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  • Governor Scott Walker Attends Schreiber Foods Ribbon Cutting

    Green Bay – Today, Governor Walker stopped by Schreiber Foods to join employees and local leaders in a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new 260,000-square-feet corporate headquarters and technology center in Green Bay.  Schreiber Foods plans to create 160 new jobs with the opening of this new facility.

    “Today is another testament to the fact that Wisconsin is open for business and businesses are growing and thriving,” said Governor Walker.  “I’m excited that Schreiber Foods chose to stay and expand in Green Bay.”

    Press Release | September 15, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Tours New UW-Milwaukee Freshwater Sciences School

    Milwaukee – Today, Governor Scott Walker toured the newly opened Freshwater Sciences School at UW-Milwaukee, which builds on Wisconsin’s leadership in the global water industry. 

    “This unique, state-of-the-art facility attracts the next generation of freshwater professionals from around the globe,” Governor Walker said.  “Milwaukee is international tour de force when it comes to water technology and education, and thus, the ideal location for such an impressive facility.”

    Press Release | September 13, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Statement on Voter ID Ruling

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement in response to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding Wisconsin’s voter ID legislation. 

    “This ruling is a win for the electoral process and voters of Wisconsin. Voter ID is a common sense reform that protects the integrity of our voting process.  It’s important that voters have confidence in the system.  Today’s ruling makes it easier to vote and harder to cheat.”

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    Press Release | September 12, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Attends Alliant Energy’s Celebration for 100th Anniversary of Prairie du Sac Dam

    Prairie du Sac – Governor Scott Walker today celebrated Alliant Energy’s 100th Anniversary of the Hydroelectric Generating Station located in Prairie du Sac.  The Wisconsin River’s largest hydroelectric dam, owned by Wisconsin Power & Light Co., a subsidiary of the Alliant Energy Corporation, can produce enough power daily for 30,000 homes throughout the state.

    “I commend Alliant Energy for their continued efforts in striving to provide Wisconsinites with energy solutions that are dependable, practical, and environmentally responsible,” Governor Walker said.  “The Prairie du Sac dam utilizes hydroelectric power and the 100th Anniversary of its construction highlights Alliant Energy’s long-standing tradition and commitment to providing consistent, renewable energy.  Not only does the Prairie du Sac dam provide 31-megawatts of power, it has also provided the state with one of its most popular tourist attractions—Lake Wisconsin.”

    Press Release | September 12, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Approves Emergency Rule Easing Access to Identification Cards for Voters

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker approved the proposed permanent and emergency rule modifying the Wisconsin Administrative Code to ensure everyone has the ability to access documents required for issuance of an identification card for the purpose of voting, free of charge.

    “This is a common sense measure that protects the integrity of our elections,” Governor Scott Walker said.  “It’s important for all voters to have access to voter identification cards, and also, for everyone to have utmost confidence in the system when they cast their ballots.”

    Press Release | September 12, 2014

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