Scott Walker-Backed Basketball Arena Removed From Wisconsin’s Budget

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, arrives to speak at the American Action Forum in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. This week Walker announced the formation of a new committee to explore his presidential option dubbed "Our American Revival," and is the latest clue as to whether Walker would seek his party's nomination. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Scott Walker

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Governor Scott Walker, an all-but-declared Republican presidential candidate, suffered a setback Wednesday as Wisconsin lawmakers removed an arena project he supported from the budget and reduced the amount of debt he wanted to issue for transportation projects.

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