Governor Walker

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
4:44 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Lawmakers Spar Over Medicaid Reform Delay

Wisconsin Capitol

The Legislature’s budget committee has voted to delay Medicaid changes in Wisconsin for three months.

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Politics & Government
3:52 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Governor Still Mulling Casino Decision

Gov. Scott Walker is expected to decide next week whether to build an off reservation casino in Kenosha.
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Gov. Scott Walker is questioning whether the opening of a new casino in Kenosha would meet his requirement that there be no new net gambling in Wisconsin.

The Menomonie Nation and Hard Rock officials want to develop an $800 million casino complex at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.

The tribe argues there would be no increase in gaming because it plans to close a small casino on reservation land and the new one would be located at Dairyland, a former gambling facility.

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Politics & Government
2:17 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Gov. Walker's Tax Cut Plan on Legislative Fast Track

State lawmakers Tuesday are batting around a plan by Gov. Walker to cut property taxes by $100 million.

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Politics & Government
2:56 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Journalist: Lawmakers Getting Along - But Tensions Persist in Post-Act 10 Legislature

Marley and Stein with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Journal Sentinel reporters Jason Stein and Patrick Marley.

A new book gives a behind-the-scenes look at Governor Walker's administration during the collective bargaining fight.

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