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  • Governor Scott Walker Statement on Memorial Day

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day:

    Press Release | May 25, 2015

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  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Several Appointments

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced several appointments today, including Andrew “Drew” Peterson and Michael M. Grebe to the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents; Julie Anderson and Dr. Frederick Prehn to the Natural Resources Board; and Jim Troupis to the Dane County Circuit Court. 

    Press Release | May 22, 2015

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  • Governor Scott Walker Signs Speed Limit and School Accountability Report Legislation

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker signed two bills into law today at the State Capitol. 

    Press Release | May 20, 2015

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  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Plans to Secure Fuel Infrastructure

    Madison—Two state agencies recently announced an initiative to ensure petroleum supplies are available in the event of severe natural disasters.  Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Department of Administration will provide assistance to petroleum marketers and municipal and county fleet operations in small wiring projects that enable the facility to accept a generator in an emergency.

    “This project has a goal of getting one or two fueling facilities in every county wired for emergency generators, so there is a reliable source of fuel in the event of widespread power outages,” said Governor Scott Walker.  “We are partnering with the private sector on this important infrastructure investment to provide efficient and effective fuel security all across our state.”

    Press Release | May 14, 2015

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  • ICYMI: Wisconsin Graduation Rates Up Again

    Madison – According to data released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) yesterday, Wisconsin graduation rates jumped to 88.6 percent in 2014, up 0.6 from 88 percent in 2013, and up 2.9 percent from 85.7 percent in 2010. 

    “We have excellent schools in Wisconsin, and we will continue our work to build an even stronger education system for all of our students,” Governor Scott Walker said. “Thanks to all of the teachers, aides, and administrators who work passionately to give students the skills and knowledge they need to earn their high school diploma, which is so important for their future success.  We will continue our work to strive for excellence because every child deserves access to a great education.”

    Press Release | May 8, 2015

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