Madison…Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement regarding the announcement that Representative Ken Skowronski (R-Franklin) will not seek re-election to the State Assembly.
“I want to thank my friend Rep. Skowronski for his service and dedication to the people of the 82nd district and for leading the way on many veterans’ efforts. The creation of the Silver Alert and ensuring all veterans are laid to rest with dignity are two very meaningful pieces of legislation.
“Ken was recognized by the City of Franklin for the Distinguished Service Award and has made a lasting impact in his district. He has served as an alderman, member of the Planning Commission, former chairman of the Economic Development Commission, and trustee and former president of the Franklin Noon Lions Club.
“He is also the past president of the Polish Center of Wisconsin; we all know he is very proud of his Polish heritage. On behalf of the caucus, we wish Ken a very happy retirement. We will miss him and paczkis!”