Madison, Wisconsin – Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement regarding the retirement of Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Ben Brancel.
“I would like to thank Secretary Brancel for his three decades of public service at every level of government. Undoubtedly, our state is better off because of his commitment, dedication and passion for the agricultural industry. I especially want to thank him for serving as a state representative and Assembly speaker.
“I would also like to wish Ben and his wife, Gail, the best of luck in his retirement and his return to their family farm.”
The 63rd Assembly District includes the communities of Rochester, Burlington, Town of Burlington, Yorkville, Dover, Union Grove, Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant.