MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers'
pick to head the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
has won bipartisan support, setting up a confirmation vote
with the full state Senate as soon as next week.
A Senate committee that
oversees natural resources issues voted unanimously
Tuesday to recommend the confirmation of Preston Cole to
head the DNR. He and several other Evers' appointees have
won committee approval, setting up final votes in the
Cole won praise from state
Sen. Tom Tiffany, chairman of the committee that voted 5-0
to endorse his confirmation. Tiffany says with Cole
leading the DNR, "I think we will see good things
Cole and all other Cabinet
appointees have been serving pending Senate votes. They
would only have to step down if the Senate voted to reject