Madison…Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement after Senator Fred Risser announced his retirement from the Wisconsin State Legislature. Sen. Risser is the longest serving legislator in Wisconsin history and the longest serving state legislator in U.S. history.
“Senator Risser is a legislative icon. He devoted his life to serving his constituents in the legislative branch. During his 64 years in the Legislature, he has inspired generations of current and future lawmakers and undoubtedly, made a lasting impact on our state.
“I want to wish Senator Risser and his family the very best and thank him for his decades of public service to the state of Wisconsin.”