Candidate Profiles

Candidate Profiles

My little postcards are popping up all over the neighborhood. In this last week of campaigning for the Wausau City Council election, I’m committed to walking every street in the district. But with the matters of time, and unfortunately the weather, I may not hit...
Common Council Update for March 27, 2018

Common Council Update for March 27, 2018

This week’s council update is actually three meetings in one. On this evening the Finance Committee, Economic Development Committee, and Common Council met consecutively. Of the three meetings, there are a few notable items. Finance Committee Taking up a good...
Video: Introducing Michael Martens

Video: Introducing Michael Martens

I’m Michael Martens and I’m running for Wausau City Council. As I knock doors in Wausau’s District 2, I’m frequently asked the question “why am I running for City Council.” The answer is simple: Wausau is a great place to live, but I believe we can make it better. I...
Dedication

Dedication

Since making my announcement last December to run for Wausau City Council, I’ve attended every full common council meeting and over 80% of the standing committee and commission meetings. This regular attendance is two-fold: not only am I up to speed on the...
On the Ballot: State Treasurer Amendment

On the Ballot: State Treasurer Amendment

One item you will see on the ballot this April 3rd is a question about the elimination of the State Treasurer. The position of State Treasurer is in the Wisconsin Constitution, and it has been an office of state government since we were a Territory, more than 170...