State Senator Kathleen Vinehout

Vinehout campaign

She's a veteran state Senator and is one of many Democrats hoping to challenge Scott Walker this fall for the Governor's post.

59 year old State Senator Kathleen Vinehout lives in western Wisconsin and has been an educator, administrator and dairy farmer. She was in the north as part of a Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding that met in Tomahawk this week, and stopped by the WXPR studios for an interview with Ken Krall...

The only declared Democrat running for Governor stopped in Rhinelander Tuesday to deliver the message that she can defeat  incumbent Republican Scott Walker.

Mary Burke is the former Commerce Secretary under then Governor Jim Doyle and was an executive with Trek Bicycle from Waterloo, a company founded by her father.

Burke outlined a number of stances including, what she would have done differently to balance the state budget...

She's testing the waters to possibly run again for Governor.

Democratic State Senator Kathleen Vinehout from Alma in western Wisconsin will be in Rhinelander Saturday afternoon to meet the public.

Vinehout is a veteran legislator and ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in the 2012 Gubernatorial recall election. She lost to Tom Barrett, who then lost to Republican Scott Walker.

She says she's concerned about priorities in the Republican majority budget. She says there was 4 billion more dollars in this budget than the last budget...