Governor of Wisconsin

The Governor of Wisconsin is the highest executive authority in the government of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The position was first filled by Nelson Dewey on June 7, 1848, the year Wisconsin became a state. Prior to statehood, there were four Governors of Wisconsin Territory.

The current governor is Republican Scott Walker.

Read more about Governor Of Wisconsin:  Gubernatorial Powers, Gubernatorial Elections and Term of Office, Relationship With The Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, Gubernatorial Facts

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2012, Walker returned a $37.6 million federal grant meant to set up a health exchange in Wisconsin after he received criticism from conservatives for helping to set up the Patient ... has the potential to have a devastating impact on Wisconsin's economy, is a top priority." Walker rejected an $11 million federal grant designed to ...

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