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Governor’s race tops ticket

Scott Walker and Tony Evers are in a contentious race!
Contentious issues make race between Walker and Evers a virtual toss up
October 24, 2018

The upcoming governor’s election will take place on Nov. 6 and promises to be one of the most expensive and anticipated races in the nation. The race pits the incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker...

Walker says state of the state is strong

Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a rally at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis, Wis., on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Walker gave his State of the State address on Jan. 13.
January 21, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker gave his State of the State address on Jan. 13  to a chamber filled with many, whose spirits, still-high from the Packers’ recent victory was palpable. The Governor amorously apologized...

Gov. Walker visits campus after winning re-election

Student Senator A.J. Cifuentes takes a selfie with Gov. Walker
November 12, 2014

Less than 48 hours after his decisive re-election victory on Nov. 4, Gov. Scott Walker visited Madison College’s Ingenuity Center to speak about job growth and worker training. Walker said that he...

Walker wins re-election

Gov. Scott Walker speaks during his first State of the State Address.
Republicans take the state and U.S. Senate
November 5, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker won his third election in four years and will remain governor of Wisconsin after defeating Democratic challenger Mary Burke on Tuesday night in the Nov. 4 election. The most expensive...

Protestors rally for minimum wage increase

October 29, 2014

Minimum wage workers rallied on the Capitol steps Tuesday Oct. 14, to protest Governor Walker’s and the Department of Workforce Development’s inaction on raising the minimum wage to a living wage. The...

Students share views on governor’s race

Gov. Scott Walker and Mary Burke are in a dead-heat in their race for governor.
October 29, 2014

Many contentious issues will drive voters to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Recent polls show the 2014 Governor’s race is still anyone’s game and Madison College students will cast their ballots with...

Political advertising

Political advertising
Campaign ads battle to bring out voters
October 29, 2014

As tensions rise before the upcoming Wisconsin gubernatorial election, television viewers are being subjected to a slew of new ads designed to sway voters. Some ads have come to a clear case of mudslinging,...

Candidates differ on same-sex marriage

Piecing together same-sex marriage in Wisconsin.
October 29, 2014

My Dads were finally able to legally wed this year thanks to the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. They already wore gold wedding bands and owned a house together in Madison. To family and...

Endorsement: Mary Burke would move state forward

October 28, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2014 campaign slogan of “Moving Wisconsin Forward” should be changed. The phrase “Keeping Wisconsin Stagnant” or “A Mediocre Wisconsin” would be a more fitting representation...

The Un-committed Governor

Scott Walker
September 19, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker is asking for your vote again this November to finish what he started when he was elected in 2010. Before you vote, take a look at Walker’s failed job creation promise, the structural...

Governor signs bill for health students

Gov. Scott Walker (seated) signs bill at the Health Education building as Madison College dignitaries look on.
January 22, 2014

Prior to the conclusion of the fall semester, Gov. Scott Walker made his first official visit to Truax to sign a new state bill that allows students studying nursing to potentially enter the job force...

Scott Walker talks budget, school accountability plans

Scott Walker speaking
December 21, 2012

Scott Walker has recently had a lot to say about education. Students and administrators may want to listen a little closer. He has a few goals going into the next budget, one of which is his accountability...

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