MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Republican Governor Scott Walker on Monday signed a bill intended to streamline environmental regulations and clear the way for a possible $1.5 billion iron ore mine in the far northwest corner of Wisconsin.
There's an update in our report on the spokesman for the Wisconsin Democratic Party sending three tweets comparing Gov. Scott Walker to cannibalistic serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.The spokesman, Graeme Zielinski, has been dumped as the party spokesman and Democrat leaders also docked... -
Comparing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to serial killer/cannibal Jeffery Dahmer is not a “recipe” for job security. Graeme Zielinski lost his job — as Wisconsin Democrat party spokesman — for doing just that on Twitter. The offensive Dahmer-related tweets in question were subsequently taken down, and Zielinski later apologized — on Twitter — for his [...]Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin district attorney on Friday formally closed a three-year probe of Governor Scott Walker's staff when he was Milwaukee County executive, lifting a major political cloud hanging over the controversial Republican.
I'm quoted in this piece from the Wisconsin Reporter on Gov. Scott Walker's response to the sequester (more on that in a moment). Matt Kittle reports that in his weekly radio address, the conservative governor was hedging on whetherShow More Summary
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker proposed a nearly $70 billion biennial budget on Wednesday that combines income tax cuts with increased spending on transportation infrastructure and private education. Walker, a first-term RepublicanShow More Summary
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Governor Scott Walker helped welcome the 2013 National School Choice Week whistle-stop train tour to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Jan. 30. Gov. Walker was joined by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, as well as a host of school choice advocates...Show More Summary
Scott Walker-Style Merit Pay? Speaking at a Friday convention, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said he wants the state to begin a program that would pay partially teachers in accordance with their ratings, reports the Badger Herald.Show More Summary
With all the other things going on in the news, you have may missed the fact that the controversial collective bargaining law implemented by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans has been validated by a federal appeals court. A district judge had earlier blocked some of Act 10?s provisions, but the appellate panel [...]Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former aide to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for embezzling tens of thousands of dollar from a fund for families of U.S. soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Wisconsin governor is seeking to extend the reforms that proved so successful in his first term.
On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace spoke to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker about the looming "fiscal cliff." President Barack Obama is willing to sign tax cuts for almost all Americans, with one caveat, Wallace noted — so why won't Republicans make a compromise that would appeal to middle-class voters?
Obamacare has been rejected by a number of Republican governors including Scott Walker, as the Wisconsin governor announced Friday that he will not implement a key measure of President Obama’s health care reform law. Friday marked the original deadline for states to declare if they would run a health insurance exchange, which are online marketplaces [...]Show More Summary
Rising political stars and personal friends, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker worked quietly behind the scenes to coordinate public policy, avoid each other's limelight and steer clearShow More Summary
After Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) was swept out and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) swept in during the 2010 Tea Party midterms, Republicans felt pretty good about their chances to flip another Senate seat when four-term Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) announced his 2012 retirement. Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former aide to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was convicted on Friday of stealing money from a fund for families of U.S. soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.
We've seen Gov. Scott Walker's battle in Wisconsin and the Chicago Teachers Union strike next door. Now in Michigan comes another Midwestern political showdown that will carry enormous implications for the role of unions in American life. As...Show More Summary
Capping a fall semester that has already seen a court throw out the pension reforms of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and the Chicago Teachers Union deliver a serious beating to Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), public school teachers can claim...Show More Summary