November 2014 may be more than a year away, but the governor’s race is already a hot topic. Madison school board member and former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke ended months of speculation by officially announcing that she will run for governor. The Harvard-educated businesswoman has the personal wealth and outsider status that Democrats believe is necessary to challenge Gov. Scott Walker.
On August 30, 2013, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters conducted an interview with Gov. Scott Walker that covered a wide range of topics.
Each fall, the State of Wisconsin searches for a Christmas tree to be displayed in the Capitol rotunda in December. The search for this year's tree is now underway.
Gov. Walker’s third annual Governor’s Small Business Summit will be held on Wednesday, September 25, at the Stevens Point Convention Center. The annual event will include panel discussions with cabinet secretaries and speakers discussing issues like employing people with disabilities and exporting products across the country and around the world.
Milwaukee played host to governors from across the nation this summer as the National Governors Association held its 2013 Summer Meeting there. The meeting provided the rare opportunity for governors to gather together to discuss policy issues facing the states.