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February 9, 2017

Gov. Walker’s school budget plan supports anti-bullying program

One small part of Gov. Scott Walker's budget investment in public schools could make a big impact on our children's well being.
Read More
February 8, 2017

Walker promises lower property taxes

Gov. Scott Walker says his state budget will keep property taxes lower on the average home in 2018 that they were in 2010. Walker released excerpts of his speech Wednesday on Twitter before he was to deliver his budget to the Legislature.
Read More
February 8, 2017

Gov. Walker announces $76 billion two-year budget

Spending would increase under the $76 billion, two-year budget by 1 percent in the first year and 3.2 percent in the second. The budget would end with an $82.7 million balance.
Read More
February 1, 2017

Taking Act 10 national? Gov. Walker says Trump administration is interested

Gov. Scott Walker says President Donald Trump's administration is interested in taking Wisconsin Act 10, the law that ended most collective bargaining rights for many public sector workers, national.
Read More
February 1, 2017

Walker: Bad estimate for road costs no reason to raise taxes

Gov. Scott Walker says he remains opposed to increasing the gas tax despite an audit last week that showed major highway projects in Wisconsin have cost more than initially estimated over the past decade.
Read More
January 18, 2017

Wisconsin tax collections forecast to be $454 million higher

Wisconsin’s state budget got a burst of good news Wednesday with news that tax collections will be nearly half a billion dollars more than estimated two months ago.
Read More
January 10, 2017

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Workforce development now state’s top job

Gov. Scott Walker declared in his seventh State of the State address Tuesday that workforce development will be his top priority going forward, a shift that comes after he failed to fulfill his signature job-creation promise and as he considers seeking a third term.
Read More
January 10, 2017

‘We are working and winning’: Scott Walker touts optimism for Trump administration in State of the State

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker painted a glowing picture of the state of Wisconsin under his governorship and signaled optimism for President-elect Donald Trump's administration in his seventh State of the State address on Tuesday.
Read More
January 5, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker takes actions on heroin addiction

Jason Stein Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wis. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) – Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called for a special legislative session
Read More
December 21, 2016

Walker says focus ‘almost 100 percent’ will be on workforce

Gov. Scott Walker says "almost 100 percent" of his focus next year is going to be on workforce issues.
Read More
December 21, 2016

Walker’s Wisconsin is an incredible state party success story

Our own Salena Zito wrote this week on the ascendancy of Wisconsin's Republican Party. It's a fascinating story, perhaps more than that of any other currently successful state party.
Read More
December 20, 2016

Scott Walker wants fewer federal rules from Trump

Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday called on President-elect Donald Trump to immediately clear federal barriers to Wisconsin GOP goals like drug testing public benefit recipients and keeping Syrian refugees out of the state.
Read More
December 15, 2016

Gov. Walker: Wisconsin’s future is bright

In an economic development speech Thursday morning, Gov. Scott Walker used dark sunglasses and a 1980s song to illustrate that he believes Wisconsin's future is bright.
Read More
December 14, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Announced $585,000 to Support Minority Owned Businesses

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Governor Scott Walker announced more than a half million dollars to support minority owned businesses.
Read More
December 14, 2016

Walker Touts Property Tax Savings On His Watch

Gov. Scott Walker has started touring the state to highlight property tax cuts under his administration.
Read More
November 17, 2016

Walker calls on Trump to rescind Obama executive orders

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is telling Facebook followers the first thing he wants Donald Trump to do as president is start rescinding President Barack Obama’s executive orders.
Read More
November 16, 2016

RGA Announces 2017 Leadership

The Republican Governors Association announced today that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was elected to serve as the RGA Chair for 2017.
Read More
November 13, 2016

Walker to take lead in keeping GOP governors in power

With the GOP poised for one-party control in Washington, Gov. Scott Walker has a new political mission: keeping Republicans in power in the states.
Read More
November 10, 2016

Gov. Walker honors veterans at Fort McCoy

By Erin O'Brien WEAU.com SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Veterans Day is Friday, but some people, including Governor Scott Walker, celebrated a
Read More
November 9, 2016

