; Badgerland Striders; Young Elected Officials; South Shore Park Watch; Bay View Lions Club; Lake Park Friends; Thomas More Alumni Club; MPTV Friends. Former member: WISPIRG (campus intern). Milwaukee Co. Bd. supervisor 2008-10.
Elected to Senate in 2010. Minority Leader 2013. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Senate Organization; Jt. Com. on Employment Relations; Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization. 2011 — Jt. Com. on Review of Admin. Rules (co-chp., eff. 7/24/12); Education; Education and Corrections; Environment, Natural Resources and Tourism; Insurance and Housing; Natural Resources and Environment; Jt. Com. on Audit (eff. 7/24/12); Jt. Com. on Finance (eff. 7/24/12); Jt. Com. on Information Policy and Technology; Gov.’s Comn. on Waste, Fraud and Abuse; Spec. Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities.
Articles Referencing Chris Larson
Mar 7th, 2014 by Michael Horne
Supporters headed to the State Capitol for "Public Transportation Day," meeting with legislators, promoting their agenda, and handing out awards.
Jan 13th, 2014 by Michael Horne
The state senator has less than 1,000 square feet of space to call home. But he does have good bus service.
Jan 8th, 2014 by Michael Horne
The foundation created by a Milwaukee Journal heir gave untold millions to local causes since 1960s, but will spend its final assets this year.
Jan 7th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Now that the telecom industry is deregulated, AT&T can gouge customers with late fees.
Nov 14th, 2013 by Michael Horne
Plus: problems for the Bucks' Larry Sanders and redevelopment at Reed Street Yards.
Nov 13th, 2013 by Tracey Pollock
An aide to state Sen. Larson, he discovered politics -- and love -- while a student at UWM.
Press Releases Referencing Chris Larson
Feb 20th, 2014 by Citizen Action of Wisconsin
Report finds WEDC job creation/retention figures much higher in Republican districts, large geographic variation
Dec 11th, 2013 by Press Release
New Leadership for a New Milwaukee
Jan 31st, 2013 by Press Release
Democrats debut jobs package as exciting first step this session toward rebuilding Wisconsin’s middle class
Democratic legislative leaders to deliver official response to Gov. Walker’s State of the State AddressJan 14th, 2013 by Peter Barca
Senate Democratic Leader Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) and Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) will deliver the official response to Gov. Walker's State of the State Address tomorrow night following the governor's speech.
Jan 11th, 2013 by Press Release
Alderman Nik Kovac, along with State Senator Chris Larson and State Representative Jon Richards, invites residents to a Community Town Hall meeting:
Jul 5th, 2012 by Terry Witkowski
The grand opening of the farmers market sponsored by the Garden District Neighborhood Association will take place on Saturday, July 7 at S. 6th and W. Norwich (near Howard Ave.).