Quick Facts About Scott Walker
|Name||Scott Kevin Walker|
|Birth Name||Scott Kevin Walker|
|Celebrated Name||Scott Walker|
|Nick Name||the Desperado|
|Date of Birth||November 02, 1967|
|Age||49 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth||Colorado Springs, Colorado, US|
|Best Known For||Political Affiliation|
|High School||Delavan Darien High School|
Scott Walker victory against budget repair bill proposal
In 2011 budget repair bill, he proposed eliminating most state workers except public safety workers. The proposal resulted in a scenario of protest for which some law enforcement team withdrew from the bargaining changes. The protest and controversy against his budget repair bill generated an unhealthy environment between the related parties.
The state Senate had passed the budget repair bill in March 2011. Later on, it was sent to the court, but unfortunately, Judge of the court refused to work on those issues because the lawmakers previously called the bill void while in the approval process.
Again, the same year, on June 14, his bill was reopened for the acceptance process by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Though, people of the Wisconsin were not satisfied by the Walker's proposal of the budget repair bill.
Consequently, the residents of Wisconsin requested for the recall election. Finally, Walker's struggles were paid off as he won the recall election in the year 2012, June 5, once again defeating Tom Barrett. He became the first governor in American history to survive a recall election.
Scott Walker blissful family life with massive net worth
Scott married his wife, Tonette in 1993. Tonette Walker is 12 years older than Scott Walker and was a widow.
The couple has been living a satisfactory marital life and is now the parents to two sons. Tonette Walker is a former development director for the American Lung Association.
Scott Walker, the versatile identity who has struggled for the welfare of the nation has achieved huge appreciation. Besides, he has earned huge fame along with a net worth of $72500, as of February 4, 2016.
Who is Scott Walker?
Scott Walker, born as Scott Kevin Walker, is an American Republican legislator and politician who is the 45th Governor of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is best known for his controversial 2011 budget proposal, in which he wanted to eliminate most collective bargaining rights for Wisconsin state employees. Walker is also the first governor in the U.S. history to win a recall election.
Scott Walker never completed a college education
Scott's birth was taken place in Colorado Springs, Colorado in the year 1967, November 2. He was born to bookkeeper mother, Patricia Ann, and Baptist minister Llewellyn Scott Walker, who later moved the family to a town Delavan in Wisconsin. Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Kevin Walker has had a penchant for politics since his high school days.
Walker, an Eagle Scout, first exhibited his interest in politics in high school, when he pursued a two-week American Legion-sponsored leadership and government training event. He was selected as one of two boys to represent Wisconsin in the nation's capital for the Boys Nation (after graduating from Badger Boys State).
While in Washington, D.C., Walker met Ronald Reagan, who he said inspired him and became his role model. Although Walker joined Marquette University for four years, he did not graduate; he left school early to work for the American Red Cross, Boys Scouts of America from 1990 to 1994.
His official politics voyage had started when he was just 22 years old. Walker struggled for a seat on the Wisconsin State Assembly and won in the year 1993, receiving approval from Wisconsin Right to Life and The Milwaukee Sentinel, which made note that he was a fiscal conservative with pro-life and pro-welfare reform positions.
Later he was re-elected to that seat for continuous four times until he became anexecutive of Milwaukee County in 2002, as the result of a special election. He was re-elected as a county executive twice, in 2004 and 2008.