Gov. Walker dismisses call for his arrest - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

Gov. Walker dismisses call for his arrest

PEWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker is dismissing a call for his arrest as being ridiculous.

Walker commented during a tour of Midwest Engineering Systems in Pewaukee. He told workers that job creation is his priority and that attacks on same-day voter registration, including a call for his arrest by Milwaukee alderman Ashanti Hamilton, are baseless.

"My guess is, for some of these individuals and groups they don't have an alternative to what we're talking about in the economy. They don't have better suggestions for what we want to do on the economy improving so they just want to distract attention," said the governor.

Walker has said eliminating same-day voter registration is not on his legislative priority list, but he would sign a bill if it made it to his desk.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.