Cherie Link last week announced plans to run for the Wisconsin State Senate 10th District seat in November 2020.
Link is a sales manager with Indianhead Glass and owner of the retail stores in Somerset and Prescott called My Happy Place.
“As a current business owner, foster care provider, and proud mother of two kids who are attending UW schools, I bring diverse, first-hand knowledge to the many issues facing Western Wisconsin families and businesses,” she said in a press release.
“As a small business owner and growing up in a family-owned business, I have experienced how the private sector is the lifeblood of our economy, the largest provider of jobs, and I understand the hard work and dedication it takes to have a successful business. I will advocate for pro-growth tax policies to achieve economic success while working to provide relief to all taxpayers.”
Link, who lives in Somerset with her husband, Brett, identified church, volunteer work, and providing a home for kids through foster care as she works to help others.
“The drug epidemic and mental health issues are growing all over our district and state, and we need to find solutions, not just talk about the problems,” she said. “Unfortunately, we have a broken system from the county, judicial, and legislative levels that create policies and make decisions that only perpetuate wasteful spending, and too often, poor results.
“The success of our district and state is dependent on providing good, affordable education for our children, to prepare them for successful careers, while also creating a viable workforce for our prospering economy,” she continued. “With a child at UW River Falls and UW Stout and many of their friends attending WITC and CVTC, I am committed to addressing the growing work skills gap and limited workforce in our trades.
“With a long history of service to the community, I would be honored to serve the great citizens of the 10th Senate District in Madison.”
To learn more about Link, visit CherieLink.com.