Scott Walker http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Scott Walker en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:03:02 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Ending Common Core standards easier said than done http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656974/Ending-Common-Core-standards-easier-said-than-done.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656974/Ending-Common-Core-standards-easier-said-than-done.html Republican Gov. Scott Walker's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:13:22 MDT Obama seeks support from leaders of states that will house thousands who have crossed border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656634/Obama-seeks-support-from-leaders-of-states-that-will-house-thousands-who-have-crossed-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656634/Obama-seeks-support-from-leaders-of-states-that-will-house-thousands-who-have-crossed-border.html Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:03:01 MDT Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:17:16 MDT Republican governors' words shift on gay marriage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html Deep in the nation's Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage,... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:15:30 MDT Biden calls on governors to lead nation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656540/Biden-calls-on-governors-to-lead-nation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656540/Biden-calls-on-governors-to-lead-nation.html Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:25:00 MDT Fall elections loom over National Governors Association meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:17:11 MDT Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker part of criminal scheme http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655415/Prosecutors-say-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-part-of-criminal-scheme.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655415/Prosecutors-say-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-part-of-criminal-scheme.html Newly released documents show prosecutors believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a nationwide "criminal... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:54:24 MDT Federal court halts secret investigation into Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign, conservative groups http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653214/Federal-court-halts-secret-investigation-into-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walkers-recall-campaign-conservative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653214/Federal-court-halts-secret-investigation-into-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walkers-recall-campaign-conservative.html Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker emerged with a major victory this week when a federal court halted a secret investigation into... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:07:41 MDT Do you need a college degree to be president? Gov. Walker dodges question http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651580/Do-you-need-a-college-degree-to-be-president-Gov-Walker-dodges-question.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651580/Do-you-need-a-college-degree-to-be-president-Gov-Walker-dodges-question.html Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president who lacks a college degree, said Wednesday... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:36:53 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:28:47 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:15:14 MDT Common Core spawns widespread political fights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650408/Common-Core-spawns-widespread-political-fights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650408/Common-Core-spawns-widespread-political-fights.html More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:21:03 MDT Area damaged by Rockport Fire reseeded http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589212/Area-damaged-by-Rockport-Fire-reseeded.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589212/Area-damaged-by-Rockport-Fire-reseeded.html Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:59:15 MDT Wisconsin's Gov. Walker touts business growth to state chamber http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639114/Wisconsins-Gov-Walker-touts-business-growth-to-state-chamber.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639114/Wisconsins-Gov-Walker-touts-business-growth-to-state-chamber.html Gov. Scott Walker touted his record over the past two years in a campaign-style speech before the state's top businesses... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:17:12 MDT Governor Scott Walker touts economic development package http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638447/Governor-Scott-Walker-touts-economic-development-package.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638447/Governor-Scott-Walker-touts-economic-development-package.html Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday a package of economic development bills the Legislature will take up in coming weeks will go... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:21:49 MDT 2016 campaign checklist: Who's doing what? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635936/2016-campaign-checklist-Whos-doing-what.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635936/2016-campaign-checklist-Whos-doing-what.html Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:33:04 MDT Gov. Herbert renamed to governors committee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584263/Gov-Herbert-renamed-to-governors-committee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584263/Gov-Herbert-renamed-to-governors-committee.html Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was renamed to the National Governors Association Executive Committee Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:05:00 MDT Democratic governors nervous about health plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635208/Democratic-governors-nervous-about-health-plan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635208/Democratic-governors-nervous-about-health-plan.html Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 16:58:28 MDT Governors warn Washington against fiscal inaction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635167/Governors-warn-Washington-against-fiscal-inaction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635167/Governors-warn-Washington-against-fiscal-inaction.html The nation's governors have a warning for President Barack Obama and Congress: A fiscal standoff in Washington this fall... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:29:38 MDT Injured sanitation worker joins Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for bill signing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634026/Injured-sanitation-worker-joins-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-for-bill-signing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634026/Injured-sanitation-worker-joins-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-for-bill-signing.html Six months after losing most of his left leg when a car pinned him against his garbage truck, Mark Friend said Monday seeing... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:41:53 MDT Advocates, Medicaid recipients push for expansion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631366/Advocates-Medicaid-recipients-push-for-expansion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631366/Advocates-Medicaid-recipients-push-for-expansion.html Health care advocates and recipients of Wisconsin's BadgerCare benefits urged the Legislature's budget committee to accept a... Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:29:55 MDT GOP governors endure early trials, gird for 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html Mon, 03 Jun 2013 08:10:34 MDT GOP lawmakers push several anti-abortion measures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630632/GOP-lawmakers-push-several-anti-abortion-measures.