Making case for re-election, walker stands on his record


Republican Roy Moore’s loss in Alabama — despite being endorsed by President Trump — will have no impact on his own 2018 bid for re-election, Gov. Scott Walker said in Eau Claire. Walker said his success in the 2018 gubernatorial election will be based solely on his record and not on any endorsement. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

‘Promise kept’: Walker touts zero percent property tax bill


Walker promised earlier in his governorship that he would lower property taxes for homeowners. Politifact took a look at his claim and found there was a modest reduction from 2010 to 2018. But it also found out some people – especially low-income homeowners and renters – will actually have their taxes go up. >

Former Trump advisor: Scott Walker has ‘rigged’ five elections


A former advisor to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has accused Gov. Scott Walker and Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus of rigging multiple elections in Wisconsin. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Walker says Roy Moore loss in Alabama doesn’t signal trouble for his re-election bid


Gov. Scott Walker said the Republican defeat in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race this week doesn’t have any implications for his own re-election bid next November. Speaking in Eau Claire Wednesday about property tax relief, Walker was asked what Moore’s loss meant for his campaign. “I don’t think it means a thing,” said Walker. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Fights against Wisconsin sulfide mining now expected to go local


Depending on who you listen to, sulfide mining is now on the verge of bringing parts of Wisconsin either economic prosperity or environmental disaster. With Gov. Walker signing lifting the state’s metallic mining moratorium Monday, the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters says it’s mobilizing to go local in fighting the potentially toxic mines. > WIZM Radio 1410

Industry lobbyists and state lawmakers put public at risk on air pollution


It’s no surprise to Wisconsinites that wealthy industry heads and lobbyists have been the primary beneficiaries of the Walker administration, who has been eager to gift regulatory rollbacks to industry donors. Here is the “who, what, when, and how” as it applies to the repeal of Wisconsin’s longstanding air pollution regulations. > Cap Times

Walker spent billions to attract jobs the state can’t fill due to his backward leadership


In his bid for a third term as Wisconsin’s governor, Scott Walker is scrambling to create a positive narrative of his economic leadership. With worker shortages, fleeing millennials, a shrinking middle class, and a backward approach to almost everything, that’s a tall order. > Wisconsin Gazette