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Back in the News: Walker’s New Job Will Pay Plenty
Back in the News

Walker’s New Job Will Pay Plenty

National group he will run has lots of money. But Walker won’t be able to run for office.

The State of Politics: Evers Appoints Record Number of Women
The State of Politics

Evers Appoints Record Number of Women

For first time in history, majority of governor’s advisors are women.

Governor Walker Releases Statement Following the Passing of Former President George H. W. Bush
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Governor Walker Releases Statement Following the Passing of Former President George H. W. Bush

"So sorry to hear of the death of President George Herbert Walker Bush."

Governor and First Lady Will Kick Off the Holiday Season by Lighting the Christmas Tree at the Wisconsin Executive Residence on Sunday
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Governor and First Lady Will Kick Off the Holiday Season by Lighting the Christmas Tree at the Wisconsin Executive Residence on Sunday

"There is no better way to celebrate the start of the holiday season than to spend it with your family and friends."

Plenty of Horne: Will Painting Return to Governor’s Mansion?
Plenty of Horne

Will Painting Return to Governor’s Mansion?

Painting of urban children commissioned for state mansion was removed by Walker.

Florists from Across Wisconsin Decorate the Wisconsin Executive Residence for the 2018 Holiday Season
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Florists from Across Wisconsin Decorate the Wisconsin Executive Residence for the 2018 Holiday Season

Throughout the holiday season, the residence opens for public tours.

Data Wonk: Why Republicans Lie About Health Care
Data Wonk

Why Republicans Lie About Health Care

The reality is they can’t create an alternative way to cover pre-existing conditions.

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Elected officials have looser rules for how much time they can take away from the job.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host 26th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony
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Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host 26th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony

600 lives saved by organ donations in 2017

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Neither criticized anything president has done, no major disagreements between candidates.

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring the Life of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Michael Michalski
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring the Life of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Michael Michalski

"Our hearts go out to his family and the entire Milwaukee Police Department family."

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former State Senate President Mike Ellis
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Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former State Senate President Mike Ellis

"Tonette and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Senator Mike Ellis."

Op Ed: Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy
Op Ed

Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy

His silence on interning immigrant children echoes his inaction on Lincoln Hills youth.

State, City Push Trauma-Informed Care

State, City Push Trauma-Informed Care

Medical personnel, fire fighters urged to look for telling injuries on small children.

First Lady Tonette Walker Recognizes 2018 Governor’s Foster Care Award Recipients
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First Lady Tonette Walker Recognizes 2018 Governor’s Foster Care Award Recipients

The Governor’s Foster Care Awards are given out annually to honor outstanding members of Wisconsin’s foster care community in recognition of Foster Care Month across Wisconsin.

Governor Walker Announces Launch of ChildTaxRebate.wi.gov $100-Per-Child Tax Rebate Application for Wisconsin Families
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Governor Walker Announces Launch of ChildTaxRebate.wi.gov $100-Per-Child Tax Rebate Application for Wisconsin Families

Eligible Wisconsinites can claim their $100-per-child tax rebate from May 15 – July 2, 2018

“Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary
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“Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary

Vukmir and Nicholson's mutual disdain has been building for months, and last night's debate proves that things are only going to get worse and further weaken the Republican field.

Governor Walker Releases a Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips
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Governor Walker Releases a Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips

"She was a legend in Milwaukee and in Wisconsin - not only for her many firsts but for her passion."

Eric Hovde Declines 2018 Run, Reiterates “Concerns” With Kevin Nicholson
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Eric Hovde Declines 2018 Run, Reiterates “Concerns” With Kevin Nicholson

"Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson will continue their brutally negative campaigns as right-wing candidates promising to sell out Wisconsin’s working families in order to help corporate special interests get even richer"

Notoriously Dishonest Kevin Nicholson Calls First Lady Tonette Walker A Liar
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Notoriously Dishonest Kevin Nicholson Calls First Lady Tonette Walker A Liar

"The first lady says Vukmir’s opponent refused to shake her son Alex’s hand," from WITI-TV.

Op Ed: I Choose Leah
Op Ed

I Choose Leah

First Lady Tonette Walker endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senator

Governor Walker: “With Trauma-Informed Care, Everyone Has a Role to Play”
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Governor Walker: “With Trauma-Informed Care, Everyone Has a Role to Play”

Proclaims May 2018 Trauma-Informed Care Awareness Month

Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Wish the People of Wisconsin a Happy New Year
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Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Wish the People of Wisconsin a Happy New Year

"Today, as individuals across the state and country gather with family and friends, we wish you and your family a blessed, happy, and healthy New Year."

Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Wish the People of Wisconsin a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
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Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Wish the People of Wisconsin a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

"We wish you all a Merry Christmas, and may you all be blessed with joy in the year ahead."

Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Wisconsin Executive Residence
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Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Wisconsin Executive Residence

"From our family to yours, we wish the people of Wisconsin a very Merry Christmas!"

