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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Judge questions the state's prosecution of Wisconsin Shares providers

A Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Shares day care provider, suspended from the program almost two years ago, had her name cleared by a Milwaukee County circuit court judge in a case that...
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Clerical errors could lead to big fines

The state Department of Children and Families (DCF) enacted an emergency rule on July 9 that gives the department new powers to collect alleged overpayments from—and seize the property of—day care providers in the Wisconsin Shares program. But two months later, DCF has not communicated that news...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

DCF Secretary Bicha decides not to show up

Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Reggie Bicha had been touted as the headliner at the July 24 Community Brainstorming meeting devoted to the problems in the Wisconsin Shares day care program. But Bicha didn’t show...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

The woman behind the headlines should not have lost her license, judge says

Early last year, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel launched the “Cashing In On Kids” series detailing alleged fraud in the Wisconsin Shares program, which provides day care subsidies for low-income parents. Although the Journal Sentinel has highlighted...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Working parents need day care

Day care providers should expect up to 90 suspensions in the Wisconsin Shares program in the next few weeks, according to information presented at a meeting of day care providers on Saturday. The potential suspensions, in addition to the more than 100 day cares that had payments suspended last year...