Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald
Press Release

State Senate Celebrates Swearing-In Ceremony Ahead of Upcoming Legislative Session

"Senate Republicans will continue to fight for hard-working families, taxpayers, and the future of our state just like we have for the last eight years."

By - Jan 7th, 2019 03:50 pm

[Madison, WI]  Today, the Wisconsin State Senate celebrated its official swearing-in ceremony ahead of the upcoming legislative session. For the 2019-2020 biennium, the Senate will be made up of 19 Republicans and 14 Democrats. New members include André Jacque (R-1st District), Dale Kooyenga (R-5th District), Kathy Bernier (R-23rd District), and Jeff Smith (D-31st District).

“Senate Republicans will continue to fight for hard-working families, taxpayers, and the future of our state just like we have for the last eight years. Our reforms have helped produce record-low unemployment, economic expansion, and a lower tax burden for hard-working families,” said Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald. “I look forward to working with Speaker Vos and Governor Evers to build on these successes and keep moving Wisconsin forward.”

See a list of announced standing committees and chairs for the upcoming legislative session here.

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) represents the 13th Senate District, which covers portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Washington, Dane, and Columbia counties.

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