Alan Lasee

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Alan Lasee
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Wisconsin State Senate District 1
Former member
Term in office began
1977
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Alan Lasee (b. July 30, 1937) was a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate. He represented the 1st District from 1977-2010.

Lasee became involved with politics as the town supervisor from 1971 to 1973 and later as the town chair from 1973 to 1982 and from 1985 to 2000. At this time, he was also involved with other organizations, including the Brown County Republican Party. In 1974, he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly. Three years later, he became a Senator. His roles in the Senate included President Pro Tempore (1995), and President (2003-2005).

Lasee attended St. Norbert High School. Before entering into politics, he was a dairy farmer.[1]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lasee served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010

Lasee did not run for re-election in 2010.[2][3]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Alan Lasee won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate, District 1.[4]

Alan Lasee raised $63,608 for his campaign, while Charlie Most raised $42,086 and Jill Bussiere raised $10,353.[5]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Lasee (R) 40,341
Charlie Most (D) 29,066
Jill Bussiere (G) 3,712

Legislation

Lasee has sponsored numerous bills including those relating to fertilizer restrictions, incest, taxes, and the appropriation of state funds[6].

Recently, Sen. Lasee reintroduced a bill to the Senate which would prohibit text messaging while driving[7].

He also proposed a bill regarding drunk drivers. This bill would require people convicted of two of more incidents of drunk driving to surrender their license plates for a period of time and, with enough offenses, have their vehicle taken away.[8][9]

Lasee is a co-sponsor of Assembly Bill 143, which would expand the open meetings law to ban secret partisan caucuses.[10][11]

Campaign donors

In 2008, Lasee collected $30,630 in donations.

Listed below are the top three contributors to his campaign.[12]

Donor Amount
Gary Krull $2,000
Alan Lasee $1,500
Wisconsin Hospital Association $1,000

Top political contributors

Lasee's top contributors of 2008[13]:

Healthcare companies

  • Wisconsin Hospital Assoc.
  • Wisconsin Dental Assoc.
  • Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Astrazeneca
  • Dean Health System

Insurance companies

  • Northwester Mutual Life
  • American Family Insurance

Builders

  • Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Builders Assoc.
  • Operating Engineers Local 139

Others

  • Gary and Diane Krull
  • Follett, Mark
  • Wisconsin Motor Carriers Assoc.
  • Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives
  • Wisconsin Restaurant Assoc.
  • Tavern League OF Wisconsin
  • United Transportation Union

Personal

Alan Lasee was born in Rockland, WI, where he lives today. Lasee is the owner of exotic animals. He is married with 6 children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Senate District 1
1977–2010
Succeeded by
Frank Lasee (R)