Wis. Sen. Votes On Planned Parenthood Funding, Strip Searches, SwitchbladesThe state Senate is set to vote on a pair of bills that would strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding and raise the organization's Medicaid expenses. One bill would require the state to apply for $3.5 million in federal Title X grant money, which currently all goes to Planned Parenthood.
Wis. Gov. Walker Preps 6th 'State Of The State'Gov. Scott Walker is expected to focus, in part, on education and job training when he delivers his sixth State of the State address. The governor has said a portion of the annual speech Tuesday night to a joint session of the Legislature will focus on getting people, even teens, trained for jobs.
Gov. Walker: Martin Luther King's Legacy Encourages Focus On LoveWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy encourages people to focus on love instead of hate.
Wis. Gov. Walker Asks AG To Challenge Obama's Gun PlanGov. Scott Walker is asking Wisconsin's attorney general to challenge President Barack Obama's gun control plan. Walker said in a statement Wednesday that he believes Obama overstepped his authority when he announced an executive action to expand mandatory background checks to gun shows, flea markets and online sales.
So Far, Gov. Walker Fails To Bag A BuckWalker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said he hunted on Sunday and Monday. He tweeted Sunday that he was "looking for a buck" in Vilas County and posted a picture of snow-covered woods. He tweeted again Monday that he was "back at it," with another picture of snow-dusted trees. Later Monday he tweeted that it was snowing but his view was amazing and included another picture of the woods.
New Gov. Walker Commission Focuses On Gov't EfficiencyA new bipartisan commission created by Gov. Scott Walker to make government more efficient is meeting for the first time. Walker created the commission on government reform, efficiency and performance by executive order earlier this week.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs 'John Doe' Investigation-Ending BillGov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that does away with secret John Doe investigations into political misconduct. Walker signed the bill Friday.
Gov. Walker, Staff Reportedly Used Private Emails For StrategyEmails obtained by a news station in Madison show that Gov. Scott Walker and his top advisers used private email accounts to send hundreds of messages early in the Republican's term in 2011.
Walker Sees Lowest Approval Rating Ever After Exiting RaceGov. Scott Walker's approval rating reached the lowest of his time in office after he exited the presidential race last week, a new poll released Wednesday showed. Walker's approval rating was 37 percent, down from the previous record worst 39 percent in August, according to the Marquette University Law School poll.
Walker: Exiting Race Allows Him To Help Ron JohnsonWith his run for the White House behind him, Gov. Scott Walker says he will now be free to campaign aggressively to help fellow Republican Ron Johnson win re-election to the U.S. Senate in a rematch against Democrat Russ Feingold.
Scott Walker Not Endorsing After Leaving Presidential RaceScott Walker doesn't want to endorse any of his fellow Republicans who remain in the race for president just yet. Walker on Friday that he may endorse a GOP candidate for president but his focus right now is on his job as governor.
Sources: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker To Bow Out Of Presidential RaceAfter a rough showing in a recent debate and dropping poll numbers, Gov. Scott Walker is placing his 2016 bid for the White House on hold.