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Wisconsin 2016 job gain smallest in 6 years

MADISON — A new report shows Wisconsin added the fewest jobs in 2016 of Gov. Scott Walker’s six years in office.

The data released Friday from the U.S. 87 more words


Gov. Scott Walker defends plan to end state property tax

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker is defending provisions in the state budget that would end the state’s portion of the property tax.

Walker said during an interview the “Jerry Bader Show on WTAQ radio in Green Bay on Friday that critics have ripped the idea because it would permanently erase a state revenue source. 78 more words


Gov. Walker's Welfare Changes Approved By Wis. Lawmakers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Changes to Wisconsin’s welfare programs proposed by Gov. Scott Walker that won approval by the Legislature’s budget-writing committee on Thursday include: 499 more words


Wis. Could Be First State To Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model. 614 more words


Murfreesboro radio host opens up on passion for helping those in need

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – He’s the voice of the Good Neighbor Station in Murfreesboro, but when he’s not behind the microphone, Scott Walker is an advocate for an overlooked segment of Rutherford County. 442 more words


Gov. Scott Walker signs bill allowing minors at music festivals

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that makes clear that unaccompanied minors can attend music festivals where alcohol is being served.

Walker signed the bill Wednesday. 151 more words


Budget panel to consider UW tuition cut, performance funding

MADISON — University of Wisconsin System students would save hundreds of dollars on tuition and campuses would have to compete for additional state funding under provisions in Gov. 667 more words