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  • Governor Scott Walker Appoints District II Court of Appeals Judge

    Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the appointment of Brian Hagedorn as Court of Appeals Judge for District II. Hagedorn replaces Judge Richard Brown, who is retiring August 1 after 37 years on the bench.

    “Brian Hagedorn is a person of integrity who has a deep commitment to service and a passion for the rule of law that will make him an excellent addition to the appellate bench,” said Governor Walker.  “Brian has been a great asset during a transformative time in Wisconsin history, as we worked to bring big, bold reform to the state.”

    Press Release | July 31, 2015

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  • Governor Scott Walker Announces Special Election for 99th Assembly District

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced a special election for the 99th Assembly District.  The following is a timeline for the special election.

    Press Release | July 29, 2015

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  • ICYMI: Child Abuse and Neglect – Ending the Cycle of Harm

    Madison – Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker released the following opinion piece, relating to her work with Fostering Futures to bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and neglect, and efforts to end the cycle so that all of our citizens may lead healthy and happy lives.

    Press Release | July 28, 2015

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  • Governor Scott Walker Proclaims Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Day

    Madison – To honor and recognize the significant impact of the Americans with Disability Act, Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25th Anniversary Day.  The ADA was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.

    “The Americans with Disabilities Act is a landmark piece of legislation,” Governor Walker said.  “It protects people with disabilities against discrimination in the workforce, so they may enjoy the freedom and independence that come with employment.  Here in Wisconsin, we celebrate what an incredible asset people with disabilities are as employees, with our Year of A Better Bottom Line initiative.  We continue to invest in important programs such as Project SEARCH, as we remain focused on building opportunities so everyone who wants a good job, can get a good job.”

    Press Release | July 27, 2015

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  • Governor Walker Appoints Eau Claire County Circuit Judge

    Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced an appointment to the Eau Claire County Circuit Court Branch 1, naming attorney Brian H. Wright to fill the vacancy left by The Honorable Judge Kristina Bourget.  Judge Bourget resigned on June 12, 2015.

    “I am pleased to appoint Brian Wright to the position of Eau Claire County Judge,” said Governor Walker.  “Brian has the intellect, integrity, and commitment to the rule of law that makes him an excellent choice to fill this role.”

    Press Release | July 27, 2015

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