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Walker Says He Wouldn’t End Same-Day Registration In Wis.

Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that the cost of eliminating same-day voter registration convinced him to oppose repealing the law, even though he previously said he would sign a bill to do that.

12/12/2012

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Governors Ask Obama For Flexibility In Fiscal Cliff Deal

A bipartisan group of governors says they sought assurances from President Barack Obama that any cuts in spending to address the looming “fiscal cliff” would not shift the financial burden onto states.

12/04/2012

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Wis. Gov’s Former Aide Pleads In Theft Case

One of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s close associates pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing thousands of dollars from a nonprofit group he ran.

11/29/2012

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Walker Says He’s Not Ruling Out Toll Roads In Wis.

Gov. Scott Walker says he’s reluctant to implement toll roads to help pay for the state’s transportation projects but he’s not ruling them out as he crafts the next state budget.

11/28/2012

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Walker Says He Wants To End Same-Day Registration In Wis.

Gov. Scott Walker says he would sign a bill that ends same-day voter registration in Wisconsin, but he won’t make doing away with it a priority.

11/26/2012

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Obama’s Win Forces Walker’s Hand On Health Care

President Barack Obama’s re-election is forcing the hand of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who had stopped all efforts to implement the federal health care reform law in the hopes that Republicans would take over in Washington.

11/07/2012

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Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.3 Percent

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate has dropped to 7.3 percent for September.

10/18/2012

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Confusion In Wake Of Wisconsin Union Ruling

Wisconsin school and government employee unions on Monday were considering whether to seek new contract talks after a state court threw out a new law that restricts public workers’ collective bargaining rights.

09/17/2012

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Wis. Gov. Walker Vs. Union: What’s Next?

Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker was in St. Paul Sunday night for a midwest governor’s conference to promote foreign investment, and couldn’t hide from questions about a judge’s decision striking down his law that took away collective bargaining rights of unions.

09/16/2012

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Wis. Gov. Ends 4-Day October Hunt In CWD Zone

Gov. Scott Walker has ended the four-day October gun antlerless deer hunt in Wisconsin’s chronic wasting disease zone.

08/24/2012

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Scott Walker Angers Temperance Union By Serving Beer

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker can’t avoid union troubles, even when he’s trying to be bipartisan.

06/12/2012

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Wis. Governor Uses Brats, Beer To Bridge Divide

Nothing brings people together in Wisconsin like the promise of beer and brats.

06/11/2012

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Total Spending On Recall Races Tops $125 Million

Total spending on 15 recall races, including the one targeting Gov. Scott Walker, will easily top $125 million.

06/07/2012

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Romney: Voters Backed Conservative Values In Wis.

Mitt Romney says the failed attempt to recall Wisconsin’s Republican governor should embolden conservatives. He also says it could offer his presidential campaign a dose of hope come November.

06/06/2012

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Analysts See Broad Implications In Walker’s Win

After more than a year of fighting, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived Tuesday’s recall vote, winning 53 to 46 percent over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

06/06/2012

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