Gov. Walker Stops In Rhinelander To Meet With Local Officials

Oct 11, 2016

Gov. Scott Walker at the Oneida Co. courthouse Tuesday talking to reporters.
Credit Ken Krall WXPR

Governor Scott Walker met with Oneida County, Rhinelander, and school officials Tuesday for his 64th listening session to Wisconsin counties. Meeting with reporters after the session, Walker had little to say about his former Republican Presidential opponent Donald Trump and Trump's loss of Republican endorsements following the release of audio about women...

Walker says his goal in the next two-year budget is to expand broadband beyond what the federal government is providing to three local service providers....

Walker says he has been meeting with local officials and heard a variety of topics, but education is always a focus...

Walker says he's aware many counties are mad about dwindling transporation dollars, especially in rural areas. Walker says the next budget will be sending more money out...

Governor Scott Walker says he holds these sessions as part of long-range planning by state agencies.