Governor Scott Walker Issues Executive Order Barring State Agencies from Developing 111(d) Plan
“Clearly, this rule exceeds the President’s authority and would place an undue burden on the Wisconsin ratepayers and manufacturers”
Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker issued Executive Order #186 as part of his continuing efforts to protect Wisconsin taxpayers from potentially devastating impact of the overreaching federal rule imposed by the Obama Administration. Last week, a stay was granted for the 111(d) Rule by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Executive Order issued today prohibits state agencies, departments, boards, commissions, or any of their agents from developing or promoting the development of a state plan to comply with the 111(d) Rule until the expiration of the stay issued by the U.S. Supreme Court.
“Clearly, this rule exceeds the President’s authority and would place an undue burden on the Wisconsin ratepayers and manufacturers,” Governor Walker said. “The stay granted last week by the Supreme Court validates our concerns about this rule. The Executive Order we issued today protects our taxpayers from an unnecessary cost of up to $13 billion as we continue to act in the best interests of Wisconsin citizens.”
A copy of Governor Walker’s Executive Order is attached.
Press Releases by Scott Walker
Proposed legislation invests an additional estimated $35.5 million in broadband expansion efforts over the next three years
Losses due to freezing temperatures in May 2016
Governor Scott Walker Joins Wisconsin Tourism Industry in Support of 6th Annual “Big Bundle Up” CampaignNov 18th, 2016 by Scott Walker
The statewide charity initiative encourages people to donate new or gently used gloves, hats, scarves, coats, and other warm winter gear for those in need.
Announces $10 million investment in rural economic development