Meet Mike Sheridan
Mike Sheridan has deep roots in Rock County’s labor history, has risen to leadership roles in the Wisconsin Legislature and is seeking to put his experience and dedication to bringing jobs to Rock County as senator of Wisconsin’s 15th Senate District.
- Representative, Wisconsin's 44th Assembly District, 2005-2011
- Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 2009-2011
- 35+ year member of United Auto Workers Local 95
JANESVILLE GAZETTE June 27, 2014 Mike Sheridan is living proof of great representation in our district as past Assembly speaker. Mike has shown his devotion to disability issues, and I feel he would best serve our community as our next senator. I was born with congenital total deafness in my left ear and partial deafness in my right ear. As an adult while working with United Auto Workers President Mike Sheridan at GM, I encountered what would be my worst … read more
Janesville Gazette June 30, 2014 The charge in last Wednesday night’s state Senate candidate debate by Austin Scieszinski that the Interstate 39/90 expansion project was approved because of back-door maneuvering by former Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan is inaccurate. Wisconsin has a logical ranking process in place to evaluate projects such as this that prevents projects from being approved by the Legislature unless there is adequate funding to begin construction within six years. This is why the Transportation Projects Commission did not advance … read more
JANESVILLE GAZETTE July 7, 2014 I have had the good fortune to be acquainted with the Sheridan family for many years. I know a little bit about the family’s values and Mike Sheridan’s dedication to public service, in particular. I saw Mike in action during the years preceding General Motors’ shutdown in Janesville. I saw him fight hard to keep Janesville’s GM plant afloat during those dismal years: job creation when Janesville was at its lowest, tax credit creation to … read more