A representative for the family of a 19-year-old biracial man shot and killed by a white Madison police officer says Gov. Scott Walker promised to call the man’s mother to help console her.
On Friday, Wisconsin became the 25th state to pass a right-to-work bill. Lawmakers in the state assembly fiercely debated the bill for more than 20 hours into the early morning. The bill finally passed around 9 a.m.
A Minnesota Republican lawmaker is getting in the middle of Wisconsin’s “right-to-work” debate. Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he’ll sign the bill when it reaches his desk, which would make union membership voluntary.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hasn’t officially announced that he’s running for president, but he continues to send strong signals that a candidacy is inevitable.
The Wisconsin Senate is set to dive into what could be a fierce debate on a Republican right-to-work bill after an evening of bitter protests over the legislation at the state Capitol.
Gov. Scott Walker’s administration says nearly 27,500 private-sector jobs have been added in Wisconsin over the 12-month period that ended in September.
The fight over union rights returns to Wisconsin this week, four years after a debate that sparked massive protests and catapulted Gov. Scott Walker onto the national political stage, setting up his likely presidential run.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened an office in Iowa, the first of the potential 2016 presidential candidates to take such a step. Walker spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski confirmed Tuesday that Walker’s tax-exempt fundraising group, Our American Revival, has leased the space in a suburb of Des Moines.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to London for a trade mission that comes on the heels of a similar trip last week by another potential Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Wisconsin’s older residents say Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to cut funding for the SeniorCare drug program could leave them struggling to make ends meet.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he sees gaps in the potential field of Republican presidential candidates in 2016.
The punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop playing one of their songs, saying on Twitter that “We literally hate you.”
Republican Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by his exploration of a presidential run, top Wisconsin Democrats complained Monday, noting that he’s speaking at political events in Iowa and California this month when they say he should be focused on solving the state’s $2.2 billion budget shortfall.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s praying over whether to run for president in 2016 as he hires a senior adviser, plans a trip to Iowa in a couple weeks and expects to form an organization to raise and spend money on the exploratory effort.
Looking up a woman’s skirt would be a felony under a Republican-sponsored bill that’s one of the first introduced this year in the Wisconsin Legislature.
Wisconsin’s top story in 2014 was a historic one, as the state joined the ranks of those that allow gay marriage. But plenty of other headlines are worth remembering from the year that was, including Gov. Scott Walker demonstrating his resilience by winning his third election in four years, the theft of a 300-year-old violin and the disturbing case of the Slender Man stabbing.
Nearly 70,000 pages of emails and attachments collected during the first John Doe investigation into former aides and associates of Gov. Scott Walker during his time as Milwaukee County executive are being released.
Wisconsin would join five other states that impose special fees on electric and hybrid vehicles if the proposed $50 annual charge put forward by the Department of Transportation becomes law.
Gov. Scott Walker wants to move quickly in passing his second term agenda through a Legislature controlled by Republicans who tightened their grip on the majority with wins in the midterm election.
Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker won a hard fought election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke Tuesday, overcoming fierce opposition from unions and other liberal groups for his third victory in four years and cementing his position as a possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hoped to win his third election in four years Tuesday after a hard-fought campaign with Democratic businesswoman Mary Burke — a victory that could lead him to set his sights even higher by running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Fears that a Packers-tainted beam would end up in the new Vikings stadium have been alleviated, according to the construction firm working on the project. Over the weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker reportedly wrote “Go Packers” on a steel beam at a Wisconsin shop that’s helping build the new $1 billion stadium.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker might have committed a political version of football’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on a piece of material that will be part of the Minnesota Vikings new $1 billion stadium. Walker says he wrote a little message on one of the beams to be used in the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis.