Governor Scott Walker Statement on EPA’s Final Rule
"Yet again, President Obama is taking unilateral action and overstepping the limits of his authority to pursue a political agenda."
Yet again, President Obama is taking unilateral action and overstepping the limits of his authority to pursue a political agenda. The Obama Administration ignored the significant, overriding issues that will increase costs for Wisconsin ratepayers by up to $13 billion, unnecessarily harming families and killing manufacturing jobs.
We will examine the final plan in detail, but clearly Wisconsin’s extensive, constructive comments to the EPA have fallen on deaf ears in Washington.
Wisconsin has taken every opportunity to express that the Obama Administration is not only exceeding its authority by issuing the EPA’s final rule, but is pursuing the least efficient way to make environmental gains.
Today, I am asking the Attorney General to take immediate action to protect Wisconsin ratepayers and workers from the devastating impacts of the Obama Administration’s actions.
In addition, I am directing the Department of Natural Resources to work with the Public Service Commission to evaluate the financial impact of the final rule.
Press Releases by Gov. Scott Walker
"We look forward to the leadership of Mike and Bob and thank them for their willingness to serve in this capacity."
"It will add jobs, capacity, and ensure our nation is making sound choices to protect our energy security."
Governor Walker Highlights K-12 Education Investments During Visit To Bradley Technology High School in MilwaukeeMar 24th, 2017 by Gov. Scott Walker
Milwaukee Public Schools is estimated to receive approximately $1.32 billion in funding from the state under Governor Walker’s biennial budget
Governor Walker Issues Statement on the Tragic Death of Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz and Orders Flags to Half-StaffMar 23rd, 2017 by Gov. Scott Walker
"On behalf of the State of Wisconsin, I am lowering the flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Mr. Zyszkiewicz."
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