Wisconsin plays big role in electing Donald Trump, keeping Republicans in charge of Congress

Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States, with a surprise win in Wisconsin leading him to victory in Wednesday's early hours.
Read More
November 7, 2016

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Join Forces For Final Pre-Election Push

At about 9 a.m. Saturday, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson had just arrived at United Alloy, a steel fabrication company in Janesville. He took a short tour of the factory. Overall it was a run-of-the-mill campaign stop.
Read More
November 3, 2016

Gov. Scott Walker spends birthday promoting Republican values to UW students

Gov. Scott Walker spent his 49th birthday speaking to College Republicans Wednesday about the fundamental differences between Republicans and Democrats in light of the Nov. 8 elections.
Read More
November 2, 2016

Guest column: Standing up for Wisconsin’s dairy farmers, fair trade by Gov. Scott Walker

Canada is the top international trading partner with Wisconsin, a partnership that raises living standards on both sides of the border by promoting job creation and increasing markets for Wisconsin manufactured goods and agricultural commodities.
Read More
October 23, 2016

Gov. Walker makes campaign stop with Sen. Johnson in Green Bay

Gov. Scott Walker campaigned across the state on Sunday in an attempt to get U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) re-elected.
Read More
October 19, 2016

Walker Joining Johnson On Campaign Swing

Walker and Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Brad Courtney plan to campaign with Johnson across the state on Sunday, just a little over two weeks before Election Day.
Read More
October 19, 2016

Governor announces new manufacturing grants

Gov. Scott Walker visited NEW Plastics in Luxemburg to announce new grants for manufacturers. The Wisconsin Fast Forward grants are designed to train current and new workers with specific skills that are needed right now in the manufacturing field.
Read More
October 18, 2016

Printing, packaging company moving to Kenosha

A printing and packaging company with deep roots in Illinois and additional operations in Indiana has chosen Kenosha for expansion and the base of its future growth.
Read More
October 6, 2016

Walker Plan Helps With Student Debt Without Growing Government

Governor Scott Walker announced Tuesday expanded eligibility for joining the UW Credit Union. In addition to past or present students of the UW System, "any Wisconsin resident who is currently enrolled or has attended any accredited institution of higher education can do business with the UW Credit Union," according to the press release that accompanied the announcement.
Read More
September 29, 2016

Border wars continue – and Illinois isn’t winning

It’s little secret to commercial real estate pros who do business near the Illinois/Wisconsin border: There’s a war going on between the states to attract new industrial projects.
Read More
September 28, 2016

Gov. Walker touts expansion of student lending

Speaking at UW Credit Union's headquarters, the Republican governor said his administration is helping the Madison lender serve more borrowers who didn't go to a University of Wisconsin System campus.
Read More
September 19, 2016

Wisconsin’s attempt to tie food to jobs pays off

Wisconsin has announced that significant reforms of its statewide food benefits program have led to nearly 15,000 gaining meaningful employment, joining a national trend toward putting more food stamp recipients to work.
Read More
September 19, 2016

Kleefisch: Governor stands for small business

Did you know there are 2,300 jobs open right now – today – here in Outagamie County? And another 4,400 jobs in neighboring Brown and Winnebago counties?
Read More
September 16, 2016

Scott Walker: Transportation budget strengthens state’s infrastructure

It is important to maintain Wisconsin’s transportation infrastructure. Good roads and bridges are crucial for Wisconsin’s economy, businesses and citizens. Recently, the Department of Transportation provided its 2017-’19 budget proposal, which outlines the transportation priorities for our state for the next two years.
Read More
September 7, 2016

Our Views: Act 10’s big winner: taxpayers

Protesters descending on the Capitol five years ago in a desperate bid to stop Act 10’s passage were right about one thing: They had a lot to lose. But as a growing body of evidence suggests, their loss has been the taxpayers’ gain—possibly to the tune of billions of dollars.
Read More
September 7, 2016

