Walker's 250K Jobs Promise Won't Likely Be Met By End Of First Term
Friday, June 20, 2014, 9:00am
In 2010, Gov. Scott Walker told voters that if elected, he'd help Wisconsin add 250,000 private sector jobs in his first term. Based on the numbers released so far, it's a promise the governor won't be able to keep. Part of what made Walker's 250,000 jobs pledge memorable is the ambitious size of...
Has Government Gotten Smaller Under Scott Walker?
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:00am
When Scott Walker ran for governor in 2010, he had a message for voters about the size of the government he wanted to run: smaller, he said, was better. The question four years later is, did government actually get smaller?
Walker Veers From Promise Not To 'Spend More Than You Have’
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 8:00am
In his 2010 campaign for governor, Scott Walker made a “Brown Bag Promise” to voters to run state government more like the way they run their own lives. It was a vague promise, but Walker included enough specifics so that four years later, it's possible to measure how he did.