Senator Luther Olsen
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Madison…Senator Luther Olsen (R-Ripon) released the following statement today after hearing of the death of former State Senator Mike Ellis.

“Mike Ellis was a true friend and a dedicated legislator. I spent many hours in his office, in front of his famous blackboard, taking about public policy and the state’s finances. Mike was a leader in the Senate who took on tough policy issues with a sharp mind and a thoughtful eye. We all missed Mike when he retired from the Senate. Today, I miss him as a confidante and friend. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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