Wisconsin Lawmakers on List of Richest
On the list of the richest lawmakers in Washington, Wisconsin has several representatives. A year-end review of the wealthiest lawmakers by the group, Center for Responsive Politics, finds retiring senator Herb Kohl near the top of the list of the richest in congress with a net worth of around 200 million dollars. He's the third richest senator. New Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson is near the top of the list, at number 12 among senators with a net worth of around 25 million. Meanwhile, Republican congressman Tom Petri, and Jim Sensenbrenner are both near the top of list of wealthiest House members. Both worth somewhere between 15 and 50 million dollars each.