Gov. Walker Announces “Back to School” Sales Tax Holiday

Governor Scott Walker will visit Shopko Stores Operating Corporation in Green Bay, as well as Kohl's in Menomonee Falls today to announce the inclusion of a "Back to School" sales tax holiday in his 2017-19 biennial budget.
Read More
September 4, 2016

Fiorina, Rubio, Walker address AFP ‘Dream’ summit

Three of the 16 Republican presidential candidates that didn’t make the GOP nomination cut made a big impression Saturday on the 2,000-plus conservative activists gathered at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.
Read More
August 30, 2016

Walker emphasizes importance of tourism

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Monday that the state’s rapid response to dealing with flood damage caused by torrential rainstorms last July was in part a recognition of the crucial role tourism plays in the state’s economy.
Read More
August 23, 2016

Gov. Walker touts college affordability plans in Appleton

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Fox Valley Technical College Tuesday to discuss his proposals to make college more affordable, particularly for students in tech schools.
Read More
August 22, 2016

Governor visits Kenosha’s Kenall Manufacturing

Governor Scott Walker visited Kenall Manufacturing Monday, touting a surplus lowering the unemployment insurance tax for Wisconsin employers.
Read More
August 22, 2016

Walker visits Milton

Governor Scott Walker met with 31 people from Milton and surrounding communities, including State Senator Steve Nass, at Milton City Hall on Friday for his 57th “Listening Session,” part of his “2020 Vision Project.”
Read More
August 18, 2016

Wisconsin adds 5,000 jobs in July

Wisconsin added 5,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained at a 15 year low. The unemployment rate of 4.2% remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.9% percent.
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August 17, 2016

New cranberry processing facility opens near Warrens

A $20 million cranberry processing facility has opened near Warrens. Local and state officials, including Gov. Scott Walker, were on hand for Cranberry Growers Cooperative’s ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, where they celebrated its impact to independent growers and Wisconsin’s economy.
Read More
August 12, 2016

Gov. Walker Speaks at Amerequip in Kiel

“We are thrilled to be a part of this because we know you have a good track record already,” Walker said of the efforts of the state and the Wisconsin Economic Development Council in working with Amerequip.
Read More
August 1, 2016

Walker tells agencies he wants to continue UW tuition freeze

Gov. Scott Walker is telling state agencies he plans to extend the University of Wisconsin tuition freeze in the next two-year state budget he will introduce in early 2017.
Read More
July 29, 2016

Governor Walker breaks ground for Kewaunee harbor project

Gov. Scott Walker Friday joined a group of local dignitaries to break ground for the Kewaunee Harbor project, which he said will bring new economic development and tourism to the city.
Read More
July 22, 2016

Gov. Walker helps open Artist Lofts, talks RNC

Gov. Scott Walker joined local and state leaders Friday in marking the transformation of a former downtown factory into a loft-style apartment complex and art gallery.
Read More
July 21, 2016

Wisconsin adds over 49,000 private sector jobs

According to the Department of Workforce Development, 49,900 jobs have been added to the private sector since June of 2015. Over 10,000 jobs were added alone in June of 2016.
Read More
July 20, 2016

Gov. Walker to RNC: ‘America deserves better!’

Back in Cleveland Wednesday night, 11 months after the first Republican presidential debate in the same city, Gov. Scott Walker's Republican National Convention speech centered around his belief that America deserves better than Hillary Clinton.
Read More
July 20, 2016

Scott Walker in Cleveland: ‘America deserves better’ than Hillary Clinton

America deserves better than Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told attendees of the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
Read More
July 19, 2016

Governor Walker Leads Efforts to Aid Wisconsin Flood Recovery

The following is from a press release from Governor Walker's office and his efforts to aid recovery in the northern parts of Wisconsin that experienced severe flood damage
Read More
June 16, 2016

Wisconsin unemployment rate drops again, to 4.2%

Wisconsin's unemployment rate fell again last month, dropping to its lowest point in 15 years, the State Department of Workforce Development said Thursday.
Read More
June 16, 2016

