(Madison)–“I want to thank Senator Shilling for her years of service to the people of her district and our state.
“Throughout her time in the Assembly and Senate, Senator Shilling has been an outspoken advocate and leader on the issues that matter to Wisconsin families. She has been a compassionate and passionate voice for those who do not have the means to hire high-priced lobbyists.
“Senator Shilling has also been a tireless leader for her district, our caucus and for the people of Wisconsin. She embodies the values we, as Democrats, hold dear. She has also been a strong role model for our young people and for anyone who aspires to public office.
“As a father and grandfather I understand the importance of family, especially in these troubling times. I wish her all the best in all her future endeavors.”