Governor Walker Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Governor Walker Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Discussions with key government leaders kick off trade mission

Governor Walker, WEDC Secretary Hogan Depart Friday for Trade Mission to Israel
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Governor Walker, WEDC Secretary Hogan Depart Friday for Trade Mission to Israel

Trip to focus on attracting investment, developing partnerships in water technology sector

First Lady Tonette Walker Hosts First Spouses in Milwaukee to Discuss Trauma-Informed Care
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First Lady Tonette Walker Hosts First Spouses in Milwaukee to Discuss Trauma-Informed Care

The two-day conference focuses on Trauma-Informed Care,

First Lady Tonette Walker Meets with Representative Mike Gallagher on Trauma-Informed Care
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First Lady Tonette Walker Meets with Representative Mike Gallagher on Trauma-Informed Care

They also discussed House Resolution 443 (H. Res. 443), the first trauma-specific bill initiated in the House with bipartisan support.

Governor Walker, First Lady Tonette Walker Host 25th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony
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Governor Walker, First Lady Tonette Walker Host 25th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony

Ceremony honors those who have given life through organ, tissue, eye donations

Executive Residence 2017 Summer Public Tours Kick-Off June 1
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Executive Residence 2017 Summer Public Tours Kick-Off June 1

The Wisconsin Executive Residence is located at 99 Cambridge Road on Madison’s northeast side in the Village of Maple Bluff.

Governor Walker Issues Statement on the Tragic Death of Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz and Orders Flags to Half-Staff
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Governor Walker Issues Statement on the Tragic Death of Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz and Orders Flags to Half-Staff

"On behalf of the State of Wisconsin, I am lowering the flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Mr. Zyszkiewicz."

Governor Walker Delivers 2017 State of the State Address
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Governor Walker Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

First Lady Tonette Walker joins Governor in addressing joint session, people of Wisconsin

Governor Walker Announces “Back to School” Sales Tax Holiday
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Governor Walker Announces “Back to School” Sales Tax Holiday

Sales tax holiday to be included in 2017-19 biennial budget, saves Wisconsin families an estimated $11 million annually

Precious Lives: Trauma-Informed Care Helps Heal Victims
Precious Lives

Trauma-Informed Care Helps Heal Victims

Approach focuses on victims of childhood trauma, which can help in rehabilitating criminals.

Murphy’s Law: The Mystery of Rebecca Bradley
Murphy’s Law

The Mystery of Rebecca Bradley

Who exactly is she? And why didn’t Walker vet his choice for Supreme Court?

Governor Scott Walker Releases Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan
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Governor Scott Walker Releases Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

"Nancy Reagan had such a positive impact on the lives of so many Americans."

Governor Scott Walker Issues Statement and Executive Order Lowering Flags in Honor of Justice Antonin Scalia
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Governor Scott Walker Issues Statement and Executive Order Lowering Flags in Honor of Justice Antonin Scalia

In honor of Justice Scalia, Governor Walker issued an executive order to lower the flags of the United States and of the State of Wisconsin on Saturday, February 13 through the date of his interment.

Back in the News: Governor’s Tosa Home Up for Sale
Back in the News

Governor’s Tosa Home Up for Sale

The real estate agent, the wife of First Lady's cousin, was among first to gay wed in state.

Governor Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address
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Governor Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address

"The state of our state is strong. We are moving Wisconsin forward."

Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Executive Residence
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Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Executive Residence

Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker kicked off the holiday season today by lighting the Christmas Tree at the Executive Residence.

Murphy’s Law: The Walker Campaign “Scandal”
Murphy’s Law

The Walker Campaign “Scandal”

Something went wrong. And everyone’s blaming campaign manager Rick Wiley. Why?

Bar Exam: Saz’s, Where Scott Met Tonette
Bar Exam

Saz’s, Where Scott Met Tonette

Famed as the place where Scott Walker met his future wife, Saz's colorful history goes back to 1895.

Murphy’s Law: Who is Scott Walker?
Murphy’s Law

Who is Scott Walker?

The real, profusely documented story of the man who would be president.

Murphy’s Law: What Makes Scott Walker Run?
Murphy’s Law

What Makes Scott Walker Run?

A recent story about his upbringing may shine a sad -- and revealing -- light on Walker’s personality and political views.

Plenty of Horne: Wikipedia Edits for President Walker
Plenty of Horne

Wikipedia Edits for President Walker

Oh, the records Walker would set, including first county exec rising to president and biggest age deficit between president and first lady.

Feature Story: The Battle Between Walker and Burke
Feature Story

The Battle Between Walker and Burke

They are two wildly different personalities with quite different agendas. A frank look at both candidates for governor.

The State of Politics: Is Walker Serious About Ending Income Tax?
The State of Politics

Is Walker Serious About Ending Income Tax?

It brings in $7.5 billion per year. How would he replace it?

Plenty of Horne: Laura Bush Comes to Town
Plenty of Horne

Laura Bush Comes to Town

She will join Tonette Walker in a fundraiser for the Christian group, Teen Challenge.