Gov. Walker

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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Regional
4:23 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Walker asks Mexico to Open Consulate Office in Wisconsin

Gov. Walker made his request in letters he sent to the Mexican government

Gov. Scott Walker says the Mexican Consulate office in Chicago, that serves Wisconsin residents, has too long of a wait.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Television Ads Tout Walker's Jobs Record, Raise Eyebrows

The business lobbying group, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, has been airing ads on behalf of Gov. Scott Walker.
Credit Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce

If you have watched television lately, you may have seen ads touting Gov. Scott Walker’s job creation efforts. He campaigned in 2010 on a promise to create 250,000 private sector jobs by 2015.

The business lobbying group, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, has been running the ads across the state. They come 14 months before next year’s gubernatorial election – when the jobs picture promises to be an issue.

The ads reflect favorably on Gov. Walker’s tenure.

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Politics & Government
11:46 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Report: Walker Says Capitol Protesters Should Get a Permit

Singers have been gathering at noon for nearly two years, to protest Republican policies. The singers say they don’t need a permit, because they’re exercising their right to free speech
Credit flickr.com/pinchof

An expert on police procedure is criticizing Capitol police for arresting protesters, but Gov. Scott Walker says protesters should “follow the rules.”

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Surprise and Outrage over Walker Comments on First Responder Union Rights

Tens of thousands of public workers descended on the Capitol in 2011, when Gov. Walker proposed limiting their collective bargaining rights. This week, he hinted he might be willing to consider doing the same for first responders
Credit Andy Stenz

Gov. Walker raised eyebrows Monday, when he indicated he might consider curbing the power of police and firefighter unions.

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