Metro Milwaukee has strong hiring outlook, ManpowerGroup survey shows

By Rick Romell Journal Sentinel With another strong showing in the long-running Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, metropolitan Milwaukee continues to be a
Read More
June 2, 2016

Record crowd turns out to honor fallen

By Jake Kurtz DeForest Times-Tribune 6/2/2016 A record crowd occupied the lawn at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown DeForest Monday to witness history
Read More
June 1, 2016

Chicago Fed: Wisconsin’s April economic activity tops region

By Arthur Thomas BizTimes.com 6/1/2016 Wisconsin’s economic activity increased in April, landing it in the top spot among the five Midwest states covered
Read More
May 17, 2016

Wisconsin taxpayers have lighter debt load, report says

Madison— Thanks in great part to a fully funded pension system, Wisconsin taxpayers bear a lighter debt load than almost any other state in the country, according to one of the most comprehensive reports of its kind.
Read More
May 8, 2016

The Wisconsin Comeback continues

"Job reports point to stronger economy." This was the headline on the front page of a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel edition, and it is certainly good news for Wisconsin. Let's take a look at the latest facts from the March jobs report:
Read More
April 25, 2016

Latest jobs numbers depict a tightening labor market

Wisconsin added more jobs over the past 12 months than it has in a dozen years, according to the latest numbers compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released by the state Department of Workforce Development. The state unemployment rate in March fell to 4.5%, below the national average by 0.5%.
Read More
April 16, 2016

Wisconsin added an estimated 13,000 jobs in March

Private sector job growth saw big gains in Wisconsin during the first quarter of the year, the state Department of Workforce Development said Thursday.
Read More
April 6, 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker benefits from Cruz victory

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has his mojo back, and he's got Ted Cruz and Donald Trump to thank for it.
Read More
April 4, 2016

Scott Walker’s second act

Scott Walker scrapped his presidential campaign more than six months ago, with more than $1 million in debt to his name but not a single delegate. But since his campaign died, Walker has quietly taken steps that keep his future presidential options very much alive.
Read More

LATEST NEWS


February 9, 2017

Gov. Walker’s school budget plan supports anti-bullying program

One small part of Gov. Scott Walker's budget investment in public schools could make a big impact on our children's well being.
Read More
February 8, 2017

Walker promises lower property taxes

Gov. Scott Walker says his state budget will keep property taxes lower on the average home in 2018 that they were in 2010. Walker released excerpts of his speech Wednesday on Twitter before he was to deliver his budget to the Legislature.
Read More
February 8, 2017

Gov. Walker announces $76 billion two-year budget

Spending would increase under the $76 billion, two-year budget by 1 percent in the first year and 3.2 percent in the second. The budget would end with an $82.7 million balance.
Read More
February 1, 2017

Taking Act 10 national? Gov. Walker says Trump administration is interested

Gov. Scott Walker says President Donald Trump's administration is interested in taking Wisconsin Act 10, the law that ended most collective bargaining rights for many public sector workers, national.
Read More
February 1, 2017

Walker: Bad estimate for road costs no reason to raise taxes

Gov. Scott Walker says he remains opposed to increasing the gas tax despite an audit last week that showed major highway projects in Wisconsin have cost more than initially estimated over the past decade.
Read More
January 18, 2017

Wisconsin tax collections forecast to be $454 million higher

Wisconsin’s state budget got a burst of good news Wednesday with news that tax collections will be nearly half a billion dollars more than estimated two months ago.
Read More
January 10, 2017

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Workforce development now state’s top job

Gov. Scott Walker declared in his seventh State of the State address Tuesday that workforce development will be his top priority going forward, a shift that comes after he failed to fulfill his signature job-creation promise and as he considers seeking a third term.
Read More
January 10, 2017

‘We are working and winning’: Scott Walker touts optimism for Trump administration in State of the State

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker painted a glowing picture of the state of Wisconsin under his governorship and signaled optimism for President-elect Donald Trump's administration in his seventh State of the State address on Tuesday.
Read More
January 5, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker takes actions on heroin addiction

