State senator Bob Wirch (D-Somers) will be holding office hours to hear from the public on important state issues from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 7 at Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave., in Kenosha.

Wirch represents the 22nd district, which includes part of Racine and Kenosha counties.

All members of the public are encouraged to attend and share their thoughts and concerns with Senator Wirch.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.