• Born Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 4; married; 2 children.
  • Graduate Buffalo Grove High School (Illinois); B.A. in Political Science and Public Administration, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1992.
  • Former congressional aide and legislative aide.
  • Member: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Alumni Association (former president); La Crosse County League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area; La Crosse County Democratic Party (former chair); University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor’s Community Council; La Crosse County Local Emergency Planning Committee; Vernon Women’s Alliance; Viroqua Chamber Main Street.
  • La Crosse County Board, 1990–92.
  • Legislature: Elected to Assembly 2000–10. Elected to Senate in August 2011 special election. Reelected since 2012. Leadership positions: Minority Leader 2019, 2017, 2015; Minority Caucus Sergeant at Arms 2005.

2019 Authored Proposals

(first or second author, first sponsor)

2019 Co-authored Proposals

2019 Cosponsored Proposals

2019 Authored Amendments

2019 Votes