Major Accomplishments

Senator Cowles’ career has changed the 2nd Senate District and the State of Wisconsin for the better, with storied accomplishments including:

  • Co-Authoring the Wisconsin Fast Forward Program and new website;
  • Passing one of the nation's first pieces of legislation to remove lead pipes from our communities;
  • Giving millions of unused Lambeau Stadium Tax dollars back to local communities;
  • Creating the Clean Water, Healthy Economy Act which provides industry economic flexibility for phosphorus removal from our waters;
  • Saving taxpayers millions of dollars through work on legislative audits;
  • Authoring the Renard Island Recreation Act which gives public recreation access to Renard Island in Green Bay;
  • Bringing the Diggers Hotline program to Wisconsin, and;
  • Creating Focus on Energy, which is one of the nation’s premier renewable energy and energy efficiency programs.