Jason Stein Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wis. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) – Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called for a special legislative session
Read More
December 21, 2016

Walker says focus ‘almost 100 percent’ will be on workforce

Gov. Scott Walker says "almost 100 percent" of his focus next year is going to be on workforce issues.
Read More
December 21, 2016

Walker’s Wisconsin is an incredible state party success story

Our own Salena Zito wrote this week on the ascendancy of Wisconsin's Republican Party. It's a fascinating story, perhaps more than that of any other currently successful state party.
Read More
December 20, 2016

Scott Walker wants fewer federal rules from Trump

Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday called on President-elect Donald Trump to immediately clear federal barriers to Wisconsin GOP goals like drug testing public benefit recipients and keeping Syrian refugees out of the state.
Read More
December 15, 2016

Gov. Walker: Wisconsin’s future is bright

In an economic development speech Thursday morning, Gov. Scott Walker used dark sunglasses and a 1980s song to illustrate that he believes Wisconsin's future is bright.
Read More
December 14, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Announced $585,000 to Support Minority Owned Businesses

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Governor Scott Walker announced more than a half million dollars to support minority owned businesses.
Read More
December 14, 2016

Walker Touts Property Tax Savings On His Watch

Gov. Scott Walker has started touring the state to highlight property tax cuts under his administration.
Read More
November 17, 2016

Walker calls on Trump to rescind Obama executive orders

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is telling Facebook followers the first thing he wants Donald Trump to do as president is start rescinding President Barack Obama’s executive orders.
Read More
November 16, 2016

RGA Announces 2017 Leadership

The Republican Governors Association announced today that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was elected to serve as the RGA Chair for 2017.
Read More
November 13, 2016

Walker to take lead in keeping GOP governors in power

With the GOP poised for one-party control in Washington, Gov. Scott Walker has a new political mission: keeping Republicans in power in the states.
Read More
November 10, 2016

Gov. Walker honors veterans at Fort McCoy

By Erin O'Brien WEAU.com SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Veterans Day is Friday, but some people, including Governor Scott Walker, celebrated a
Read More
November 9, 2016

Wisconsin plays big role in electing Donald Trump, keeping Republicans in charge of Congress

Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States, with a surprise win in Wisconsin leading him to victory in Wednesday's early hours.
Read More
November 7, 2016

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Join Forces For Final Pre-Election Push

At about 9 a.m. Saturday, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson had just arrived at United Alloy, a steel fabrication company in Janesville. He took a short tour of the factory. Overall it was a run-of-the-mill campaign stop.
Read More
November 3, 2016

Gov. Scott Walker spends birthday promoting Republican values to UW students

Gov. Scott Walker spent his 49th birthday speaking to College Republicans Wednesday about the fundamental differences between Republicans and Democrats in light of the Nov. 8 elections.
Read More
November 2, 2016

Guest column: Standing up for Wisconsin’s dairy farmers, fair trade by Gov. Scott Walker

Canada is the top international trading partner with Wisconsin, a partnership that raises living standards on both sides of the border by promoting job creation and increasing markets for Wisconsin manufactured goods and agricultural commodities.
Read More
October 23, 2016

Gov. Walker makes campaign stop with Sen. Johnson in Green Bay

Gov. Scott Walker campaigned across the state on Sunday in an attempt to get U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) re-elected.
Read More
October 19, 2016

Walker Joining Johnson On Campaign Swing

Walker and Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Brad Courtney plan to campaign with Johnson across the state on Sunday, just a little over two weeks before Election Day.
Read More
October 19, 2016

Governor announces new manufacturing grants

Gov. Scott Walker visited NEW Plastics in Luxemburg to announce new grants for manufacturers. The Wisconsin Fast Forward grants are designed to train current and new workers with specific skills that are needed right now in the manufacturing field.
Read More
October 18, 2016

Printing, packaging company moving to Kenosha

A printing and packaging company with deep roots in Illinois and additional operations in Indiana has chosen Kenosha for expansion and the base of its future growth.
Read More
October 6, 2016

