Wisconsin Governor Walker launches website touting his changes

October 24, 2011

The Associated Press

(AP/File)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has launched a new website touting the results of changes he pushed this year, including his proposal taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from state workers.

The website launched Monday comes less than a month before his opponents say they will start a petition drive to force a recall election next year. Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate accuses Walker of using taxpayer money to launch what he calls a campaign website.

Walker says he will use the website at www.reforms.wi.gov to provide information for people who have asked what results have come from the changes his administration backed earlier this year.

The site includes testimonials from school officials talking about money they've saved from employees being required to pay more for their pensions and health care.