Gov. Scott Walker
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Bill Into Law Designating Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge in Milwaukee

"Richard was a dedicated public servant who helped move Wisconsin forward for over 25 years."

By - Nov 28th, 2017 11:01 am

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 99 into law today marking the Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge on the Hank Aaron State Trail in honor of former legislator Richard A. Grobschmidt.

“Richard was a dedicated public servant who helped move Wisconsin forward for over 25 years,” said Governor Walker. “With this bridge, we memorialize his service to the people of Wisconsin and honor his work to enhance our beautiful state parks and trails for all Wisconsinites to enjoy.”

Senate Bill 99 – This bill requires the Department of Natural Resources to designate and, upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, mark the bridge on the Hank Aaron State Trail across the Lakeshore State Park Inlet at the north end of Lakeshore State Park in the city of Milwaukee as the “Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge.” No state funds, other than from contributions from interested parties, may be used for the erection or maintenance of any markers to identify the bridge as the “Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge.” Authored by Senator Alberta Darling (R—River Hills) and Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R—Oak Creek), the bill passed the Senate on a voice vote and was concurred by the Assembly on a voice vote. It is Act 84.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by Gov. Scott Walker

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for South-Central Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding

WEDC awards $755,000 grant for loan program to assist small businesses in paying for restoration and related costs

Governor Walker Proposes 58 Percent State Funding Level for Wisconsin Town Roads

Governor Walker Proposes 58 Percent State Funding Level for Wisconsin Town Roads Proposal would surpass the previous state record set by Governor Walker for General Transportation Aid funding allocated to towns in 2018

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us