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."
“Tonette and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Senator Mike Ellis. He was a giant in the Legislature and a bigger-than-life personality in Wisconsin politics. I enjoyed serving with him as a lawmaker and as governor. We were just on the radio together recently and I love his wit and passion. He will be missed by so many of us. Tonette and I send our prayers to his entire family.”
Governor Walker will be ordering flags to half-staff for the day of service. An executive order is forthcoming.
Recent Press Releases by Gov. Scott Walker
Growing Our Workforce: Governor Walker Announces Plan to Expand Worker Training within Wisconsin’s Correctional InstitutionsOct 11th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
"Our plan will give inmates concrete skills they can use to become productive members of society once they are released."
Lowering the Cost of Health Care: 2019 Individual Health Insurance Rates to Drop by an Average 4.2 Percent Thanks to Governor Walker’s Health Care Stability PlanOct 11th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Individual premiums expected to drop $992.28 on average compared to without Gov. Walker’s actions
"Wisconsin stands ready to help those affected by Hurricane Michael."