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The Latest: Assembly Republicans accept Walker budget offer

The Latest on Wisconsin state budget negotiations (all times local): 1:17 p.m. Wisconsin state Assembly Republican leaders say they have accepted Gov. Scott Walker's offer to use money to pay … Click to Continue »

Nygren says Assembly could go along with new budget deal

A Republican co-chair of the Legislature's budget-writing committee says the Assembly could go along with a new proposal from Gov. Scott Walker that could end a three-week impasse on passing … Click to Continue »

Walker signs bill requiring voucher school background checks

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that won bipartisan support in the Legislature requiring private schools in Wisconsin's voucher program to conduct employee background checks. Walker signed … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Vos says budget talks continuing

The Latest on state budget negotiations (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says budget negotiations among Republicans who control the Legislature and Gov. Scott Walker are … Click to Continue »

Walker fundraises off of opponent's Act 10 promises

Gov. Scott Walker is trying to cast his likely re-election effort next year as a fight over the Act 10 law passed in 2011 that effectively ended collective bargaining for … Click to Continue »

Walker to meet with Republican leaders to talk budget

Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to meet with Republican legislative leaders to discuss the stalled state budget that's nearly three weeks past due. The meeting Wednesday comes the day after … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Walker applauds new Senate budget

The Latest on Senate Republicans introduce their own version of the state budget (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Gov. Scott Walker says he welcomes Senate Republicans' new budget proposal. The … Click to Continue »

Walker signs 11 bills to fight opioids

Gov. Scott Walker has signed nearly a dozen bills designed to combat opioid addiction at stops around the state. The governor signed four bills in De Pere, four more bills … Click to Continue »

Chief: Flooding in Burlington unprecedented

Gov. Scott Walker has called up the National Guard to help Racine and Kenosha counties deal with extensive flood damage. In Burlington, Police Chief Mark Anderson said Thursday the city's … Click to Continue »

Scott Walker Set to Sign Koch Anti-Regulations Bill in Wisconsin

A bill with the potential to hobble government agencies' ability to propose regulations, known as the REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act, has passed in both chambers of the Wisconsin Legislature and Republican...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Offers a Cold One to Internet Critics

Facing criticism over his social-media output, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a peace offering with a can of Miller Lite and some cheese curds.

Wisconsin governor fires back at Instagram 'haters' by posting shots of beer and cheese curds

The governor of Wisconsin wants all his instagram critics to kick back with a cold beer. After Wired published an article Thursday criticizing Republican governor Scott Walker for having a boring Instagram feed, Walker decided to hit...Show More Summary

Wisconsin governor to Instagram haters: Have a cold one

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a simple message for all his social media haters out there: Chill out and have a beer. Walker posted a series of messages Thursday night … Click to Continue »

Walker's proposed road-funding deal gets lukewarm response

Gov. Scott Walker put forward what he's calling a "reasonable proposal" to break a state budget impasse that may hinge on Wisconsin getting 10 times more money than usual from … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Democratic leader dismisses Walker proposal

The Latest on Wisconsin budget negotiations (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Democratic Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca is dismissing a proposal from Gov. Scott Walker designed to help solve Wisconsin's … Click to Continue »

Extra Bonus Quote of the Day

“Unlike others, I’d tell him to tweet more, to be on Facebook more, to get the message out more, but to be focused.” — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), offering advice to President Trump in an interview on Fox News.

Walker Lies About Health Care Numbers, Faux News OK With It

Media Matters caught Scott Walker in another lie, this time about the coverage that would be provided if the Republicans would just leave the Affordable Care Act alone (emphasis mine): Well, I think the best thing they have to do is keep their promise. Show More Summary

Dear GOP: Loyalty Should Be to Principles, Not People

If the 2016 election had gone as I would have preferred, we would be experiencing a Scott Walker administration right now. His solid, proven leadership in the state of Wisconsin is exactly the type of thing we need on the national stage. Show More Summary

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