Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

In the Works rulings on the Walk-O-Meter

Create 10,000 new businesses

Will "get government out of the way of employers ... who will then help Wisconsin create 250,000 jobs by 2015, and as we create those new jobs, we will be able to add 10,000 new businesses.”

Freeze UW System tuition at least two more years

Governor Walker will freeze UW System tuition for at a minimum two years in addition to the two years already frozen for a total four-year tuition freeze

Freeze technical college tuition for two years

In his second term plan called Continuing Wisconsin’s Comeback, Governor Walker outlines his strategy to help people “Learn More to Earn More.” This includes an additional two-year tuition freeze for the UW System, as well as a two-year freeze for Wisconsin’s technical college system.

Support a major increase in the enrollment cap in the statewide private school voucher program

Walker said if he's re-elected, he would support a significant or wholesale lifting of the enrollment cap on the two-year-old statewide private school voucher program, particularly for low-income students but also potentially for students from families with higher incomes.

Require a drug test for those seeking unemployment benefits and Food Stamps

Require a drug test for those seeking unemployment benefits and able-bodied, working age adults requesting Food Stamps from the state.

Limit the time on public assistance for certain recipients

Put common sense limits on the amount of time able-bodied, working-age childless adults can be on public assistance