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  1. Walker wants more from Wisconsin assistance recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    Governor Scott Walker wants more, from recipients of unemployment assistance and food stamps. In a second term, Walker would require drug testing for those requesting unemployment assistance.

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  2. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... charges and indict him. Criminalizing political actions leads me to ask, where are we heading? Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was being fitted for an orange jump suit by Democratic officials during the ongoing investigation into his contributions ...

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  3. Governor taps local residents to serve on boards Gov. Terry McAuliffe ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fredericksburg.com

    The appointees will focus on "finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth," according to a press release distributed Friday. G. Scott Walker, of Fredericksburg, a retired administrator with Stafford County Public Schools, was re-appointed to the James Monroe Law Office Museum and Memorial Library's Board of Regents.

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  4. Walker's drug testing plan adds wrinkle to heated governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A proposal to drug test people who get food or unemployment benefits is creating controversy in the governor's race. Scott Walker supports it.

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  5. Court reinstates state voter ID lawRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lakeland Times

    ... the state should be allowed to implement its law, pending further order of this court," the order reads. Gov. Scott Walker, who signed the photo ID requirement into law in 2011, hailed the ruling as a tool to protect the integrity of the voting ...

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  6. Governor Walker Says Burke's Job Numbers Are OutdatedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSAW

    Governor Scott Walker in a press conference on Monday said his opponent, Mary Burke is using outdated numbers when referencing Wisconsin's job growth. The Governor toured H.C.I. Chemtech in Wausau on Monday where he spoke to them about his new job plan, which includes cutting taxes, focusing on education to gain skilled workers, and getting people into jobs rather than being dependent on government assistance.

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  7. Schreiber Foods celebrates new downtown homeSchreiber Foods...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Schreiber Foods celebrates new downtown home Building improves Schreiber's operations but also is a catalyst for downtown development Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1s4dawI Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble and other officials were on hand as Schreiber Foods held a ribbon-cutting on its new headquarters in downtown Green Bay. Schreiber president and CEO Mike Haddad raises his arms Monday afternoon as he is introduced at the dedication of the new corporate headquarters in Green Bay.

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  8. Wisconsin election officials scramble on voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... it would help ensure the system's integrity. It's become an issue in the tight governor's race. Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who signed the requirement into law, is being challenged by Democrat Mary Burke, an opponent of voter ID. While Walker ...

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  9. Walker Releases Job Plan: Wants Drug Testing for Those Getting Government AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSAW

    Governor Scott Walker released his job plan on Sunday and has one point causing some controversy as he wants those receiving government aid for unemployment and food stamps to pass drug tests. Walker is calling his plan "Continuing Wisconsin's Comeback: Scott Walker's Plan for Greater Prosperity for All."

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  10. Oneida CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Lakeland Times

    ... of expectations as the latest Marquette poll puts Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mary Burke ahead of Gov. Scott Walker among likely voters. (Subscriber access) A federal judge has allowed an insurance company to argue it need not defend former ...

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  11. Vilas CountyRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Lakeland Times

    ... of expectations as the latest Marquette poll puts Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mary Burke ahead of Gov. Scott Walker among likely voters. (Subscriber access) The Vilas County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night voted down a resolution to hold an ...

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  12. On Native GroundBIPARTISAN Madness and the Need to Cut Military SpendingRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2012 | American Reporter

    Almost every conservative political columnist, pundit, commentator, blogger, and freelance bloviator has written about the decline and forthcoming death of the labor movement. They happily point to Wisconsin, where Republican Gov. Scott Walker, shortly after taking office in January 2011, took advantage of a brand-new Republican majority in the Wisconsin House and Senate to ram through legislation that stripped numerous collective bargaining rights away from public employee unions.

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  13. Market MoverFOR the Euro, the End is NearRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2012 | American Reporter

    It's not an exaggeration to say that the June 5 gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin between incumbent Republican Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tom Barrett is the most important election this year. That's because this election is a referendum on whether democratic, grassroots activism can overcome corporate dollars in the age of Citizens United.

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  14. Reporting: FloridaFLORIDA 'Locals' Fight a Stranglehold on Fiber-Optic LinesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... a conservative public policy group that works with Republican lawmakers, and the legislative agenda of Gov. Scott Walker. ALEC is one of several conservative public policy groups funded by Charles and David Koch, who also provided significant ...

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  15. Ed TubbsGUESS WHO?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... remarked, "It shows that he did not know how to tell them." More than a century later, newly-elected Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature have proven themselves to be "quick studies," having learned how to tell ...

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  16. Kashkari's model on business climate: Scott WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    One of Neel Kashkari's foremost criticisms of Gov. Jerry Brown is that the Democrat has made California an unfriendly place for business. Too much taxing, too many regulations, and the latest evidence is Tesla's decision to locate its electronic car battery factory in Nevada.

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  17. UWM and Milwaukee invest in water researchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the Global Water Center a mile up the river puts in place an infrastructure for a new community identity. Gov. Scott Walker toured the glassy new school on Saturday and presumably was pitched the idea of continuing to invest in UWM. He noted in an ...

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  18. Burke supports repeal of voter ID requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The requirement was signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker and on Friday a federal appeals court overturned a lower court's decision blocking it, meaning voters will have to show photo IDs at the polls in November. Burke's spokesman Joe Zepecki said Monday that Burke supports making it easier for people to vote.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    ... The official request for that money was in the agency's 2015-17 budget request it gave to Governor Scott Walker's office on Monday. A Wisconsin law passed earlier this year requires police departments to let outside agencies investigate ...

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  20. Scott Walker looks to gain votes by attacking jobless aid and food stamp applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in trouble in his re-election campaign, so he's going back to a strategy that's served him well: divide and conquer. Walker's new plan involves targeting some of Wisconsin's most vulnerable by requiring drug tests for unemployment insurance and food stamp applicants , while using the fact that that's illegal to pick a fight with the federal government: Few details were included on the new proposals, but advocates for the needy said the drug testing proposal for jobless and food stamp benefits would violate federal law - a complication that killed a similar proposal promoted by Republican lawmakers in 2011.

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