Walker Plan Helps With Student Debt Without Growing Government

Governor Scott Walker announced Tuesday expanded eligibility for joining the UW Credit Union. In addition to past or present students of the UW System, "any Wisconsin resident who is currently enrolled or has attended any accredited institution of higher education can do business with the UW Credit Union," according to the press release that accompanied the announcement.
Read More
September 29, 2016

Border wars continue – and Illinois isn’t winning

It’s little secret to commercial real estate pros who do business near the Illinois/Wisconsin border: There’s a war going on between the states to attract new industrial projects.
Read More
September 28, 2016

Gov. Walker touts expansion of student lending

Speaking at UW Credit Union's headquarters, the Republican governor said his administration is helping the Madison lender serve more borrowers who didn't go to a University of Wisconsin System campus.
Read More
September 19, 2016

Wisconsin’s attempt to tie food to jobs pays off

Wisconsin has announced that significant reforms of its statewide food benefits program have led to nearly 15,000 gaining meaningful employment, joining a national trend toward putting more food stamp recipients to work.
Read More
September 19, 2016

Kleefisch: Governor stands for small business

Did you know there are 2,300 jobs open right now – today – here in Outagamie County? And another 4,400 jobs in neighboring Brown and Winnebago counties?
Read More
September 16, 2016

Scott Walker: Transportation budget strengthens state’s infrastructure

It is important to maintain Wisconsin’s transportation infrastructure. Good roads and bridges are crucial for Wisconsin’s economy, businesses and citizens. Recently, the Department of Transportation provided its 2017-’19 budget proposal, which outlines the transportation priorities for our state for the next two years.
Read More
September 7, 2016

Our Views: Act 10’s big winner: taxpayers

Protesters descending on the Capitol five years ago in a desperate bid to stop Act 10’s passage were right about one thing: They had a lot to lose. But as a growing body of evidence suggests, their loss has been the taxpayers’ gain—possibly to the tune of billions of dollars.
Read More
September 7, 2016

Gov. Walker Announces “Back to School” Sales Tax Holiday

Governor Scott Walker will visit Shopko Stores Operating Corporation in Green Bay, as well as Kohl's in Menomonee Falls today to announce the inclusion of a "Back to School" sales tax holiday in his 2017-19 biennial budget.
Read More
September 4, 2016

Fiorina, Rubio, Walker address AFP ‘Dream’ summit

Three of the 16 Republican presidential candidates that didn’t make the GOP nomination cut made a big impression Saturday on the 2,000-plus conservative activists gathered at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.
Read More
August 30, 2016

Walker emphasizes importance of tourism

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Monday that the state’s rapid response to dealing with flood damage caused by torrential rainstorms last July was in part a recognition of the crucial role tourism plays in the state’s economy.
Read More
August 23, 2016

Gov. Walker touts college affordability plans in Appleton

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Fox Valley Technical College Tuesday to discuss his proposals to make college more affordable, particularly for students in tech schools.
Read More
August 22, 2016

Governor visits Kenosha’s Kenall Manufacturing

Governor Scott Walker visited Kenall Manufacturing Monday, touting a surplus lowering the unemployment insurance tax for Wisconsin employers.
Read More
August 22, 2016

Walker visits Milton

Governor Scott Walker met with 31 people from Milton and surrounding communities, including State Senator Steve Nass, at Milton City Hall on Friday for his 57th “Listening Session,” part of his “2020 Vision Project.”
Read More
August 18, 2016

Wisconsin adds 5,000 jobs in July

Wisconsin added 5,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained at a 15 year low. The unemployment rate of 4.2% remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.9% percent.
Read More
August 17, 2016

New cranberry processing facility opens near Warrens

A $20 million cranberry processing facility has opened near Warrens. Local and state officials, including Gov. Scott Walker, were on hand for Cranberry Growers Cooperative’s ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, where they celebrated its impact to independent growers and Wisconsin’s economy.
Read More
August 12, 2016

