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Wall: Walker, Schimel drove me to brink of suicide (UPDATE)

A former Wisconsin prisons director accuses Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel of driving him to the edge of suicide in a new book released Friday, extending a long-running feud between him, Walker's office and the state Department of Justice.

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Walker welfare changes get approval by Wisconsin lawmakers (UPDATE)

SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Changes to Wisconsin’s welfare programs proposed by Gov. Scott Walker that won approval by the Legislature’s budget-writing committee on Thursday include: — Requiring able-bodied childless adults in the state’s main Medicaid program BadgerCare, as well as parents on food stamps, to be working or receiving job training for 80 hours per month. ...

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Winners and losers in Walker’s proposed budget

Gov. Scott Walker last week revealed his proposals for the 2017-2019 budget, which calls for more money for drug courts and pay progression for certain government lawyers while proposing eliminating certain review and advisory boards.

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Walker appoints prosecutor to Polk County bench

Gov. Scott Walker has appointed an assistant district attorney to fill a spot on Polk County’s circuit court bench. Walker on Tuesday appointed Polk County Assistant District Attorney Daniel Tolan to serve on the Polk County Circuit Court. Tolan replaces Judge Molly GaleWyrick, who retired. Tolan, who lives in the village of Luck, has more than 19 years of legal experience, ...

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