Common Ground Tour: Senators Schultz (R) and Cullen (D) Tour the 15th Senate District
The two veteran senators belong to different parties — Republican Sen. Dale Schultz, of Richland Center, and Democratic Sen. Tim Cullen, of Janesville — and represent a rural and urban district. But WisconsinEye accompanied them on the recent "common ground’ tour of Janesville and Beloit they took to demonstrate the need for Capitol bipartisanship. At the end of the day, the two sat down with Senior Producer Steven Walters to talk about lawmakers must work together. With Republicans holding a 17-16 Senate margin, Schultz and Cullen can decide what passes in the fall and spring sessions of the Legislature.