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2017 State of the State – Video and Transcript

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Gov. Scott Walker delivered the 2017 State of the State Address to the Wisconsin legislature at the state capitol in Madison. Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling gave the Democratic response.

Wisconsin Public Television’s Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson covered the event live. Here is archived video and a full transcript of the 2017 State of the State Address.

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WPT Here and Now: Gov. Scott Walker Interview

Screen Shot 2016-01-24 at 2.25.10 PMIn this new interview from Thursday afternoon, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks with Wisconsin Public Television’s Here and Now reporter Zac Schultz about what he learned during his run for president last year and dealing with his lowest approval numbers since he ended his campaign. Looking ahead, Walker said he would be crisscrossing the state, rather than crisscrossing the country, as he works to implement his legislative agenda in 2016.

Watch the full interview below and tune in to Here and Now 7:30 p.m. Fridays on Wisconsin Public Television or explore past reports and interviews online anytime.

Gov. Scott Walker and Sesame Street Find Fun in Healthy Eating and Being Active

At the 2014 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting, governors from across the United States met up with a few of our favorite Sesame Street friends to talk about healthy active lifestyles and good eating choices.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker even took a chance to spend some time with Rosita and Abby Cadabby to talk about the importance – and fun – of eating healthy and pursing an active lifestyle. Watch Gov. Walker and the Sesame Street gang in the videos below. To see some of the governors from other states, visit the NGA’s website here.

Explore more ways to eat healthy and exercise more at sesamestreet.org/healthyhabits.

Want to learn more about WPT’s efforts to help kids grow up healthy and active? Visit our WPT Kids page online now!

UPDATED: Watch Gov. Walker's State of the State Online Now

Gov. Scott Walker delivered his 2014 State of the State address Wednesday to the Wisconsin Legislature at the Capitol in Madison. You can watch the the full address online below.

WPT’s Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson were on hand to provide full analysis after the speech, along with a Democratic response. Be sure to also tune in to Here and Now on WPT 7:30 p.m. Friday for further reporting, as well as WPR’s news and talk programs through the rest of the week.

Gov. Scott Walker's Budget Address

Watch coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s Budget Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 on Wisconsin Public Television.

Every two years, Wisconsin’s Governor is required to create and present a biennial budget and present it to the legislature to begin what is usually an intense debate and evaluation process. In the midst of the ongoing debate over his budget repair bill, Gov. Scott Walker will bring his budget address to the legislature Tuesday afternoon and WPT will be there to bring you coverage.