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630632/GOP-lawmakers-push-several-anti-abortion-measures.html It would be harder and more expensive to get an abortion in Wisconsin under several bills being circulated by Republican... Sun, 26 May 2013 11:24:21 MDT Tea party group says IRS asked about Wis. Gov. Scott Walker recall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629846/Tea-party-group-says-IRS-asked-about-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walker-recall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629846/Tea-party-group-says-IRS-asked-about-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walker-recall.html A tea party group says the Internal Revenue Service asked about its involvement in efforts to verify signatures in the effort... Fri, 17 May 2013 07:03:57 MDT 2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:36:10 MDT Local setbacks vex GOP governors eyeing 2016 race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628469/Local-setbacks-vex-GOP-governors-eyeing-2016-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628469/Local-setbacks-vex-GOP-governors-eyeing-2016-race.html Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are... Wed, 01 May 2013 12:24:22 MDT Game on: Early GOP auditions for 2016 election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html Only months after President Barack Obama's re-election, an annual gathering of conservatives served as an audition for... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Too early? Republicans audition for 2016 election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored fellow Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Mitt Romney returns to national stage on what aides call a thank-you tour http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623738/Mitt-Romney-returns-to-national-stage-on-what-aides-call-a-thank-you-tour.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623738/Mitt-Romney-returns-to-national-stage-on-what-aides-call-a-thank-you-tour.html Former aides describe Mitt Romney's burst of activity this month — a national broadcast interview, a speech at a... Sat, 02 Mar 2013 23:08:57 MST Cash-strapped states look to troubled pension funds to spur economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572702/Cash-strapped-states-look-to-troubled-pension-funds-to-spur-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572702/Cash-strapped-states-look-to-troubled-pension-funds-to-spur-economy.html With the economy still stagnating, a few powerful voices have begun pressuring already underfunded pension funds to help... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:50:00 MST Cheap, class-free college degree becoming a reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571624/Cheap-class-free-college-degree-becoming-a-reality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571624/Cheap-class-free-college-degree-becoming-a-reality.html You can now get a degree cheaper and by taking no college classes, according to a report from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:25:00 MST Governors warn Congress about hurting state budgets, job growth with debt limit uncertainty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619772/Governors-warn-Congress-about-hurting-state-budgets-job-growth-with-debt-limit-uncertainty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619772/Governors-warn-Congress-about-hurting-state-budgets-job-growth-with-debt-limit-uncertainty.html Governors are warning Congress that lingering uncertainty over raising the nation's debt limit could hinder their state... Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:42:20 MST Unions plan new offensive after Michigan loss http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618127/Unions-plan-new-offensive-after-Michigan-loss.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618127/Unions-plan-new-offensive-after-Michigan-loss.html Blindsided by a new law weakening union rights in Michigan, organized labor is preparing to target Republican governors in... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:45:45 MST George F. Will: A look at Michigan's historic watershed moment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617918/A-look-at-Michigans-historic-watershed-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617918/A-look-at-Michigans-historic-watershed-moment.html Rick Snyder, who is hardly a human cactus, warned Michigan's labor leaders. When unions put on Michigan's November ballot two... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Makings of a fiscal deal behind the hot rhetoric http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617044/Makings-of-a-fiscal-deal-behind-the-hot-rhetoric.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617044/Makings-of-a-fiscal-deal-behind-the-hot-rhetoric.html Bluster and hot rhetoric aside, the White House and House Republicans have identified areas of significant overlap that could... Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:50:15 MST On Washington visit, Gov. Gary Herbert says falling off fiscal cliff could put Utah into recession http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568069/On-Washington-visit-Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-falling-off-fiscal-cliff-could-put-Utah-into-recession.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568069/On-Washington-visit-Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-falling-off-fiscal-cliff-could-put-Utah-into-recession.html Gov. Gary Herbert left the White House on Tuesday thinking he might have to prepare two state budgets — one if the... Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:55:00 MST GOP 'fiscal cliff' plan echoes failed budget talks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616998/GOP-fiscal-cliff-plan-echoes-failed-budget-talks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616998/GOP-fiscal-cliff-plan-echoes-failed-budget-talks.html Republicans are proposing a "fiscal cliff" plan that revives ideas from failed budget talks with President Barack Obama last... Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:08:03 MST Embattled consultant hires workers in canvassing effort http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611451/Embattled-consultant-hires-workers-in-canvassing-effort.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611451/Embattled-consultant-hires-workers-in-canvassing-effort.html The political consultant fired by the Republican National Committee amid fraud allegations in Florida is now hiring workers... Sat, 13 Oct 2012 22:14:08 MDT What others say: NFL class warfare during referee lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607210/NFL-class-warfare-during-referee-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607210/NFL-class-warfare-during-referee-lockout.html Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:00:00 MDT NFL upholds Seahawks' disputed win over Packers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606799/NFL-upholds-Seahawks-disputed-win-over-Packers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606799/NFL-upholds-Seahawks-disputed-win-over-Packers.html The NFL has upheld the Seahawks' 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:01:44 MDT Thousands of striking teachers rally in Chicago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604420/Thousands-of-striking-teachers-rally-in-Chicago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604420/Thousands-of-striking-teachers-rally-in-Chicago.html Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers packed a city park Saturday in a show of force as union leaders and the... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 14:30:27 MDT Talks resume to end Chicago teachers strike http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604400/Talks-resume-to-end-Chicago-teachers-strike.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604400/Talks-resume-to-end-Chicago-teachers-strike.html Union leaders representing thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers returned to the negotiating table Saturday... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 12:57:30 MDT