Gov. Walker

Politics & Government
11:03 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Walker Says He'll Take His Time Making Kenosha Casino Decision

An artist's rendition of the proposed Hard Rock Cafe and casino complex in Kenosha
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Gov. Scott Walker said he won’t cave in to pressure, as southeastern Wisconsin leaders called on him to immediately approve a huge tribal casino.

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Politics & Government
5:13 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Walker: Border Children Could Drain The Entire System

Gov. Walker voiced concerns Friday about unaccompanied children crossing the Mexican border and seeking refuge here.
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Gov. Scott Walker says he's not entirely opposed to Wisconsin providing temporary shelter for unaccompanied children crossing into the U. S. on the Mexican border, but housing them could eventually "drain the entire system."

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Education
1:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Common Core Repeal Could Create 'Chaos' in Wisconsin

Wisconsin's Common Core standards were developed by school districts, teachers, parents and citizens, according to the state Department of Public Instruction.
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Gov. Walker jolted quite a few Wisconsin school districts last week when he proposed scrapping Common Core standards that have been in the works for years.

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Politics & Government
1:57 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Walker Signs Dozens of Bills, Including Limits to Early Voting

Governor's veto will allow early voting for 55 rather than 45 hours during the two work weeks leading up to election days

Before heading to Las Vegas where he hopes to raise campaign money, Gov. Walker made a couple changes to an absentee voting bill for Wisconsin.

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Politics & Government
3:18 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Freedom From Religion Foundation Demands Walker Delete Message

Gov. Walker's Facebook and Twitter accounts posted "Philippians 4:13"  on Sunday, an apparent reference to a Bible passage.

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Health & Science
1:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Critical Deadline Approaching for Wisconsin Uninsured

Lauren Koegler, left, works with a "navigator" at an Affordable Care Act enrollment fair in Milwaukee

The Affordable Care Act requires people to be enrolled in a qualified health insurance plan by March 31 or face a penalty.

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Politics & Government
12:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Analyst Weighs Potential Impact of John Doe Emails on Governor Scott Walker

Documents released yesterday indicate Governor Scott Walker was aware of a secret, parallel email system that was in place during his time as Milwaukee County Executive.

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Politics & Government
1:59 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Parties Sift Through Emails and Documents from Former Walker Aide

27,000 emails were released.
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Democrats and news outlets did a lot of reading Wednesday. They scanned thousands of emails and documents that a John Doe investigation uncovered and a court released.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Group Sues to Stop Second, Secret John Doe Probe

A conservative group in Wisconsin wants to halt what’s known as "John Doe 2."

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Politics & Government
1:28 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Three Takeaways from Gov. Walker's State of the State

Governor Scott Walker after a ceremonial bill signing on March 11, 2011.
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In the final State of the State address of his first term, Governor Scott Walker focused heavily on economic themes Wednesday night.

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