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  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Ebola Preparedness Plans, Calls for Commercial Travel Ban

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced he has directed state leaders to take action to implement emergency preparedness measures aimed at protecting the public in case of the potential spread of the Ebola virus to Wisconsin.  There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in Wisconsin, and no tests have been conducted or are pending due to suspected cases.  

    “Here in Wisconsin, we take protecting the public from a potential health crisis very seriously,” Governor Walker said.  “We are taking these steps because, while we hope for the best, we must be prepared for the worst.  Prevention is key to stopping the spread of any illness. ”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Dunn County District Attorney

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Andrea Nodolf as Dunn County District Attorney, replacing outgoing District Attorney James Peterson, who was recently elected Circuit Court Judge.

    “Andrea Nodolf is a proven District Attorney with a strong track record,” said Governor Walker. “Her experience, knowledge, and demonstrated skill as a prosecutor make her highly qualified for this role.”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Waukesha County Judge

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Michael Aprahamian to serve as judge of branch nine of the Waukesha County Circuit Court, replacing outgoing Judge Donald Hassin, Jr.

    “Michael has a proven record as an outstanding attorney and will make an incredible judge,” said Governor Walker.  “I look forward to seeing the contributions his intellect, demeanor and commitment to the rule of law make to the Waukesha County bench.”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Celebrates Grand Opening of Bay Link Manufacturing During Manufacturing Month

    Green Bay – Today, Governor Scott Walker joined local partners to formally unveil the Bay Link Manufacturing lab at Green Bay West High School.  The lab is part of a dual-enrollment program designed to give students experiences and skills that local employers are seeking, all while gaining both high school and college credit.  Students in the program work with private manufacturing partners to design high-tech systems and complete projects in industrial welding, machine fabrication, and metals. 

    “The manufacturing industry is growing and thriving in Wisconsin, and there is no better time than during Manufacturing Month to highlight the Bay Link Manufacturing learning lab and recognize the partnerships between the Green Bay Area Public School District, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and the NEW Manufacturing Alliance,” said Governor Walker.  “Programs and facilities like Bay Link Manufacturing prepare students for entering the workforce by providing real-world training making them attractive to employers throughout Wisconsin and teaches them skills that they can take with them throughout their career.”

    Press Release | October 15, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Delivers Remarks at BioForward Summit

    Madison – Today, Governor Walker delivered remarks to leaders and innovators in bioscience at the BioForward’s 2014 Bioscience Vision Summit.  The theme of this year’s summit is “Growth by Association,” highlighting the importance of opportunities to collaborate and share helpful information and best practices.   

    “Bioscience is an important, growing driver of Wisconsin’s economy,” said Governor Walker.  “We are leading the nation in several bioscience-related growth areas, including job gains in bioscience fields, and university investments in bioscience research and development.  This forward-thinking industry offers exciting potential for job creators and job seekers, and its only getting better.”

    Press Release | October 8, 2014

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