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Republicans gear up for majority rule

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Before the Nov. 2 election, Democrats controlled the Wisconsin governor's seat and both the Senate and Assembly in the Legislature.

Following the election, Republicans are in the driver's seat. When the newly elected officials are sworn in come January, it will be a whole new ballgame in Madison.


It's a significant change not lost on those who now find themselves in the majority party.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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