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  • Governor Walker Tours Donaldson Company, Inc.

    Baldwin – Governor Scott Walker addressed Donaldson Company, Inc. employees today in Baldwin and had the opportunity to tour the facility. The Baldwin facility serves worldwide markets in agriculture, industrial, construction, defense, heavy duty transportation, and light truck markets.

    “We’re proud of how far Wisconsin has come since we first took office,” Governor Walker said. “Our unemployment rate is less than half what it was in January 2010 and more people are working in Wisconsin than ever before. One of the largest job growth we’ve seen has been in manufacturing jobs and Wisconsin ranks in the top ten in the nation for manufacturing jobs since we took office with an estimated 34,100 jobs created. We’re excited to be here today to meet with Donaldson Company, Inc. employees and leadership to learn more about how we can continue to strengthen Wisconsin’s workforce and economy looking forward.”

    Press Release | May 31, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Joins in Celebrating Burlington’s 30th Anniversary of ChocolateFest

    Burlington – Governor Scott Walker provided remarks and joined in celebrating Burlington’s 30th Annual “ChocolateFest” today.  ChocolateFest is an annual festival hosted in Burlington, also known as “Chocolate City U.S.A.,” dedicated to the celebration of all things chocolate.

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Two Judges to the Sheboygan County Circuit Court

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker appointed Kent Hoffman to Branch 2 and Daniel Borowski to Branch 5 of the Sheboygan County Circuit Court today.  Hoffman was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Timothy Van Akkeren. Borowski will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable James Bolgert, effective August 1, 2016.

    Kent Hoffman

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Honors Members of the United States Armed Forces in Memorial Day Statement

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today in anticipation for Memorial Day on Monday:

    For the citizens of our state and nation, Memorial Day represents the beginning of summer, and while it is a day for spending times with loved ones, it’s important we remember the true meaning of this holiday. Every day in the United States, brave men and women make the decision to serve and protect their country by joining the Armed Forces. On Memorial Day, we commemorate those who paid the ultimate price for our safety by laying down their lives. May God bless those who died while safeguarding our freedoms in the United States Armed Forces - their dedication, courage, and honor will never be forgotten.

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Proclaims 529 College Savings Day

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Sunday, May 29, 2016, as College Savings Day to increase awareness among Wisconsin families about important resources available to them as they consider saving for their children’s – or their own – higher education expenses. The proclamation coincides with “529 College Savings Day,” which is sponsored by the College Savings Plan Network.

    “In Wisconsin, we have worked to make higher education more accessible and affordable by freezing tuition and passing important changes through our College Affordability Legislative Package,” said Governor Walker.  “On May 29th, it’s important to highlight Wisconsin’s 529 savings program through Wisconsin’s Edvest and Tomorrow’s Scholar plans, which are important resources for families saving for college.”

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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