Gov. Scott Walker continues his tour across Wisconsin following his State of the State speech. Thursday he stopped in Scofield and Wisconsin Rapids, to continue the themes he talked about to the state legislature Tuesday night. That includes a tax cut for the middle class and streamlining the mine permit process.
Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
Governor Scott Walker says job creation will be the top priority in the next year. He's also calling for quick passage of the mine permit bill and says he'll introduce a tax reduction in the next budget. Here's the full text of the 2013 State of the State