Gov. Scott Walker rides a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and jogs in a red Wisconsin T-shirt on a new campaign video touting his record ahead of his run for re-election.
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Wisconsin submitted a federally required school improvement plan to President Donald Trump's administration on Monday over objections from Gov. Scott Walker and conservative groups that it didn't do enough to embrace innovative ideas, such as expanding taxpayer-funded private school choice programs.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker plans to appoint conservative-backed appellate judge Rebecca Bradley to the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday, giving her an advantage of incumbency heading into the spring election, two people with knowledge of the pick told The Associated Press on Friday.Read More »
Critics of the John Doe investigations that have dogged Gov. Scott Walker since he took office in 2011 often make much of the fact that Wisconsin is the only state to have a law allowing the frequently secret probes.Read More »
Exactly two weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed expanding DNA collection efforts in Wisconsin for those arrested on felony charges, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a related case Justice Samuel Alito Jr. called “perhaps, the most important criminal procedure case that this court has heard in decades.”Read More »
Two Republican legislators are gearing up for another try at toughening the notoriously weak drunken driving laws in Wisconsin, where pounding booze is hard-wired into the culture - and drunken driving kills scores every year.Read More »
Although it appears Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is about to win the biggest legal battle of his career, he should be worried, even embarrassed, about the cost.
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Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed Executive Order No. 62, creating the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The 20-member council will study ways to improve criminal justice policy, operations and outcome and increase public safety, according to a news release.Read More »