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Clockwise from top left: Sheila Harsdorf, Scott Walker, Dean Knudson and Kathleen Vinehout.

Local lawmakers respond to Gov. Walker's State of State Address


With a re-election bid 21 months away, Gov. Scott Walker reviewed his accomplishments thus far and promised to "double down" on efforts improve Wisconsin's job climate as he delivered his State of the State address Jan. 15.

While Republican lawmakers who represent Pierce and St. Croix counties in the state Legislature were complimentary of the governor's speech, the area's lone Democratic representative advised a wait-and-see reaction.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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