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Walker, cabinet members making 100 stops in 10 counties

Gov. Scott Walker and members of his cabinet are planning to make more than 100 stops in 10 western Wisconsin counties.

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Conservative Wisconsin group expanding focus nationally

A conservative Wisconsin group that's filed lawsuits in defense of several of Governor Scott Walker's most contentious proposals is expanding its work…

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Risk to Wisconsin unemployment fund seen as still high

Wisconsin employers vastly overpaid for unemployment-related costs during the Great Recession because the state wasn't adequately prepared. 

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Walker owes nearly $900,000 from presidential campaign

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker still owes nearly $900,000 on his failed presidential campaign.


Tourism in Wisconsin breaks $20B in 2015

Friday Gov. Scott Walker and the state's Department of Tourism secretary, Stephanie Klett, made stops at tourist destinations around the state to highlight…

'Right to Work' ruling highlights importance of state Supreme Court

Wisconsin's “Right to Work” law was struck down as unconstitutional by a Dane County Circuit Court judge last week.

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Walker talks improving access to higher ed in La Crosse

Gov. Walker said the state will be investing an additional $3 million into dual enrollment programs statewide. He said these types of programs provide students…

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Local leaders preview Walker's State of the State address

Gov. Scott Walker will announce his legislative plans for 2016 in his State of the State speech Tuesday evening.

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Gov. Walker signs law speeding up licensing for out-of-state doctors

Out-of-state doctors will have an easier time treating patients after a Wisconsin bill was signed into law Monday.

Walker hints at run for a third term

Gov. Scott Walker is hinting that he may be running for a third term.

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Walker visits Bangor business on 'Working for Wisconsin' tour

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is making our area the latest stop on his 'Working for Wisconsin' tour.

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Gov. Walker drops out of presidential race

Governor Scott Walker announced Monday he's suspending his presidential campaign after two months.

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Scott Walker formally announces he's running for president

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announced he is running for president on Monday, July 13 in Waukesha, making him the 15th Republican candidate in the…

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Gov. Walker's presidential announcement gets mixed reviews in La Crosse

Gov. Scott Walker has been a polarizing figure in Wisconsin and reaction in La Crosse to his candidacy for president proves opinions haven't faded.

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DNC chair, Sen. Shilling respond to Scott Walker’s 2016 announcement

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tweeted and released a campaign video on Monday announcing his presidential candidacy.

Scott Walker releases presidential campaign video

Gov. Scott Walker has released a campaign video just ahead of his official announcement about his presidential run.

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Walker a leader in 2016 polls, yet to be candidate

Within about two weeks Gov. Scott Walker is expected to announce whether or not he'll be running for president.

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Walker to meet with prime minister while in Canada

Gov. Scott Walker plans to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper while in the country for a trade mission.

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Republicans eye 2016 at annual convention

There were about 1,000 Republicans from all over the Badger state listening to state Republican leaders like Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and U.S.…

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Republican state convention kicks off in La Crosse

The Republican state convention is kicking off in La Crosse Friday. It's the first time the annual gathering has been in the city since 2009.

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Will Governor Scott Walker run for President?

While in La Crosse on Monday Governor Walker was asked about his possible run for the White House.

Democrats call right-to-work bill 'distraction'

Many Wisconsin lawmakers woke up Friday morning to a surprise bill that will be fast-tracked through both houses.

Walker's budget proposal 'vague' to local lawmakers

Following the budget proposal, it wasn't what the governor said that is making headlines, it's what he didn't say.

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Shilling delivers Democratic response to Walker's address

State Senator Jennifer Shilling of La Crosse delivered the Democratic response to Governor Scott Walker's State of the State address Tuesday night.

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Gov. Walker's State of the State address

Gov. Scott Walker says "The state of the state is strong," in his 2015 State of the State address.

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Women play important role in Nov. election

Candidates for Wisconsin's next governor targeting the majority of voters in Wisconsin, women.

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Walker campaigns at Remis Power Systems Inc. in Onalaska

Wisconsin's governor was back in the Coulee Region Friday.

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Walker's fundraising dollars more than double Burke campaign

Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic nominee Mary Burke release their year-to-date campaign fundraising amounts two weeks early.

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Burke tours La Crosse farm

The democratic frontrunner for governor, Mary Burke, campaigned in La Crosse Wednesday morning.

Gov. Walker tours La Crosse storm damage

Gov. Walker tours La Crosse storm damage

Governor Scott Walker toured storm damage in La Crosse Monday afternoon.

New Walker campaign funding details could impact governor's race

Undecided voters could be those who look negatively upon newest Walker investigation details.

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Business as usual for County Clerk after Wis. voter ID law struck down

Now that a federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's voter ID law, the La Crosse County Clerk can focus on other preparations for the upcoming election.

A few key differences between Gov. Scott Walker and Mary Burke

There's only a few days before the Republican Governor's Association releases its first ad against democratic challenger Mary Burke. It's a multi-million…

Walker praises Ryan for budget deal

Gov. Scott Walker is praising fellow Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan for the congressman's role in broking a bipartisan budget bill that's been blasted a by…

Walker takes middle road in Christie-Paul spat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is trying to chart a middle road in the debate over government surveillance in the name of national security.

Walker comments concern local police and fire unions

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's comments about being open to the idea of eliminating police and fire employees' collective bargaining rights has local officials…

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Walker: Performance should govern voucher growth

Gov. Scott Walker says future expansion of a new statewide voucher program should be based on whether students perform at least as well at voucher schools…

Wisconsin budget breakdown: What’s in, what’s out

Wisconsin's new state budget went into effect Monday. Gov. Scott Walker signed off on the $70 billion 2013-2015 budget Sunday afternoon.

Local officials ask Gov. Walker to stop bail bondsmen provision

The recently passed state budget has a provision that would open the door for private bail bondsmen in the state, which could change the way the Wisconsin…

Heavy rain continues to pound southern Wisconsin

Governor Scott Walker is touring flood damage in southwestern Wisconsin where hundreds of homes have been damaged by heavy rain.
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Walker to sign budget Sunday in Pleasant Prairie

Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign the state budget on Sunday in Pleasant Prairie.

Gov. Walker declares May 19-25 EAB Awareness Week

Gov. Walker has proclaimed May 19-25 Emerald Ash Borer Awareness (EAB) week to educate Wisconsin residents on how they can be proactive in preventing a…

Walker calls for cutting taxes, voucher expansion

Gov. Scott Walker says Republicans are the ones who "care about the everyday people of this state and country."

Opponents to Walker: Back off new rent-to-own rule

Religious leaders, a Republican state senator and others are asking Gov. Scott Walker to back off his plan to free rent-to-own businesses from Wisconsin's…

Walker says he won't reduce funding request for UW

Governor Scott Walker says he is not looking to cut funding for the University of Wisconsin System in his proposed budget despite a report that it has amassed…

Gov. Walker returns from trade mission to China

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is returning from a trade mission to China.

Walker's trade mission to China begins

Gov. Scott Walker's trade mission to China begins this weekend with business briefings and a visit to the Great Wall.

Walker speaking at California GOP event

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Beverly Hills, Calif., to speak at a Republican Jewish Coalition fundraiser.

Wis. spends nearly $850K to defend union limits

Wisconsin taxpayers have spent close to $850,000 defending lawsuits over Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 law that all but ended collective bargaining for…

Walker enjoys being in mix for presidential run

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he enjoys being mentioned as a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016 because that means he's doing a good job…

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