Latest News

  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Appointment of Brian Westfahl as Shawano County Coroner

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced today the appointment of Brian Westfahl to serve as the Shawano County Coroner.  The appointment follows the resignation of Marcus (Mike) Jesse and is effective June 1, 2015.

    “I am confident the skill set that Brian has developed as Shawano County Deputy Coroner will provide a smooth transition to Coroner,” Governor Walker said.  “Furthermore, his service as an Emergency Medical Technician and volunteer firefighter demonstrates an admirable level of both compassion and professionalism necessary to lead the Coroner’s Office.”

    Press Release | May 28, 2015

    Read More
  • Governor Scott Walker Joins French Global Corporation to Announce Wisconsin Expansion

    Portage – Governor Scott Walker today joined officials with Saint-Gobain Corp. to announce that the world leader in the habitat and construction markets intends to expand its medical device manufacturing facility in Portage—a project expected to create dozens of jobs.

    “Saint-Gobain’s decision to expand in Wisconsin—after looking at other options all over the world—says a lot about the state’s dedicated workforce and strong business climate,” Governor Walker said.  “This is great news for central Wisconsin, and I applaud this global leader for its continued commitment to our state.”

    Press Release | May 28, 2015

    Read More
  • Transforming Education: Governor Scott Walker and State Superintendent Tony Evers Announce Read to Lead Development Grants

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker and State Superintendent Tony Evers announced six recipients of the Read to Lead Development Fund grants.  The awards are part of a comprehensive effort to make sure that Wisconsin students gain one of the most crucial life skills necessary for future success: the ability to read.

    “The Read to Lead program is a commitment to improving literacy within our state,” Governor Walker said.  “The selected applicants will continue the mission of this program by focusing on the development of critical reading skills, while serving diverse populations.  Without proficient reading skills, students face a higher likelihood of dropping out of high school.  If we can improve the early foundations of childhood literacy, we can improve outcomes by the time students approach the fourth grade—the time they transition from learning to read to reading to learn.” 

    Press Release | May 27, 2015

    Read More
  • 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

    Read More
  • 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

    Read More

No front page content has been created yet.