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  • Governor Scott Walker Participates in Jet Air Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Green Bay – Governor Scott Walker joined employees and local officials at Austin Straubel Airport in Green Bay to celebrate the expansion of Jet Air Group’s avionics potential with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Jet Air Group offers a variety of services, including aircraft maintenance, avionics, air charter services, flight training, and calibration. 

    “Today’s expansion continues Jet Air Group’s legacy in Wisconsin as a pioneer in the field of aviation,” Governor Walker said.  “I applaud Jet Air’s investment in our state, and commitment to retain their existing full-time jobs in addition to creating new jobs.  Improving and expanding our airport and other transportation operations in Wisconsin helps to attract future businesses and industries to the state, and encourages existing ones to stay and expand.”  

    Press Release | October 21, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Ebola Preparedness Plans, Calls for Commercial Travel Ban

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced he has directed state leaders to take action to implement emergency preparedness measures aimed at protecting the public in case of the potential spread of the Ebola virus to Wisconsin.  There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in Wisconsin, and no tests have been conducted or are pending due to suspected cases.  

    “Here in Wisconsin, we take protecting the public from a potential health crisis very seriously,” Governor Walker said.  “We are taking these steps because, while we hope for the best, we must be prepared for the worst.  Prevention is key to stopping the spread of any illness. ”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Dunn County District Attorney

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Andrea Nodolf as Dunn County District Attorney, replacing outgoing District Attorney James Peterson, who was recently elected Circuit Court Judge.

    “Andrea Nodolf is a proven District Attorney with a strong track record,” said Governor Walker. “Her experience, knowledge, and demonstrated skill as a prosecutor make her highly qualified for this role.”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Waukesha County Judge

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Michael Aprahamian to serve as judge of branch nine of the Waukesha County Circuit Court, replacing outgoing Judge Donald Hassin, Jr.

    “Michael has a proven record as an outstanding attorney and will make an incredible judge,” said Governor Walker.  “I look forward to seeing the contributions his intellect, demeanor and commitment to the rule of law make to the Waukesha County bench.”

    Press Release | October 17, 2014

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  • Governor Scott Walker Celebrates Grand Opening of Bay Link Manufacturing During Manufacturing Month

    Green Bay – Today, Governor Scott Walker joined local partners to formally unveil the Bay Link Manufacturing lab at Green Bay West High School.  The lab is part of a dual-enrollment program designed to give students experiences and skills that local employers are seeking, all while gaining both high school and college credit.  Students in the program work with private manufacturing partners to design high-tech systems and complete projects in industrial welding, machine fabrication, and metals. 

    “The manufacturing industry is growing and thriving in Wisconsin, and there is no better time than during Manufacturing Month to highlight the Bay Link Manufacturing learning lab and recognize the partnerships between the Green Bay Area Public School District, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and the NEW Manufacturing Alliance,” said Governor Walker.  “Programs and facilities like Bay Link Manufacturing prepare students for entering the workforce by providing real-world training making them attractive to employers throughout Wisconsin and teaches them skills that they can take with them throughout their career.”

    Press Release | October 15, 2014

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