Can this woman help flip the state Senate?

Democrats agree that their quest to flip the state Senate hinges on whether Kriss Marion, an organic farmer, can topple the Republican incumbent in Senate District 17, a seat once held by Republican maverick Dale Schultz. > Isthmus

Frostman, Jacque debate ahead of state Senate election

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Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque faced Democratic candidate Caleb Frostman in a debate Tuesday night before they face each other in the 1st District State Senate election June 12. ABC 2 Green Bay reports here, or you can watch the full hour-long debate on YouTube here, or search for various snippets on YouTube.

Special election for Senate District 1 seeing statewide, national interest

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Voters in five area counties will be heading to the polls in two weeks, but the race between Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque and Democrat Caleb Frostman has garnered attention beyond the state’s 1st Senate district. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Dems think they’re poised for big victories in these 10 states, one being Wisconsin

Democrats are running in record numbers. Is the blue wave coming to statehouses? Mother Jones lays out 10 possibilities for a statehouse flip, with Wisconsin’s senate in the “3 Seats Away” category.

Wisconsin has paid more than $800K to settle sexual harassment cases

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Wisconsin taxpayers have paid nearly $800,000 over the past decade to settle a dozen claims of sexual harassment and one more related case, newly released records show.  The documents released to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel detail claims made since 2006 against agencies including the UW System, the Department of Corrections and the state Senate. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel