Economic Development and Commerce Committee, Wisconsin State Senate

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The Economic Development and Commerce Committee is a standing committee of the Wisconsin State Senate.

Beginning with the 2015 legislative session, the name of this committee changed from “Economic Development and Local Government” to “Economic Development and Commerce”’’[1]

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Wisconsin State Senate are assigned by the Senate Organization Committee. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President of the Senate is not recognized as an ex officio member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Committee members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Economic Development and Commerce Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (3)
Julie LassaRichard Gudex, Chair
Janis RinghandJerry Petrowski, Vice-Chair
Alberta Darling


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

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