Lasee quits state senate; seat won’t be filled

Posted at 2:20 p.m. on December 29, 2017

The Brillion News

MADISON – On Friday, December 29, State Senator Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, gave notice that he has resigned from his First District state senate seat to take a job in state government.

Lasee said he has accepted a job where Governor Scott Walker uis appointing him to serve as the Division Administrator for Worker’s Compensation in the Department of Workforce Development.

“I thank my constituents and the people of Wisconsin for the honor and privilege of serving them and our state as their State Senator. I look forward to serving our state in my new role as Division Administrator for Worker’s Compensation,” Lasee said.

Lasee had been visible and active as a state senator until he ran in the Republican primary for Eighth District U.S. Congress in 2016. Mike Gallagher won the primary and went on to win the general election.

As of Friday afternoon, Lasee’s state senate website was removed from the state government website. The seat is expected to remain vacant until filled by the November 2018 general election. Lasee’s district include the assembly districts of Joel Kitchens, Andre Jacque and Ron Tusler.

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