Representative Katrina Shankland was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012 and was re-elected in 2014. She represents Wisconsin’s 71st Assembly District, which covers Portage County in Central Wisconsin. She currently serves as the Assistant Democratic Leader in the Wisconsin State Assembly. In the Assembly, Rep. Shankland serves as the Vice Chair of the Speaker’s Taskforce on Youth Workforce Readiness, the ranking Democrat on the Committee on Workforce Development, and also serves on the Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage, the Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse, the Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment, and four other legislative committees. She champions expanding opportunities for working families and is a strong advocate for clean government, investing in our public schools and universities, protecting our shared natural resources, growing clean energy jobs, and ensuring affordable health care for all.