Making Wisconsin a Great Place to Live and Work
Investing in Wisconsin Workers Today and the Workforce of Tomorrow
Improving Education Outcomes to Prepare our Children for Success
Reducing Waste, Improving Services, and Making Government More Efficient
Protecting and Investing in Wisconsin's Transportation Infrastructure
Brief summaries of each priority
Governor Walker Recognizes Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Hospital Project SEARCH Graduates
Milwaukee – Governor Scott Walker joined Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell, Department of Health Services (DHS) Interim Secretary Tom Engels, as well as local and state partners today to celebrate the graduation of eight Project SEARCH interns part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Hospital program.
“Project SEARCH provides Wisconsinites with disabilities access to opportunities and experiences they might not have otherwise,” Governor Walker said. “Wisconsin employers are always looking for skilled workers and this public-private partnership ensures we can get more people into our workforce.”
Press Release | June 30, 2016Read More
Governor Walker Announces $3.2 Million in Youth Apprenticeship State Grants at United Pride Dairy, LLC
Phillips – Governor Scott Walker joined United Pride Dairy, LLC leaders and employees today in Phillips to announce statewide Youth Apprenticeship (YA) grants totaling $3.2 million. The grants are awarded to 32 regional consortiums across Wisconsin for the 2016-17 school year.
“The key to Wisconsin’s future success rests in our ability to provide the next generation of workers with the practical skills they need to succeed,” Governor Walker said. “That’s why we continue to make investments in workforce development programs like Youth Apprenticeship and Dual Enrollment.”
Press Release | June 29, 2016Read More
Pewaukee – Governor Scott Walker joined Quad/Graphics leaders and employees this afternoon in touring their facility in Pewaukee. Quad/Graphics has deep roots in Wisconsin reaching back 45 years and, today is a leading global provider of print and marketing services.
“It’s great to celebrate all of Quad/Graphics accomplishments over the years and thank them for their significant investment in Wisconsin’s economy and workforce,” Governor Walker said. “Since 2010, they’ve contributed more than $200 million in capital investments and created more than 2,000 jobs here in Wisconsin. Quad/Graphics is a great asset to our state, and we can’t wait to see all they accomplish as we continue to move Wisconsin forward.”
Press Release | June 27, 2016Read More
Pewaukee – Governor Scott Walker joined community members and presidents of the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin today at the inauguration ceremony of their temple expansions.
“The Hindu Temple of Wisconsin has been a model of volunteerism and service for nearly two decades,” Governor Walker said. “The expansions here in Pewaukee will allow members of the Hindu community to continue long-held traditions of aiding the underprivileged and promoting unity among the various faith communities throughout Wisconsin.”
Press Release | June 25, 2016Read More
Green Bay – Governor Scott Walker addressed Wisconsin veterans today at the 72nd annual AMVETS Convention, which was held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay. This year’s convention runs from June 24 – June 26.
“The brave men and women who serve in our United States Armed Forces not only deserve our utmost respect and gratitude but also our help transitioning to life back home in Wisconsin when they’ve completed their service,” Governor Walker said. “They risked their lives to protect us, and it’s only fitting we do all we can to assist and support our veterans. We thank the Wisconsin AMVETS for their continued commitment to serving veterans across the nation and right here in our great state.”
Press Release | June 24, 2016Read More
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