Gov. Scott Walker

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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.

Wisconsin workers would see more money in their paychecks, under a plan Gov. Scott Walker unveiled Wednesday night.

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On Wednesday night, Gov. Scott Walker will unveil his plan for spending a $900 million state surplus. Four years ago, he focused on jobs.

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The Legislature has only a few more weeks to help Gov. Scott Walker meet his campaign promise to create 250,000 jobs.

Lawmakers Spar Over Medicaid Reform Delay

Dec 2, 2013

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

Walker Promotes Book as Details of John Doe Emerge

Nov 18, 2013

This week, as Gov. Scott Walker releases, Unintimidated, detailing his fight to curb public union rights, the Wall Street Journal sheds light on probe into the era.

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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.

Walker Postpones Casino Decision

Oct 25, 2013

Gov. Scott Walker will not make an announcement today regarding a plan to build a new casino on the site of the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.

Glimpse into Gov. Walker's Book

Oct 18, 2013

The Associated Press has gotten a copy of the governor's book, "Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge," set for release on Nov. 19.

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

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

Governor Proposes Fast Track Property Tax Cut

Oct 10, 2013

Gov. Walker and Republican leaders have unveiled a plan to provide $100 million in property tax relief.

Governor Walker now has a declared opponent in seeking another term. Mary Burke threw her hat into the ring Monday.

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.

Gov. Walker’s office announced Thursday that he’ll attend the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference in Tokyo.

It begins Sunday and runs through Tuesday.

Walker says the goal of the trip is to build trade ties between Wisconsin and investors and businesses in Japan. Walker says the country is “very important” to the state’s global business, as Wisconsin’s fifth largest destination for exports.

The governor says Japan is the number one buyer of Wisconsin products in the medical and scientific instruments category.

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