MADISON (WKOW) -- State lawmakers will try Tuesday to bridge the partisan divide.
Governor Scott Walker is hosting a beer and brat summit at the Governor's Mansion.
The governor's office says at least 98 of the 132 legislators are going to attend. That includes 37 Democrats, 60 Republicans and one Independent, along with 236 of their staff members.
Two prominent state lawmakers said Monday they will not attend. Democrat Mark Pocan (D-Madison) says he owes it to his constituents to find more meaningful results than sharing brats and beer. Republican Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) says he won't go because of comments made by Democrats over the weekend critical of Walker.
The media is not invited to the brat summit.
Walker spokesman Cullen Werwie said the event will be private; only open to the lawmakers, spouses, and staff with no media access.
Walker promised to hold the party after he won the recall election. He says it's a way to bring Republicans and Democrats together.
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