Elizabeth Coggs to run for 6th District Senate seat

MILWAUKEE -- Elizabeth Coggs is looking to move from the state Assembly to the state Senate. Coggs, a Democrat, officially announced Wednesday, April 18th that she will run for the 6th District Senate seat.

The Senate seat became open after Coggs' cousin, Spencer Coggs became Milwaukee County Treasurer.

Coggs says if elected, she will focus on reducing the high rate of unemployment in Milwaukee, slowing down foreclosures and keeping people in their homes, and keeping BadgerCare for those who need it.