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Chris Larson

Gov. Walker: Workforce development now state's top job

Gov. Scott Walker declared in his seventh State of the State address Tuesday that workforce development will be his top priority going forward, a shift that comes after he failed to fulfill his signature job-creation promise and as he considers seeking a third term.

Speaking to the largest Republican legislative majorities in decades, Walker said that the future of the state is "bright" and echoed president elect-Donald Trump by saying Wisconsin is "winning."

"Are the people of Wisconsin - you, me, us - better off than we were six years ago?" Walker said. "The answer is a resounding yes."

The speech comes as Walker eyes...