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  • Governor Walker Joins in Celebrating Burlington’s 30th Anniversary of ChocolateFest

    Burlington – Governor Scott Walker provided remarks and joined in celebrating Burlington’s 30th Annual “ChocolateFest” today.  ChocolateFest is an annual festival hosted in Burlington, also known as “Chocolate City U.S.A.,” dedicated to the celebration of all things chocolate.

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Two Judges to the Sheboygan County Circuit Court

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker appointed Kent Hoffman to Branch 2 and Daniel Borowski to Branch 5 of the Sheboygan County Circuit Court today.  Hoffman was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Timothy Van Akkeren. Borowski will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable James Bolgert, effective August 1, 2016.

    Kent Hoffman

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Honors Members of the United States Armed Forces in Memorial Day Statement

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today in anticipation for Memorial Day on Monday:

    For the citizens of our state and nation, Memorial Day represents the beginning of summer, and while it is a day for spending times with loved ones, it’s important we remember the true meaning of this holiday. Every day in the United States, brave men and women make the decision to serve and protect their country by joining the Armed Forces. On Memorial Day, we commemorate those who paid the ultimate price for our safety by laying down their lives. May God bless those who died while safeguarding our freedoms in the United States Armed Forces - their dedication, courage, and honor will never be forgotten.

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Proclaims 529 College Savings Day

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Sunday, May 29, 2016, as College Savings Day to increase awareness among Wisconsin families about important resources available to them as they consider saving for their children’s – or their own – higher education expenses. The proclamation coincides with “529 College Savings Day,” which is sponsored by the College Savings Plan Network.

    “In Wisconsin, we have worked to make higher education more accessible and affordable by freezing tuition and passing important changes through our College Affordability Legislative Package,” said Governor Walker.  “On May 29th, it’s important to highlight Wisconsin’s 529 savings program through Wisconsin’s Edvest and Tomorrow’s Scholar plans, which are important resources for families saving for college.”

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Ivan Gamboa to Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the appointment of Ivan Gamboa as Chair of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Former Chair of WHEDA, Corey Hoze, submitted his letter of resignation to the Governor on Thursday, May 26, 2016, and Mr. Gamboa’s appointment is effective today. 

    “Ivan Gamboa possesses the experience and expertise necessary to serve Wisconsin as Chair of WHEDA,” Governor Walker said. “With his extensive leadership experience at the Tri City National Bank as well as serving on numerous commissions, we know Mr. Gamboa will lead WHEDA with the knowledge and dedication to benefit the taxpayers of our great state. I thank Corey Hoze for his leadership on WHEDA and for his service to Wisconsin. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

    Press Release | May 27, 2016

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