Gov. Scott Walker
Gov. Scott Walker says policies enacted since he took office last year have saved the state more than $1 billion.
The state Department of Public Instruction is reporting that the number of teachers and other staff working in Wisconsin schools dropped 2.3 percent this school year.
First-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s looking forward to making his argument on why he should keep his job.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann blasted Gov. Mark Dayton’s March 15 deadline for a Stillwater bridge bill on Wednesday. Bachmann called Dayton’s deadline “crazy,” and said it puts the project in jeopardy.
Supporters of a push to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office are prepared to declare victory in their effort to force the Republican into a recall election.
Organizers of the effort to recall Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office they have collected 300,000 signatures, more than half of what is needed to force an election.
Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is already campaigning to keep his job even though he may not face a recall vote until next summer.
The effort to recall Wisconsin’s controversial Republican governor is expected to begin Tuesday, although his opponents have yet to come up with a candidate to replace him.
Democrats and union officials encouraged by voters’ rejection Tuesday of an anti-union law in Ohio hope to channel that momentum and money into the next big fight — the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Gov. Scott Walker is calling the tree decorated with ornaments and adorned with a star at the top in the center of Wisconsin’s Capitol Rotunda a Christmas tree, not a holiday tree.
A group calling itself the Redneck Party is planning to protest a speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
A state parole agent says his daily horn honking outside Gov. Scott Walker’s house in Wauwatosa is a matter of free speech.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be delivering a keynote speech in October at a Republican leadership conference in Minnesota.
The Wisconsin Democratic Party is standing by its plan to force a recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker despite losing four of six recalls targeting GOP state senators.
Republicans held onto control of the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday, beating back four Democratic challengers in a recall election despite an intense political backlash against GOP support for Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to curb public employees’ union rights.
Wisconsin has settled an old tax-reciprocity debt owed to Minnesota.
Gov. Scott Walker is backing away from his proposal to eliminate mandatory recycling after some key GOP lawmakers said his plan went too far.
A Wisconsin judge has ruled that there should be no further implementation of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights for public workers.
Gov. Scott Walker ran into protesters at a stop in Hudson Tuesday, while touring the state to say the new law is a “progressive” and “innovative change.”
For years union membership has been on the decline. In the mid 1940s 36 percent of American workers were union members. In 2007 the figure was just over 12 percent.
The Wisconsin Senate succeeded in voting Wednesday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, after Republicans discovered a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats and approve an explosive proposal that has rocked the state and unions nationwide.
A Wisconsin judge says he will order about 100 pro-union protesters to leave the state Capitol Thursday night.
The occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol by protesters fighting efforts to strip public workers of union bargaining rights carried on Sunday after police decided not to forcibly remove demonstrators and end a nearly two-week-long sit-in.
On a prank call that quickly spread across the Internet, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was duped into discussing his strategy to cripple public employee unions, promising never to give in and joking that he would use a baseball bat in his office to go after political opponents.
Democrats kept the Wisconsin Assembly up overnight with a droning filibuster in another desperate attempt to block the Republican governor’s bold plan to strip public sector workers of nearly all of their bargaining rights.