Scott Walker's file:
Walker

Republican from Wisconsin

Scott Walker, a Republican, was elected governor of Wisconsin in November 2010. He was recalled in 2012 after igniting controversy with a bill curtailing public-employee union collective-bargaining rights. He survived the recall election, defeating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.  Walker is a former Milwaukee County executive and former member of the state Assembly.

Recent statements involving Scott Walker

In the latest jobs numbers Wisconsin "ranked third in the Midwest."

"Wisconsin’s dead last in Midwest job growth."

"Scott Walker has given a $10,000 tax deduction to millionaires who send their kids to exclusive private schools."

Wisconsin is "dead last in income growth" among midwestern states during Gov. Scott Walker’s term.

Says he "invested over $100 million in worker training."

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Obama's vacation observation, Mitch McConnell's millions: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

The president takes a swipe at Congress for being on "vacation" all month (never mind his own two-week golfing get-away), while Scott Walker boasts of investing millions in worker-training programs -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Arkansas' retirement rage, Pumpkin Festival terrorists, Scott Walker: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, touts the big savings from his union-trimming law, while comedian John Oliver says one New Hampshire burg cited terrorist threats to its Pumpkin Festival in applying for a military vehicle. All that and more in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

The High Five: Scott Walker's clickability:

Statements Gov. Scott Walker made about his Democratic challenger, the former Democratic governor and gay marriage were among our most-clicked items in July 2014.

A congressional hopeful’s claim about the Common Core school standards also made the High Five.

Scott Walker on gay marriage ban ruling: "I don't have any choice" but to appeal. Is he right?:

Gov. Scott Walker says his oath of office rather than political calculations explain his appeal of a federal court decision overturning Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage. We examine how much discretion, if any, he had.

Our June High Five :

Two sharply different statements regarding the now-stalled investigation into whether there was illegal coordination among conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign rose to the top of our most-clicked list for June. A statement by Rep. Paul Ryan on whether or not Medicare is growing broke also received lots of attention.

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