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STATE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Knudson in the running to be new majority leader

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Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly are expected to elect a new majority leader today. Representatives Bill Kramer of Waukesha and Dean Knudson of Hudson hope to replace Scott Suder of Abbotsford. He officially stepped down yesterday, after Governor Scott Walker made him a division administrator in the state’s utility-regulating Public Service Commission. The majority leader’s post is the second-most powerful in the Assembly, behind the speaker.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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