Governor Walker Releases Statement Following Wednesday’s Tragic Event in Florida
"My family and I are praying for those in Florida who have been affected by this senseless tragedy..."
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker issued the following statement following the Florida high school shooting yesterday.
My family and I are praying for those in Florida who have been affected by this senseless tragedy especially the faculty, students and their families, and the first responders. To mourn this tragedy, flags in Wisconsin will be lowered to half-staff until Monday, February 19, 2018. Here in Wisconsin we will continue to work with legislators and law enforcement on how to best keep our communities safe. We have already put new funding in the state budget for mental health services in our schools after hearing about concerns from superintendents, principals and teachers at listening sessions across the state. We are also always willing to work with other Governors and the Administration on other ways we can make our state and our country safer.
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