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  • Governor Scott Walker Signs 55 Bills

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law today, and also held a ceremonial bill signing of Assembly Bill 407 and Assembly Bill 683.

    Press Release | April 23, 2014

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  • A Safer Wisconsin: Denim Day to Raise Awareness of Sexual Assault

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and designated April 23, 2014 as Denim Day, which was originally started in response to an Italian High Court decision overturning a rape conviction because the victim was wearing jeans.

    “By wearing denim today, we stand in support of sexual assault victims,” Governor Walker said.  “As we work to end this violence, it's important to raise awareness and show victims, they are not alone.”

    Press Release | April 23, 2014

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  • Working for Wisconsin: Governor Scott Walker Speaks with La Crosse Area Business Leaders

    La Crosse – Today, Governor Scott Walker traveled to La Crosse to deliver remarks at the 7 Rivers Region Breakfast Forum for Business Leaders held at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. 

    “Wisconsin has a great story to tell,”  Governor Walker said.  “In just a few short years, we turned a huge deficit into a surplus, allowing us to invest in our priorities, and infuse more money into the economy by lowering the tax burden by $2 billion.  The state’s unemployment rate is the lowest its been since 2008, and we’re growing new jobs and adding new businesses.  I look forward to continuing our efforts to address the regional issues important to job creators and residents in western Wisconsin, including the tax climate, propane shortage, and drought conditions.”

    Press Release | April 22, 2014

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  • Growing Our Economy: Governor Scott Walker Delivers Remarks at Allen Edmonds

    Port Washington – Governor Scott Walker joined workers and company leaders at Allen Edmonds today to tour the facility and to deliver remarks about growing business and the economy in Wisconsin.

    "We are committed to encouraging business growth and development in Wisconsin, especially with established manufacturers like Allen Edmonds," said Governor Walker.  "I am encouraged by their desire to grow  and continue their business in Wisconsin.  We’re proud to be home to the headquarters of a truly Wisconsin-born brand."

    Press Release | April 21, 2014

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  • Working for Wisconsin: Governor Scott Walker Delivers Remarks at the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce

    Wausau – Governor Scott Walker traveled to Wausau to address local officials and business leaders at the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce Meeting.

    “Our positive reforms are working, and we are putting more money back into the hands of the hard-working tax payers of our state,” Governor Walker said.  “The beautiful Wausau area is a key contributor to the state’s economy, and I look forward to our continued partnership to grow the economy and create jobs, by fueling industries including agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing.”

    Press Release | April 21, 2014

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