Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Thanks for taking the time to visit my website. I believe the information on these pages will help to keep you, the residents of Wisconsin’s 2nd Senate District, up-to-date on what's happening around the State Capitol.

On this website, you will find:

  • My background and major legislative accomplishments;
  • A tool to track bills authored by myself and my colleagues;
  • Recent press releases and my social media feeds;
  • Information on different constituent services I offer;
  • An option to sign-up for the Updates from the State Senate e-newsletter;
  • Contact information for my office;
  • And more!

I hope you find this information helpful to learn more about how I can best serve you. Through your input and involvement, we will continue to make the 2nd Senate District an even better place to call home.

Yours Truly,


Robert Cowles
Proudly Serving Wisconsin's 2nd Senate District


    • 5/27/2022
      Applauds New Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Database "Act 117, authored by Darling and Thiesfeldt, was a huge piece of the Legislature’s efforts to deliver accountability and justice to survivors of sexual assault and accompanies my effort from this session, Act 116 which established the timelines and protocols for the handling of these kits."
    • 5/25/2022
      Audit Reviews State’s Administration of Federal Funds in FY 2020-21 "Since FY 19, there has been an increase of over $8.4 billion in federal funding to Wisconsin, dramatically increasing the budgets of many programs. As the findings identified, there are several areas of deficiency that need to be address by the Administration to avoid potential improprieties."
    • 5/20/2022
      Audit Offers an Initial Look at Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan “The report analyzed information from OCI, which showed that in the first two years of the Healthcare Stability Plan, enrollee’s in the individual healthcare plans saw on average a monthly savings of $102 in lower premiums by the second year."