Gov. Walker Speaks at Amerequip in Kiel

“We are thrilled to be a part of this because we know you have a good track record already,” Walker said of the efforts of the state and the Wisconsin Economic Development Council in working with Amerequip.
Read More
August 1, 2016

Walker tells agencies he wants to continue UW tuition freeze

Gov. Scott Walker is telling state agencies he plans to extend the University of Wisconsin tuition freeze in the next two-year state budget he will introduce in early 2017.
Read More
July 29, 2016

Governor Walker breaks ground for Kewaunee harbor project

Gov. Scott Walker Friday joined a group of local dignitaries to break ground for the Kewaunee Harbor project, which he said will bring new economic development and tourism to the city.
Read More
July 22, 2016

Gov. Walker helps open Artist Lofts, talks RNC

Gov. Scott Walker joined local and state leaders Friday in marking the transformation of a former downtown factory into a loft-style apartment complex and art gallery.
Read More
July 21, 2016

Wisconsin adds over 49,000 private sector jobs

According to the Department of Workforce Development, 49,900 jobs have been added to the private sector since June of 2015. Over 10,000 jobs were added alone in June of 2016.
Read More
July 20, 2016

Gov. Walker to RNC: ‘America deserves better!’

Back in Cleveland Wednesday night, 11 months after the first Republican presidential debate in the same city, Gov. Scott Walker's Republican National Convention speech centered around his belief that America deserves better than Hillary Clinton.
Read More
July 20, 2016

Scott Walker in Cleveland: ‘America deserves better’ than Hillary Clinton

America deserves better than Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told attendees of the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
Read More
July 19, 2016

Governor Walker Leads Efforts to Aid Wisconsin Flood Recovery

The following is from a press release from Governor Walker's office and his efforts to aid recovery in the northern parts of Wisconsin that experienced severe flood damage
Read More
June 16, 2016

Wisconsin unemployment rate drops again, to 4.2%

Wisconsin's unemployment rate fell again last month, dropping to its lowest point in 15 years, the State Department of Workforce Development said Thursday.
Read More
June 16, 2016

Metro Milwaukee has strong hiring outlook, ManpowerGroup survey shows

By Rick Romell Journal Sentinel With another strong showing in the long-running Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, metropolitan Milwaukee continues to be a
Read More
June 2, 2016

Record crowd turns out to honor fallen

By Jake Kurtz DeForest Times-Tribune 6/2/2016 A record crowd occupied the lawn at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown DeForest Monday to witness history
Read More
June 1, 2016

Chicago Fed: Wisconsin’s April economic activity tops region

By Arthur Thomas BizTimes.com 6/1/2016 Wisconsin’s economic activity increased in April, landing it in the top spot among the five Midwest states covered
Read More
May 17, 2016

Wisconsin taxpayers have lighter debt load, report says

Madison— Thanks in great part to a fully funded pension system, Wisconsin taxpayers bear a lighter debt load than almost any other state in the country, according to one of the most comprehensive reports of its kind.
Read More
May 8, 2016

The Wisconsin Comeback continues

"Job reports point to stronger economy." This was the headline on the front page of a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel edition, and it is certainly good news for Wisconsin. Let's take a look at the latest facts from the March jobs report:
Read More
April 25, 2016

Latest jobs numbers depict a tightening labor market

Wisconsin added more jobs over the past 12 months than it has in a dozen years, according to the latest numbers compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released by the state Department of Workforce Development. The state unemployment rate in March fell to 4.5%, below the national average by 0.5%.
Read More
April 16, 2016

Wisconsin added an estimated 13,000 jobs in March

Private sector job growth saw big gains in Wisconsin during the first quarter of the year, the state Department of Workforce Development said Thursday.
Read More
April 6, 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker benefits from Cruz victory

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has his mojo back, and he's got Ted Cruz and Donald Trump to thank for it.
Read More
April 4, 2016

Scott Walker’s second act

Scott Walker scrapped his presidential campaign more than six months ago, with more than $1 million in debt to his name but not a single delegate. But since his campaign died, Walker has quietly taken steps that keep his future presidential options very much alive.
Read More

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